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Steel of WV’s sewer rate challenge will head to PSC

By JOSEPHINE MENDEZ The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Representatives with Steel of West Virginia have decided to take their sewer rate dispute with the Huntington Sanitary Board to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia following a ruling from West Virginia’s high court. In its opinion filed Tuesday, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled […]

W.Va. DNR reminds hunters to obey laws, hunt safely
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W.Va. DNR reminds hunters to obey laws, hunt safely

By VELICIA DELQUENNE The Exponent Telegram SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — With the deer firearms seasons beginning Monday, the Law Enforcement Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources reminds everyone to take precaution and be aware of laws regarding safety and lands open to hunting. Any person who hunts on public or private lands […]

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Financing for planned Greenbrie r synthetic fuel plant moves forward

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A company planning to build a $73 million synthetic fuel plant in Greenbrier County took another step forward in financing its development Thursday, as the West Virginia Economic Development Authority approved two items to help advance the plant’s construction. The items approved by the WVEDA at its […]

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Tygart Hotel purchased by development group

By BRAD JOHNSON The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — A community development group has purchased the Tygart Hotel and plans to spend $11 million to restore the historic building and rebrand it as a boutique hotel. Dave Clark, executive director of Woodlands Development Group, told Elkins City Council about the project Thursday evening. “We recently purchased […]

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Roxul insulation maker to begin search for workers

By TIM COOK The Journal HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — A new employer is coming to town and will be looking for a few workers. Insulation maker Roxul Inc. has begun grading a 130-acre site in Ranson to build a 463,000-square-foot factory there–a $150 million investment. To staff the factory, the international company will begin scouting for […]

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10 things to do: Friday, November 17

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. GOP LAWMAKING VICTORY AROUND THE CORNER House passes $1.5 trillion overhaul of Americans’ business and personal income taxes, helping Trump […]

Survey shows need for increased palliative care options, awareness in W.Va. communities
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Survey shows need for increased palliative care options, awareness in W.Va. communities

Release from West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The vast majority of West Virginians want to die at home, but most people lack the community resources to help with that process or are unaware of palliative care options close to home.Using a grant awarded by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation with assistance from the West Virginia University Foundation, the West […]

Senate gives MSHA nominee and Wheeling resident David Zatezalo approval
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Senate gives MSHA nominee and Wheeling resident David Zatezalo approval

By JOSELYN KING The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — David Zatezalo says his focus as leader of the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration will be to make America “a world leader in mine safety again.” By a vote of 52-46 along party lines, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed the Wheeling resident’s […]

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Angry teachers, public employees object to proposed PEIA benefits cuts

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Weary of seeing their health insurance benefits cut a little more each year, teachers, public employees and retirees turned out in Charleston Wednesday evening to tell the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board that “enough is enough.” “It’s time that we as public employees, as educators in […]

WV GOP quietly backs House vote on tax code
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WV GOP quietly backs House vote on tax code

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on a major overhaul of the tax code, and all three West Virginians in the chamber have indicated support for the bill. A spokeswoman for Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., said in an email that Jenkins will support […]