Early voting starts on Tuesday, Feb. 16
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Feb 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In-person early voting for the March 1 Republican and Democratic primaries opens next Tuesday at the Upshur County Courthouse in Gilmer, and only certain voters will be allowed to obtain paper ball...
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A South Korean security guard stands guard on an empty road which leads to the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) at the South's CIQ, in PajuSouth Korea said 70 percent of the U.S. dollars paid as wages and fees for the suspended Kaesong industrial project, run jointly with the North, had been diverted for Pyongyang's weapons program and luxury goods for leader Kim Jong Un. It is the first formal acknowledgement by the South that the 55,000 North Korean workers at the Kaesong complex saw little of the $160 they were paid on average a month. South Korea on Wednesday suspended the project as punishment for the North's long-range rocket launch on Feb. 7 saying it would no longer allow the funds paid to Kaesong to be used in the North's missile and nuclear programs.


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Republican U.S. presidential candidates Bush and Trump speak at the same time at the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate sponsored by CBS News and the Republican National Committee in GreenvillBy Steve Holland GREENVILLE, S.C. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush engaged in an angry clash on Saturday over the Iraq war in a raucous dispute over the conflict launched by Bush's brother, former President George W. Bush. With the Republican candidates increasingly anxious for a good showing in South Carolina's crucial primary on Feb. 20, fights between Trump and Bush dominated the two-hour debate hosted by CBS. There also were plenty of finger-pointing exchanges between Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz, as well as between Cruz and Florida Senator Marco Rubio over illegal immigration.


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Rotary Club sponsoring Spelling Bee for Literacy
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Rotary Club last week discussed plans for the Upshur County Literacy Program's 23rd Annual Spelling Bee for Literacy, which the club sponsors. The event is set for Thursday, Feb. 18, at ...
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