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9 min ago | WRAL.com

Falling gas prices expected to boost Labor Day weekend travel

The auto club predicts 34.7 million Americans will commute by highway, air and other forms of transportation.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Georgia, Georgia Government, Florida, Florida Government

4 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Two Marion teachers on leave following complaints

Schools Superintendent Gary Price tells The Times-West Virginian that two North Marion High School teachers involved in the activity are on leave pending the investigation's conclusion.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

8 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Didmarton Bluegrass festival takes place from August 29-31 at Kemble Airfield Park near Cirencester

Didmarton Bluegrass festival takes place from August 29-31 at Kemble Airfield Park near Cirencester MUSIC lovers are in for a treat this month as one of UK's premier bluegrass, old time and Americana music events takes place in Gloucestershire from August 29-31.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England,

12 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

County BOEs discuss working together

Board of Education members and school superintendents from five area counties gathered in Elkins Wednesday for a regional meeting as mandated by West Virginia Code.

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16 hrs ago | Logan Banner

Aunt Jennie Music Festival this weekend

The 10th annual Aunt Jennie Music Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Pickin' in the Park building at Chief Logan State Park.

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Related Topix: Logan, WV, Tammy Wynette, Country, Kris Kristofferson

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Audit reveals depth of Inwood Farmers' Market unprofitability

When the West Virginia Department of Agriculture chose to close the Inwood Farmers' Market in 2014 and privatize it, one of the stated reasons was the market's unprofitably.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

West Virginia Metro

Legislative post audit report finds further issues with former...

The Legislative Post Audits Subcommittee received the findings from the state Legislative Auditor Post Audit Division from investigation into former Commissioner of Agriculture Commissioner Gus Douglass' administration on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

WUSA-TV Washington

MD man arrested in W. Virginia after being found in stolen car

MD man arrested in W. Virginia after being found in stolen car Two people, including a Maryland man were arrested on Tuesday night in St. Clairsville, West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia Government

WOAY

40k lights headed to W. Va. homes

While state leaders work to solve an energy crisis, you can do your part by pinching pennies.

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Willamette Week

Mad Sons Pub: Untelevised Revolution

There is no "I" in Mad Sons . The new Revolutionary War-themed bar is a beautiful hardwood affair complete with 13-star flags, a hearth, a giant blue-felt billiards table and a picture of the signing of the Declaration of Independence burned into the wood of the bar's service gate.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

ThinkProgress

How A New Group Is Helping Nonprofits In West Virginia Get Solar Panels For Just $1

A church in West Virginia just got 60 panels installed on its roof for $1, thanks to a local group that's making it easier and cheaper for nonprofits in the state to go solar.

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Related Topix: Shepherdstown, WV, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Harpers Ferry, WV, US News, Liberal Political News

The Intelligencer

Capito Plan Is Common Sense

Flashy federal initiatives are missing from the job-creation plan released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., who wants to pursue her proposals through a seat in the U.S. Senate from West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Small Business, Personal Finance, US News

Williamson Daily News Online

Rahall raps bridge safety repair pace

U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall, D-W.Va., the top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, took issue with the Obama Administration for continuing its slow implementation of critical bridge safety reforms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, West Virginia Government

Real Clear Politics

Jenkins, Rahall Look Beyond Coal in W.Va.

The House race in West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District ranks among the most competitive, unpredictable contests this election cycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Tennant celebrates Women's Equality Day in Charles Town, discusses pay

West Virgnia Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant, D-W.Va., celebrated Women's Equality Day on Tuesday in Charles Town by campaigning with West Virginia's first female Secretary of State, Helen Holt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Charles Town, WV, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government

Greenwich Citizen

4 W.Va. nurses allowed to work amid drug test woes

A West Virginia board let four nurses in substance abuse programs return to work despite failing or not taking drug tests, according to a state audit released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, West Virginia Government, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Williamson Daily News Online

Pharmacist's public service noted

Submitted photoNicole D. McNamee is pictured receiving the 2014 Bowl of Hygeia award sponsored by the West Virginia Pharmacist's Association for her community service.

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Related Topix: Williamson, WV, Mingo County, WV

NewsOK.com

Company plans remediation of Wood County site

State regulators and a company are negotiating an agreement to remediate any environmental issues at the site of a proposed ethane cracker plant in Wood County, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Science, Ecology

The Washington Post

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Yesterday, Jonathan Chait wrote a post about Rep. Paul Ryan's favorite books, which ended by repeating the Wisconsin Republican's recipe for job creation - and the "secret sauce" that makes it all come together.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Jack Kingston, Recreational Vehicle, Clarion, US Senate, Senator Angus King

NewsOK.com

W.Va. miner gets probation for falsifying records

A West Virginia coal miner has been sentenced to two years' probation for falsifying safety records at an Ohio County mine.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

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