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Ironton Council for Arts announces 2017-18 season

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Ironton Council for Arts announces 2017-18 season


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Housing agency sues ARTS group over unpaid rent

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Housing agency sues ARTS group over unpaid rent


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Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains US hospitals

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Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains US hospitals


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Some tickets left for Alabama's first stop in Huntington since 1986

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Some tickets left for Alabama's first stop in Huntington since 1986


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Huntington Calligraphers install weathergrams  along the trail at the Huntington Museum of Art

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Huntington Calligraphers install weathergrams along the trail at the Huntington Museum of Art


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Local pub hosts scavenger hunt to raise funds for breast cancer prevention, research

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  • Ironton Council for Arts announces 2017-18 season
    Ironton Council for Arts announces 2017-18 season

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    IRONTON - The Ironton Council for the Arts opens its 2017-18 Subscription Concert Series with a performance by multimedia Celtic and folk artist John Mock at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in Ohio University Southern's Bowman Auditorium in Ironton. Mock counts the sea and its coast as his muse, according to a news release. Mock performs original instrumental compositions on the guitar, concertina, mandolin and tin whistle
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Politics & Government

  • Chill in the air as McConnell prepares to meet with Trump
    Chill in the air as McConnell prepares to meet with Trump

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blames the Senate's GOP leader for the health overhaul failure, hints at tantalizing deals with Democrats and watches his former strategist work to bulldoze the Republican establishment on Capitol Hill. There's no need for air conditioning at the White House with that chill in the air when Trump, a public official since January, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, first elected to Congress in 1984, meet on Monday
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    Tags: Politicians |  Donald John Trump | 

Sports

  • Midland boys soccer advance past Huntington 2-1
    Midland boys soccer advance past Huntington 2-1

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    HUNTINGTON - Facing its arch-rival school for the third time this season, the Cabell Midland Knights finally took down the Huntington Highlanders in boys soccer with a 2-1 overtime win Monday to advance in the Class AAA, Region IV, Section 2 tournament at Huntington's Scotland Yard. Cabell Midland advanced to the sectional finals Wednesday against Hurricane, which defeated Spring Valley, 6-1, in the second game Monday
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Health

  • Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains US hospitals
    Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains US hospitals

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    MORGANTOWN, West Virginia: A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. The non-profit healthcare system is one of the state's largest employers and sits in the heart of economically depressed coal country. It faces a US$40 million deficit this year as it struggles with fewer privately insured patients, cuts in government reimbursement and higher labor costs to attract a shrinking pool of nurses
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Family & Parenting

  • Newborn's dad sold heroin in hospital maternity ward
    Newborn's dad sold heroin in hospital maternity ward

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    GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter. Twenty-five-year-old Cody Hulse was arraigned Friday on charges including heroin delivery and endangering the welfare of children. The Tribune-Review reports he declined to comment afterward. Authorities say Hulse got busted after Greensburg police stopped a vehicle Thursday and found heroin and paraphernalia
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    Tags: Fatherhood |  Motherhood |  Children |  Babies |  Maternity |  Newborns | 

Society & Culture

  • Arriaga takes stand, says co-conspirator pulled trigger
    Arriaga takes stand, says co-conspirator pulled trigger

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    WILLIAMSON, W.Va. - An Ohio man who prosecutors have presented as the trigger man in the slaying of longtime coal executive Bennett K. Hatfield told a jury his co-conspirator was actually the one who fired the gun. Anthony Raheem Arriaga, 22, took the stand in his own defense Thursday, shifting much of the blame in Hatfield's slaying to Brandon Fitzpatrick, 20, his alleged co-conspirator
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Death & Dying |  Murders | 

Entertainment & Arts

  • Some tickets left for Alabama's first stop in Huntington since 1986
    Some tickets left for Alabama's first stop in Huntington since 1986

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    Read it now and sing along to them later, but Country Music Hall of Famer supergroup Alabama has charted some 43 No.1 songs in their career, including a record 21 No.1 songs in a row. From "The Closer You Get," "Feels So Right," and "She and I," to "Lady Down on Love," "Forty Hour Week," and "My Home's in Alabama," folks come 7:30 p
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Education

  • Board to vote on pre-cal, trig classes
    Board to vote on pre-cal, trig classes

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    HUNTINGTON - The Cabell County Board of Education will vote Tuesday on whether to allow Cabell Midland and Huntington high schools to offer pre-calculus and trigonometry as separate, full-credit math courses. The measure, which comes at the request of the county's two high schools, will be voted on by the board at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the district's central office at 2850 5th Ave
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    Tags: Schools |  High Schools |  Classes | 

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Science & Nature

  • Whiskey barrel plant to be built in flood-ravaged community
    Whiskey barrel plant to be built in flood-ravaged community

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    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new company that makes whiskey barrels out of white oak wood has been born from efforts to rebuild a devastated West Virginia community following deadly floods. Officials announced at a news conference Thursday that the West Virginia Great Barrel Co. would be located in a new manufacturing facility in Caldwell near White Sulphur Springs and bring 113 manufacturing jobs to Greenbrier County, along with 25 sawmill jobs
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