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West Virginia Hopefuls For Governor Slated For 1st Debate

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Democratic and Republican nominees for governor will face off in their first head-to-head debate. Billionaire Democratic businessman Jim Justice and Republican state Senate President Bill Cole will participate in the West Virginia Press Association debate Tuesday. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Clay Center for… Read More

Wheeling Considers Raising Fines For Parking Violations

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – The Wheeling City Council’s Finance Committee will consider raising fines for downtown parking meter violations. The Intelligencer reports that the potential fee increase is being considered in order to promote accessible street parking and push drivers toward off-street garages. The fee increase was recommended by former Mayor Andy McKenzie’s ad hoc… Read More

Ohio Police Initiative To Get Review In Deal With Protesters

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Officials in Columbus, Ohio, say they’ll evaluate the effectiveness of a summer police initiative as part of discussions between the city council’s president and demonstrators protesting two fatal shootings by police. The agreement comes a week after dozens of protesters packed city council chambers and shouted down the council’s president, bringing… Read More