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  1. US: Two Major Railroads Further Delay Adding PTCRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Mass Transit

    ... A crude oil train that derailed in Mount Carbon, W.Va., last year had rolled through Columbus before entering West Virginia. A Norfolk Southern representative declined to comment on positive train control. A CSX spokesman described the locations ...

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  2. 75th W.Va. Strawberry Festival seeks berries for retail tentRead the original story

    4 min ago | Marietta Times

    Organizers of the 75th West Virginia Strawberry Festival are looking for local growers to help provide berries for a retail tent. The festival board, the city of Buckhannon and the state Department of Agriculture are working with private farmers to have fresh strawberries available.

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  3. West Virginia flags to be lowered in commissioner's memoryRead the original story

    4 min ago | Marietta Times

    West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered state flags at the Capitol Complex in Charleston and at state-owned facilities in Harrison County to be lowered to half-staff in memory of Harrison County Commissioner Frank "Chunki" Angotti. Tomblin ordered the flags be lowered from sunrise to sunset on Monday, when funeral services will be held for Angotti in Clarksburg.

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  4. Judicial races to be decided in primaryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Weirton Daily Times

    West Virginia voters will elect judicial candidates when they go to the polls May 10, because for the first time this year judge's races are being decided in the primary election.

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  5. College basketball Top 25 needs a new No. 1, so why not Villanova?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PennLive.com

    ... The Jayhawks have a huge week now with games against the two teams they trail in the Big 12 standings: West Virginia tomorrow night at Allen Fieldhouse, then a road trip to Norman on Saturday. Cavaliers have erased their early-January woes by ...

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  6. Habitat for Humanity planning first ADA-compliant houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darien News-Review

    ... a music festival at Spring Mills High School . Part of the funding for the project is coming through the West Virginia HOME Consortium of the Eastern Panhandle 's Homeowner Assistance Program. The HOME Consortium includes Berkeley, Jefferson and ...

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  7. West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a US Navy Veteran ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    The West Virginia Victims Center says, "If you live in West Virginia and you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma please call us to ensure you have the nation's best lawyers advancing your claim, especially if you are a US Navy Veteran."

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  8. West Virginia House set for vote on permitless gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    West Virginia lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would lift permit requirements to carry a covered-up gun.

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  9. Sentencing set for ex-official in West Virginia chem spillRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    A fourth ex-Freedom Industries official is scheduled to be sentenced on a pollution charge in a 2014 chemical spill that tainted the tap water of 300,000 residents in West Virginia.

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  10. Sheriff reports rise in activityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... the county," Brady said. "Some is the school board, each municipality in Randolph County and in the state of West Virginia. The general county fund out of that, their portion was $7,284,000, in excess of that. Brady noted Litter Control Officer and ...

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  11. Ralph Charles BeauvaisRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Rob Sipprell, of Charlotte, N.C., Lynette Roby of French Creek and Monique Beauvais and husband, Phillip, of West Virginia; seven grandsons, Tyson, Kaleb, Liam, Saige and Landon Roby, all of French Creek, and Jay and Aidan Kelley, both of Charlotte; ...

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  12. 1st woman brigadier general in West Virginia's history namedRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports a ceremony was held Saturday to promote Brig.

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  13. Bankrupt coal producer Alpha announces more planned layoffsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Bankrupt coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has announced planned layoffs in West Virginia for the third time in a month.

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  14. Former Miss West Virginia to speak at empowerment eventRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Spenser Wempe, who won the title of Miss West Virginia in 2011, will be the keynote speaker for an empowerment event taking place Feb. 20 at the Comfort Inn on Edwin Miller Boulevard titled "Bouncing Back from Sexual Abuse." The event is sponsored by the Bounce Back DNA Movement, a movement for men, women and teens who want to share their stories of hardships founded by Teresa Holmes, a life and career coach based in Martinsburg since 2009.

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  15. Rights and responsibilitiesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    I expect to see animosity directed at law enforcement from left-wing, America-hating groups like Black Lives Matter, and the Obama administration, but I don't expect to see it coming from pro-Second Amendment organizations like the West Virginia Citizens Defense League. On numerous occasions, I've listened to WVCDL representatives promote "constitutional carry."

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  16. The real 'odor of ignorance'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and it shows. Are they perfect? Not by a long shot - but they have better schools than the vast majority in West Virginia, and they're determined to get better. Part of the challenge Tyler Countians face is a state school system that is broken and a ...

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  17. EducationRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... teach, but not necessarily the credentials. "We want the best education system in America to be right here in West Virginia and that system begins with qualified teachers who embrace high expectations, strive for excellence and put students at the ...

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  18. Just chillin' for good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Despite temperatures hovering in the low 40s, the fourth annual "Freezin' for a Reason" Polar Plunge attracted 40 jumpers to the Special Olympics West Virginia fundraiser at the Point Park Marketplace in downtown Parkersburg. Cheryl Baxter, event coordinator for Special Olympics West Virginia, said the Polar Plunge event in Parkersburg is one of five in the state and is a major fundraiser for the state Special Olympics organization.

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  19. Budget Finance Probe Moving to OhioRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    Investigation of the Budget Finance Company has been transferred to the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Ohio, according to Wetzel County Prosecutor Tim Haught. According to federal officials, the transfer of the matter became necessary after the inquiry revealed potential victims include Department of Justice employees who work or reside in the Northern District of West Virginia, according to a press release issued by the Wetzel County Prosecutor's Office.

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  20. Two Downtown Wheeling Buildings Eyed for DemolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    Raze International Inc., a Shadyside excavation company, has filed applications with the city for two demolition permits to tear down the former Peking Garden Chinese Restaurant and Camilletti Law Offices at 32 and 30 12th St., respectively. Asbestos abatement permits have already been issued for these buildings and two other nearby properties, the former Contract Business Interiors and Companion Products buildings at 1214 and 1218 Main St. In West Virginia, asbestos abatement must be performed before any demolition or renovation activity.

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