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Brad McElhinny
Worked at Charleston Daily Mail
Attended Marshall University
Lives in Charleston, W.Va.
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West Virginia ‘outlook negative,’ according to downgraded credit rating
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Procter & Gamble’s new plant in the Eastern Panhandle has drawn 1,100 applicants already — so many the company had to shut down its application portal for a few months last spring.
“We were getting so much traction that we couldn’t keep up with the demand,” said P&G spokesman Jeff LeRoy.
Procter & Gamble had to shut application portal down for a while to catch up.
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West Virginians are swelling with pride over a new mashup with a familiar opening line: http://wvmetronews.com/2016/09/24/forever-country-and-its-w-va-connections/
Mashup may be ‘Almost Heaven’ for West Virginians.
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The West Virginia Farm Bureau and the state Department of Agriculture are in a fight over cows and potatoes.

Bureau cites unfair competition for cattle, potato farmers.
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Charlotte Pritt, the 1996 Democratic Party candidate for governor, says she was surprised to learn she’s in the pocket of the 2016 Republican candidate for governor.

Letter to Democrats says a vote for Pritt is a vote for the Republican
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Your photos from #MothmanFestival: 
Strange West Virginia visitor attracts even more visitors.
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As forest fire season officially begins in West Virginia, the state Division of Forestry will have to count on backup from the National Guard or from prisoners made available by the state Division of Corrections. 
Agency may rely on Corrections, National Guard for backup; some fires may have to wait.
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Whatever happens in the November election, the West Virginia Senate will select a new leader.

Names emerging as Senate president possibilities.
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As a U.S. Senator, Jay Rockefeller was once in the public eye every day.
By Wednesday, when Rockefeller helped celebrate 20 years of Toyota’s investment at its plant in West Virginia, a public appearance was a rarity.
‘I think it will grow,’ Rockefeller said of Toyota plant at its 1996 groundbreaking.
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Michael Martirano, the state superintendent of schools, announced plans to leave the position next summer.

Martirano says he needs to be near his children in Maryland.
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This month, the state Regional Jail Authority was owed $3.7 million by West Virginia counties that had fallen behind on their jail bills.
While finances sag in Webster County, its regional jail bill has piled up.
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Tickets for country superstar Garth Brooks’ first concert in Charleston, WV, since 1997 went on sale Friday. There was such demand that one concert swiftly was expanded to four:
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WVMetroNews.com statewide correspondent
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West Virginia native, Charleston resident, Charleston Daily Mail managing editor, husband and father.
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I have a wife, two kids, a house, a car and a job.
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    Journalism, 1990 - 1994
  • Parkersburg South High School
    1987 - 1990
  • Blennerhassett Junior High
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    Editor/publisher, 2013 - 2015
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    Co-editor, 2015 - present
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