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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Jan. 29

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. UKRAINE PARLIAMENT TO VOTE ON AMNESTY FOR ARRESTED[Read More…]

Employment Opportunity: Wheeling newspapers looking for sports reporter

WHEELING, W.Va. — The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, award-winning dailies in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle, are seeking an up-and-coming sports reporter. “We focus on local high school sports played in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, one of the largest conferences in the nation. The ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers also call our[Read More…]

Life begins on the expressway

  Weirton couple’s first baby born in their car on U.S. 22 By Shae Dalrymple Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va. —  After working a double closing shift at Olive Garden in Robinson Township, 24-year-old Drew Purks had been looking forward to getting some much-needed sleep Jan. 16. Just a few[Read More…]

Freedom Industries ordered to dismantle, remove tanks

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today, Jan. 25, ordered Freedom Industries to begin, by March 15, 2014, the process of dismantling, removing and properly disposing of all of its above ground storage tanks, as well as associated piping and machinery, at its Etowah River Terminal in Charleston. Gov.[Read More…]

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