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Winterplace, Canaan Valley to open for snow season, Timberline faces legal woes
By December 14, 2018 Read More →

Winterplace, Canaan Valley to open for snow season, Timberline faces legal woes

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ski areas at Winterplace Resort in Raleigh County and Canaan Valley Resort in Tucker County announced plans to open for the season on Saturday, following Snowshoe Mountain Resort’s late November season debut. Meanwhile, Timberline Four Seasons Resort, facing legal and regulatory issues, moved back its 2018-2019 ski […]

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Wheeling feels effect of nationwide bomb threat hoax
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Wheeling feels effect of nationwide bomb threat hoax

Staff, wire reports The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — Several businesses in the Ohio Valley received Thursday the same email containing a bomb threat hoax that evacuated organizations across the country as they took measures to make sure employees were safe. The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register was one of the businesses that received […]

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Attorney: Court order calls into question entire route of major pipeline running through WV and other states

By JOANN SNODERLY NCWV Media CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — Developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have promised to immediately appeal a federal court decision issued Thursday that overturns a U.S. Forest Service permit allowing pipeline construction in two national forests and across the Appalachian Trail. One pipeline opponent said the decision leaves pipeline developers with a […]

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Blue Ribbon Commission delays plan to dismantle higher education agency

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Distrust continues between members of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education and one of its co-chairs as the commission Thursday delayed approving a plan to eliminate the Higher Education Policy Commission. The blue ribbon commission met by conference call Thursday afternoon. […]

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Former Freedom Industries site sold to Clendenin business owner
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Former Freedom Industries site sold to Clendenin business owner

By KATE MISHKIN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The owner of an equipment sales company will now own the former Freedom Industries site in Charleston. Jim Shafer, owner of Shafer Equipment LLC, a Clenendin-based company, bought the property Thursday afternoon at an auction on the site. The property sold for $375,000, but the first bid […]

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With last two cases settled, Mac Warner wrongful termination settlements top $3.2 million

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the settlement of the final two of 12 wrongful-termination lawsuits against West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner on Thursday, the total cost to the state has topped $3.2 million, not counting legal fees. Charleston attorney Mark Atkinson confirmed Thursday that fired investigators Thomas Ranson and […]

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WVU researchers investigate treating post-stroke depression with magnetic fields
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WVU researchers investigate treating post-stroke depression with magnetic fields

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Obstetricians and midwives often warn new mothers about postpartum depression. They might mention what symptoms women should look out for—such as crying spells or extreme irritability—and where they can turn for help. But people who have strokes may not learn that they, too, are at risk for depression. Post-stroke depression […]

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WVU Libraries lead effort to create online, print Morgantown Public Art Guide
By December 13, 2018 Read More →

WVU Libraries lead effort to create online, print Morgantown Public Art Guide

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Do you know about the John F. Kennedy Memorial in Star City? Did you know the large Coca-Cola mural on a High Street building is a restoration originally painted in 1953? These sites are just two of the 44 local attractions detailed in the new Morgantown Public Art Guide, a […]

Southern West Virginia residents wary of water’s health effects
By December 11, 2018 Read More →

Southern West Virginia residents wary of water’s health effects

By CAITY COYNE Charleston Gazette-Mail and MOLLY BORN West Virginia Public Broadcasting PINEVILLE, W.Va.  — Dr. Joanna Bailey remembers crowding around the kitchen table with her family, carefully sticking stamps on the corners of her neighbors’ monthly water bills. Her dad managed water service in Glover, an old coal town along the Guyandotte River in […]

Flights to both Marshall, WVU bowl locations available at Huntington Tri-State Airport
By December 11, 2018 Read More →

Flights to both Marshall, WVU bowl locations available at Huntington Tri-State Airport

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  — West Virginia football fans looking to attend their team’s bowl game this season can check travel arrangements off their list thanks to one airline. Allegiant Air at Huntington Tri-State Airport has flights to both the Tampa and Orlando area airports, the destinations of the bowl games for […]