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Governor backs media right to attend meetings

 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said Tuesday, July 28, that the state Division of Highways (DOH) should not exclude The Dominion Post — or any media — from public meetings. Also on Tuesday, state Department of Transportation Secretary Paul A. Mattox Jr. apologized for comments made by District 4 engineer Ray Urse to […]

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Wheeling man, 77, lovingly cares for historic bridge
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Wheeling man, 77, lovingly cares for historic bridge

WHEELING, W.Va. — On just another muggy July Tuesday on the west end of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, working-age adults with nowhere to be at 10 a.m. shambled down the sidewalks as drivers eastbound on Virginia Street patiently waited at the traffic light. Then, the thrum of tires on metal grating. But another sound was […]

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Drug test kits a good idea

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register  WHEELING, W.Va. — Has the drug abuse crisis in West Virginia gotten that bad? That we’re giving away drug test kits parents can use on their children? It has. Parents in Kanawha, Cabell and Putnam counties will be able to obtain the kits, beginning next week, at multiple locations. They […]

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Embattled Wood County GOP chairman retains seat

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Rob Cornelius remains chairman of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee after a unanimous vote by an arbitration board for the state party. According to a copy of the board’s decision provided by Parkersburg Mayor Jimmy Colombo, the board ruled that a June 18 special meeting in which fellow committee members voted […]

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Consol Energy loses $600 million in second quarter

BECKLEY, W.Va. — After more than $600 million lost in the second fiscal quarter, Consol Energy announced it will halt new drilling until next year and delay a planned initial public offering of a unit holding its steel-making coal assets. The company Tuesday reported a loss of $603 million, or $2.64 a share, for the […]

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Governors’ meeting good for W.Va., Justice says

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Fewer than half of the nation’s governors attended last weekends’ National Governors Association Summer Meeting at The Greenbrier resort, but those who did perhaps got a different picture of the Mountain State than the one with which they arrived, the resort’s owner said. Jim Justice, Greenbrier owner and announced candidate […]

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Snake sightings up with rainy W.Va. summer
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Snake sightings up with rainy W.Va. summer

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — There have been several posts on social media this summer about people in the region being bitten by poisonous snakes. Pictures have also been posted where persons have killed either copperheads or rattlesnakes, the only two types of poisonous reptiles in our neck of the woods. A check with some local hospitals […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, July 29

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. TURKISH STRIKES VEX ISLAMIC STATE PLAN Ankara’s air campaign against IS militants and Kurdish […]

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By July 28, 2015 Read More →

Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy completes third session

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy hosted its third annual session July 14-16, 2015, at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, W.Va. Thirty-seven West Virginia high school students participated. The Academy, which is sponsored by the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGA WV), provided students with information about West […]

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TechConnectWV announces Spirit of Innovation Awards competition

November event to celebrate successes in technology innovation CHARLESTON, W.Va. – An organization devoted to advancing West Virginia’s high-tech economy has announced an awards program to celebrate contributions to technology innovation in the state. According to TechConnectWV Executive Director Anne Barth, the group’s new Spirit of Innovation Awards will recognize leadership in innovation and technology-based business […]