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  1. West Virginia board lets 6 cities pursue Sunday brunch boozeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Marietta Times

    A West Virginia state board is letting six cities go ahead with efforts to let restaurants serve alcohol earlier on Sunday mornings. A news release says the West Virginia Home Rule Board on Monday approved letting Bluefield, Charleston, Clarksburg, Lewisburg, Martinsburg and South Charleston begin considering the earlier Sunday brunch booze sales.

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  2. Sauro to coach all-star gameRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Marietta Times

    From Williamstown, head coach Scott Sauro will be guiding the North squad along with Gilmer County head coach Steve Shuff. Sauro helped lead the Yellowjackets to a 19-3 record on the hardwood this season and was thrilled to learn he would get another chance to coach some of West Virginia's finest hoopsters.

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  3. Charleston dips below 50,000 population; 1st time since 1920Read the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Marietta Times

    U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show Charleston dipped below 50,000 last year. The state's largest city had an estimated population of 49,736, down 590 residents from the year before.

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  4. West Virginia editorial roundupRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Amid much of the doom and gloom attending discussions of how to balance West Virginia's budget, there is one bright spot. It is the attitude of state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey that the people's money ought to be available to the people.

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  5. Michael Moore watches latest documentary in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Filmmaker Michael Moore showed up at the West Virginia International Film Festival to watch his latest documentary, "Where to Invade Next." Media outlets report the Oscar-winning director watched the film at the LaBelle theater in South Charleston on Saturday and Sunday after he canceled a trip to watch the film's premiere in Italy.

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  6. Firefighters caution preparedness in wake of fatal firesRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Fire officials across West Virginia are reminding homeowners of the importance of having working smoke detectors in the wake of the state's 14th fatal house fire of 2016. Officials say an infant child died in a Parkersburg fire on Thursday in a house that did not have working smoke detectors.

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  7. Cities look to raise sewer fees to meet federal standardsRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Marietta Times

    The Gazette-Mail reports the South Charleston City Council recently passed an ordinance to nearly triple the city sanitary fee. A week later, the town of Belle had a public meeting about a proposal to raise fees to $40.12 by July 2017.

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  8. The Latest: West Virginia lawmakers return following stormRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | Marietta Times

    A state of emergency declared by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin remains in effect as state agencies continue to assist counties with storm response efforts through local offices of emergency management. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Carrie Bly says equipment problems were the major issue for highway crews in the storm's aftermath.

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  9. Panels paint tough W.Va outlook in AP Legislative LookaheadRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Lawmakers and experts painted a tough budget and economic picture Friday for West Virginia before the upcoming legislative session, stressing the need for basic infrastructure improvements, from roads to broadband Internet. During the West Virginia Associated Press Legislative Lookahead on Friday, panelists discussed various topics as the state stares down a $353 million budget shortfall fueled by fizzling revenues from coal and natural gas production.

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  10. Sales tax coming soon to a West Virginia city near youRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Like it or not, shoppers will likely be paying 7 percent in sales taxes on their purchases no matter where they go in West Virginia. Eighteen municipalities in the state's home rule pilot program have either enacted a 1 percent sales tax or plan to do so, according to a report from the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Board.

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  11. A look at Dow, DuPont operations in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Marietta Times

    Produces more than 500 chemicals and plastics. Serves as redistribution facility for chemicals manufactured elsewhere.

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  12. West Virginia man shot by police officer charged with felonyRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | Marietta Times

    A South Charleston man who was shot after police has been arrested on a fleeing charge following his release from a hospital. Kanawha County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt.

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  13. Shooting by officer in West Virginia investigatedRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Marietta Times

    Sgt. B. D. Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office says the early Wednesday shooting sent a 28-year-old South Charleston man to the hospital. He said Mickey Davis is in the intensive care unit.

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