Archive for October, 2017

By January 30, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Justice appoints Clements to 2nd District WVa. Senate seat

Release from Gov. Justice’s office: New Martinsville businessman to  replace Leonhardt CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice has appointing Charles Clements to the fill the 2nd district state senate seat vacated by Agriculture Commissioner Kent Leonhardt. The district covers all of Wetzel County, Tyler County, Doddridge County, Ritchie County and Calhoun County, and parts of Marshall County, Monongalia County, Marion […]

By January 30, 2017 Read More →

WV Attorney General Morrisey alerts consumers to ‘Can You Hear Me Now’ scam

Release from W.Va. Attorney General’s office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued a scam alert warning consumers to not answer the question, “Can you hear me now?” Answering that one question can subject consumers to the latest scam. Media reports indicate the scam is circulating throughout the country, including the northern […]

WVU shares information, plans open forum in wake of Trump immigration Executive Order
By January 29, 2017 Read More →

WVU shares information, plans open forum in wake of Trump immigration Executive Order

Release from WVUToday: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In a letter to West Virginia University faculty, staff and students, President E. Gordon Gee discusses steps the University is taking in the wake of the Executive Order suspending entry into the United States “of both nonimmigrants and immigrants” from at least seven countries for 90 days from the date the Executive Order […]

By January 27, 2017 Read More →

Justice: 2019 budget hole could be $700 million

By ANDREA LANNOM Times West Virginian BECKLEY, W.Va. — With the state’s budget deficit expected to reach more than $700 million in the 2019 fiscal year, Gov. Jim Justice said he hopes to find a way to staunch the bleeding — but said it will take time. Justice spoke to lawmakers and business owners at […]

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Logan County delegate switches party affiliation
By January 27, 2017 Read More →

Logan County delegate switches party affiliation

By ANDREA LANNOM Bluefield Daily Telegraph BECKLEY, W.Va. — Citing frustration with the Democrat party and reactions to the presidential inauguration, Logan County Delegate Rupie Phillips announced Thursday he is switching his affiliation to become the state Legislature’s sole independent. Phillips said in a release that he hoped his former party “would have gotten the message,” […]

WV’s Burwell new president of American University
By January 27, 2017 Read More →

WV’s Burwell new president of American University

By LORI KERSEY Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and a West Virginia native, will be the next president of American University, the school announced Thursday. Burwell, who grew up in Hinton and was the 2016 Gazette-Mail West Virginian of the Year, […]

By January 27, 2017 Read More →

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register MINGO JUNCTION, Ohio  — Almost eight years after Russian firm OAO Severstal shuttered the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. mill in Mingo Junction, new hot metal should soon roll out of the facility that is now known as ACERO Junction. “We are working on it. We hope to start making […]

Vigil held in Wheeling before Washington, D.C. Pro-Life March
By January 27, 2017 Read More →

Vigil held in Wheeling before Washington, D.C. Pro-Life March

By HEATHER ZIEGLER The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — When Shaini Faini was in high school, she wrote a term paper on abortion that has had a lasting effect on her life as a Christian. “What I learned and saw in my research turned my stomach,” said Faini, a member of St. Michael Parish in Wheeling […]

Top Democrats meeting in Shepherdstown
By January 27, 2017 Read More →

Top Democrats meeting in Shepherdstown

Rights Exercise: Rally garners large crowd during Senate retreat
By January 27, 2017 Read More →

Rights Exercise: Rally garners large crowd during Senate retreat

By DANYEL VANREENEN The Journal SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va.  — While Democratic senators convened for private meetings at the Bavarian Inn on Thursday, people exercised their rights of free expression to make their voices heard with a rally outside. The rally was organized overnight, according to Kate Savidan, state coordinator for the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. […]