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Harrison County scores another funding victory

An editorial from the Exponent-Telegram: CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — On Monday, the Harrison County Schools System received good news from the School Building Authority. Once again, the system earned the state agency’s blessing for a building project, this time a $1 million award for renovations at Simpson Elementary School. Harrison County’s[Read More…]

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Mudslide threatens Logan community

By Ashley B. Craig Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 40 people have been ferried across the Guyandotte River in Logan County after a mountain slide blocked the only access road to their small community outside of Neibert. But state officials are working on ways to get them[Read More…]

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Overnight fire

By Michael D. McElwain Weirton Daily Times STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Firefighters from both sides of the Ohio River were pressed into service to battle a building fire in downtown Steubenville Wednesday evening. The blaze broke out at the former Creegan Co. building along Washington Street near the North Fifth Street[Read More…]

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The Register-Herald in Beckley hiring multimedia reporter and online editor

The Register-Herald, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in Beckley, W.Va., is seeking a multimedia reporter  and an online editor. Both positions come with the company’s full benefit package. Multimedia reporter to cover Fayette County — This position includes a wide range of coverage, including breaking news, enterprise, courts, government and features. Ideal candidate is self-starting with a[Read More…]

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School bus drivers desperately needed

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain: ELKINS, W.Va. — As the children’s song says, the wheels on the bus go ’round and ’round. Unless there’s no one to drive the bus. The Randolph County school system is nearing a crisis situation: there simply aren’t enough available bus drivers to handle the[Read More…]

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Gee, he’s here

WVU’s interim president introduced By Alex Lang The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU Board of Governors Chairman Jim Dailey handed interim President E. Gordon Gee a flying WV hat as he introduced him as the new university president. “Don’t I look good in this hat,” Gee exclaimed as flashbulbs[Read More…]

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Meth ingredient legislation would cost PEIA $4.3M

  By Phil Kabler Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Legislation requiring prescriptions for cold and allergy medications containing pseudoephedrine could cost the Public Employees Insurance Agency as much as $4.3 million in additional expenses each year, PEIA executive director Ted Cheatham told legislators Tuesday. He told the interim Select Committee[Read More…]

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WVU student newspaper decries stimulant abuse

An editorial from The Daily Athenaeum: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –Each one of us can think of at least one person who has taken Adderall to get through studying for that tough final or that 20-page research paper. It might even be you, the reader. The usage of this drug is so prominent,[Read More…]

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