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  1. Feud families start businessRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Arkansas Online

    GILBERT, W.Va. -- After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing -- the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud.

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  2. Safety of residents above allRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Review

    Within the past year-and-a-half, I have been involved with efforts to solve the problem of how West Virginia Route 2 passes through New Cumberland. Members of the West Virginia Division of Highways have looked at this issue again and presented five different "alternative routes" with costs attached to them.

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  3. Overdose deaths in W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    The problem of drug addiction in West Virginia - and other parts of Appalachia, for that matter - is a moving target.

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  4. Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing - the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud. Production of "Drink of the Devil" has been in full swing at a distillery on original Hatfield land, bringing batches to the nation's store shelves using the original recipe of family patriarch William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield.

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  5. W.Va. spiritual retreats offer places of solace, renewalRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Offered through the West Virginia Institute for Spirituality, the retreats have become so popular that they could be referred to as spiritual tourism, with attendees coming from throughout the United States and even overseas. "We focus on silence as being able to hear the voice of God speaking to me," said Sister Carole Riley, WVIS spiritual director.

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  6. W.Va. ponders Right to WorkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Proposed legislation would make West Virginia a Right To Work state, preventing businesses from requiring only union workers or forcing workers to join a union as a requirement for employment. State Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, is lead sponsor of Senate Bill 337 which would establish the West Virginia Right To Work Law.

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  7. McKinley approves LNG exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    Reps. David McKinley, R-Wheeling, believes encouraging liquefied natural gas exports will create even more economic growth in the Marcellus and Utica shale fields.

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  8. What Erie can learn from Milken rankings: Perry WoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Erie Times News

    In recent weeks, my e-mail has filled with messages about the Milken Institute's 2014 Best-Performing Cites index. Erie's ranking at the bottom went viral, especially among those who pay attention to how Erie stacks up nationally.

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  9. Sunday Profile: John Astle - a lion in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Maryland Gazette

    The office of Sen. John Astle could be the set for the movie "Night at the Museum." A stuffed fox peers from the floor, while the heads of a zebra, Corsican ram and whitetail deer look real enough to come flying through the wall.

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  10. Lawyer Wants To Lead PartyRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    Regan, 39, is among four candidates said to be in the running to succeed former Democrat chairman Larry Puccio. Others include vice chairman Belinda Biafore, and Charleston lawyers Nick Preservati and Rich Lindsay.

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  11. Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legallyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    GILBERT, W.Va. - After generations of bootlegging, descendants of the infamous Hatfield clan have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing - the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud.

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  12. W.Va. spiritual retreats offer places of solace renewalRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  13. The Trap is SetRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

    Submitted PhotoTim Sias of Harts, W. Va. proudly displays a nice coyote he caught while trapping.

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  14. National groups ask states to follow W.Va. energy law repealRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Times

    After West Virginia legislators voted to delete a law that counts burning tires and some coal as alternative fuels, national small government groups are turning the uncontroversial repeal into a rally cry to remove more stringent energy standards in other states. The push against West Virginia's Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard has served political purposes for the new Republican legislative majority.

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  15. Glass recycling is very costlyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    West Virginia's 50 local solid waste authorities were created in 1989 by W.Va. Code section 22C-4.

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  16. Counties Could Tax For RoadsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  17. WVSILC MeetingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Tyler Star News

    The West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council meeting will be Feb. 4, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Division of Rehabilitation Services office, 10 McJunkin Road, Nitro, W.Va., in the third floor Conference Room. All materials distributed during council meetings and activities must be provided in accessible formats.

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  18. Catching cheaters of disability benefitsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Review

    Many West Virginians have heard of people who dishonestly collect state and/or federal benefits meant for those who are unable to work for one reason or another. They should not be content to merely shake their heads and mutter a few choice words about the cheaters.

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  19. Immunization Bill Is ImprovementRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    Most people ought to have their children immunized against certain diseases, including measles, mumps, etc. That's one issue on which the science really is settled.

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  20. Don't Limit Cold, Allergy MedicineRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    West Virginia legislators, both Democrats and Republicans, have done the right thing for their constituents in rejecting calls during recent years that they limit access to medicine for cold and allergy sufferers. Now, a powerful and often persuasive voice - Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.

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