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West Virginia has lots to offer. Still needs work: Weak broadband & other infrastructure woes problematic

For those who love the rugged outdoors, West Virginia is a great place. There are some other notable spots in the Eastern United States, including parts of the New England states, upper New York, and, of course, beach cities. But West Virginia’s beauty is all across the state. We also offer great hunting, fishing, hiking and mountain biking opportunities. All this is one big plus, and the state is right to push it through the recently launched Ascend WV remote worker incentive program. The cost of living also

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West Virginia has lots to offer. Still needs work: Weak broadband & other infrastructure woes problematic

West Virginia hunters ready for five-week spring gobbler hunt

West Virginia will have it's first five week spring gobbler season in 2021. Photo: NWTF CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The sun rises Monday on the first day of the spring gobbler season in West Virginia. However, this is a season like no turkey hunter has ever seen before in the Mountain State. In recent years, decisions were made which resulted in an evolution to gobbler hunting in the sate. It’s the first time ever the state will see a five week season. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for many years

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West Virginia hunters ready for five-week spring gobbler hunt

West Virginia COVID-19 Cases Tick Upward

(AP GRAPHICSBANK) Coronavirus West Virginia CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)- The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says the state’s number of COVID-19 cases inched slightly higher on Saturday. DHHR says there are now a total of 148,517 total cases, which is up 446 from Friday. The total number of active cases rose by 45 to 7317. On Friday, state health officials reported the first confirmed cases of the Brazilian variant of the virus. In addition, the state reported three new COVID-19 deaths Saturday.

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West Virginia COVID-19 Cases Tick Upward

Deputies, U.S. Marshalls locate man charged with sex crimes involving 3 minors in Henderson Co.

Dana Paul Rogers Jr. HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - Detectives with the Henderson County Sheriff's Office said a man has been charged for sexual assault crimes with three minors. According to the sheriff's office, the investigations into the sexual assault incidents with three minors began in February and grand jury indictments were handed down on 35-year-old Dana Paul Rogers Jr. in March. Deputies said Rogers left Henderson County and was recently located in West Virginia with the help of U.S. Marshalls

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Deputies, U.S. Marshalls locate man charged with sex crimes involving 3 minors in Henderson Co.

Wood County resident among latest COVID-19 deaths

Generic Coronavirus(Associated Press) CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WTAP) -The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of April 17, 2021, there have been 2,602,762 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 148,517 total cases and 2,780 total deaths. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 91-year old male from Raleigh County, an 81-year old male from Wood County, and an 87-year old female from Hampshire County. “We must use all of the tools in our toolbox to stop the

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Wood County resident among latest COVID-19 deaths

West Virginia reports 446 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, three additional deaths

This free update is made possible by Bacteria Busters, a Buckhannon-based business that is committed to keeping West Virginians safe by offering affordable, hospital-grade flu and COVID-19 disinfection solutions for both residential and commercial customers. Call them at 304-439-1032 or check out their website. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Saturday that 446 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (1),

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West Virginia reports 446 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, three additional deaths

West Virginia County Alert Map, 4-17-2021

Articles Lewis County West Virginia murder & arson suspect convicted in separate Harrison County case of wanton endangerment West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice sounds alarm to those not yet vaccinated FedEx: Mass shooter was a former employee of the company 27-year-old Clarksburg West Virginia man accused of firing gun 3 times in Glen Elk intersection waives prelim Variant cases spreading in North Central West Virginia 2 face fed accessory after the fact allegation in alleged Salem West Virginia bank robbery 'The

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West Virginia County Alert Map, 4-17-2021

Marsh: Rise in variants ‘call to arms’ in getting vaccinated

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State coronavirus czar Dr. Clay Marsh is among the West Virginia officials urging people to get vaccinated for the coronavirus amid concerns about a gap in demand and variant strains. Marsh said during Friday’s coronavirus briefing it is important for people to get vaccinated as vaccines are effective tools in preventing people from getting the virus. “As we look at the impact of these vaccines in real-world situations, we know these vaccines are incredibly effective and incredibly

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Marsh: Rise in variants ‘call to arms’ in getting vaccinated

S.F. Billboard Calls Out Drug War Hypocrisy

The billboard, just off I-80 in SoMa, is meant to be provocative. Photo by Kevin N. Hume Do you have any idea how many crazy things are still legal? For starters, bestiality is allowed in 15 states. Also: federal law guarantees every citizen the right to own a flamethrower, but only ten states have decided that’s one freedom they can do without. And this is truly just the tip of the iceberg. In Massachusetts, it’s totally chill to give your child alcohol as long as you are in your own home. In West Virginia,

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S.F. Billboard Calls Out Drug War Hypocrisy

Enter to Win: A Getaway for two to Summersville, West Virginia

This month, Recreation News is giving away a getaway to Summersville, West Virginia! Scroll down to fill out the form and enter to win. This prize includes: A two night stay at Chalets at the Lake* A gift Certificate for Gad Dam Brewing And more!

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Enter to Win: A Getaway for two to Summersville, West Virginia

Browns Had Virtual Meeting With West Virginia DT Darius Stills

It’s no secret that the Cleveland Browns are likely to go defense heavy in the upcoming NFL Draft. A roster that is already stacked offensively, but does need some improvement on the defensive side. Luckily, the front office has done a nice job of adding talent during free agency. Although, one area that still needs work is on the defensive line for the Browns. That is especially true after the organization decided to release defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Browns released DT Sheldon Richardson. —

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Browns Had Virtual Meeting With West Virginia DT Darius Stills

West Virginia falls in game one against Texas Tech

Sophomore infielder Matt McCormick takes a swing during West Virginia's game against Texas Tech on April 16, 2021, in Morgantown. Senior left-handed pitcher Jackson Wolf allowed seven hits and six runs in a 7-2 loss for the West Virginia baseball team on Friday night against No. 7 Texas Tech. West Virginia (13-15, 4-6 Big 12) only totaled eight hits for the night and struggled to get any offense going early against Texas Tech’s Patrick Monteverde. Monteverde earned the start on the mound and pitched seven

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West Virginia falls in game one against Texas Tech

Local chaplain named Region 4 director

Vester Staff Reports Pastor Robert Vester, of Westside Community Church in Columbus, senior chaplain at the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department, was elected and sworn-in as the Region 4 director at the International Conference of Police Chaplains training conference on March 15. As regional director, Vester will oversee 450 chaplains in Region 4 which includes: Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia. The International Conference of Police Chaplains has been serving law

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Local chaplain named Region 4 director

The Frank Walker Law/PSN Daily Notebook: April 17

The PSN Daily Notebook is sponsored by Frank Walker, one of Pittsburgh and West Virginia's most respected criminal defense and injury lawyers. Mr. Walker has offices in Pittsburgh and Morgantown and has been named one of Top 100 National Trial Lawyers and is rated a perfect 10.0 Superb by Avvo for ethics, experience and results. To reach Mr. Walker, you can call 412-532-6805 or go to his website frankwalkerlaw.com. For real talk, real experience and real results, contact Frank Walker Law. Update (9:58 AM)- The

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The Frank Walker Law/PSN Daily Notebook: April 17

At 38.5% vaccinated, US may be running low on people eager for a shot

Some worry the country can't keep up the current pace of vaccination. Residents wear protective masks while waiting to be vaccinated at a West Virginia United Health System COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Morgantown, West Virginia, on Thursday, March 11, 2021. The US logged another 4 million or so vaccinations Friday, bringing the total doses administered in the country over 200 million at the time of writing. Over 127 million adults—38.5 percent of the US population—have received at least one shot. Over 80

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At 38.5% vaccinated, US may be running low on people eager for a shot

PATRIOT AND COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS BRENDA BERGWITZ PASSES

Obituary For Brenda Jean Bergwitz Brenda Jean Bergwitz, 79, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the Linda E. White Hospice House surrounded by family. Brenda was born October 21, 1941, in Cameo, West Virginia to the late Forrest Hatfield, Sr. and Lucille (Swafford) Clark. She retired from Welborn Baptist Hospital where she worked as a rehabilitation technician. Brenda was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps; was a member of and served as chaplain for the Navy Mother’s and American

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PATRIOT AND COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS BRENDA BERGWITZ PASSES

Morgantown students advances to international science competition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Morgantown High school student will be one of two representing the state in an upcoming science and engineering fair. Alice Guo from Morgantown High School and Alexandria Harper from Riverside High School in Belle will represent West Virginia during the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair virtually May 16-21. Both advanced to the international event by competing in the state Science and Engineering Fair. Guo, a junior at Morgantown High School in Morgantown, West

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Morgantown students advances to international science competition

Rare West Virginia wildflower named for Thomas Jefferson

Jeffersonia diphylla blossoms at Sunshine Farm & Gardens in the Greenbrier Valley. During this Corona pandemic, silver linings aren’t that difficult to uncover. Take the air in our major cities: at no time in our industrial age has that air has been this clean. People talk about social distancing: we invented social distancing in West Virginia. With more than 25,000 square miles and fewer than 1.8 million residents, we all have our space. And how fortunate we are in the Mountain State to have so many trails

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Rare West Virginia wildflower named for Thomas Jefferson

Justice implores residents to get vaccinated as supplies surpass demand

Gov. Jim Justice speaks during a virtual pandemic briefing. CHARLESTON — About 650,000 West Virginia residents age 16 and above have not yet been vaccinated and the supply of the COVID vaccine is now surpassing the demand. “We continue to have plenty of the vaccines,” said Retired Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, director of the Joint InterAgency Vaccine Task Force during Gov. Jim Justice’s pandemic briefing Friday. “It takes us longer each week to get them in arms, not because of logistics, but people.” Hoyer

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Justice implores residents to get vaccinated as supplies surpass demand