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Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin staying out of Trump administration

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Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin staying out of Trump administration

- (CNN)Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, said Friday he will not join the Trump administration at a town hall in Lewisburg, West Virginia. According to a spokesperson from his office, Manchin told the crowd that would not be taking a Cabinet position, but instead will continue to work with the Trump White House in his capacity as a senator. Manchin, a moderate Democrat, representing a state that overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, is up for re-election in 2018
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Developmental agency places 2 on leave

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Developmental agency places 2 on leave

- COAL GROVE, Ohio - Paul Mollett, long-term superintendent at the Lawrence County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and another employee have been placed on administrative leave while officials look for replacements. Mollett and Ryan Cornett, the board's business and operations manager, both were placed on administrative leave earlier this week for unspecified reasons. Mollett has served about 30 years at the board, which serves about 500 residents in Lawrence County with developmental disabilities at Tri-State Industries in Coal Grove, the Open Door in Ironton and the Lawrence County Early Childhood Center in Sheridan
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School is back in session for Putnam County students

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School is back in session for Putnam County students

- WINFIELD - Students across Putnam County returned to class for the 2017-18 school year on Thursday. Many students were ready for the big day thanks to the Putnam County Schools Title I program's Back to School Blast at the Putnam Career and Technical Center in Eleanor on Aug. 11. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade who attended were able to receive free backpacks stuffed with school supplies
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WV group explores Colo. cannabis industry

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WV group explores Colo. cannabis industry

- CHARLESTON - A group of 22 West Virginia business and government leaders recently toured Colorado to learn best practices for the medical cannabis industry, according to a news release. West Virginia approved legalization of medical cannabis, with implementation beginning July 2019. Colorado approved medical cannabis in November 2000. The delegation was sponsored by the West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association, and all West Virginia representatives traveled to Colorado with no tax dollars spent, the association reported
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Man convicted of posing as officer

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Man convicted of posing as officer

- CATLETTSBURG, Ky. - A Barboursville man was convicted of second-degree burglary and impersonating a police officer Wednesday in Boyd County Circuit Court. Phillip Fortner was acquitted on a charge of unlawful imprisonment following the three-day trial, but convicted on charges of burglary and impersonating a police officer. He was convicted of breaking into a Boyd County home, tying up a woman and looking for drug money, according to Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice
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Angela Henderson-Bentley: Top 5 TV weddings have various styles, stories

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Angela Henderson-Bentley: Top 5 TV weddings have various styles, stories

- This is the time of year when it can be a little tough to find good topics for this column. I call it the calm before the storm. In just a few weeks, there will be a deluge of new shows to review, but right now, the well is pretty much dry. So while I was sitting at a wedding, thinking more about what I was going to write than I was about the bride or groom, I got an idea
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Tags: Styles |  Weddings | 
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Police investigating Huntington County inmate death | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette

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Police investigating Huntington County inmate death | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette

- A 19-year-old Huntington County inmate died after being found in medical distress Tuesday night. Dakota M. Pratt, of Huntington, was inside his cell with labored breathing when confinement officers were alerted to the problem around 11:45 p.m., by Pratt's cellmate, a statement from the Indiana State Police said. Officers performed aid until medics arrived and Pratt was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital where he died Wednesday night, it said
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Editorial: Drug company resorts to misdirection in lawsuit

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Editorial: Drug company resorts to misdirection in lawsuit

- Perhaps a recent legal ploy by one of the nation's largest drug distributors might someday convince a judge to lessen the responsibility placed on it for fueling West Virginia's opioid crisis, but the tactic isn't playing well with state and local officials working to combat the epidemic. Cardinal Health is one of the drug wholesalers accused in lawsuits brought by Huntington and other municipalities of contributing to the opioid crisis by shipping millions of powerful prescription painkillers to the state - more than reasonably could be used for legitimate medical reasons
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MU, GroHuntington to host yoga in the garden

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MU, GroHuntington to host yoga in the garden

- HUNTINGTON - The Marshall University Sustainability Department is teaming up with GroHuntington to offer Yoga and Green Mindfulness from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Marshall Student Garden, located behind the Career Services building near 17th Street and 6th Avenue on the Huntington campus. "We want the Student Garden to be a place of health, healing, education and community outreach," said Eve Marcum-Atkinson, who manages the Sustainability Department at Marshall, in a news release
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A look at the Texans’ luxury camp in the West Virginia mountains

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A look at the Texans’ luxury camp in the West Virginia mountains

- WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Just up a ridge from the horse stables, down a twisting road from the gun club and across a two-lane highway from a parking lot containing spaces for sporting luminaries like Jerry West and Pete Sampras, the Houston Texans practiced football. Their 2 1/2-hour session two weeks ago began around 9:45 a.m., which precluded the players from partaking in activities available during that window to the Greenbrier resort’s other guests: an 80-minute Segway tour of the grounds, the Body Sculpt fitness class, a culinary demonstration featuring crab salad, and a Jeep off-road adventure
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Lincoln County Panthers hope buddy system leads to victories

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Lincoln County Panthers hope buddy system leads to victories

- HAMLIN, W.Va. - Lincoln County High School football players said for the first time they feel like teammates, rather than just a collection of guys wearing the same uniform. Seniors Bryce Adkins, Kolton Beckelheimer and Tyler Hoffman said they and their teammates have become closer off the field and hope that helps translate to victories. "Communication," Hoffman, a two-way tackle, said when asked the biggest difference in this year's team and last season's that went 2-8
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Legendary country band Alabama to perform in Huntington

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Legendary country band Alabama to perform in Huntington

- HUNTINGTON — Alabama, the Iconic country band that has withstood the test of more than four decades, will come together for one night of legendary country music at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, arena officials announced Monday morning. Tickets start at $49.50 and will be available starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 18 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster
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Braised scallops are a quick bit of elegance for your dinner table

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Braised scallops are a quick bit of elegance for your dinner table

- You know when you see someone cooking something on television and your stomach nearly lurches into a grumble - and you know instantaneously what you will have for dinner that night? Isn't it even better when it's healthy? It's one of these dishes - like salad - that I feel silly giving you a recipe for because it's almost self-explanatory. When you see the plate, "easy" isn't really the right word to describe its simplicity, but just like many of my go-to recipes before it, I have gotten hooked on this, making it for dinner nearly three times this week
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Late sergeant's effects travel with exhibit as a reminder of Vietnam veteran service

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Late sergeant's effects travel with exhibit as a reminder of Vietnam veteran service

- HUNTINGTON - On Jan. 9, 1967, Sergeant Jackie L. Waymire and his unit were returning to their base camp in Vietnam when they suddenly fell under attack, as told in a report describing the incident. "Without hesitation Sergeant Waymire called for covering fire as he led an assault against the insurgent flank. Shouting encouragement and orders, he stormed up the hill ahead of his men," the report reads
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Police: 3 Ohio nurses treated for fentanyl exposure

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Police: 3 Ohio nurses treated for fentanyl exposure

- MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say three nurses at an Ohio hospital had to be treated with an overdose reversal drug after being exposed to suspected fentanyl. Police say the nurses at Massillon's Affinity Medical Center lost consciousness Monday while cleaning a room where an overdose victim had been treated. All three were administered the overdose reversal drug naloxone and are said to have recovered
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Huntington Museum of Art celebrates Daywood Collection

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Huntington Museum of Art celebrates Daywood Collection

- HUNTINGTON - They say you can't step in the same river twice, and these days you sure can't step into the same Huntington Museum of Art. There's four brand new exhibits now up in the past couple weeks, with the largest, "The Art of Patronage: 50th Anniversary of The Daywood Gift Presented by City National Bank," set to open from 5 to 7 p
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Huntington University in Peoria

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Huntington University in Peoria

- Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email Huntington University in Peoria A classroom at the Huntington University Arizona Center for Digital Media Arts is shown on Aug. 3, 2017, in Peoria. Sent! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.
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  • Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin staying out of Trump administration
    Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin staying out of Trump administration

    , cnn.com

    (CNN)Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, said Friday he will not join the Trump administration at a town hall in Lewisburg, West Virginia. According to a spokesperson from his office, Manchin told the crowd that would not be taking a Cabinet position, but instead will continue to work with the Trump White House in his capacity as a senator. Manchin, a moderate Democrat, representing a state that overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, is up for re-election in 2018
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Politics & Government

  • Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin staying out of Trump administration
    Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin staying out of Trump administration

    , cnn.com

    (CNN)Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, said Friday he will not join the Trump administration at a town hall in Lewisburg, West Virginia. According to a spokesperson from his office, Manchin told the crowd that would not be taking a Cabinet position, but instead will continue to work with the Trump White House in his capacity as a senator. Manchin, a moderate Democrat, representing a state that overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, is up for re-election in 2018
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Sports

  • Pro wrestler Ric Flair grappling 'tough medical issues'
    Pro wrestler Ric Flair grappling 'tough medical issues'

    , herald-dispatch.com

    ATLANTA — A representative for Ric Flair says the pro wrestling legend has been hospitalized and is dealing with some "tough medical issues." Melinda Morris Zanoni confirmed a report on Saturday that the 68-year-old Flair had been hospitalized, and stated he was admitted for routine monitoring. Zanoni provided an update early Monday, asking for "prayers & positive energy" because Flair has "tough medical issues
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Business

  • New business to fulfill artists' vision for gathering space
    New business to fulfill artists' vision for gathering space

    , herald-dispatch.com

    HUNTINGTON - Local artists Charlie Barager and Stuart Mohr have been busy preparing their business, Paint & Sip studio, for its grand opening on Friday, Aug. 11. "We envisioned this studio as sort of fulfilling a number of functions - first and foremost as being a face for the visual arts in downtown," Mohr said. The pair earned art degrees from Marshall University, where Mohr now is an adjunct art and graphics teacher, and since then have worked as artists in the local scene
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Technology

  • Arx Web of Huntington offers wireless Internet services
    Arx Web of Huntington offers wireless Internet services

    , herald-dispatch.com

    HUNTINGTON - Last year, Ian Wiley with Arx Technologies had the idea to start offering internet services in the Tri-State area. His idea produced Arx Web, a new wireless internet service provider based in Huntington at the East Hill Professional Center, 5187 U.S. 60 East. Arx Web is a WISP (wireless internet service provider) and doesn't need to bring wire to an installation location, making it a competitive option against telecommunications and cable companies
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Health

Family & Parenting

  • 5-year-old, 2-year-old crash mom's car on way to visit grandfather
    5-year-old, 2-year-old crash mom's car on way to visit grandfather

    , wesh.com

    Authorities in West Virginia say a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old who wanted to visit their grandfather took their mother’s car for a 3-mile joyride. . 5-year-old, 2-year-old crash mom's car on way to visit grandfather Authorities in West Virginia say a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old who wanted to visit their grandfather took their mother’s car for a 3-mile joyride RED HOUSE, W
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Society & Culture

  • No body found in search for student prompted by Facebook tip
    No body found in search for student prompted by Facebook tip

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    CHESAPEAKE, Ohio (AP) — A search prompted by a Facebook video suggesting the body of a West Virginia college student last seen in 2002 was buried in Ohio has ended with no bodies found, a sheriff said Tuesday. Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless said in a statement that the extensive search for the body of Marshall University student Samantha Burns that began Monday morning ended Tuesday afternoon
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Huntington Museum of Art celebrates Daywood Collection
    Huntington Museum of Art celebrates Daywood Collection

    , herald-dispatch.com

    HUNTINGTON - They say you can't step in the same river twice, and these days you sure can't step into the same Huntington Museum of Art. There's four brand new exhibits now up in the past couple weeks, with the largest, "The Art of Patronage: 50th Anniversary of The Daywood Gift Presented by City National Bank," set to open from 5 to 7 p
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Education

  • School is back in session for Putnam County students
    School is back in session for Putnam County students

    , herald-dispatch.com

    WINFIELD - Students across Putnam County returned to class for the 2017-18 school year on Thursday. Many students were ready for the big day thanks to the Putnam County Schools Title I program's Back to School Blast at the Putnam Career and Technical Center in Eleanor on Aug. 11. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade who attended were able to receive free backpacks stuffed with school supplies
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Travel & Recreation

  • 350 Scouts at a buffet restaurant 'do Utah proud,' woman says
    350 Scouts at a buffet restaurant 'do Utah proud,' woman says

    , deseretnews.com

    PARKERSBURG, W.V. — Picture this: just as you arrive at an all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant in this small town on the Ohio-West Virginia border, you watch a flood of some 350 Utah Boy Scouts, leaders and bus drivers converge on the same restaurant. What’s a diner to do? If you’re Becky Bush, from nearby Ravenswood, West Virginia, you post about it on Facebook and — get this — compliment the Scouting contingent from the Utah National Parks Council en route to this week’s 2017 National Scout Jamboree
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Science & Nature

Law & Crime

  • Editorial: Drug company resorts to misdirection in lawsuit
    Editorial: Drug company resorts to misdirection in lawsuit

    , herald-dispatch.com

    Perhaps a recent legal ploy by one of the nation's largest drug distributors might someday convince a judge to lessen the responsibility placed on it for fueling West Virginia's opioid crisis, but the tactic isn't playing well with state and local officials working to combat the epidemic. Cardinal Health is one of the drug wholesalers accused in lawsuits brought by Huntington and other municipalities of contributing to the opioid crisis by shipping millions of powerful prescription painkillers to the state - more than reasonably could be used for legitimate medical reasons
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Life & Style

  • Angela Henderson-Bentley: Top 5 TV weddings have various styles, stories
    Angela Henderson-Bentley: Top 5 TV weddings have various styles, stories

    , herald-dispatch.com

    This is the time of year when it can be a little tough to find good topics for this column. I call it the calm before the storm. In just a few weeks, there will be a deluge of new shows to review, but right now, the well is pretty much dry. So while I was sitting at a wedding, thinking more about what I was going to write than I was about the bride or groom, I got an idea
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Books & Literature

  • Jean McClelland: Nancy Drew's popularity no mystery to generations of fans
    Jean McClelland: Nancy Drew's popularity no mystery to generations of fans

    , herald-dispatch.com

    Nancy Drew books came on the scene in 1930 as a response to the popularity of the Hardy Boys. The publishers were finding the Hardy Boys were popular with girls as well as boys and wanted to capitalize on it. Publisher Edward Stratemeyer created Nancy Drew, but he employed a series of ghostwriters to fill in the story. These writers had contracts giving up all rights associated with the series, and one pen name - Carolyn Keene - was applied to all the publications
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