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Clarksburg to acquire, restore old theater

April 21, 2014

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former theater in Clarksburg is expected to play a critical role in the city's downtown revitalization plan. more »»

Blennerhassett Island to open for season on May 1

April 21, 2014

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Island Belle sternwheeler will soon resume taking visitors to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park.

The park will open for the 2014 season on May 1. more »»

WVU forum examines rural health care issues

April 21, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A rural health care forum at West Virginia University will examine challenges faced by providers, health disparities in rural areas and other issues. more »»

W.Va. regulators seek input on storage tank rules

April 21, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia regulators are asking stakeholders for input as they begin developing rules to implement a new chemical storage tank safety law. more »»

Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

April 20, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now... more »»

Former Upshur sheriff candidate's suit dismissed

April 20, 2014

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a former Upshur County sheriff candidate's lawsuit against the County Commission. more »»

Handmade quilt stores W.Va. family's memories

April 20, 2014

CORE, W.Va. (AP) — Marie Jones was a minute or so into the history of the handmade quilt she was showing a visitor when her daughter, Lois Dittman, made a discovery. more »»

Group looks to help stranded I-81 motorists

April 20, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Everyone thinks John . more »»

Deer camera photos lead to burglary arrest

April 19, 2014

GARY, W.Va. (AP) — A McDowell County man was in court on charges of stealing water after his service had been disconnected when police arrested him on unrelated burglary charges. more »»

Shinnston couple charged in infant's death

April 19, 2014

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Shinnston woman and her husband are charged in what authorities are calling the unintentional suffocation of her 3-month-old son. more »»

Rockefeller to speak at W.Va. Wesleyan forum

April 19, 2014

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — Retiring U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller will discuss his five decades of public service at a public forum at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

The event is set for 2 p.m. more »»

ODU helps develop evacuation model for disasters

April 19, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — It took nine hours to get most of the people to the interstate across the river when the zombies closed in on Charleston, W.Va. more »»

Some W.Va. state Dems flip to GOP for midterms

April 19, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As Republicans rally for more control in West Virginia, some Democrats jumped ship and are running as Republicans against former colleague. more »»

Gee's move to WVU could save Ohio State millions

April 18, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University expects to save millions of dollars because former president Gordon Gee is giving up part of his retirement package as he becomes president of West... more »»

Ludlow massacre spurred New Deal labor reforms

April 18, 2014

DENVER (AP) — A century ago this Sunday, 11 children and two women died in a fire that followed a shootout between the Colorado National Guard and striking coal miners at a tent camp in southern... more »»

James River Coal wants to auction off business

April 18, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — James River Coal Co. intends to sell parts or all of its business at an auction in July. more »»

May 8 groundbreaking set for Coonskin Park bridge

April 18, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A groundbreaking will be held next month for a bridge that will provide a new entryway to Charleston's Coonskin Park. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time April 22, 2014

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Sarah Drennen 876-1236. more »

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