Archive for October, 2017

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Officials urge state residents to appeal July storm help denials

By VELICIA DARQUENNE The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — West Virginians impacted by July 28-29 severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides who are denied federal aid can appeal the ruling, officials said. Applicants who receive a denial letter are urged to read all the way through the document. Many times, a quick fix can result […]

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Woods and Water Festival postponed

The Logan Banner LOGAN, W.Va. — The city of Logan has postponed the second Woods and Water Festival scheduled for this weekend because heavy rains expected in the area. The event was originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1 and 2. Serafino Nolletti, mayor of the city of Logan, said he hopes the event can […]

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W.Va Library Commission hosts Library Card Sign-up Month

By CHRISOPHER DOWELL The Exponent Telegram CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia Library Commission is joining with libraries across the state, as well as the American Library Association, during September for Library Card Sign-up Month. It’s an initiative to make sure that every student has a free library card. This year’s theme centers on the […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, August 31

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, August 31, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HARVEY STILL POSING THREAT TO TWO-STATE BORDER Major dangers for the U.S. Gulf Coast area loom with the threat of major […]

Vice-President Pence speaks at W.Va. Chamber Business Summit at Greenbrier
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Vice-President Pence speaks at W.Va. Chamber Business Summit at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is sharing photos of VP Mike Pence’s visit to the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 81st Business Summit at the Greenbrier Resort. There is one general cutline for five photos: United States Vice-President Mike Pence speaks to the crowd during the West Virginia Chamber of […]

Ethane storage could bring 100,000 jobs to the Ohio Valley
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Ethane storage could bring 100,000 jobs to the Ohio Valley

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register CANONSBURG, Pa. — West Virginia University researchers believe a Marcellus and Utica shale ethane storage hub could help create $36 billion in investment and more than 100,000 permanent jobs — some of which could occur at industrial sites left behind by Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Weirton Steel and Ormet Corp. During […]

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WVU-led research team lays foundation for natural gas storage ‘hub’; opportunity for economic growth in the region

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It is no secret that the region around West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio has abundant natural gas resources, but can the three states uncover the keys to turning those resources into economic growth? West Virginia University-led research may have some of the answers. On August 29, WVU is releasing to […]

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WV’s PEIA in limbo with board spots unfilled

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As fall approaches, the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board will again begin the process of coming up with a benefits plan for the next budget year — a plan that likely will require another round of benefits cuts for insurees. However, at the moment, no one […]

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West Virginia Senator Ryan Weld to be named Senate Majority Whip
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West Virginia Senator Ryan Weld to be named Senate Majority Whip

By JOSELYN KING The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — West Virginia Sen. Ryan Weld will be the Senate’s next majority whip, giving the Northern Panhandle a second voice among the chamber’s top three leaders. Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, is expected to announce the appointment officially today. The No. 2 position in the […]

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Huntington to offer free Wi-Fi in downtown area

By JOSEPHINE MENDEZ The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington’s downtown area will soon become even more of a hot-spot for residents and visitors. Free Wi-Fi will soon be added to the amenities offered in downtown, thanks to a lease agreement approved by Huntington City Council on Monday night between the city and Arx Technologies. The agreement […]