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CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginians can soon weigh in on state roadways and how to pay for building, repairing, and maintaining them, both online and at a series of public hearings around the state. The West Virginia Blue Ribbon Highway Commission is holding nine public hearings from July 11 through Aug. 15 in Beckley, Elkins, […]

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There’s the rub
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Amoré for Ortega’s

                           

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W.Va. Radio Corp. sues over media rights contract

MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia Radio Corp. wants a judge to stop two companies from participating in West Virginia University’s attempt to award a new contract for multimedia rights to certain athletic events. The lawsuit, filed last Wednesday in Monongalia County Circuit Court, says North Carolina-based IMG College and West Virginia Media Holdings should not […]

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Up to the challenge

CrossFit members win big after 90-day fitness contest CHARLES TOWN — When CrossFit 304 issued a 90-day challenge to its members in January, nearly 40 signed up to compete. The ultimate cash prize was one motivator, but more importantly, these members wanted to better their body composition, strength, and endurance. Head Trainer Sean Leonard said […]

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CHARLES TOWN – The Public Service Commission has launched its formal investigation into the billing practices of FirstEnergy subsidiaries Potomac Edison and Monongahela Power following its receipt of over 750 individual complaints. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view […]

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Studio M adds chic boutique

New store now offers fashions from Florida, West Coast   CHARLES TOWN — Studio M Salon & Spa has gone boutique. In April, owner Missy Grove unveiled a lineup of fun and free-spirited fashions and accessories not found in the area’s chain stores and rechristened the spa Studio M Salon & Boutique during its annual Pink […]

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Winchester’s White House Foods acquiring Blue Smoke Salsa

CHARLESTON – A salsa company that started in a West Virginia basement is being acquired by a family owned food products company in Virginia, the salsa maker’s founder said Thursday. Blue Smoke Salsa’s Robin Hildebrand said the tentative deal with Winchester, Va.-based White House Foods is expected to be completed by early June. Financial terms […]

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A worthy Earth Day haul at River Riders
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CHARLES TOWN — Unemployment in Jefferson County went from 5.3 percent in January to 4.3 percent in March, a full 1 percent decrease. The total number of county residents collecting unemployment fell from 1,270 in February to 1,080 in March. Unemployment rates declined in all 55 counties during March. Five counties reported unemployment rates of […]

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