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  1. Mass resignations put JCC on spot to rebuild JCDARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... request from JCC President Josh Compton to delay for the third time a vote over whether to accept proposed West Virginia Department of Commerce-financing arrangement for a new water line to serve the $150 million insulation factory being built by ...

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  2. Visitors bureau update moving along, Bates saysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... "It's the front door to the county," Bates said. "People will get their first perception and impression of West Virginia from this beautiful welcome center." The first funding for the project, $350,000, came in 2009 from the United States Department ...

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  3. County faces tough choices on Rockwool infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Anti-Rockwool activists are urging leaders to reject two free infrastructure funding deals from the West Virginia Department of Commerce, acts of defiance that will inevitably trigger a rate increase for the city's and the county's utility customers, utility officials said. Moreover, turning down the funding deals still won't stop Rockwool from obtaining the water and sewer services its factory needs, they said.

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  4. Sad sight shows good news about elusive ottersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... increase. Today, river otters hunt for fish and crayfish in the streams of almost every county of Virginia and West Virginia. But they're secretive and elusive. Unless you find one killed on a highway as we did or lucky enough to encounter one ...

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  5. Police: Investigating mobile home fire as arson - 7:35 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

    An early morning fire that destroyed a mobile home has resulted in investigations by the office of the West Virginia State Fire Marshal and the Mason Police Department. According to information from the Mason Volunteer Fire Department, personnel were called to a trailer file on William Lane at 3:20 a.m. on Thursday.

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  6. Traffic stymies snow cleanupRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... works vehicles. said Joseph A. Castalado, Berkeley County supervisor who oversees the District 5 team for the West Virginia Department of Transportation. A National Weather Service winter storm warning covering the tri-state area remained in effect ...

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  7. Gee, former WVU board member push to eliminate HEPCRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Members of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education are concerned that West Virginia University is wielding too much influence on a proposal to replace the Higher Education Policy Commission. Commission members met by conference call Thursday to discuss a proposal from the Structure and Organization Subcommittee to replace the HEPC with a new agency and give more power to the boards of governors at public colleges and universities.

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  8. Tourism officials promoting W.Va. through 'Fallout' gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Tourism officials heralded the game's worldwide debut Wednesday with an event at the West Virginia Capitol in Charleston. The latest installment in the post-apocalyptic series is a prequel based in the Mountain State.

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  9. Plans For Horse Park In West Virginia Put Into ActionEmily Stakem / Nov 15, 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle of the Horse

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture gave Jefferson County, West Virginia, a $28,000 Rural Business Development Grant in order to compose an in-depth feasibility study for plans of the Shenandoah Horse Park and Agricultural Center. The study will examine potential locations, level of utilization, stakeholders and how the market will support facility income.

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  10. The a Fallouta for Point Pleasant -Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tri-County News

    The Fallout 76 vault has officially opened and it's putting one local town on its map and before the eyes of video gamers everywhere. The West Virginia Tourism Office this week celebrated the worldwide launch of Bethesda Softworks' video game Fallout 76, the latest edition of its blockbuster game series in which players explore different parts of a post-apocalyptic America.

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  11. Sloanea s a The Visiteur Seriesa opens -Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tri-County News

    ... Gwynn and Robert Daine Exhibition Endowment. This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia ...

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  12. W.Va. deer firearms season facts releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Sunday hunting will be legal on public lands throughout West Virginia, and on private land with written permission of the landowner.

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  13. Separation of powers is keyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... states and Washington did a favor to legislators, in some ways. Instead of dealing with tough issues such as West Virginia's workers' compensation rules, lawmakers could just defer to the courts. On this Veterans Day, the 100th anniversary of the ...

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  14. Gee pushing to eliminate HEPCRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Members of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education are concerned that West Virginia University is wielding too much influence on a proposal to replace the Higher Education Policy Commission.

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  15. Board Must Deal With Raise IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    ... Democrat Sherrod Brown said he may consider running ... A genuinely promising candidate for president from West Virginia would be a nice thing. Too bad the best we seem to ... Just two of the five people who were West Virginia Supreme Court justices ...

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  16. Photographer selected for Cortland Acres honorRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... years, specializing in nature photography. She has won many local and state photography awards, including the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival, West Virginia Forest Festival, West Virginia Strawberry Festival and many others. And more ...

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  17. School Absences a Chronic Problem In West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    Superintendent Steven Paine delivered a report Thursday morning on chronic absenteeism in West Virginia public schools during a regular meeting of the state Board of Education. While elementary and middle schools garnered a yellow rating for partially meeting attendance standards for 2017-18, high school were rated red for not meeting standards.

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  18. Wheeling, Belmont County Police Reports; Federal Court RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    ... St. Clairsville, reported a male walked out of the store with three vacuum cleaners, leaving in a vehicle with West Virginia license plates. A customer was able to record the license plate number, according to the report. At 6:57 a.m. Tuesday, a ...

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  19. Volunteers Rebuild Collapsed Bridge in Glen DaleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    ... - to get to their homes. Crew Leader Wendell Lantz said the volunteer workers were brought on through the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, which came out in force to assist in reconstruction after last year's flooding and ...

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  20. W.Va. boy, 14, drove Cadillac to Wyandot Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    A 14-year-old West Virginia boy, who drove off in his parents' 2017 Cadillac around noon on Wednesday, was taken into custody by a sheriff's deputy in northern Wyandot County about seven hours later.

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