Archive for October, 2017

W.Va. must strive to spur economic development

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Most state residents are aware officials in Charleston have struggled to balance the budget the past three years. But as West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy analyst Sean O’Leary pointed out recently to Staff Writer Jeremiah Shelor, it could have been much worse.  O’Leary and others […]

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W.Va. beauty queens named in Morgantown

W.Va. beauty queens named in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The new Miss West Virginia and Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen have been selected. Chelsea Malone was named Miss West Virginia. Malone came into the contest as Miss Wheeling.  Braelynn Neely was named the new Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen. Neely came into the contest as Miss University’s Outstanding Teen. The Miss […]

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EPA ruling puts costs of regulating emissions above breathing them

An editorial from The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The debate about toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants isn’t dead. It’s not even past. But the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that efforts to limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants are too late. Actually, the court’s decision hinged on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) not properly […]

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Elkins college welcomes back interim president

Elkins college welcomes back interim president

ELKINS, W.Va. — Davis & Elkins students and faculty congregated on the wrap-around porch at Halliehurst Wednesday to welcome back an old face. Interim President G.T. “Buck” Smith mingled with those in attendance during an ice cream social hour in honor of his reappointment, which went into effect Wednesday. Smith served as D&E’s president between […]

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DuPont to remain in Wood County despite spinoff

DuPont to remain in Wood County despite spinoff

WASHINGTON, W.Va. – DuPont’s spin-off of its Performance Chemicals division was completed Wednesday as the new entity, Chemours, became a separate, publicly traded company. “Today, Chemours starts down its own path. It is our birthday, day one,” plant manager Bob Fehrenbacher said in remarks before the flags of Chemours, DuPont and fellow Washington Works tenant […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, July 2

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, July 2, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHAT GREECE IS BRACING FOR More chaos on the streets outside its mostly […]

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Mountain State Art & Craft Fair set for July 2-4

The Mountain State Art & Craft Fair will take place Thursday (July 2) through Saturday (July 4) at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, West Virginia, off of exit 132 on I-77. This celebration of Appalachia will showcase hundreds of juried artisans selling their handmade creations, melodious mountain music, mouth-watering food and a wide variety […]

‘Startup in a Day’ with Small Business Administration
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‘Startup in a Day’ with Small Business Administration

By Natalia Olson-Urtecho SBA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Starting a business can be overwhelming. One must often set up a legal structure, find office space, and apply for multiple licenses and permits before even opening the doors to customers. At SBA, we believe the process shouldn’t be so tedious and time-consuming. That’s why we’re proud to […]

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Supreme Court overturning mercury rule

Charleston, W.Va – The decision made on June 29 by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the EPA’s Mercury Rule is a major win for the coal industry and for American consumers. The ruling affirms what has been argued from the beginning – the EPA’s actions under this rule and others were made without regard to economic […]

Greenbrier Classic preliminaries underway

Greenbrier Classic preliminaries underway

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