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‘Who’s going to pay for it?’: No easy answers to resolve water issues
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‘Who’s going to pay for it?’: No easy answers to resolve water issues

By CAITY COYNE Charleston Gazette-Mail BRADSHAW, W.Va. — Local officials in McDowell County called a meeting in the town of Bradshaw to talk about broadband internet in West Virginia’s poorest county. But the first question from a resident focused on something more basic. “Eleven years ago someone knocked on my door and promised me I could […]

Feast of the Seven Fishes feeds Fairmont with traditional Italian food
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Feast of the Seven Fishes feeds Fairmont with traditional Italian food

By EDDIE TRIZZINO Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  – More than 10 years ago, Rose Mary Brunett Tennant sold some of her cookies and sweets at the first Fairmont community Feast of the Seven Fishes. On Saturday, her children and grandchildren went to the feast and served sweets inspired by her recipes; a family carrying […]

New resort owners hope cabins near Hatfield-McCoy Trails help visitors stay longer
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New resort owners hope cabins near Hatfield-McCoy Trails help visitors stay longer

By JARRID McCORMICK Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — A new study by the Center for Economic and Business Research has found there is a need for increased lodging and resort options across southern West Virginia for tourists visiting the rich, history-packed mountains or riding the world famous Hatfield and McCoy trails. Local entrepreneurs Jeff […]

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Media Alert: W.Va. Secretary of State Warner to kick-off ‘Wreaths Across America’ kick-off in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Secretary of State’s office has issued the following media alert: WHAT:          Wreaths Across America’s Statehouse ceremonies serve as a kickoff to a weeklong series of events designed to raise awareness and appreciation for the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans and their families. The ceremonies take place in most of […]

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Media Alert: W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Jenkins to speak at Hurricane High School

HURRICANE, W.Va. – Supreme Court Justice Evan Jenkins will speak to students at Hurricane High School at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Justice Jenkins will talk about the West Virginia Constitution, state government, and the role of the judicial branch. The media is invited to attend but must check in at the office and […]

WVU study suggests loneliness can hinder management of diabetes, hypertension
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WVU study suggests loneliness can hinder management of diabetes, hypertension

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One isn’t just the loneliest number. It may also be the unhealthiest. New research led by Laurie Theeke, a professor and nurse practitioner in the West Virginia University School of Nursing, suggests that loneliness may be making it harder for middle-aged Appalachians to manage chronic conditions, such as diabetes, obesity […]

At Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, a new director brings new ideas
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At Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, a new director brings new ideas

By MICHELLE JAMES The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Tamarack Executive Director Tammy Coffman spent her first few days in her new position learning her lefts from her rights as she maneuvered around the building’s intricate maze-like circle lined with the works of more than 1,000 talented artisans from throughout the Mountain State. “It takes a […]

Lawmakers hear full report that details more issues at West Virginia homeland security agency
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Lawmakers hear full report that details more issues at West Virginia homeland security agency

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Last month, lawmakers received a taste of just some of the issues at the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. On Sunday, they learned about all the issues facing the troubled agency and its ability to manage grants. The Post […]

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10 things to know: Monday, December 10

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO TRUMP IS WEIGHING FOR CHIEF OF STAFF After favorite Nick Ayers dropped out of the running, Mick Mulvaney and […]