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Millennials will figure it out in the end

An editorial from The Parthenon HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Lazy. No work ethic. Undependable. In need of constant affirmation. These are just a few ways millennials – people in their late teens and early 20s – are being defined by their employers as they enter the workforce, according to a recent[Read More…]

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41 of W.Va.’s 55 counties lose population

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Population declines in southern West Virginia counties led to an overall drop in the state’s population last year, according to U.S. Census figures released Thursday. The figures show 41 of the state’s 55 counties lost population from 2012 to 2013, including 15 counties that lost more than[Read More…]

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W.Va. ‘highway angels’ in funding purgatory

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Its website touts the “highway angels” who stop along the West Virginia Turnpike to assist motorists in trouble. Now, it seems the Courtesy Patrol might be on the curb awaiting the arrival of its own angel. One of nine programs run by the Citizens Conservation Corps based[Read More…]

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Charleston challenges W.Va. gun law in court

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston officials want a Kanawha County circuit judge to decide whether or not the city’s municipal recreation centers qualify as educational facilities under state law. If the judge agrees with the city’s arguments, Charleston would be able to continue to ban firearms from its recreation centers. The[Read More…]

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Don’t sign flawed minimum wage bill

  An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is being urged by liberal groups to sign a bill he has good reason to believe was not what West Virginia legislators intended. As we reported last week, a bill to increase the state-required minimum wage[Read More…]

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