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  1. Mighty Quinn: July 31Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    Lap dances at a West Virginia strip club will help pay for flood relief. The Blue Parrot Cabaret club in Morgantown is offering the lap dances for charity from Wednesday through Saturday.

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  2. Quattrocchi beats Scarborough by KORead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    The Bull Pen Fight Club of East Wheeling went undefeated Friday night as Revolution Championship Boxing made its debut inside a standing-room-only ballroom at Wheeling Island Racetrack, Hotel and Casino.

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  3. Saving West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    The Flood of 2016, the worst flood in a century, has revealed the true grit and resiliency of West Virginians yet again. My wife's cousins had been caring for their elderly aunt along Wills Creek in Kanawha County when the flood hit on June 23. Barely having time to get to their car, Larry, a 75-year-old retired welder with severely arthritic knees, helped his wife, Evelyn, crippled with diabetes and wheelchair-bound along with 93-year-old Aunt Earnie, also in a wheelchair, get into the car.

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  4. Review Needed: More efficiency necessary at W.Va. public universitiesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    An idea to trim state government spending "run up the flagpole" earlier this year in Charleston was pulled down quickly by the usual suspects. It was that perhaps a look should be taken at spending on higher education.

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  5. Are prospects dimming for fireflies?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

    If you grew up in southeastern Ohio or West Virginia, chances are pretty good that some of your childhood memories involve catching fireflies, or lightning bugs. There are numerous species of fireflies but the most common around these parts is the Common Eastern Firefly, or Photinus pyralis.

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  6. Saints' Payton wary of wearing players out at training campRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton directs players during NFL football training camp, Friday, July 29, 2016 in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas beats New Orleans Saints Ken Crawley for one-handed catch during NFL football training camp, Friday, July 29, 2016 in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

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  7. Camp promotes fun, understanding for kids with asthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016, AND THEREAFTER- In this Monday, July 25, 2016, photo Jo Santiago, wildlife biologist, talks to campters at Camp Catch your Breath in Weston, W.Va. The camp was started to provide a summer camp to those children who are turned away from other camps every year due to their medical condition, asthma.

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  8. Camp promotes fun, understanding for kids with astshmaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016, AND THEREAFTER- In this Monday, July 25, 2016, photo campers listen to the story on how Ty, the red-tailed hawk, injured his wing at Camp Catch your Breath in Weston, W.Va. The camp was started to provide a summer camp to those children who are turned away from other camps every year due to their medical condition, asthma.

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  9. Smart classrooms give tech boost to learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Smart classrooms give tech boost to learning Digital natives grew up with smartphones. Now, they're finally getting smart classrooms.

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  10. No Problem?: Kaine's gifts while in Virginia deserve scrutinyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    West Virginians would be exceedingly upset if they learned their governor had accepted more than $200,000 in gifts from deep-pocket donors. But while Tim Kaine was lieutenant governor, then governor of Virginia, it was no problem - under state law, at least.

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  11. Journal Junction for July 30Read the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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  12. Legal, yes; ethical, perhaps notRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morning Journal

    West Virginians and Ohioans would be exceedingly upset if they learned their governor had accepted more than $200,000 in gifts from deep-pocket donors. But while Tim Kaine was lieutenant governor, then governor of Virginia, it was no problem - under state law, at least.

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  13. Anderson leads Delmarva to 5-2 win over West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Galveston County Daily News

    One of the team's youngest members got League City Post 554's runs parade started with a bang, and West Texas Pecos Post 460 came unraveled late as League City picked up a 14-2 win Friday in the American Legion state baseball tournament. While the Atlantic hurricane season began June 1, there hasn't been enough going on to keep anybody's attention in the weeks since.

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  14. Mountain Party candidate Charlotte Pritt files to run for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    Just more than three months to go until the November General Election and, in West Virginia, the Mountain Party's candidate for governor is making her official run. Charlotte Pritt, a former Democrat and Kanawha County State Senator, submitted her candidacy papers with the Secretary of State's Office Friday.

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  15. Thousands of flood victims have chosen not to follow through with SBARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    Only a small percentage of West Virginia flood victims recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to the federal Small Business Administration for further assistance have followed through with the SBA. The follow through rate is currently a little more than 10 percent, SBA spokesperson Mary Gipson told MetroNews Friday.

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  16. Donated football gear arrives in W.Va. for flooded schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    DUNBAR, W.Va. - Rising senior Zach Cable of Richwood High School held a shiny new pair of Nike cleats.

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  17. False Alarm Ordinance in West Virginia Municipality Set to Take AffectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Security Sales & Integration

    Alarm owners in Wheeling, W.Va., will have to register their intrusion alarms or face penalties up to $100. Failure to renew every year will result in a $25 fine.

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  18. Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposal faces protest in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cavalier Daily

    The Atlantic Coast Pipeline - which when completed will be a 600-mile route stretching through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina to transport natural gas - is currently facing strong resistance from environmental advocates. All three of the states' governors have expressed approval of the pipeline.

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  19. W.Va. National Guard wraps up summer camps for kids impacted by floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    Children impacted by the June flood will have one more opportunity this summer to participate in a free summer camp hosted by the West Virginia National Guard. The Summit Bechtel Reserve in Fayette County will be the site for Saturday's camp.

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  20. Charleston wants to keep MEC Tournament beyond 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    The Capital City plans to put its best foot forward to enhance the experience of the Mountain East Conference basketball tournament next March at the Charleston Civic Center. The city has one more year left on its three-year agreement with the MEC.

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