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AG's office: Parkersburg tax plan not in accordance with law

July 5, 2015

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Attorney General's Office says Parkersburg's plan to delay business and occupation tax cuts isn't in accordance with the state's home rule law. more »»

Dex Media sells Martinsburg building as part of downsizing

July 5, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Dex Media has sold its building in Martinsburg as part of a downsizing of its business.

Dex Media spokeswoman Suzanne Keen tells The Journal (http://bit. more »»

Meth lab seizures drop in W.Va.; 123 busts so far this year

July 5, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Methamphetamine lab seizures are down 20 percent in West Virginia compared to the first six months of 2014.

The Charleston Gazette (http://bit. more »»

Woman drowns after car gets stuck in high water

July 5, 2015

HARTS, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say a woman drowned after a car got stuck in high water while trying to cross a creek. more »»

McMechen plans festival to revive riverfront

July 5, 2015

MCMECHEN, W.Va. (AP) — The city of McMechen is working to re-establish their riverfront as a Marshall County tourism and recreation landmark. more »»

W.Va. Capitol walk July 11 takes aim at drug addiction

July 4, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Community activists plan a Charleston awareness walk in one week to tackle the stigma of drug addiction. more »»

Black powder shooting game inspired by buffalo hunters

July 4, 2015

RIPLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Boiled down to its essence, black powder cartridge silhouette shooting is all about making a bang and listening for a clan. more »»

Tasty artwork center stage at Parkersburg 'Yum!' exhibit

July 4, 2015

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Many local artists took a creative culinary journey with their representations of food in the Parkersburg Art Center's Regional Exhibition and Competition. more »»

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

July 3, 2015

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series. more »»

Mountaineer opens $2M smoking pavilion to comply with ban

July 3, 2015

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. (AP) — Mountaineer Casinos, Racetrack & Resort has opened a $2 million smoking pavilion to comply with a local clean air regulation. more »»

US 19 bridge in Monongalia named in honor of WWII soldier

July 3, 2015

OSAGE, W.Va. (AP) — A bridge on U.S. 19 in Monongalia County has been named in honor of a soldier who died in Holland during World War II. more »»

Hiring freeze, cuts help W.Va. end fiscal year in the black

July 3, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A hiring freeze and budget cuts have helped West Virginia end the fiscal year with a small surplus. more »»

Man killed after firing crossbow at police in Summers County

July 3, 2015

MEADOW BRIDGE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say officers fatally shot a man in Summers County after he fired a crossbow at them.

State police spokesman Lt. more »»

Birth of hawk shows birds feel comfortable inside center

July 3, 2015

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — Employees and volunteers at the West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center (WVRRC) recently witnessed something they have never seen before. more »»

Railroad station, hotel serve as reminders of Grafton's past

July 3, 2015

GRAFTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two century-old buildings tied to this town's railroad past sit vacant in different stages of repair. more »»

Head Start programs in West Virginia get $17M

July 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Seven Head Start or Early Head Start programs across West Virginia are sharing more than $17 million in federal funding.

U.S. Sens. more »»

W.Va. attorney general settles with Nationwide for $5.75M

July 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has reached a $5. more »»

Disaster loans offered in Ky., W.Va., Va. for weather damage

July 2, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal disaster loans are available in parts of Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia for weather-related damage in March.

The U.S. more »»


Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time July 7, 2015

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 Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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