Archive for October, 2017

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Media Alert: Congressman Jenkins sets call on stream buffer zone rule

U.S. Rep. Jenkins call at 3 p.m. today , ahead of House vote to repeal the Obama stream buffer zone rule  WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., will hold a conference with West Virginia reporters to discuss the upcoming vote to stop the Obama stream buffer zone rule. The Call is at 3 p.m. TODAY, Wednesday, […]

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Justice appoints WV director of constituent services

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has promoted a longtime employee of the state Office of Constituent Services to had the office. Jason Williams, former deputy director of the office, is now director of constituent services, Justice announced. Justice spokesman Grant Herring said Williams served as deputy director […]

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WV groups join forces to block any sale of Pleasants power plant to Mon Power

By LINDA HARRIS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Public interest groups are organizing resistance to a rumored sale of an aging West Virginia coal-fired power plant to Monongahela Power and its sister agency, Potomac Edison. Mon Power had issued a request for preliminary expressions of interest in mid-December for 1,300 megawatts of additional generating […]

Capito announces mobile office schedule for February
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Capito announces mobile office schedule for February

By MATT HARVEY The Exponent Telegram WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has announced her mobile office schedule for February. Capito’s staff will be available to meet with area residents and assist with casework and issues related to federal agencies at the following times and locations: Feb. 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Alderson Broaddus […]

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The Daily Anthenaeum: Fake news — the poison that threatens our democracy

From The Daily Anthenaeum: By Maryanne Reed Honorary Correspondent Dean of the Reed College of Media There’s an antidote to fake news.  It’s called “journalism.” Journalism is the act of gathering information about current events and relevant issues and disseminating it to an audience.  Its purpose is to help people make educated decisions about their […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, Feb. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO IS TRUMP’S PICK FOR SUPREME COURT Neil Gorsuch, 49, advocates for court review of government regulations, defense of […]