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Solvay plans Willow Island expansion
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Solvay plans Willow Island expansion

By EVAN BEVINS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel WILLOW ISLAND, W.Va.  — Less than two years after completing a purchase of the Cytec facility on West Virginia 2, Solvay announced plans this week to double its production capacity. The expansion, for which construction is planned to start in the next month or two, is expected […]

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RCBI extends training program for future women machinists to Bridgeport

By JIM ROSS The State Journal BRIDGEPORT, W.Va.  — North Central West Virginia employers have a need for skilled workers, and a program that has helped women in the Huntington area transition into those jobs is about to open a second operation in Bridgeport. “At this point, we know it will be sometime in 2018. […]

WVU Reed College of Media hosts panel on diversity
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WVU Reed College of Media hosts panel on diversity

By ALI BARRETT The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The WVU Reed College of Media moderated a panel on diversity in the media featuring four panelists from diverse backgrounds in print and broadcast journalism on Tuesday. Mizell Stewart III, vice president of news operations at Gennett and USA Today Network, started in journalism 30 years […]

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W.Va. Supreme Court hears arguments in Nicholas consolidation case

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in the case of Nicholas County’s consolidation plan. An attorney for the state Board of Education argued that a Kanawha judge substituted his judgment for that of the state board’s and that the state board did not run afoul of […]

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West Virginia DHHR receives grant for Home Visitation Program

By CHRISTPHER DOWELL The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.VA — Federal funding has been awarded in the amount of $5.7 million for the state’s Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, according to West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Cabinet Secretary Bill Crouch. The Home Visitation Program, through the Department of Health and […]

Eagle Manufacturing workers on stage with Trump for tax talk
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Eagle Manufacturing workers on stage with Trump for tax talk

Staff reports The Weirton Daily Times WELLSBURG, W.Va.  — The importance of West Virginia manufacturing was on display Friday in Washington, D.C., as seven employees from area companies joined President Donald Trump on stage during his address to the National Association of Manufacturers conference at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.   Seven employees, representing Eagle Manfacturing […]

Fall fun in ‘Hauntington’
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Fall fun in ‘Hauntington’

By SADIE HELMICK The Parthenon Huntington and surrounding areas have plenty to offer during this fall season. From horror movies to festivals, feel free to enjoy these events with a nice pumpkin spice latte while wearing a ton of flannel. October 3-29: Cooper Family Farm Corn Maze, Milton, WV October 4: “The Shining” presented as […]

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West Virginia attorney general donates funding to ease crime lab backlog

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHALRESTON, W.Va.  — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has given $1 million from monies taken in from health-care-related court settlements to the West Virginia State Police to help attack a backlog of cases in the State Police crime lab. The money will be used to fund four new […]

Small game seasons coming up in WV
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Small game seasons coming up in WV

HD Media The Logan Banner SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Several small game hunting and trapping seasons are about to get underway in West Virginia, and wildlife biologists from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources report the game population is stable. Here are some of the forecasts, according a DNR press release: Ruffed grouse season begins […]

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West Virginia Farmers Market Association to hold marketing trainings

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia Farmers Market Association (WVFMA), in partnership with the West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition (WVFFC), announced they will host a series of trainings around the state. The events will focus on marketing strategies for farmers’ markets and farm production. This is a continuation of the Appalachian Foodshed Gathering series. “Like […]