Archive for December, 2017

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Amtrak to offer bus service between Charleston and Morgantown

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Amtrak is now offering bus service to and from Morgantown, Fairmont, Clarksburg, Weston and Flatwoods for people wishing to use the Cardinal station in Charleston. Baron’s Bus lines, an intercity bus service that operates nationwide, provides transportation in vehicles equipped with wifi and electrical outlets. The […]

John Dahlia promoted to NCWV Media Business Editor, Terra Alta native Joseph Hauger named editor
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John Dahlia promoted to NCWV Media Business Editor, Terra Alta native Joseph Hauger named editor

Staff report The Preston County News and Register CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — John Dahlia, who has served as the editor of the Preston County News & Journal the last two years and seven months, has been promoted to the position of NCWV Media business editor, where he will be responsible for business content across all of […]

Belle of Cincinnati to make annual Tri-State trip with cruises out of Huntington, Ashland and Portsmouth
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Belle of Cincinnati to make annual Tri-State trip with cruises out of Huntington, Ashland and Portsmouth

By DAVE LAVENDER The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Folks have seen it the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, at the Centennial Festival of Riverboats, at the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee, and every seasonal weekend, plying the Ohio River waters between Newport, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio. But this week, the Belle of Cincinnati is all […]

Morrisey joins lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies
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Morrisey joins lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies

By CARTER WALKER Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday that he is joining a multistate lawsuit alleging six pharmaceutical companies colluded to fix prices of generic drugs. The lawsuit, filed along with attorneys general from Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Missouri and New Mexico, said that the […]

Congressman Evan Jenkins discusses human trafficking, substance abuse measures
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Congressman Evan Jenkins discusses human trafficking, substance abuse measures

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Congressman Evan Jenkins discussed recent initiatives including three bills that have gone through Congress with the goal to address human trafficking. In a Monday phone interview, Jenkins discussed two recent initiatives — efforts against human trafficking and measures aiming to combat substance abuse. “Any suggestion that this […]

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Homer Laughlin among American firms to display their products at White House

Staff reports The Weirton Daily Times WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two area companies have been selected to represent their respective states as part of a celebration of American-made products announced Sunday by the White House. Bully Tools of Wintersville, a manufacturer of shovels, rakes, hoes and other tools; and Homer Laughlin China Company, of Newell, known […]

WV Treasurer breaks down unclaimed property returns by county
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WV Treasurer breaks down unclaimed property returns by county

Kanawha leads state unclaimed property totals CHARLESTON – The state’s most populous county again led West Virginia in unclaimed property returned. Surprisingly, residents of some smaller counties also saw a handsome collective return, says State Treasurer John Perdue. Kanawha County residents received a total of $2.3 million, more than quadruple the amount of the next‐highest […]

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WV Natural Resources Commission to hold quarterly meeting July 23 at Cacapon Resort State Park

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission will conduct its next quarterly meeting on Sunday, July 23 at 1 p.m. at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs. The public is invited to attend and make comments. Items on the agenda include:   ·       Awards Presentations ·       Public Comment ·       Approval of […]

W.Va. Secretary of State’s Office offers resources for voters with disabilities
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W.Va. Secretary of State’s Office offers resources for voters with disabilities

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Secretary of State Mac Warner has announced that this week, July 17-21, is the second annual National Disability Voter Registration Week. National Disability Voter Registration Week started in 2016 as a way to increase civic engagement among the disability community. Secretary Warner encourages West Virginia’s disability community to register to vote, and to exercise that […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, July 18

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, July 18. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. GOP WAVES WHITE FLAG ON HEALTH CARE REFORM The latest Republican effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare” is all but dead […]