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Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film.

Morgantown-based JC Films is producing “One Church,” being shot this month in Rock Hill, S.C.

JC Films president...

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film.

Morgantown-based JC Films is producing “One Church,” being shot this month in Rock Hill, S.C.

JC Films president ...

Charleston City Council advances sales tax increase proposal

Measure sent to Home Rule Board for approval

New ads support congressional candidates

TV, radio spots

encourage votes

for Rahall, Mooney

Trump Plaza shuts down and is 4th Atlantic City casino to close
Trump Plaza shuts down and is 4th Atlantic City casino to close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.

When it opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic...

US awards ceremony to honor W.Va. law enforcement

DANIELS, W.Va. (AP) — An annual awards ceremony sponsored by U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin will recognize law enforcement officers and those who help victims of crime.

The awards will be announced Tuesday at the Glade Springs...

W.Va. to share in US Labor Department grant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is among 46 states sharing in $87 million in federal grants to improve the performance and integrity of state unemployment insurance programs.

For West Virginia, the grant totals $43,710. But...

Putnam students score above average on ACT exams

Students in Putnam County scored better on the ACT college entrance exam than the national average in every category and overall.

Superintendent Chuck Hatfield presented the results to the Putnam County Board of Education Monday evening....

Yeager Airport receives $3.6 million federal grant
Yeager Airport receives $3.6 million federal grant

Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller announced more than $3.6 million in improvement grants for Yeager Airport Monday.

The Federal Aviation Administration grant will help fund infrastructure improvements at the airport. Specifically, the funds...

US aims to stop extremists

Department creates pilot programs to detect Americans joining terrorists

Chinese city trials cellphone sidewalk

China, home to 700 million smartphone users, is now experimenting with new ways to prevent smartphone-related accidents: On a 165-foot pavement stretch in the city of Chongqing, pedestrians can choose between a normal lane and an exclusive one...

State swears in new superintendent of schools
State swears in new superintendent of schools

Martirano officially became West Virginia’s 30th superintendent Monday at ceremony

Charleston has lofty goals
Charleston has lofty goals

Downtown features

variety of housing

options on display

at tonight’s Loft Walk

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Putnam County

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State News

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Statehouse News

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Officials say constitutional amendment won’t hurt local business
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W.Va. craft brewers appeal to lawmakers

Education

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W.Va. superintendent sought ‘stability’
Library supporters confident heading into election
Putnam ‘clubhouse’ offers host of activities for tiny tots
W.Va. school board considers merging some district offices

Health

Health officials investigating respiratory virus in W.Va.

Election

New ads support congressional candidates
Ex-Fla. congressman to stump for W.Va. GOP
Harry Reid attends Tennant fundraiser
In Iowa, Hillary Clinton issues populist call to action ahead of midterm elections
Legislative leaders say coal rhetoric not helping

Nation and World

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