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UPDATE: Gay Couples Apply for Marriage in Wood County
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:35:22 -0700

Gay couples in Wood County are taking the first steps to getting married in the Mountain State.

C8 Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf Of West Virginia Man Who Developed Kidney Cancer Allegedly From C8 ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:33:37 -0700

Wright & Schulte LLC Continues To File C8 Lawsuits After C8 Science Panel Report Found Kidney Cancer And Five Other Health Complications Have Links To C8 Contaminated Water From Dupont’s Washington Works Plant in West Virginia. (PRWeb October 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12202625.htm

Project Causes Delays on Larkmead Road
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:50:30 -0700

A project on Larkmead Road could cause delays beginning Wednesday, Oct. 22.

UPDATE: Early Voting Begins in West Virginia
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:35:43 -0700

Early voting for the midterm election started Wednesday in West Virginia.

Three Arrests by Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:21:26 -0700

Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force agents arrest two men and cite another man for drug activity.

HHS' Riggs set to enter wrestling hall of fame
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:50:18 -0700

HUNTINGTON -- David Riggs started coaching wrestling as a volunteer in middle school more than 20 years ago. Sunday he gets inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

West Virginia drops gay marriage ban
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:40:45 -0700

By Erin Beck Staff writer Same-sex couples and civil rights advocates celebrated a historic victory Thursday after West Virginia government officials said they no longer would fight efforts to allow couples of the same gender to marry in the state. Shortly after 1 p.m., Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said his office would not defend against the lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex ...

First Yellowstone photographer also shot first images of Blackwater Canyon, Davis
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:11:46 -0700

By Rick Steelhammer The pioneering landscape photographer who exposed the world to the first images of the Yellowstone country and other iconic landscapes of the American West also captured some of the earliest images of West Virginia's Blackwater Canyon and the town of Davis. After mustering out of his Vermont infantry regiment near the end of the Civil War, William Henry Jackson traveled by ...

Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday in West Virginia
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:35:45 -0700

Tuesday is the registration deadline for West Virginia voters.

Rep. McKinley, Delegate Poling Tour Laborers' Training Facility in Mineral Wells
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:05:24 -0700

Congressman David McKinley and Wood County Delegate Dan Poling toured a Mineral Wells facility, where 600 people are in training for construction and technical jobs.