Archive for October, 2017

Gas price spikes possible in the Ohio Valley in wake of storm
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Gas price spikes possible in the Ohio Valley in wake of storm

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — Shutdowns at Gulf Coast petroleum refineries due to devastation from Harvey could cause a spike in Upper Ohio Valley pump prices, according to the West Virginia Oil Marketers and Grocers Association. That is unwelcome news for drivers who rushed to gasoline stations around the […]

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Local Red Cross volunteers helping after hurricane

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — At least 11 American Red Cross volunteers from West Virginia have been deployed for a massive relief effort in Texas and Louisiana where Hurricane, now Tropical Storm, Harvey wreaked destruction, an official said on Monday. Three volunteers are from the Northwest West Virginia chapter […]

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Former Bluefield resident: Flooding from Harvey ‘beyond imaginable’

By BLAKE STOWERS Bluefield Daily Telegraph HOUSTON, Texas — Former Bluefield resident Patricia Gardner said her home near Houston, Texas has already received 30 or more inches of rain from Hurricane Harvey. Gardner said the flooding is “beyond imaginable” from the hurricane. “All of the roads to get my family out of the city are under water,” Gardner […]

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Governor says West Virginia ready to lend aid to Texas flood victims

Staff report The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Mountain State is prepared to send resources, including West Virginia National Guard assets and personnel as needed, to areas deluged by what has become Tropical Storm Harvey, Gov. Jim Justice said Monday. “West Virginia stands ready, willing and able to provide first responders to assist our fellow […]

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin talks tax reform in Parkersburg
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin talks tax reform in Parkersburg

By EVAN BEVINS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took Sen. Shelley Moore Capito up on her invitation to visit the Bureau of the Fiscal Service here Monday and also spoke with local businesspeople about the upcoming push for tax reform. “On the personal (income) side, the objective […]

N3 sales and marketing firm aims to bring 300 jobs to South Charleston
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N3 sales and marketing firm aims to bring 300 jobs to South Charleston

By JAKE JARVIS Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — N3, an international integrated sales and marketing firm, announced Monday afternoon that it hopes to bring about 300 jobs to the Kanawha Valley. The Atlanta-based company, which was founded in 2004, is the newest tenant of South Charleston’s West Virginia Regional Technology Park. “We have to have […]

Mylan, Justice Department sign agreement on EpiPen overcharges
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Mylan, Justice Department sign agreement on EpiPen overcharges

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mylan NV has agreed to pay the federal government $465 million to resolve allegations it overbilled Medicaid for its EpiPen device. The Justice Department hailed the agreement, while Mylan said it was old news in that it was formally agreeing to a settlement it reached late […]

WV man who allegedly tried to set up Trump-Russia meeting identified
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WV man who allegedly tried to set up Trump-Russia meeting identified

BY JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail A Charleston man and military contractor said Monday he is the person mentioned in an email reviewed by congressional investigators who allegedly tried to set up a meeting between Russian officials and then-candidate Donald Trump’s campaign staff in 2016. Rick Clay confirmed via phone Monday he is the person mentioned […]

Landscape architect opens farm retreat in Fayetteville
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Landscape architect opens farm retreat in Fayetteville

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va.  — When Pamela Bailey started working on her farm retreat, she paid attention to the details of each room. She wanted each detail to not only preserve the historical integrity of the building but also have a modern touch that didn’t look out of place with the rest […]

Opponents, proponents ready arguments in power plant transfer
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Opponents, proponents ready arguments in power plant transfer

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As public hearings near on FirstEnergy’s plan to transfer its coal-fired Pleasants Power Station from the deregulated Ohio market to its northern West Virginia subsidiaries, the plan’s supporters and its opponents are stating their cases. FirstEnergy says Mon Power and Potomac Edison need the Pleasant County’s […]

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