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Essays on Faith: Bon voyage!

It is midday. Small, white cumulus clouds move slowly across the sky. Interesting! It reminded me of monarch butterflies which travel all the way to Mexico for the winter, and in spring, there they are again! And perky robins are a good sight after...

Thousands seek concealed weapons permits in WV
Thousands seek concealed weapons permits in WV

About 13,000 West Virginians received a concealed carry gun permit from Jan. 1 through the end of March, according to records maintained by the West Virginia State Police.

If Mountain State...

Frontier can’t deny Citynet fiber request, law judge says

In a case that could bolster competition between Internet providers in West Virginia, Frontier Communications must honor a decade-old agreement with Citynet and allow access to part of Frontier’s fiber-optic cable network, according to an...

As final EPA power-plant rule nears, some call for WV to embrace clean energy
As final EPA power-plant rule nears, some call for WV to embrace clean energy

Sometime this month — perhaps as soon as Monday — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will announce its final rule to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s electrical power plants.

West Virginia’s...

WV’s child welfare ranking stagnant
WV’s child welfare ranking stagnant

WELCH — Margie Hale sits in her small office building surrounded by pamphlets aimed to raise awareness of teen pregnancy and ways to support children in the early years of their lives, issues that have plagued ...

Triathletes descend on WV’s New River Gorge
Triathletes descend on WV’s New River Gorge

FAYETTEVILLE — As Wes McDonald paddled his blue Pyranha kayak down the New River with nearly 22,000 tons of iconic Pennsylvania steel towering overhead, his family cheered from the banks...

Huntington museum, Smithsonian Affiliate, hosts Hatfield-McCoy feud
Huntington museum, Smithsonian Affiliate, hosts Hatfield-McCoy feud

After the shooting stopped and they laid down their guns, members of the Hatfield and McCoy clans picked up the rope — a game of tug of war would settle this year’s feud.

As they gripped the rope, both families appealed to the...

Concerns loom over DHHR’s managed care transition

West Virginia’s entire Medicaid expansion population — more than 160,000 people — have received letters asking them to choose a new insurance plan, but with many switching from traditional Medicaid to a managed care program,...

Photo: A ‘blue moon’ in Charleston
Photo: A ‘blue moon’ in Charleston

Past week’s news leaves much for which to be grateful

A few items to add to this week’s gratitude journal:

I’m grateful that my dentist took up muskie fishing instead of international lion hunting.

I’m thankful that the guy who jumped into the cougar enclosure at the...

Essays on Faith: Bon voyage!

It is midday. Small, white cumulus clouds move slowly across the sky. Interesting! It reminded me of monarch butterflies which travel all the way to Mexico for the winter, and in spring, there they are again! And perky robins are a good sight after...

Beckley airport offers flights to Myrtle Beach

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia airport is beginning to offer weekly flights to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The Register-Herald reports the flights originate out of Raleigh Memorial Airport near Beckley.

Airport Manager Tom...

Special prosecutor to investigate Huntington city hall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A special prosecutor will investigate the legality of a payout authorized by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams to former police chief Skip Holbrook.

The Herald-Dispatch reports that Cabell County Prosecutor Sean...

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