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  1. Manchin, Morrisey work to get out the vote for electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 |

    With polls opening at 6:30 a.m. today across West Virginia, the two candidates for the high-profile U.S. Senate race spent Monday criss-crossing the state trying to woo every last undecided voter. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is running for a second term after winning a special election for the seat in 2010 and winning a full six-year term in 2012.


  2. PEIA Task Force subcommittee looks at border issues, prescription drug coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 |

    A subcommittee of the task force looking at how to reform the Public Employees Insurance Agency has the job of looking at ways to improve health plans to save money and deliver the services public employees expect. The Coverage and Plan Subcommittee of the PEIA Task Force met Monday morning in the House Government Organization Committee room at the state Capitol in Charleston.


  3. Panel recommends $10 million funding boost for collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 |

    The governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education has recommended a $10 million annual funding increase for West Virginia's smaller colleges. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported that it's the first recommendation approved by the commission.


  4. Program for survivors brings retreat to New River GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 |

    By JORDAN NELSON, The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. - Beth Lucci has spent the last five days away from her home in Naples, Fla., to find peace and serenity in the mountains of West Virginia.


  5. Big Reds defeat Beckley, 28-7, for 1st winRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2018 |

    The Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles came into week three in unfamiliar territory under head coach Street Sarrett. They were 2-0 for the first time under the third-year head coach who has drawn praise from his colleagues for the turnaround.


  6. Visiting Israel in June on vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 |

    It made my husband Francis' third time, our son George and his wife Neysa and myself a second trip, and our three grandkids a first time. We had pre-arranged for a 7 passenger Mercedes van complete with driver who was also a certified tour guide to meet our flight at Ben Gurion airport upon arrival.


  7. Federal mine safety agency holding input meetings around USRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 |

    The federal agency that oversees mining safety is holding public stakeholder meetings in six states, including West Virginia. The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration is seeking information on safety improvements with hauling vehicles and bulldozers at surface mines and belt conveyors at surface and underground mines.


  8. Summer Smackdown worth price of admissionRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2018 |

    Photo by Jaya SW. Bennett Parkersburg cruiserweight Tim Farnsworth improved his pro record to 2-0 following a unanimous decision against Machiavelli Siberius during Saturday night's Summer Smackdown at the Gough Hazard.


  9. Shaggers get together for Belpre danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 |

    Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Frank and Susan Shreeve, of Buckhannon, were among those at the Mid-Ohio Valley Shag Dance Club dance in Belpre on Saturday. Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Tyke and Denise Wilson, of Beckley, are members of the first shag dance club in West Virginia formed in Beckley.


  10. Interim Higher Education Policy Commission chancellor appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 |

    Just as the new Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Education comes together, the state's Higher Education Policy Commission suspended its search for a new chancellor and appointed the president of West Virginia University Institute of Technology as interim chancellor, but not without drama. The HEPC held a special meeting Tuesday at its headquarters in Charleston.


  11. Devils' Morgan moving onRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2018 |

    Bryan Canterbury decided early Saturday afternoon to pop into The Pit at Ravenswood High School to get a little cross country work done. Humid, hot and super nasty, Canterbury - a longtime assistant for the Red Devils boys basketball program of head man Mick Price - settled into the office and turned on the air conditioner.


  12. Ex-prison official admits having to sex with inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 |

    A former security official at a federal prison in West Virginia has admitted to having sex with female inmates. Federal prosecutors say 39-year-old Jarred Grimes of Inverness, Florida, pleaded guilty to having sex with four inmates and other sexual activity with two other inmates at the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson between November 2016 and December 2017, when he resigned.


  13. Parkersburg Post 15 sweeps BeckleyRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2018 |

    Beckley Post 32 didn't leave town without a fight here Saturday at Bennett Stump Field, but host Parkersburg Post 15 secured a twinbill sweep following triumphs of 7-5 and 9-8 in nine innings of game two. admitted Post 15 skipper Mike Goodwin, whose club improved to 6-2 and welcomes in Beverly/Lowell Post 389/750 for a 1 p.m. doubleheader today back inside City Park.


  14. West Virginia gov's car involved in collision; man arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 |

    With Chief of Staff Mike Hall at his side, Gov. Jim Justice speaks during a news conference at the capitol building on the fourth day of statewide walkouts in Charleston, W.Va., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Striking teachers are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 percent pay raise in the first year to end their statewide walkout.


  15. West Virginia construction worker killed in I-64 accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 |

    West Virginia State Police say a worker has died in a construction zone accident along Interstate 64 after another worker backed over him with a service truck. Media outlets report the accident occurred Friday in the eastbound lanes of I-64 east of Beckley.


  16. Wood MagistrateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 |

    * David J. Mitchell, 44, 112 Paw Paw Lake Drive, South Russell, Ohio, pleaded guilty to a charge of DUI, a lesser included offense of DUI with a blood alcohol concentration of .15 or less, and was assessed $335.25 in fines and court fees. * Hannah N. Mason, 25, 286 Grassy Run Road, Mineral Wells, pleaded no contest to a citation for speeding in a construction zone, 63 mph in a 55 mph zone, and was assessed $170.25 in fines and court fees.


  17. West Virginia roofing business fined for safety violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 |

    A roofing company in West Virginia has been assessed $57,600 in proposed fines for workplace safety violations. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Master Roofers and Builders Inc. of Beckley for 13 violations stemming from work done at a Mount Hope church.


  18. Doctor in pill mill case pleads to money launderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 |

    A West Virginia doctor has pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge related to pain pills he prescribed. Prosecutors say 64-year-old Dr. John Pellegrini of Huntington entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Beckley.


  19. Frederick "Dean" CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 |

    Dean was born September 26, 1935, in Blue Jay WV, to the late Frederick Chester and Sylvia Arminta Lea Ransom Carter. Dean graduated from Shady Spring High School in 1953.


  20. Budgeting to meet the needs of West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 |

    Bipartisanship isn't always easy but I'm pleased that the fiscal year 2018 appropriations bill provides West Virginia with important funding to fight the opioid epidemic, invest in high-speed internet and broadband access throughout our state, improve infrastructure and move West Virginia forward. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I have fought for these investments in our West Virginia communities.


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