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Obama may sign short-term spending bill to avert shutdown

An existing government-wide continuing resolution is set to expire Dec. 11.

Federal suit says state provides inadequate mental health care

The suit claims the state does not have enough beds in community-care programs for those needing autism and mental health services.



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WVU marshals effort to restore Harpers Ferry after devastating fire

WVU dispatched an extension service employee and experts in engineering, law, writing and marketing to the renowned Civil War town.



Local Dispatch: Board games are the everlasting holiday gift

My wish is that young adults who have had the fortune to know the fun and value of board games will remember to share with today’s kids.

Local Dispatch: The Christmas ham that got us going

In 1950s, an aunt with a large ham for Christmas dinner motivated 13 of us to pile into a car to visit. And then it began to snow. A lot ...


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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally at the Greater Columbus Convention

Perry on Politics: Popping off on President 41

Yale first baseman George H.W. Bush, 1946. (Getty Images) Biographers generally take great satisfaction in putting together