CHARLESTON - Rehashing a bill the full House of Delegates passed last year, the House Health and Human Resources Committee on Tuesday passed a bill to adopt recommendations from the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board to improve the West Virginia medical marijuana program.

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Belfry Elementary would like to congratulate its January Fantastic First Mates.

These students displayed our Pirate qualities of being respectful, responsible and compassionate.

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The Bevins Elementary UNITE club sponsored a donation drive for the Pike County animal shelter.

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GILBERT - The town of Gilbert is conducted a public hearing at a special meeting of the Town Council at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, on the water rate ordinance, which was introduced Feb. 11. The ordinance's purpose is to increase rates, fees and charges for the customers of the municipal water system.

MORGANTOWN - New West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown introduced his first Mountaineer coaching staff to the media Monday morning at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Both the Tug Valley Panthers and the Mingo Central Miners discovered their postseason opponents earlier this week as the seeds and schedules were revealed for the upcoming sectional tournaments.

Opinion

Every day, some politicians cause us to rub our heads and cringe in disbelief as they make pathetic statements and display embarrassing behaviors. This month's award for the most ridiculous comment by a West Virginia politician goes to Delegate Eric Porterfield, R-Mercer, who said "The LGBTQ is a modern-day version of the Ku Klux Klan."

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