Archive for October, 2017

This week in history: Aug. 6-12
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This week in history: Aug. 6-12

Charleston WV (August 2015) – 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. August 6, 1864: Delayed three times by the Civil War, Sisters of the Visitation of Holy Mary finally arrived in Parkersburg, where they later founded DeSales Heights […]

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Wendy’s Burger Bash announced for Saturday

Charleston, W.Va. – Wendy’s wants to offer patrons the opportunity to contribute to youth character development by donating a portion of each purchase to The First Tee of West Virginia during their final Burger Bash of the season. Visit your local Wendy’s during dinner service on Saturday to participate. The First Tee of West Virginia […]

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Morrisey warns consumers about debit card phone scam

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today warned West Virginia residents to be on alert for fraudulent phone calls that claim a person’s debit card has been deactivated. The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division has received several similar reports from West Virginia residents regarding a debit card phone scam currently occurring across the state. […]

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Capito, Manchin commend reinstatement of Prescription Drug Take-Back Days

Decision to reinstate popular program follows letter from Capito, Manchin and bipartisan group of Senators WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a bipartisan push by Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and eight of their colleagues, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has announced that it will reinstate Prescription Drug Take-Back Days, an initiative to encourage […]

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Manchin issues statement on Century Aluminum closure

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s announcement that the Ravenswood Century Aluminum plant will permanently close. “Century Aluminum’s plant closure in Ravenswood is not only disappointing for Jackson County and West Virginia but also to Century retirees. I have worked tirelessly with federal, state and local officials, […]

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Gov. Tomblin on Century Aluminum closure

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on July 28 issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Century Aluminum: “I am disappointed by today’s announcement and have asked Century Aluminum officials to reconsider their decision to permanently close the company’s Ravenswood facility. We have worked diligently with the company as well as local, […]

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Wild, Wonderful West Virginia announces search for next generation of talented chefs

Nominations sought for Rising Star Chefs to compete in the 2016 Cast Iron Cook-Off® CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia on July 28 encouraged individuals to nominate Rising Star Chefs to compete in next year’s Cast Iron Cook-Off, Feb. 6, 2016 in Charleston, West Virginia. Individuals whose nominations are selected as one of the six […]

Toyota engineers on cross-country tour reach W.Va.
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Toyota engineers on cross-country tour reach W.Va.

BUFFALO, W.Va. — When Nick Middleton was hired as a principal engineer for a Toyota plant in Michigan, he expected to sit in an office or mull around a workroom at the Toyota Technical Center all day. Instead, he found himself driving across the country with a team of more than 140 Toyota employees — […]

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A sad end to Century’s Ravenswood smelter

An editorial from the Daily Mail editorial page of the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The permanent shuttering of the Century Aluminum plant in Ravenswood may be no surprise, but its inevitability doesn’t make it less unfortunate for the community and the state. “This news surprises no one who has been paying attention,” said Ravenswood mayor […]

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Nearly 90 arrested in North Central W.Va. drug bust
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Nearly 90 arrested in North Central W.Va. drug bust

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Law enforcement from more than a dozen police agencies fanned out across Harrison County to try to round up 87 suspects in a Greater Harrison Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force investigation. As of Tuesday evening, 70 individuals had been arrested, according to Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker, who chairs the task […]

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