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10 things to know: Friday, June 30

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, June 30, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. NEW TRAVEL RULES IN PLACE A scaled-back version of Trump’s travel ban takes effect, stripped of provisions that brought protests and […]

Parkersburg pastor’s words with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito go viral
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Parkersburg pastor’s words with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito go viral

By EVAN BEVINS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A local pastor’s plea for Sen. Shelley Moore Capito to vote against the Senate health care bill thrust her into the national spotlight after a video of the exchange went viral. “After MSNBC called, it was like, ‘Who is this?’” said the Rev. Janice […]

Sen. Capito elaborates on rejection of GOP health care bill
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Sen. Capito elaborates on rejection of GOP health care bill

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said it wasn’t difficult for her to say “no” to the Republican health care bill. “I determined about a week ago this bill was not a bill I could support,” Capito shared on a conference call Wednesday. “I lost a bit of […]

West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education: West Virginia Business College misleading students in Wheeling
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West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education: West Virginia Business College misleading students in Wheeling

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — “Unethical,” “irresponsible” and “harmful” are words state Council for Community and Technical College Education Chancellor Sarah Tucker used to describe actions she said West Virginia Business College is taking to convince students the institution will remain open beyond Friday. Tucker, whose organization is tasked […]

WVU board votes to raise tuition 5 percent
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WVU board votes to raise tuition 5 percent

Staff report The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — The WVU Board of Governors approved a tuition increase of about 5 percent on June 29, as part of its Fiscal Year 2018 budget. The roughly $1 billion budget was unanimously approved at a special meeting. The vote was delayed by state budget negotiations which dragged on […]

West Virginia State increasing tuition, fees 5 percent
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West Virginia State increasing tuition, fees 5 percent

By JAKE JARVIS Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Students at West Virginia State University will pay 5 percent more for tuition and fees when school starts again in August. WVSU president Anthony Jenkins decided to raise the cost Wednesday after the Legislature cut his school’s state funds by 4.88 percent, or almost $490,000. “We can’t […]

Nicholas lawsuit alleges Justice, others tried to block consolidation
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Nicholas lawsuit alleges Justice, others tried to block consolidation

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Nicholas County school board has filed its lawsuit against the West Virginia Board of Education and state Schools Superintendent Steve Paine, alleging that the state arbitrarily denied a school consolidation plan, Gov. Jim Justice and Paine tried to block the plan and that Paine misled the […]

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Thomas Memorial to charge upfront co-pays for non-emergency ER visits

By ERIN BECK Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In about a month, Thomas Health plans to begin charging upfront co-pays to patients who show up at Thomas Memorial Hospital emergency room for non-emergency reasons. Starting Thursday, staff at the South Charleston hospital will begin informing patients of the change and informing them of other options […]

New River Clean Energy Project kicks off with opening of new facility
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New River Clean Energy Project kicks off with opening of new facility

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — New, alternative fuel sources — a goal West Virginia is slowly striving for, and a goal the Raleigh County Solid Waste Authority is beginning to achieve. RCSWA hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for the building behind the company’s newest act — the New River […]

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New state contractor disclosure law to take effect in July

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A law passed during the 2017 legislative session requiring contractors to disclose the names of those with an interest in any state agency contract worth $100,000 or more is set to go into effect July 7, state ethics officials said. The law, House Bill 2001, requires […]

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