Archive for December, 2017

I-79 exit named for late WVU coach dedicated
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I-79 exit named for late WVU coach dedicated

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Local dignitaries gathered Sept. 1, to dedicate and open the area’s newest interstate interchange. Officials gathered near the new Rosie the Riveters Memorial Bridge, which spans above Interstate 79 near the 153 mile marker. They were to dedicate the bridge and the Coach Bill Stewart Exit. The bridge and the interchange provide […]

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This little piggy went to the Barbour County fair
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This little piggy went to the Barbour County fair

BELINGTON, W.Va. — The Barbour County Fair, which is in full swing this week, allows patrons to have fun while learning a little about the area’s heritage. In addition to the amusement rides and carnival food, there are reminders of farm life in earlier times. One of those reminders is a one-room school on the […]

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Poll shows Trump with big lead over Clinton in WV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Republican Donald Trump remains the prohibitive favorite to carry West Virginia in the 2016 general election for president, a poll released Thursday at the state Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and business summit shows. The MetroNews West Virginia Poll of likely West Virginia voters, conducted last month by Repass Research of Cincinnati, […]

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Justice, Cole vie for WV business, corporate support
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Justice, Cole vie for WV business, corporate support

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The two major-party candidates for governor squared off at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s annual conference Thursday, as both sought to impress the state’s largest corporations and business leaders. In separate speeches, Republican Bill Cole and Democrat Jim Justice tried to convince the large crowd of industry executives, lobbyists […]

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Survey finds more than 48,500 working in STEM fields in W.Va. in 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – According to a survey commissioned by TechConnect West Virginia, the West Virginia Department of Commerce found that 48,553 people worked in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related fields in the state in 2015.  This represents 6.7 percent of the state’s total workforce and is above the national average of 6.2 percent.   […]

Outdoor Channel to air show on Hatfield-McCoy trail
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Outdoor Channel to air show on Hatfield-McCoy trail

BRAMWELL, W.Va. — A television show featuring Mercer County’s branch of the Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail is scheduled to air today and Saturday before becoming available to local agencies promoting tourism. In June, a team of three from Dirt Trax Television toured the Bramwell area and shot an episode about the Pocahontas Trail, Mercer County’s branch […]

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WVSOM to use AG’s opioid best practices
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WVSOM to use AG’s opioid best practices

By Wendy Holdren Register-Herald Reporter LEWISBURG, W.Va.  — West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Robert C. Byrd Clinic will implement and utilize Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s recently released best practices to help reduce overprescribing and misuse of opioid drugs. Morrisey’s guideline for physicians include 15 best practices, which include checking the state’s Controlled Substance Monitoring Program every time an opioid […]

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McDowell mine search halted, resealing planned
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McDowell mine search halted, resealing planned

KEYSTONE, W.Va. — “They just pronounced him dead.” Those were the words of Lois Epperly Thursday afternoon after she was told by mining officials and the West Virginia State Police that the search for her son, Clay Epperly, 30, who has been missing inside of an abandoned McDowell County mine since Monday night, was over. […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Sept. 2

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HERMINE WEAKENS TO TROPICAL STORM After pushing into Georgia, it is expected to move into the Carolinas and […]

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By September 1, 2016 Read More →

WV Chamber tackles health care, banking rules, politics

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Affordable Care Act needs to be changed. Wall Street banking regulations need to be repealed. Republicans need to stay in control of the West Virginia Legislature. And natural gas companies need to be able to drill for minerals in the Mountain State, even if some of the property owners […]

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