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Applications available for W.Va. Supreme Court vacancy and 19th Judicial Circuit vacancy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will receive applications immediately for the recent vacancy on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, occurring on November 12, 2018.  The deadline for applications and for submittal of letters of recommendation is December 3, 2018.  Interviews will be held on December 11, 2018. Applications and letters of […]

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Judge takes no action on motion to dismiss filed in China energy suit; asks parties to narrow FOIA search

MORGANTOWN — Judge Russell Clawges took no action on a motion by WVU to dismiss a lawsuit filed by nonprofit Appalachian Mountain Advocates Inc., involving a rejected Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Clawges took the motion under advisement and gave WVU seven days to file a brief with additional information after the two parties […]

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With good hunting conditions, WV’s opening-day buck kill almost on par with last year’s

By John McCoy The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s deer hunters couldn’t have asked for better conditions to open the 2018 buck firearm season. The day dawned clear and cool, and deer appeared to be paying more attention to each other than they were to the 300,000 orange-clad people aiming rifles at them. […]

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‘It changes your entire life’: 50 years after W.Va. Farmington Mine Disaster, families look back

By Kate Mishkin The Charleston Gazette-Mail MANNINGTON, W.Va.  —  Early in the morning, 50 years ago today, Cecelia Donato’s family farmhouse started rattling. In Fairmont, Bob Campione’s mom answered a phone call from his editor. Tina Malcomb waited for her dad to come home from work. It was just before 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 20, […]

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W.Va. AG joins anti-abortion lawsuit

Staff Report PARKERSBURG — West Virginia through the attorney general is among 19 states asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a case from Indiana that challenges state laws prohibiting discriminatory abortions based upon the biological sex, race or disability of an unborn child. Led by Wisconsin, the states in a friend of the court […]

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Canaan Valley Resort opening tubing, skating park for Thanksgiving weekend
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Canaan Valley Resort opening tubing, skating park for Thanksgiving weekend

Release from West Virginia State Parks: DAVIS, W.Va. – Canaan Valley Resort State Park is starting the winter season early this year by opening its tubing and ice skating areas during the Thanksgiving weekend on Nov. 22-25. “We’re excited to be opening our snow park for a weekend of Thanksgiving family fun,” said Steve Drumheller, […]

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Media Advisory: WVU College of Law to host launch event for Center for Consumer Law and Education

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU College of Law is hosting a launch of the Center for Consumer Law and Education on Nov. 28. Media interested in attending the CCLE launch should RSVP James Jolly at james.jolly@mail.wvu.edu or 304.293.7439. WHAT: Launch of the Center for Consumer Law and Education WHEN: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28 WHERE: […]

WV Treasurer’s Office: WVABLE accounts make future brighter for people with disabilities
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WV Treasurer’s Office: WVABLE accounts make future brighter for people with disabilities

Release from the West Virginia State Treasurer:  CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The future is uncertain and we embrace it the best we can. For people with disabilities, take the uncertainty and multiply it. Whether developmental or physical or some combination thereof, people with disabilities face health, financial and social obstacles which throw even more difficulty into […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, November 20

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.

Wheeling, W.Va., trio to perform at White House
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Wheeling, W.Va., trio to perform at White House

By Linda Comins The Intelligencer of Wheeling WHEELING, W.Va. — The Ron Retzer Trio, a popular area band, has been invited to perform at the White House for a holiday open house on Dec. 20. Participating in the festive occasion will be the trio’s original members: founder Ron Retzer, of Brilliant; Jennifer Galownia, of Bridgeport; […]