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Poor People's Campaign rallies at West Virginia Capitol

Oct. 25, 2021 07:39 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival held a rally at the West Virginia Capitol on Sunday to pressure U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin to support President Joe Biden's package of social services and climate change strategies, according to a news...

West Virginia Business Hall of Fame accepting nominations

Oct. 25, 2021 07:29 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Nominations are being taken for the 2022 West Virginia Business Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes people with strong West Virginia ties who have made a significant impact on the business landscape, according to a news release. It is...

West Virginia ex-sergeant claims hostile work enviornment

Oct. 24, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia sheriff's officer filed a lawsuit Friday afternoon accusing the Wood County sheriff of making derogatory and sexist comments about her and another officer, inappropriately touching a female officer and creating a hostile work environment, The...

ArtOberfest Returns: Hundreds join the fun on Market Street

Oct. 24, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Restaurants were packed in downtown Parkersburg on Oct. 18 for the city's ArtOberfest, which was complete with live music, fine art, beer, food, heritage craft demonstrations and the unveiling of the GoodSpace mural. After a couple of years of...

West Virginia tops TCU 29-17 despite TD kick return at start

Oct. 24, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Leddie Brown ran for three touchdowns, and West Virginia overcame Derius Davis' 100-yard return for a score on the opening kickoff in a 29-17 victory over TCU on Saturday night. Brown's 1-yard plunge put the Mountaineers (3-4, 1-3 Big 12) ahead...

New program opens carbon market to small forest owners in WV

Oct. 23, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new program enabling owners of small forestlands to prosper from improving forest health while slowing climate change is launching in West Virginia. The Family Forest Carbon Program, which pays family and individual small forest owners to...

Dot banks on post-COVID rural appeal, pays employees to move

Oct. 23, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. (AP) — Dot Foods had a problem. In early 2020, COVID-19 put the brakes on six decades of nearly constant hiring. When the pandemic eased and business buzzed again last spring, the company found that prospective employees, less willing to work, or at least having warmed...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Arkadelphia 33, Ashdown 27 Augusta 47, Midland 14 Batesville 21, Brookland 7 Beebe 41, Watson Chapel 0 Benton 41, Greenwood 40 Bentonville 56, Rogers 49...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 42, Bullock County 0 Alexandria 43, Leeds 7 Aliceville 42, Winston County 24 American Christian Academy 48, West Blocton 16 Andalusia 48,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Buchtel 30, Akr. Ellet 6 Akr. Manchester 41, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 21 Alliance 48, Alliance Marlington 27 Andover Pymatuning Valley 24, Vienna Mathews 16 Ansonia 49,...