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West Virginia Poll: Manchin numbers higher than Justice for Governor

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. – If U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., were to run for Governor and the race was between him and Republican Gov. Jim Justice, Manchin would defeat Justice by 10 points, according to the latest edition of the MetroNews West Virginia Poll. Manchin has mentioned that he is considering another run for […]

Lodging needed at new McDowell ATV trail in W.Va.
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Lodging needed at new McDowell ATV trail in W.Va.

By CHARLES OWENS Bluefield Daily Telegraph WELCH, W.Va. — A lack of lodging facilities is impacting ridership times along a new ATV trail system in McDowell County. Jeff Lusk, executive director of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail Authority, is hoping potential entrepreneurs will step forward to develop needed lodging facilities along the new Warrior Trail system.  “The Warrior Trail […]

W.Va. ‘Rosies’ honored as part of global bell-ringing event
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W.Va. ‘Rosies’ honored as part of global bell-ringing event

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. —  In honoring the legacy of America’s thousands of “Rosie the Riveters” appropriately on Labor Day, “Thanks, Plain and Simple” organized a local bell-ringing ceremony as part of a global initiative Monday afternoon at the Woodlands Retirement Community in Huntington. At exactly 1 p.m., individuals around the world simultaneously rang bells in recognition […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, Sept. 3

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HURRICANE STILL DEVASTATING BAHAMAS Dorian came to a catastrophic daylong halt over the islands, killing at least […]

Editorial: Dealing with W.Va. Senator Maroney’s arrest
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Editorial: Dealing with W.Va. Senator Maroney’s arrest

From The Wheeling News-Register: Obviously, state Sen. Mike Maroney should resign if he is guilty of the prostitution-related charges filed against him in Marshall County — and the sooner, the better. But Maroney, R-Marshall, enjoys the same protection as any other person: He is innocent until proven guilty. Coming to conclusions about him solely because […]

W.Va. DEP chief picked to lead new petrochemical manufacturing task force
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W.Va. DEP chief picked to lead new petrochemical manufacturing task force

By Kate Mishkin, Charleston Gazette-Mail WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice is putting the head of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection in charge of a new task force on manufacturing and petrochemicals. Justice announced the new task force, and Secretary Austin Caperton’s appointment, Wednesday morning at the West Virginia Chamber of […]

W.Va. Gov. Justice names state task force to accommodate petrochemical expansion
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W.Va. Gov. Justice names state task force to accommodate petrochemical expansion

From the Office of The Governor: CHARLESTON, WV – Following Gov. Jim Justice’s announcement today that he had signed an executive order establishing the Governor’s Downstream Jobs Task Force, members of that task force debuted their plan to build infrastructure for manufacturing operations in West Virginia to support the anticipated expansion of the petrochemical industry in the region. […]

Legacy of Service: W.Va. Children’s Home celebrates 110 years
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Legacy of Service: W.Va. Children’s Home celebrates 110 years

By Eliana McCutcheon, The Inter-Mountain of Elkins ELKINS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Children’s Home celebrated 110 years of service to children and the community with a special event Wednesday afternoon. Attending the celebration were Elkins Mayor Van Broughton, other community leaders, former and current Children’s Home staff members, and representatives of the Tygarts Valley […]

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Pierpont Community and Technical College offers new option for non-traditional students in W.Va.
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Pierpont Community and Technical College offers new option for non-traditional students in W.Va.

By Eddie Trizzino | Times West Virginian FAIRMONT – Lyla Grandstaff has seen it multiple times. A prospective college student gets to the registration process too late and the fall semester begins, forcing them to wait until the next semester to start, but normally discouraging them altogether. “The hardest step is making that first step […]