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November 6, 2015 During the West Virginia Education Summit this week, State Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano put forth a grand idea. more »»


November 5, 2015 For those who have ever wished there was something they could do to help their community, but were not quite sure where to start, the United Way Alliance has an answer. more »»


November 4, 2015 Local developer Pat Minnite made a move Tuesday that brings “great momentum” to what could be an important project for the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»


November 3, 2015 West Virginia has had plenty of bad news when it comes to its rankings among the states in terms of various measures of wellbeing. more »»

Election Day

November 2, 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley residents on the Ohio side of the river have some decisions to make tomorro. more »»

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November 1, 2015 As Mid-Ohio Valley residents wake up this morning after an extra hour of sleep (assuming they remembered to set back their clocks), the shorter days and earlier nightfall remind us winter is on its... more »»

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October 31, 2015 UP: To increased interest in the Wood County Schools fifth-grade band program, with participation surging by more than 37 percent. more »»


October 30, 2015 The Wood County Board of Education made a fantastic decision this week when it approved an active-shooter response program that will keep kids safer, should the unthinkable occu. more »»


October 29, 2015 West Virginia’s schools have a problem to solve — one that has apparently baffled teachers and administrators for at least 17 years. more »»


October 28, 2015 As other woes mount in West Virginia — jobs lost, severance taxes down, statewide budget cut, drugs flooding our state at a crippling rate — our youngest Mountaineers are suffering. more »»


October 27, 2015 Depending on what happens just across the Ohio River on Nov. 3, West Virginia — in particular, our region of it — could face a whole new set of drug-related challenge. more »»

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October 26, 2015 As local residents continue to digest the news generated by President Barack Obama’s visit to West Virginia last week to discuss the substance abuse epidemic in our state, middle school students in... more »»


October 25, 2015 Greyhound owners and breeders in West Virginia may be barking up the wrong tree as they beg lawmakers to continue providing life support to their industry. more »»

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October 24, 2015 DOWN: To results of a federal investigation, which show the U.S. more »»


October 23, 2015 West Virginia’s hunters often do a spectacular job of bringing in a little extra meat for their families and neighbors over the winter, keeping the deer population healthy and, of course, enjoying... more »»


October 22, 2015 Education officials in West Virginia are likely thrilled with news from a recent report that the Mountain State has shown a higher level of improvement in high school graduation rates than any other... more »»


October 21, 2015 President Barack Obama is in Charleston today, leading a discussion about West Virginia’s prescription drug and heroin epidemic. more »»


October 19, 2015 West Virginia’s economy is struggling. That is no surprise. more »»


October 18, 2015 President Barack Obama is coming to West Virginia this week, not to talk about the Environmental Protection Agency or Obamacare, but to address the Mountain State’s terrifying battle with substance... more »»

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October 17, 2015 UP: To Parkersburg South High School Assistant Principal Maria Miller for being named a Distinguished Scholar by the West Virginia Center for Professional Development. more »»



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