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Shale Energy Alliance touts ways to build the oil and gas industry in West Virginia

By JEFFREY SAULTON The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.V.a  — Area oil and gas company representatives gathered Wednesday at the Blennerhassett Hotel to learn how the Shale Energy Alliance can make a difference and make the industry grow. Dave Caliguiri, with the Shale Energy Alliance, said the alliance is dedicated to the development of […]

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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College discusses training facilities in West Virginia with plastic manufacturers

By JIM McCONVILLE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is talking with two plastics manufacturers about providing them plastics technology worker training facilities at the college next year, said officials at the college’s Board of Governors meeting Wednesday. College officials met with two companies — Logoplaste and Technimark — that […]

AARP members prepare blizzard boxes for Eastern Panhandle seniors
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AARP members prepare blizzard boxes for Eastern Panhandle seniors

By ADRANISA STEPHENS The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — Members of the Martinsburg chapter of the AARP will be delivering Christmas to area seniors early this year. Members hand-prepared “blizzard boxes” Wednesday at the Berkeley Services Senior Center. According to Gloria Young, president of the Martinsburg/Berkeley County AARP Chapter, in West Virginia, many seniors rely on […]

NIH funds WVU research to make diabetes and hypertension management a community activity
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NIH funds WVU research to make diabetes and hypertension management a community activity

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Managing diabetes and high blood pressure can feel like a solitary enterprise dependent on relationships with objects (like pills or foods) and activities (like brisk walks or early bedtimes) instead of relationships with people, but a group of West Virginia Universityresearchers is hoping to change that. The National Institutes of […]

Pierpont Community & Technical College culinary team to represent West Virginia in New York cook-off
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Pierpont Community & Technical College culinary team to represent West Virginia in New York cook-off

By EDDIE TRIZZINO Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  – After months of practice and preparation, Kayleb Band found himself in a race against the clock to complete a four-course meal. Band and the rest of the team members of Pierpont Community & Technical College’s culinary competition team managed to beat the clock and win in […]

Work by Mid-Ohio Valley photographers showcased in West Virginia calendar
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Work by Mid-Ohio Valley photographers showcased in West Virginia calendar

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — A picture by a St. Marys woman whose hobby is photography was chosen for the cover of a calendar being published by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Transportation. Ronda Knight’s photo of goldenrod growing next to a barn […]

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Weirton looks to establish land bank

By CRAIG HOWELL The Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va.  — The City of Weirton may soon begin the process of establishing its own land bank. The issue was raised by Ward 4 Councilman George Ash during Monday’s Weirton Council meeting. “I’m not sure how it works,” Ash said, suggesting the city begin to look into […]

Ski season set to open this week in Wheeling, Seven Springs
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Ski season set to open this week in Wheeling, Seven Springs

By HEATHER ZIEGLER The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. — Mother Nature is expected to aid in the snow-making process in time for the official opening of the winter ski season beginning this weekend in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania and in Wheeling. Seven Springs Mountain Resort will reopen the slopes on Friday, […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, December 14

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO REPUBLICANS ARE BLAMING FOR ALABAMA SENATE LOSS Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is being singled out, but he […]

West Virginia legislator announces biills that seek to protect sexual assault survivors
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West Virginia legislator announces biills that seek to protect sexual assault survivors

The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sen. Mike Woelfel, D-Cabell, on Monday announced two bills enhancing protections for survivors of sexual assault to be introduced on the first day of the 2018 regular session. Together, the bills would ensure survivors in West Virginia receive timely and free access to medical forensic examinations and that proper DNA evidence […]