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48 min ago | Huntington News

Kessler Makes Appointment to Public Water System Supply Study Commission

Senate President Jeff Kessler announced today he appointed Dr. Rahul Gupta, Executive Director of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department, to the Public Water System Supply Study Commission.

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4 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Common Sense: Capito jobs plan covers all the bases

Flashy federal initiatives are missing from the job-creation plan released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., who wants to pursue her proposals through a seat in the U.S. Senate from West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Small Business, Personal Finance, US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

United Methodist Foundation elects officers, trustees

Jeff Taylor, president of The United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia Inc., announced that its Board of Trustees recently elected new officers and trustees J. Franklin "Joe" Long of Bluefield, Va., and Hilton Head, S.C., continues his two-year term as chairperson.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV, Huntington, WV, Buckhannon, WV, Parkersburg, WV, Morgantown, WV

The Daily Caller

Blue State Dems Hate On Nancy Pelosi

Two Democrats running for congress in West Virginia's first and second districts took a strong stance against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a state Chamber of Commerce Business Summit Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative David McKinley, Barack Obama

Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. center gets disability education grant

A center that helps educate West Virginia parents of children with disabilities is getting a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

CBS Local

U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

Huntington News

School of Medicine announces creation of six new scholarships

Six new scholarships have been established at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine to assist medical students with their educational expenses.

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Related Topix: Marshall University, Wayne County, WV, Charleston, WV, Thomas, WV

Logan Banner

Celebrating and sharing our heritage

West Virginia is a state with a story around every scenic turn, and our people are known for sharing tales of generations past from countries all over the world.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Helvetia, WV, Berkeley Springs, WV, Lewisburg, WV, Life, Food, Food Festival, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

O-R Online

Man accused of shooting tractor-trailer, burning vehicle to stand trial

Two cases against a West Virginia man accused of firing shots at a tractor-trailer and setting fire to a vehicle used by his girlfriend will proceed to court.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia Government, Fire

Reuters

Lawsuit says police altered video in West Virginia shooting

Police in a West Virginia city altered video evidence in the death of a mentally ill black man who was shot and killed last year during a confrontation with officers, a lawyer for the victim's family said on Thursday.

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WRAL.com

Falling gas prices expected to boost Labor Day weekend travel

The auto club predicts 34.7 million Americans will commute by highway, air and other forms of transportation.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Georgia, Georgia Government, Florida, Florida Government

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Two Marion teachers on leave following complaints

Schools Superintendent Gary Price tells The Times-West Virginian that two North Marion High School teachers involved in the activity are on leave pending the investigation's conclusion.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Didmarton Bluegrass festival takes place from August 29-31 at Kemble Airfield Park near Cirencester

Didmarton Bluegrass festival takes place from August 29-31 at Kemble Airfield Park near Cirencester MUSIC lovers are in for a treat this month as one of UK's premier bluegrass, old time and Americana music events takes place in Gloucestershire from August 29-31.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England,

The Inter-Mountain

County BOEs discuss working together

Board of Education members and school superintendents from five area counties gathered in Elkins Wednesday for a regional meeting as mandated by West Virginia Code.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Logan Banner

Aunt Jennie Music Festival this weekend

The 10th annual Aunt Jennie Music Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Pickin' in the Park building at Chief Logan State Park.

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Related Topix: Logan, WV, Tammy Wynette, Country, Kris Kristofferson

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Audit reveals depth of Inwood Farmers' Market unprofitability

When the West Virginia Department of Agriculture chose to close the Inwood Farmers' Market in 2014 and privatize it, one of the stated reasons was the market's unprofitably.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

West Virginia Metro

Legislative post audit report finds further issues with former...

The Legislative Post Audits Subcommittee received the findings from the state Legislative Auditor Post Audit Division from investigation into former Commissioner of Agriculture Commissioner Gus Douglass' administration on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

WUSA-TV Washington

MD man arrested in W. Virginia after being found in stolen car

MD man arrested in W. Virginia after being found in stolen car Two people, including a Maryland man were arrested on Tuesday night in St. Clairsville, West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia Government

WOAY

40k lights headed to W. Va. homes

While state leaders work to solve an energy crisis, you can do your part by pinching pennies.

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Willamette Week

Mad Sons Pub: Untelevised Revolution

There is no "I" in Mad Sons . The new Revolutionary War-themed bar is a beautiful hardwood affair complete with 13-star flags, a hearth, a giant blue-felt billiards table and a picture of the signing of the Declaration of Independence burned into the wood of the bar's service gate.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

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