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By November 15, 2018 Read More →

10 things to know: Thursday, November 15

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE DEATH TOLL HITS MILESTONE Experts say the wildfire burning north of Sacramento that has killed at least 56 […]

EQT lawsuit would upend long-standing natural gas leasing reforms
By November 14, 2018 Read More →

EQT lawsuit would upend long-standing natural gas leasing reforms

Editor’s Note: This article was produced in partnership with the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Linda Stimmell gets upset every time EQT Corp.’s checks arrive in the mail. The energy giant extracts natural gas from beneath the Stimmell family’s old farm in Doddridge County, West Virginia, under […]

Honoring the 75: Marshall University memorial service set for noon today
By November 14, 2018 Read More →

Honoring the 75: Marshall University memorial service set for noon today

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The annual memorial service honoring the 75 victims of the 1970 Marshall plane crash is scheduled for noon Wednesday, Nov. 14, on the Memorial Student Center plaza where the Memorial Fountain stands. A site at www.Herald-Dispatch.com titled “1970 Marshall Plane Crash: The Real Story” is full of information: • Original […]

By November 13, 2018 Read More →

Via cancels remaining flights at MOV airport; Contour service slated to begin Dec. 5

By EVAN BEVINS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va.  — Via Airlines’ time in the Mid-Ohio Valley is finished. Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Manager Glen Kelly said the company confirmed with him Monday that its remaining flights between the local airport and Charlotte Douglas International have been canceled. The two 30-seat, turboprop planes that […]

WWI presentation to be held in Eastern Panhandle Nov. 11
By November 9, 2018 Read More →

WWI presentation to be held in Eastern Panhandle Nov. 11

By GEOFF FOX Mountain Messenger HANCOCK, W.Va. — This coming Sunday, November 11, is Veterans Day and also the 100th anniversary of the end to a war that was to end all wars – World War I. And to commemorate the anniversary, there will be a WWI presentation at 4 p.m. in the Hancock Community […]

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A closer look at WV’s legislative elections
By November 8, 2018 Read More →

A closer look at WV’s legislative elections

By JAKE JARVIS NCWV Media CHARLESTON — Although Democrats picked up a wave of seats at the federal level, state Democrats weren’t able to capture the majority in either chamber of the West Virginia Legislature. In all, Democrats picked up five seats in the House of Delegates and two seats in the state Senate, according […]

Defying President Trump, Joe Manchin defeats Patrick Morrisey to retain WV Senate seat
By November 7, 2018 Read More →

Defying President Trump, Joe Manchin defeats Patrick Morrisey to retain WV Senate seat

By JOHN DAHLIA NCWV Media CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Standing with his wife Gayle and children behind him, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., celebrated arguably the biggest win of his more than 30 years in West Virginia politics: Beating Republican challenger and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. Manchin won about 50 percent of the vote to […]

By November 6, 2018 Read More →

Media Alert: WVSOS Online election night reporting system ready for General Election

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Secretary of State Election Night Reporting (ENR) system is ready to deploy for the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Secretary of State Mac Warner said the ENR system provides the media and general public with real-time results as soon as they are reported by each individual county clerk. County […]

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Canaan refuge drops plan to use commercial logging for habitat management
By November 5, 2018 Read More →

Canaan refuge drops plan to use commercial logging for habitat management

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — A plan to commercially log more than 1,600 acres of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge to achieve plant and wildlife habitat improvement goals has been dropped. The plan — announced to the public in August — was initially scheduled to begin this winter on Middle […]

By November 3, 2018 Read More →

President Trump returns to WV, stumps for GOP candidates

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald Dispatch of Huntington CEREDO, W.Va. —  The whole country will be watching what West Virginia does on election night, says President Donald Trump, and he warned his supporters what will happen if they vote blue. “You are going to decide, maybe, which party controls the United States Senate,” Trump said. […]