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Scarbro man sentenced for distributing cocaine
John Wayne Taylor Jr., 37, of Scarbro, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston yesterday to two years and nine months in federal prison for distributing cocaine, according to a press release from the office of United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.
House approves Project Launchpad to help diversify West Virginia economy
West Virginia has long relied on its natural resources and extractive industries for its economic base. But with coal production expected to decline in the next few years, and Marcellus shale gas drilling not quite at peak performance, the state’s budget is in a pinch.
Gee visits WVU Tech campus
E. Gordon Gee, president of West Virginia University (WVU), surprised students, faculty and staff on the campus of WVU Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) Wednesday with a visit to the Student Success Center, the popular studying spot on campus where students also receive advising and tutoring.
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Amendment would allow vote on water ownership
A proposed constitutional amendment would give West Virginians added assurance that they own the state’s waterways.
Sheriff Kessler warns of Facebook scam
Some say that these days you really don’t know who your friends are.
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Opportunities announced for music instruction
The Coda Mountain Music Academy has announced its offerings for the spring and summer courses. Soon, local youth can take part in Coda Inspire, an after-school program; and later this year, they can explore musicianship at Coda Academy and Coda Kidz.
Fayette-Raleigh MPO planning moves forward
After the 2010 census found over 50,000 people living in Fayette and Raleigh counties along U.S. 19 and W.Va. 16, it allowed the area to be designated as urban.
Opportunity For Growers meeting set
Brian Sparks, WVU Extension agent for Fayette and Nicholas counties, and Sunday Road Baptist Church in Hico, will host an Opportunity For Growers and Natural Resources Workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m.
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