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10 things to know: Thursday, June 15

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 15, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. AFTER ATTACK ON LAWMAKERS, REFLECTION Members of Congress call for a new dialogue on lowering the partisan temperature, and Trump urges […]

Law firm kicks off campaign to support Legal Aid of W.Va.
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Law firm kicks off campaign to support Legal Aid of W.Va.

  Non-profit organization provides free civil legal services across state Release from Legal Aid of W.Va.:  CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – At a recent reception, Charleston attorney John Barrett of Bailey & Glasser, LLP, announced the results of a kickoff effort supporting Just One, an annual fundraising campaign for Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV).   “In two short weeks, ten area […]

Security America launches new division
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Security America launches new division

Company continues to grow after 35 years in business Release from Security America: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Security America, founded in 1982 by T. William “Bill” Signorelli and headquartered in Charleston, WV, continues to grow its operations in WV, Ohio and the Pittsburgh, Pa. area. Celebrating 35 years in business June 12, Security America launched a new […]

Old Glory: In use since 1777, the American flag is everywhere
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Old Glory: In use since 1777, the American flag is everywhere

By ART SMITH The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The American flag is everywhere. The flag can be found in numerous places. It’s perched atop buildings, painted on walls, hanging from the sterns of boats, from the railings of porches and proudly waves over the graves of veterans. Today marks Flag Day, a […]

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SNAP reductions could cost W.Va. $125 million, study says

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s state government would have to absorb an additional $125 million per year expense if President Donald Trump’s plan to shift some SNAP expenses to the states goes through. States could respond by decreasing benefits, which would lead to more food insecurity for low-income families. […]

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum a summer hotspot for scares, fun
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum a summer hotspot for scares, fun

By JONATHAN WEAVER The Weston News WESTON, W.Va. — Father’s Day Weekend is setting up to be a scary-good time at Weston’s Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Both Friday and Saturday, the former Weston State Hospital will host Mid-Summer Scream with “Malice Revisited,” a continuation of 2016’s haunted house, Operations Manager Rebecca Jordan-Gleason said. “There’s a mad […]

Legislation aims to help create jobs in W.Va.
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Legislation aims to help create jobs in W.Va.

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — In an effort to create jobs and economic growth in West Virginia, U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., have introduced legislation to help establish the Appalachian Storage Hub. The Capitalizing American Storage Potential (CASP) Act would make a regional storage hub eligible for […]

Thrills in the Hills is this weekend at Burning Rock
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Thrills in the Hills is this weekend at Burning Rock

By REBECCA HINKLE The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — It’s time to get the four-wheelers out and have some fun with live bands, drag racing and fireworks. Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park near Sophia will host Thrills in the Hills this Friday through Sunday. Participants and spectators will be able to enjoy 10,000 acres of land […]

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Supporters urge Mercer BOE to keep Bible in the Schools

By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON, W.Va. — Citing history and preaching passionately, supporters of Mercer County’s Bible in the Schools program urged the Mercer County Board of Education to reconsider Tuesday its recent decision to suspend the program for a year. Speakers signed up to address the board during its June meeting at […]

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WV Development Office seeks exemption to sponsor Greenbrier Classic

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Vva. — A special meeting of the West Virginia Ethics Commission is set for Monday to consider a request from the state Development Office for a contract exemption for it to still be a sponsor of the Greenbrier Classic PGA tournament. Since The Greenbrier resort landed the PGA Tour […]