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W.Va. poet laureate to address W. Liberty grads

W.Va. poet laureate to address W. Liberty grads
West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will be the guest speaker at West Liberty University's spring commencement. The ceremony is set for 11 a.m. May 10 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. The title of Harshman's address is "May You …
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Are new regulations tough enough to prevent another West Virginia chemical spill?
Three months ago, a storage tank leaked up to 10,000 gallons of the chemical MCHM in Charleston, W.Va., where more than 300,000 people were exposed to one of the worst cases of drinking water contamination in U.S. history. To examine the regulations …
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W.Va. marbles tournament April 19 in capital city

W.Va. marbles tournament April 19 in capital city
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A game familiar to an older generation is at the center of a tournament in Charleston this month. The 6th A. James Manchin Marble Tournament will be held April 19 at the West Virginia Division of Culture and History.
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Georgia Southern adds West Virginia, Kent State to future schedules; Golfer
Georgia Southern has added West Virginia and Kent State to its future football schedules, Eagles athletic director Tom Kleinlein said Wednesday. The West Virginia game will be played in Morgantown, W.Va., on Sept., 5, 2015. FBschedules.com reported …
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Alum Creek residents getting access road
The West Virginia Division of Highways closed County Route 8 on Dec. 6 because of safety concerns. The road remains a concern, and highway engineers fear it could fall over the hillside. Known as Little Coal River Road, the section of Route 8 is off of …
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W.Va. coal miner charged with falsifying records

W.Va. coal miner charged with falsifying records
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia coal miner has been charged with falsifying safety records at an Ohio County mine. The U.S. attorney's office in Wheeling announced Monday 31-year-old Sean A. Chase of Spencer was indicted by a grand jury on 29 …
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W.Va. Supreme Court lets stand parking fine
CHARLESTON, W.Va. A Charleston attorney went to the West Virginia Supreme Court to contest a $ 25 parking ticket. He lost. Timothy N. Barber argued he was improperly ticketed for leaving his vehicle in a no-parking zone while he delivered a prescription …
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James River Coal Files Bankruptcy
The company's operations are managed through operating subsidiaries located throughout eastern Kentucky, southern West Virginia and southern Indiana. James River has filed various motions with the bankruptcy court in order to ensure the continuation of …
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W.Va. surplus property agency extends hours

W.Va. surplus property agency extends hours
The West Virginia State Agency for Surplus Property is giving customers more opportunities to stop by and see what's for sale. The agency is extending its business hours on the first Monday of the month through August. The Dunbar facility will be open …
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Applications due this weekend for West Virginia Scholar Program
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The application deadline for the 2014 MVB Bank West Virginia Scholar Program, a chance for a full, four-year scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan, is midnight on Saturday. “This really is a wonderful program,” said Bob Skinner, …
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