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  1. Green finished third in W.Va. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    ... News Network. Tazewell and Virginia Tech product Garland Green, left, finished in a tie for third place at the West Virginia Open that concluded on Friday at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Hurricane. David Bradshaw of Harper's Ferry won the title for ...

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  2. Blacksburg church and businesses partner to help West Virginia studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Blacksburg church is partnering with local businesses in hopes of helping students impacted by the recent flooding in West Virginia.

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  3. Divided America: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bid - Sun, 24 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... rate is 11 percent, compared to less than 5 percent nationwide. Many have given up working altogether: West Virginia is the only state in America where less than half of working-aged people work. More than 12 percent of Logan County residents ...

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  4. Shepherd names new director of grant supportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... moved to the area last fall, she is not completely unfamiliar with the state because she has family ties to West Virginia. Kump's great-grandfather was Herman Guy Kump, who served as the state's 19th governor from 1933 to 1937. When she was a child, ...

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  5. Our future with climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... fuel heat. So the Earth's temperature rises, and consequences ensue. Many believe events such as the recent West Virginia floods will be more and more common as a warmer atmosphere holds more water resulting in extreme thunderstorms. Urgently ...

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  6. We Fight Alone: Americans need to know impact of energy regulationsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    West Virginians were reminded Tuesday night of why, when it comes to defending reasonably priced electricity, we fight virtually alone. Few other Americans seem to be aware of how President Barack Obama's war on coal affects them.

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  7. Hydropower on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Review

    Enough new hydroelectricity to power up to 320,000 homes will come online this year, while four new power plants are under construction at dams along the Ohio River in West Virginia and Kentucky. In 2014, American Municipal Power considered building a hydroelectric power plant at the Pike Island Locks and Dam, but eventually dropped the project.

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  8. Government jobs drop 2 percent since Tomblin hiring freezeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Gazette-Mail reports (http://bit.ly/2a5obqG ) that the number full-time positions has dropped by 917 since West Virginia's freeze went into effect. Tomblin spokeswoman Jessica Tice says the goal is to limit the growth in state employment while ...

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  9. These kind of rivalry games always pack a punchRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    ... seen in any high school football game, and it ends with punches being thrown. Last year, at the beginning of West Virginia's 35-7 win over Ohio, one player removed his helmet and swung it at a defenseless player at the end of a kickoff return. On ...

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  10. Mountaineers dominate Ohio to capture back-to-back All-Star titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    West Virginia ran off 19 consecutive points during the second quarter and rolled to a 26-6 victory over Ohio Saturday in the 71st OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Classic.

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  11. Quick takesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    ... to our customers around the globe. We are excited to be recognized as the leading manufacturing brand in West Virginia and one of the top 50 brands in the country," he said. Eddy said the honor is a testament to the company's sales and marketing ...

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  12. Bill Tucker among Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    ... 880 and mile relays as part of the high school's track team. In August 1962, he helped lead a 12-6 win in the West Virginia-Ohio All-Star Classic, and was named most valuable player. Tucker would attend Tennessee State University, then known as ...

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  13. Authors to serve meals fit for the BlennerhassettsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    A meal that could have been prepared and served during the time of Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett will be the subject of two local historians in their new Dining with the Blennerhassetts program. The first-time event is bring organized by local food historians Martha and Dick Hartley, authors of the historical West Virginia cookbook, "Serving Up History," in cooperation with the park and will be held Aug. 27. Photo Provided Residents can partake in a historically accurate meal during Dining with the Blennerhassetts Aug. 27 at the Blennerhassett museum and at the Putnam-Houser House, Maple Shade, on Blennerhassett Island.

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  14. 'Walk with a Doc' at Parkersburg's City Park encourages a more active lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia, in collaboration with local health care professionals, hosted its "Walk with a Doc" walking program Saturday morning at City Park in Parkersburg. "It was great to see so many people out this morning to learn about healthy eating and how 30 minutes of moving most days of the week can give such huge health benefits," said Conner.

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  15. Emily Van Doren BushRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... near Twin Oaks in rural Virginia. Her work as a natural healing and spiritual counselor began after a move to West Virginia and marriage to Gary Zuckett where she started the Lotus Shoppe (health food and books) in the hamlet of Pullman in Ritchie ...

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  16. Community pulls togetherRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    A group of women who work together at a local bank was one of many such groups making trips to flood-stricken regions of West Virginia over the past few weekends. Though I have not had a chance to talk with all of the many people who have helped, the desire to serve that radiated from these ladies was enough to ensure me humanity might just be all right, after all.

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  17. Drug AbuseRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia officials are trying every method they can think of to fight the onslaught of prescription drug abuse in our state. Among the steps they have taken is filing lawsuits against pharmaceutical distributors that have poured massive amounts of pills into Appalachia, without regard for legitimate need.

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  18. Roundhouse faces identity crisisRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... a recent visit to Charleston to meet with representatives from the State Historic Preservation Office and the West Virginia Division of Highways, Howard and Boyd went to an old train station that had been completely renovated. The building housed ...

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  19. Bradshaw wins W.Va. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    David Bradshaw virtually ran away with his eighth West Virginia Open championship on Friday at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Hurricane. Holding a two-shot lead going into the final day of action after shooting a tournament-best 65 on Thursday, Bradshaw built his lead to four strokes early on and won by four over first-day leader Tad Tomblin of Hamlin.

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  20. W. Va. downs OhioRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Morning Journal

    West Virginia continued its recent dominance in the Ohio Valley?Athletic Confernence Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game with a convincing 26-6 shellacking of Ohio in the 71st edition at steamy Wheeling Island Stadium on Saturday night. The Mountaineers overcame a 3-0 deficit after 12 minutes by scoring 19 consecutive second-quarter points and never looked back.

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