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58 min ago | Charleston Daily Mail
A Daily Mail editorial headline reads "Dispatches from the War on Poverty" and introduced a conservative analysis of the programs initiated by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
Should prostitution be legalized?
8 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston
Associated Press Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Dec. 4, 2013 4:05 PM EST Updated: Dec. 4, 2013 4:11 PM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Heavy rains are bringing a flood threat to much of West Virginia.
18 hrs ago | Charleston Daily Mail
Judy and Norman Smith purchased their first Victorian home in Parkersburg in 1990 and eight years ago, purchased this 1885 home.
22 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com
" is the national day of giving, which we thought was appropriate since we are about giving to the community in many different ways," said Marian Clowes, program and development officer for the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation.
The community gathered Monday evening at Parkersburg South High School to celebrate the holiday season with the school's annual Christmas Lighting ceremony.
Wood County is where the people who are proposing to build an ethane cracker facility want to be, officials said Monday night.
Last month, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined officials with Odebrecht in Wood County to announce the company's exploration of the possible project that could include an ethane cracker and three polyethylene plants along with the associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy.
The annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea will be Dec. 7 and 8 in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District in Parkersburg.
The opening of the new five-lane section of West Virginia 2 north of the Interstate 77 interchange has local residents struggling to remember their driver's education lessons.
Born on Sept. 19, 1933, in Parkersburg, she had been a resident of Mineral Wells, W.Va., for many years, before moving to Shiloh in 2012.
North Parkersburg Baptist Church will celebrate 100 years of ministry on Sunday, Dec. 1. A celebration of the past, present, and future is planned to round out a year of reflection and preparation for the future.
Schrader will be presenting "Tinseltown Spectacular...From New York to Okinawa" next Thursday and Friday for U.S. servicemen and their families at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.
The department is trying to fill a S.W.A.T. truck with gifts that will be wrapped and distributed by Try-Again Homes, a local non-profit foster care agency.
Flood Watch for Wood County was issued at December 04 at 10:19PM EST