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ON THIS DATE: March 23,1971 Congress Approved Reducing Voting Age to 18

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 23, 2019 10:00 AM
In June of 1924, Harrison County native Jennings Randolph graduated from Salem College with a degree in journalism.  His first job after graduation was as a reporter with the Clarksburg Telegram newspaper.  In August of that same yea...
 

Joe Manchin says he's now considering another run for Governor against Justice

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 12, 2019 7:00 AM
Commentary by Hoppy Kercheval.  U.S. Senator Joe Manchin is once again considering running for Governor of West Virginia, according to several people who are familiar with the Senator’s thinking.   At first glance,...
 

ONE YEAR AGO THIS WEEK: Governor Justice switched from Democrat to Republican

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 05, 2018 8:00 AM
A year ago Friday, Gov. Jim Justice stood with President Donald Trump at a rally in Huntington and announced he was switching his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. File Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson...
 

WV Culture & History to Dedicate Archive of Works and Letters of Sen. Jennings Randolph

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 20, 2018 10:00 AM
WV MetroNews.  Close to 900 boxes of now fully cataloged materials from the archives of former U.S. Senator Jennings Randolph (D-W.Va.) will officially be made available to researchers in the Mountain State and worldwide on West Virginia...
 

Respected Harrison Co. Democrat Party Leader Sarah Rose Dies at 86 After a Short Illness

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 28, 2018 10:00 AM
Sarah Jane (DeMarco) Rose, 86, of Shinnston, went to be with her Lord and savior on Tuesday May 22, 2018 at her home and surrounded by her family.  She was born on June 17, 1931 in Owings, WV. The daughter of Frank DeMarco and Mary...
 

Volkswagen Agrees to Pay West Virginia $2.65 Million Over Emission Cheating Scandal

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 27, 2018 11:00 AM
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reached a greater than $2.65-million settlement with Volkswagen and two other automakers, while saving West Virginia more than a half million dollars in legal fees and likely exceeding the payout it would have rec...
 

Clarksburg Earns Competitive "Opportunity Zone" Designation from U.S. Treasury Dept.

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 27, 2018 7:00 AM
Governor Jim Justice and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., have announced that the U.S. Treasury Department has certified 55 locations across West Virginia that will now be eligible for a new federal tax incentive designed to encoura...
 

He's Back! United States Senate Confirms J.C. Raffety to Serve as U.S. Marshal Here

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 25, 2018 7:00 AM
U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced on Friday that the United States Senate confirmed Upshur County resident J.C. Raffety to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of West Virginia.   Senator Capito...
 

Patsy Trecost Thumps Fazzini for County Commission; School Board Members Re-Elected

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 10, 2018 1:00 PM
WV MetroNews Report:  Patsy Trecost won the Democratic race for Harrison County Commission and will run uncontested this November, making him the defacto winner of a seat currently held by Bernie Fazzini. Trecost The former Cl...
 

Clarksburg Attorney Instrumental in Securing Million Dollar Donations to Marshall & WVU

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | April 15, 2018 6:00 AM
The West Virginia University College of Law and Marshall University have each received $1 million to launch a Joint Consumer Assistance Project for West Virginians.    “This is great news for the state,” said...
 
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