Archive for October, 2017

Thousands turn out for start of WV early voting
By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Thousands turn out for start of WV early voting

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Secretary of State’s office showed reports, as of late afternoon Wednesday, of more than 21,000 West Virginians who had voted on the first day of early voting. Brisk numbers also were reported locally. “We are very pleased to hear reports of good turnout on this first day of early voting in […]

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By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Tennant deserves third term as WV secretary of state

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Overseeing elections isn’t the only task performed by the state’s Secretary of State, but it is a major one. From voter registration, to signing up as a candidate, to the actual voting processes, the Secretary of State’s duties are plentiful and challenging. Besides being the chief […]

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WV projects get $5.6 million in latest POWER grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Coalfield communities in West Virginia and around the country received millions of dollars on Wednesday, as part of the second round of grants under President Barack Obama’s POWER Initiative. The program is designed to help communities that are hard-hit by the decline of the coal industry. In August, West Virginia programs and communities […]

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By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Endorsement: Decisions, decisions: Not Trump nor Clinton

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail In the United States of America, the people have the power to select their leader. It’s an honor and a privilege — as well as a responsibility — that very few people in the world have ever had. As a voice for principled conservatives across West Virginia, […]

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Endorsement: Jim Justice best of a questionable lot for WV governor

A Gazette editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — We cannot remember a more uninspiring set of choices for West Virginia governor. Our favorite candidate, Democrat Jim Justice, has a problem paying his taxes and mine safety fines. The Gazette-Mail first reported that Justice owed $3.9 million in property taxes in some of the […]

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WV coalfield town gets $1.5M grant for water lines

WELCH, W.Va. — The Town of Welch received a double dose of good news Wednesday.  Mayor Reba Honaker said the town was notified of two federal grants as part of the POWER initiative, a federal program that provides funding for communities hit hard by the declining coal industry. “It’s been a very good week,” she […]

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By October 27, 2016 Read More →

A daily’s loss in court may cause journalists to rethink how they communicate

JOURNALISTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY are assessing the fallout a week after a North Carolina jury awarded nearly $6 million in libel verdicts against The Raleigh News & Observer and one of its reporters. The case seems to provide more evidence that the growing unpopularity of media may translate into less-sympathetic jury pools when news organizations […]

By October 27, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Oct. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MORE GOOD SIGNS FOR CLINTON IN KEY STATES Millions of votes that have been cast already in the […]

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By October 26, 2016 Read More →

Media Advisory: W.Va. chemical industry workshop to look at safety, environmental performance

W.Va. Manufacturer’s Association Release:   U.S. Chemical Safety Board chairperson to speak at event Thursday in Charleston   CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Oct. 26, 2016: Industry representatives will join elected officials, emergency responders and communication experts at a workshop to discuss improving safety and environmental performance Thursday, Oct. 27.   Enhancing Chemical Safety and Environmental Performance: A Workshop […]

Your AARP WV Gubernatorial Video Voter Guide
By October 26, 2016 Read More →

Your AARP WV Gubernatorial Video Voter Guide

Your AARP WV Voter Guide