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Editorial: Historic Stone Span Is Worth Preserving

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling: Try this, for fun: Go to an engineer and ask her or him to design a highway bridge that will last a century. Be prepared to get laughed out of the office. It can be done. We in Wheeling are fortunate to have two such bridges. The Suspension Bridge over […]

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W. Va. DHHR, DOJ reach agreement to prevent children from being ‘needlessly removed’ from homes

By Jake Zuckerman, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia entered into an agreement with the federal government Tuesday after the Department of Justice found the state had violated the civil rights of children who have emotional and behavioral special needs. In 2015, the DOJ spelled out its findings in a letter to Gov. Earl Ray […]

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Shenandoah Hotel renovation project granted special exception by Martinsburg, W.Va., zoning board

By Matt Welch, The Journal of Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The next step in an effort to renovate and repurpose a historic hotel was approved by the Martinsburg Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday during a special meeting. The zoning board on Tuesday approved a special exception application pursuant to Martinsburg Zoning Ordinance Section 560 Table […]

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Editorial: Solving plastics pollution won’t be easy, but needs to happen

From The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg: A new agreement signed by 187 countries — although not the United States — will impact how countries can discard plastic waste. But it remains uncertain what impact the new accord will have on the ever-growing use of plastic. CNN reported Saturday that plastic has now been added to […]

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W. Va. special session could re-pass vetoed bills, fix errors

By PHIL KABLER, HD Media CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than a dozen vetoed bills from the 2019 regular session could be back for do-overs by the West Virginia Legislature when the special session resumes next week. Gov. Jim Justice – who was not at the Capitol on Tuesday – has not yet amended the special […]

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‘Blame My Roots’ announces inaugural country music festival

Press Release: BELMONT, Ohio: ‘Blame My Roots Fest’ has announced a new outdoor country music festival scheduled for July 18 – 20 at Valley View Campgrounds in Belmont, OH. The event will include both camping and a concert lineup of national and local acts. Chris Dutton, Blame My Roots Fest Event Coordinator, said he couldn’t let […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, May 15

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ALABAMA BANS NEARLY ALL ABORTIONS The state’s Republican-dominated Senate voted to make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a […]

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Guy Stewart, former dean of P.I. Reed School of Journalism, dead at 95

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Guy H. Stewart, 95, dean emeritus of the P.I. Reed School of Journalism (now the Reed College of Media) and a cornerstone in the development of the West Virginia Press Association, died today, May 14, 2019. Stewart was the longest serving Dean of the School (now College) from 1969-1989. Details on service information […]

Media Alert: W.Va. Secretary of State Warner to speak on election cybersecurity
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Media Alert: W.Va. Secretary of State Warner to speak on election cybersecurity

Secretary of State to present update on election cybersecurity at National Association of State Technology Directors on Wednesday Charleston, W.Va. – Secretary of State Mac Warner has been asked to address technology professionals from all over the country at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Technology Directors – Eastern Region. Secretary Warner […]