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Jennifer Garner has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, based not just on her career as an actor, but also because of her record as a philanthropist and entrepreneur, the organization said Thursday.

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HURRICANE, W.Va. — G.L.A.M. Gala, one of the biggest local fundraisers to benefit Mission West Virginia, is scheduled to take place in person Friday, Feb. 11.

Jacelyn Buckner and her brother Casen Buckner enjoy a ride on their sled in Wharton as the area received nearly 10 inches of snowfall on Jan 6, 2022.

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DANVILLE — Boone County Emergency Management Director Michael Mayhorn said navigating the storm that dropped nearly 10 inches of snow in Boone County on Jan. 6 was made more manageable by the group effort of local agencies.

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MADISON — Boone County Economic Development Director Kris Mitchell provided an update from her office to the Boone County Commission on Jan. 4.

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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CHARLESTON — Watoga State Park has become the first site in West Virginia to be designated a Dark Sky Park by the International Dark Sky Association, providing new opportunities for astronomy tourism and programming and nocturnal wildlife observation.

DEAR JILL: Does your frugality extend to not being wasteful in life? I believe that saving money means maximizing everything that we have. It means getting the last bit out of the jelly jar and the last squeeze of mustard. It means running water into the shampoo bottle to get the last of it out.

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MADISON — Boone County Commissioners rescinded a motion from an earlier meeting to include part-time employees in an initiative to provide a one-time premium payment to workers who fall under the umbrella of the commission. The new action was taken during the Dec. 21 commission meeting.