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Researchers Uncovering W.Va.'s Human and Environmental History

A team of researchers at West Virginia University is creating a unique portrait of the Mountain State. The Historic Timbers Project is unveiling West Virginia’s human and environmental history one dusty old barn at a time.
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Seventeen groups in Virginia and West Virginia are seeking a say on a 301-mile natural gas pipeline that would carve a path through both states.

The groups are seeking so-called intervenor status with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in its review of the Mountain Valley pipeline.

West Virginia Turnpike
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Traffic on the West Virginia Turnpike rose during the Thanksgiving holiday compared to a year ago.

Media outlets report that traffic along the 88-mile highway for the six-day period ending Sunday increased nearly 5.7 percent compared with the 2014 period. Sunday was the busiest travel day.

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Residents have filed a petition seeking the removal of the mayor of the town of Marmet.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that petitions signed by 99 voters were filed Monday in Kanawha Circuit Court.

December 1, 1901: Tony Boyle Born in Montana

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Tony Boyle
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Tony Boyle was born in Montana on December 1, 1901. His controversial tenure as president of the United Mine Workers of America would lead to big changes in the way the union was operated.

West Virginia Morning
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On West Virginia Morning, a conversation with Appalachian writer Ann Pancake.  Her latest book is called “Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley.”  That’s on West Virginia Morning from West Virginia Public Broadcasting – telling West Virginia’s story.


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Chris Duhon, Mug Shot
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Marshall men's basketball assistant coach Chris Duhon has been suspended for an undisclosed violation of athletic department rules and policies.

 Marshall's athletic department announced Duhon's suspension Monday and said it won't comment further.

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Are you a fan of music discovery? Then Record Store Happy Hour is the place for you.

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Is there a process for innovation? In the following “Innovation 101” lesson plan from The Henry Ford’s curricula, your class hears from some of America’s most iconic innovators and learn how they spark innovation in the workplace and beyond.

November 30, 1865: Composer, Author Ida L. Reed Born Near Philippi

Nov 30, 2015
Ida L. Reed
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Composer and author Ida L. Reed was born on a hilltop farm near Philippi on November 30, 1865. In the face of illnesses, family deaths, and constant poverty, she was a devout Methodist all her life.


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