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CHARLESTON (AP) — An audit report says West Virginia state employees annually receive millions of dollars in overtime and other compensation beyond their basic pay, and it could be costing their health insurance plan millions of dollars each year. The reason: That money isn’t counted when the program looks at pay to calculate premiums and […]

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ELKINS (AP) — Randolph County commissioners are voicing their support for gun rights. The commission recently approved a resolution that supports the 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms. The resolution says the right to bear arms is inalienable. It also cites the economic benefit that Randolph County residents receive from hunting and recreational […]

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WVU football signees

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West Virginia University signed one quarterback — Chavas Rawlins, a 6-foot-3, 190-pounder from Monessen High in Pennsylvania — in its recruiting class just inked last week. The others signing national letters of intent with the Mountaineers were Daryl Worley (defensive back from Penn Charter High in Pennsylvania), Kevin White (wide receiver from Lackawanna CC in […]

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After winning four consecutive WVIAC sotfball titles, West Virginia Wesleyan has attained an elite status in the conference. In the league’s pre-season poll of the 14 coaches, the Bobcats were given the nod to repeat as the regular season champions. Ten of the 14 coaches gave the Bobcats their first-place vote. West Virginia State received […]

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Coming off its third straight trip to the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional, Seton Hill is the WVIAC coach’s favorite to win the league’s 2013 baseball championship. The Griffins have won the last three North Division titles and won over 40 games in 2012. They are ranked 13th in the nation in a pre-season poll. […]

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The first football season of the newly formed NCAA Division II Mountain East Conference will see Shepherd play a 10 game football schedule that includes nine league games and the traditional opener against Shippensburg. There are 12 schools in the Mountain East and only Wheeling Jesuit doesn’t have a football team. In its first year […]

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — When Jefferson missed its first 15 field goal attempts, its chances of tripping Musselman were ready to evaporate. The Lady Cougars finally got a shot to drop. But by that time the Lady Applemen had a 14-point lead after the first quarter. With that first-quarter cushion, the Lady Applemen went on to […]

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The Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Commission will offer passing skills/7-on-7 camps beginning on March 17 at Sam Michaels Park near Zoar. The camps will be led by WVSSAC and USA football certified coaches and will focus on fundamentals. The camps will be held on Sundays beginning March 17 and going through May 19 from […]

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Marshall Coach John “Doc” Holliday signed a large group of in-coming football players during last week’s official National Signing Day. The Thundering Herd announced the following 2013 recruits:  Kevin Anderson (quarterback from Boca Raton, Florida), Jeremiah Benjamin (linebacker from Hollywood, Florida), Arnold Blackmon (defensive lineman from Navarro College in Texas), Josh Brown (defensive lineman from […]

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With Jerome Jones notching a season-high 27 points and claiming 10 rebounds, Washington cruised past Silver Oak Academy from Keymar, Md., 73-52, last Wednesday. The homestanding Patriots improved to 12-4 overall with the comfortable victory over the Rams. Dominique Newman was able to score another 12 points for the Patriots. Malik Jones added 11 points […]

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