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The Inter-Mountain launches new job board

The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — The Inter-Mountain, the leading publication for job-seeking professionals, has launched TheInter-Mountain.the jobnetwork.com, now with cutting edge job-matching technology and targeted network distribution powered by RealMatch (www.realmatch.com). Employers who post jobs on The Inter-Mountain’s new job board, TheInter-Mountain.the jobnetwork.com, receive unprecedented access to top job-seeking professionals within The Inter-Mountain’s community and […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, December 13

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. DEMOCRAT WINS IN STUNNING ALABAMA UPSET Doug Jones won the state’s special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican […]

By December 12, 2017 Read More →

Several Southern West Virginia counties to receive $8 million from oil and natural gas property taxes

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — County governments in seven southern West Virginia counties will receive more than $8 million from property taxes on oil and natural gas production. Taxes will provide county governments with more than $96 million for local school systems and community services, according to a Monday news release from […]

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West Virginia SBA awards $5.4 million for projects throughout state

By BROOKE BINNS The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — The West Virginia School Building Authority awarded Randolph County Schools with $5.4 million in funding this week that will benefit two elementary schools. To better accommodate the additional students in Beverly Elementary and George Ward Elementary schools because of the closures of Valley Head Elementary and Homestead […]

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Cyberattack slows county government online operations in North Carolina; $23,000 ransom demanded

The Associated Press Report RALEIGH, NC — A cyberattack slowed county government to a crawl Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in North Carolina’s most populous metro area as deputies processed jail inmates by hand, the tax office turned away electronic payments and building code inspectors switched to paper records. Data was frozen on dozens of Mecklenburg County […]

Few West Virginians signed up for health insurance plans as deadline nears
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Few West Virginians signed up for health insurance plans as deadline nears

By ERIN BECK Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Friday is the final day for West Virginians to buy health insurance during open enrollment on the federal health insurance marketplace, found at Healthcare.gov. Few West Virginians — about 10,000 — had selected plans, as of last week. West Virginia was the only state showing a decline […]

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W.Va. Tax Department wants Mountain Blue Hotel Group’s bankruptcy case venue changed

By LINDA HARRIS The State Journal CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — The state tax department wants Mountain Blue Hotel Group’s bankruptcy case transferred to West Virginia, claiming the beleaguered ownership group was “forum shopping” in November when it filed its Chapter 11 petition in Florida. In its 16-page motion, the state pointed out Mountain Blue managing member […]

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West Virginia businesses tuning up harassment policies

By FRED PACE HD Media/The Logan Banner LOGAN, W.Va. — As allegations of sexual harassment have mounted against high-profile people from Hollywood to Washington, all businesses should be taking a close look at their policies and practices related to the issue, local employment lawyers say. The tough question employers should try to answer is whether […]

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West Virginia University radio station GM suspended amid sexual harassment claims

By JOHN McVEY The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — West Virginia University has named an interim general manager to lead its radio station as it investigates sexual harassment allegations against Matthew Fouty made by students working at the station. Contacted by phone Monday afternoon, John A. Bolt, senior executive director of WVU relations […]

WVU forensic financial expert: Opportunities lost for West Virginia in opioid epidemic are ‘staggering’
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WVU forensic financial expert: Opportunities lost for West Virginia in opioid epidemic are ‘staggering’

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A research professor and forensic economic expert at West Virginia University said the opioid epidemic has taken a substantial, expensive toll on this state, preventing West Virginia from investing in its citizens because of this drug abuse crisis. Paul Speaker, who works as a finance professor and whose area of […]