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Saying ‘thank you’

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Around the State: Shooting of injured Monongalia Co. lawmaker was unintentional

[cleeng_content id=”836022041″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]MORGANTOWN — Police have confirmed that Delegate Tony Barill, D-Monongalia, was struck by a bullet during his son’s suicide Saturday morning. On Monday, Morgantown Police Department Chief Ed Preston put out a press release with more details. Delegate Anthony Barill, D-Monongalia, was asleep early Saturday morning when a bullet […]

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POLICE Watch

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office   Jan. 17 10:00 p.m. Hollywood Drive, obstructing, arrest 10:04 p.m. U.S. 340 North, DUI, arrest   Jan. 18 12:19 a.m. Logans Run, unattended death, report taken 2:07 p.m. Patrick Henry Way, shoplifting, citation issued 10:48 p.m. Potomac Farms/Morgan Grove, flee in a vehicle, arrest   Jan. 19 3:30 p.m. Autumn […]

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EDITORIAL

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[cleeng_content id=”990661210″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Not funding MARC is costly While Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin was pleased to come to Martinsburg for the photo-op signing of West Virginia’s new Commuter Rail Access Act last year, funding for the law has come up missing from the executive budget he has submitted to the West […]

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[cleeng_content id=”654883248″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Clean water not a luxury “Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink” recently became the unofficial slogan for some 300,000 residents served by West Virginia American Water in the Greater Charleston metropolitan area and the adjacent counties that surround it. Charleston not only serves as the […]

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[cleeng_content id=”520825727″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Hoping for a new Hilltop House I grew up in the shadow of The Hilltop House in Harpers Ferry. Like most kids who lived in town in the ‘60s and ‘70s, I worked for Dixie Kilham and had a love/hate relationship with Dixie (as he was known to […]

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Legislation, lawsuits follow chemical spill

[cleeng_content id=”875169154″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] On Jan. 21, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced proposed legislation to give state government more clout in inspecting facilities like the one responsible for the recent chemical leak that left some 300,000 people in Kanawha County and the surrounding region without safe drinking water. The legislation, titled the […]

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The day federal troops swarmed a harness factory in Ranson

[cleeng_content id=”326186019″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] On July 15, 1921, federal troops arrived on the streets of Ranson. They arrived – not to stop a riot or a gang war — but to try to halt a large sale being conducted by a large harness maker that was located in the industrial section of […]

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[cleeng_content id=”267135946″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Three days can make the difference of a lifetime for West Virginia’s veterans. Making the transition back to civilian life and work environments after serving in the field can be a difficult challenge, especially for the newer and younger generation of servicemen and women who were deployed several […]

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He’s reaching for the stars

[cleeng_content id=”933584220″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]Jefferson High grad is awarded an Einstein Fellowship to study ‘gravitational waves’ Justin Ellis did not grow up imagining he would be an astrophysicist. “I’m not different than anyone else,” Ellis said. “When I was young, I mostly rode my dirt bike. My parents always encouraged me to do […]

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