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Attorney General Morrisey announces mobile office visits for flood-ravaged counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced special, flood relief mobile office visits for this week in Clay, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Nicholas, Roane and Webster counties.   Consumer representatives from the Attorney General’s Office will be available to answer questions about sham charities, storm-related home repair/cleanup scams and what to do if they encounter […]

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Thursday’s Jackson County tornado confirmed

RIPLEY, W.Va. — Jackson County residents are starting to report damage from last week’s storms, which the National Weather Service recently confirmed included a tornado near Kenna. The EF-1 tornado, with maximum wind speed of approximately 90 mph, occurred around 5:07 a.m. Thursday on Blackberry Road about two-and-a-half miles southwest of Kenna, according to a […]

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Chris Hamilton: State Dems adopt national party’s stance on mining

From The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington: The West Virginia Democratic Party recently announced its formal issue platform. One of the positions it will advocate for is a ban on certain methods of coal mining. The same position was adopted by the West Virginia Young Democrats Organization a decade earlier. Despite claims to the contrary, this action […]

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Justice will pause gubernatorial campaign, concentrate on flood recovery

From the Justice Campaign: CHARLESTON, WV— Today, Jim Justice issued the following statement regarding his campaign: “Our state has been struck by an unbelievable disaster. I will be concentrating all of my efforts to help flood victims that have been decimated. Politicking is the last thing that’s on my mind at this tragic time. I […]

Point Pleasant church seeks supplies, cash, prayers
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Point Pleasant church seeks supplies, cash, prayers

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Praying is an action that gets results — those results being found in donations pouring into a local collection point for victims of the recent, historic flooding in West Virginia. On Monday, piles of toiletries, diapers, pet food, cases of water and more, were beginning to grow inside the First Church […]

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WV Chamber of Commerce updates list for donations, assistance

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce has provided an updated list of ways in which the public can help victims of the recent flooding.   Volunteers are needed in the field for intake and referral efforts.  If you or your business are interested in assisting with these efforts, please e-mail forjobs@wvchamber.com so we […]

Fairmont paper receives plaque to mark 150th year
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Fairmont paper receives plaque to mark 150th year

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Governor tells Rainelle, ‘We’ll get through this’
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Governor tells Rainelle, ‘We’ll get through this’

RAINELLE, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin got his first look at the damage sustained here Thursday when the waters of two creeks rose out of their banks and converged into a deluge, trapping some residents and soaking homes and businesses. With 17 deaths, Greenbrier County was the hardest hit in the flooding. At least […]

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Fayette County to get $1M for school addition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia School Building Authority Monday approved major improvement project funds for Fayette County Schools. Fayette County had put in a request for funds that would build a six-classroom addition to Midland Trail High School that will then allow for the closure of Ansted Middle School. The amount of the request […]

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A sure-footed response needed by all agencies

An editorial from The Register Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — As we write this, thunderstorms are scattering showers on Greenbrier County and across southern West Virginia. Once again, flood warnings are in effect. When it rains, it pours. On Monday, in advance of the latest storm system, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin toured Rainelle. He was accompanied by […]

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