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Culture Center’s display focuses on African-Americans

[cleeng_content id=”430444002″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLESTON – A new photography exhibit is offering an expansive look at African-Americans in West Virginia. The Culture Center exhibit shows black West Virginians as workers and artists and engaged in school, church and social activities. The images were drawn primarily from the first half of the 20th century […]

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POLICE Watch

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office:   Feb. 14 2:39 p.m. Potomac Avenue, burglary, grand larceny, under investigation 3:21 p.m. Patrick Henry Way, shoplifting, citation issued 5:24 p.m. Hollywood Drive, battery on EMS, possession, obstructing, arrest   Feb. 15 3:30 p.m. Leetown Road, breaking and entering, grand larceny, under investigation 5:00 p.m. Leetown Road, grand larceny, under […]

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EDITORIAL

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[cleeng_content id=”304811289″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Concealed carry permits should stay public record State lawmakers will vote today on a measure — House Bill 4310 — that would keep secret from disclosure any application for or renewal of a permit to carry a concealed weapon in public.The cleverly written, National Rifle Association bill, which hides […]

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other views

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[cleeng_content id=”440992157″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] Morrisey’s sin: Beating McGraw For 20 years, the Democrat-controlled Legislature gave former Attorney General Darrell McGraw free rein to run the office in the most unprincipled manner possible. Whether they were afraid of him or did not want to make waves in a political sea, lawmakers sat on […]

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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[cleeng_content id=”564280610″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] No to raw deal Wow! What a fantastic, unbiased editorial on the issue of raw milk! Thank you for covering the issue without the traditional fear-mongering from the government that usually exists in pieces about it. I am very excited to see where these two bills go, as […]

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Snyder named head of Field to Market

[cleeng_content id=”234987764″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]KEYSTONE, Colo. – Rod Snyder of Shenandoah Junction has been named president of Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. Snyder’s new role will focus on Field to Market’s commitment to productivity improvements, environmental quality and human well-being across the agricultural supply chain. He starts March 10. Snyder […]

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[cleeng_content id=”241405181″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] CHARLES TOWN – Jefferson County Commission President Walt Pellish laid out a proposal Monday for a radical overhaul of the county’s emergency services system, which will be the topic of a special meeting of the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency on March 5. Saying it was time for […]

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Parks retiree’s aim: Helping West Virginians enjoy the state

[cleeng_content id=”533408412″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]RANSON – Virginia native Clark Dixon came to the Eastern Panhandle for college and then spent his career in the national park system. Now retired, he’s become an advocate for state parks, state forests and other destinations around the Mountain State. “In the Eastern Panhandle, we don’t always think […]

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[cleeng_content id=”327614578″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] CHARLESTON (AP) – The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill to educate and support veterans in the field of agriculture. The Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture Program would create a fund for the Department of Agriculture to help vets find employment after returning from combat as well […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE

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[cleeng_content id=”765335110″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] What a winter of my discontent As I write this — a full day before we prepare to deliver this week’s edition — the Spirit van sits in front of my house surrounded on all four sides by a wall of snow, in some places as tall as […]

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