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The cautionary tale of Coldwater Creek

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For nearly 15 years, Idaho-based clothing retailer Coldwater Creek has operated a giant distribution center near Parkersburg. More>>

Culture of corruption often fueled by weak economy

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West Virginia is burdened by a sad tradition of political corruption and graft. More>>

Only real change brings lasting prosperity

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West Virginia's continual exploration and development of natural gas is the gateway to something better. More>>

Supreme Court inaction should spur in-state action

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The U.S. Supreme Court announced this week it will not review a case involving the Arch CoalSpruce No. 1 mountaintop removal mine. More>>

Saints will showcase storied resort

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A taste of the Big Easy is coming to West Virginia this summer.  The Greenbrier Resort will be the site of preseason training camp for the NFL's New Orleans Saints. The Crescent City is a wonderful place More>>

Lengthy sentence is a statement

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West Virginia has a storied and sad tradition of political corruption. Our state's history is rife with vote buying, intimidation, rigged elections and politicians who act more like third-world strongmen, More>>

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    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-19 14:00:18 GMT
    Retail sales are leveling off or falling off in some West Virginia cities, leaving construction activity to pick up the difference for municipalities collecting business and occupation taxes.
    Retail sales are leveling off or falling off in some West Virginia cities, leaving construction activity to pick up the difference for municipalities collecting business and occupation taxes.
  • Football helmet company sued over claims of fewer concussions

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    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:49:16 GMT
    The suit alleges buyers are paying top price for a product that doesn't deliver the promised benefits.
    The suit alleges buyers are paying top price for a product that doesn't deliver the promised benefits.
  • WV Waterborne coal traffic down

    WV Waterborne coal traffic down

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-04-19 13:00:15 GMT
    The amount of coal moved on waterways in West Virginia was down in the first quarter of this year, continuing a long-term trend. 
    The amount of coal moved on waterways in West Virginia was down in the first quarter of this year, continuing a long-term trend.