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West Virginia auditor makes transparency push

Staff reports The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON — State Auditor John B. McCuskey has announced partnership with his office and the administrators, and members of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, to include posting of all the Court’s spending data on the State Auditor’s Office “OpenGov” transparency website to insure that all […]

West Virginia’s Northern panhandle jobless rates have improved
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West Virginia’s Northern panhandle jobless rates have improved

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — As the Upper Ohio Valley waits to learn whether a $6 billion Belmont County ethane cracker will bring hundreds of permanent jobs, officials at West Virginia Northern College are training students to work in a wide range of petroleum technology careers. According to WorkForce West […]

Higher ed group focus on Southern West Virginia
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Higher ed group focus on Southern West Virginia

Staff report Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ten higher education institutions across West Virginia recently formed an alliance to promote the economic development of communities across the state’s southern coalfields. Dubbed the Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern West Virginia, the group hopes to improve the economy of a 21-county region. The group has […]

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West Virginia colleges to gain more funds in July

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — While West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has no plans to immediately replenish the funds taken from higher education budgets over the past few years, some institutions will still see some more money in their coffers come July, thanks to actions from the Legislature in 2017. Charleston became an […]

West Virginia University College of Business and Economics expands entrepreneurial initiatives with addition of in-house business coach
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West Virginia University College of Business and Economics expands entrepreneurial initiatives with addition of in-house business coach

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics has strengthened its commitment to entrepreneurship by adding a business coach in the BrickStreet Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Deborah Magyar is the new West Virginia Small Business Development Center business coach at B&E, an addition WVU’s business school dean said […]

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West Virginia University Bureau of Business and Economic Research director says some reason for optimism in state economy

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The director of West Virginia University’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research said there is some reason for optimism with some growth in West Virginia’s economy. However, there are still challenges ahead for the Mountain State to overcome. In Wednesday’s state of the state address, Gov. Jim […]

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Editorial: Remember King’s words of America’s promise

From The Charleston Gazette-Mail: There are still West Virginians who remember segregation — white-only schools, restaurants, hotels, movie theaters, pools, neighborhoods. Higher-skilled jobs were tougher for black people to get.a Wave after wave of civil rights struggles have moved the United States closer to its aspirations. In the early 20th century, many thousands of black […]

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2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration today in Charleston, W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The public is invited to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission on Monday, January 15, 2018 for the annual commemoration and celebration of the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is: “The Color of Unity”. The 2018 celebration will take place at Asbury United […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Monday, Jan. 15
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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Monday, Jan. 15

W.Va. Legislative Committee Meeting Schedule – Subject to change Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm SENATE:  Senate Convenes at 11 a.m.  On the Agenda:  RESOLUTIONS SR 6: Designating March 21, 2018, as Down Syndrome Awareness Day (Gaunch) SR 7: Congratulating Wheeling Central Catholic high school on winning 2017 Class A football championship (Ferns, Weld) Senate Bills Introduced   […]

Lifestyles Columnist Linda Arnold: Four words to stop any argument
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Lifestyles Columnist Linda Arnold: Four words to stop any argument

 By Linda Arnold Life 101 Columnist Nobody wins in a heated argument.  What if there was a way to defuse that heat and provide a “time out?”  This one-minute video reveals a phrase you can use to get a conversation back to neutral.  It disarms the other person — without taking away your power.  

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