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Federal fish hatchery recovers from the ravages of the June 2016 floods
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Federal fish hatchery recovers from the ravages of the June 2016 floods

By JOHN McCOY Charleston Gazette-Mail WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — Eleven months after flooding knocked the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery out of business, it’s almost open for business again. Its hatch building already is filled with young rainbow trout. Those fish soon will be moved to a repaired and re-lined set of raceways. […]

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10 things to know: Monday, June 5

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know  Monday, June 5, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHERE AN ARAB RIFT HAS ISOLATED A NATION Four Arab nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar over its relations with […]

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State Treasurer’s online auction features collectible currency

The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — State Treasurer John Perdue’s latest online auction is heavy on collectible currency, distinguished by four U.S. gold coins, a 1937 Antietam commemorative half dollar and three Carson City dollars. The four gold coins have immediately attracted the minimum bid of $850. No other bidders have stepped up. The coins, […]

Top STEAM students to attend National Youth Science Camp in W.Va.
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Top STEAM students to attend National Youth Science Camp in W.Va.

National Youth Science Camp starts June 14 Release from the National Youth Science Camp: CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The brightest young minds from across the United States and eight other nations will be descending into the mountains of West Virginia for the annual National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) on June 14. “Each state’s Governor has conducted a competition to […]

Column: What makes West Virginia #AlmostHeaven to me
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Column: What makes West Virginia #AlmostHeaven to me

By Chelsea Ruby West Virginia Tourism Commissioner West Virginians — and everyone who loves West Virginia — I have a small but very important favor to ask: This month, take a few minutes to tell the world what it is you love about our state. West Virginia’s birthday is June 20 (birthday number 154, if […]

Remember this Peace Day Effort? 9,000 fallen soldiers etched into sand on Normandy Beach
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Remember this Peace Day Effort? 9,000 fallen soldiers etched into sand on Normandy Beach

EDITOR’s NOTE: In recognition of upcoming anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 1944, Glenville Democrat and Pathfinder Publisher Dave Corcoran shared this uncredited social media post. The following is an unconfirmed social media report the the sand etchings: NORMANDY, France — In 2013, British artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss, accompanied by numerous volunteers, took to the […]

New Alzheimer’s Association survey shows impact of disease on families
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New Alzheimer’s Association survey shows impact of disease on families

  Release from the Alzheimer’s Association: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – New findings from an Alzheimer’s Association survey, released June 1 in conjunction with the beginning of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, show that while people overwhelmingly agree it often takes a village to provide care for someone living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia (91 percent), far […]

Legal Aid of WV announces small business startup workshop
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Legal Aid of WV announces small business startup workshop

Release from Legal Aid of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV), in association with WVU College of Law’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Clinic, will be presenting a free “Starting A Small Business” workshop on the legal aspects of forming and maintaining a small business. The workshop will be held on Thursday, June […]

Media Advisory: WVU experts available for comment on President Trump’s Paris Accord decision
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Media Advisory: WVU experts available for comment on President Trump’s Paris Accord decision

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Media in West Virginia has access to WVU’s field of experts for comment on President Donald Trump’s announced intention to pull the United States out of the Paris Accord, a nearly worldwide agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions beginning in 2020. (Below reporters will find quotes from the experts.) West Virginia University experts can provide commentary, insights and […]

Media Advisory: Sen. Capito to Speak at Special Olympics W.Va. Opening Ceremony
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Media Advisory: Sen. Capito to Speak at Special Olympics W.Va. Opening Ceremony

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – Today, June 2, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will deliver remarks this evening at  the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics West Virginia Summer Games.   Friday, June 2, 2017   WHAT:          Opening Ceremony for the Special Olympics West Virginia Summer Games   WHERE: Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Boulevard East Charleston, WV […]