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Marshall installs phone charging stations in stadium
By September 23, 2016 Read More →

Marshall installs phone charging stations in stadium

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University and technology company, Brightbox Inc., teamed up over the football offseason to bring secure phone charging stations to the Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Before the 2016-17 football season, Brightbox Inc. installed five charging stations throughout different parts of the stadium. The charging stations are located in the concourse next to […]

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By September 23, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Sept. 23

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. CHARLOTTE MOSTLY PEACEFUL ON THIRD NIGHT OF PROTESTS Demonstrations over the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott […]

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By September 22, 2016 Read More →

Speaker Armstead: Flood relief bill a critical step toward recovery

Fro the House of Delegates: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, says this week’s passage of an $85 million flood relief package is a critical step in ensuring the long-term recovery of communities ravaged by this summer’s flooding. The House of Delegates acted swiftly Sunday to approve the flood relief bill, which cleared […]

By September 22, 2016 Read More →

Pocahontas Exhibition Mine to offer bus tours during Pumpkin Festival

POCAHONTAS, Va.- The Pocahontas Exhibition mine will offer bus tours on Oct. 1 during the Pumpkin Festival. The tours will leave from the Exhibition Mine and make stops or drive by several significant landmarks in the town.   “There’s such a rich history that surrounds coal mining in Pocahontas,” said Mayor Benjamin Gibson. “We decided to […]

By September 22, 2016 Read More →

WV road maintenance under budget strain

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel  PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Drivers in West Virginia face a greater risk to their vehicles than in most other states. The assaults come from all directions — including the apparently massive bugs that end their lives against our windshields; and the berry-filled birds that perch in trees above our […]

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Landau explores rap genre along with son, others
By September 22, 2016 Read More →

Landau explores rap genre along with son, others

LOGAN, W.Va. — Logan County’s famed recording artist, winner of America’s Got Talent Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. has begun a new musical undertaking marked by the artist’s eye toward positivity. While many people may recognize Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. as being associated with great American classics originally crooned by Frank Sinatra or Dean Martin, the […]

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By September 22, 2016 Read More →

WVU, Sen. Manchin partner on career fair to assist flood victims

Event set for Charleston, Sept. 30 MORGANTOWN, W.VA. — After devastating floods ravaged southern West Virginia earlier this summer, the state has come together to rebuild the lives of those affected. West Virginia University has continued to play a role in that aid, raising more than $1 million for those affected. The University has also sent more […]

By September 22, 2016 Read More →

National Organization for Women endorse Hunt

Campaign Release CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (NOW PAC) announced this week it is endorsing Mark Hunt, Congressional candidate for West Virginia’s Second District, in the general election.   Linda Berg, Political Director for the National Organization for Women, says candidates endorsed by NOW PAC are proven leaders in […]

WV woman bitten by fox get stitches, rabies shots
By September 22, 2016 Read More →

WV woman bitten by fox get stitches, rabies shots

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Barbara Sheppherd said she was surprised when a fox within eight yards of her front door attacked her at her home near Woodbrier and Weaver lanes late Sunday night, and she is now being treated for bite wounds. Around 11:45 p.m., Sheppherd took her son’s dog outside. In the dark, she felt […]

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Indictments stem from Martinsburg bingo operation
By September 22, 2016 Read More →

Indictments stem from Martinsburg bingo operation

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A federal grand jury has charged seven Eastern Panhandle residents with operating a fraudulent charity and pocketing millions in illegal revenue, it was announced on Wednesday. Brent Jackson, 45; Steve Crites, 45; James M. Cites, 72; Betty Crites, 68; Kristy Vanduzer, 43; Larry Webster, 68; and James R. “Jay” Crites, 37, all […]

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