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W.Va. Governor to sign six bills into law today

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice will conduct a ceremonial bill signing today, signing six bills including one that would authorize public schools to distribute excess food to students. The bill says one in four children in West Virginia experiences food insecurity. The bill notes that every day, schools have […]

Opinion: April 17 is the last day to register to vote in May primary election
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Opinion: April 17 is the last day to register to vote in May primary election

By Mac Warner West Virginia Secretary of State There are hundreds (and probably thousands) of examples nationwide where elections have been won by just one vote. In West Virginia, we’re doing our best to make sure that every vote counts. Working with our county clerks, we’re cleaning up our voter registration lists. In just about […]

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Italian manufacturing plant breaks ground in Jefferson County
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Italian manufacturing plant breaks ground in Jefferson County

By TIM COOK The Journal KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. — An Italian company’s inaugural manufacturing launch into North American took a major turn Tuesday in Jefferson County. Tonj Ciotti, the chief executive of TeMa North America, joined local officials in turning the first soil to begin the construction of a 42,000-square-foot industrial plant in the Burr Business […]

Tasty treats await Lewisburg Chocolate Festival-goers
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Tasty treats await Lewisburg Chocolate Festival-goers

By TINA ALVEY The Register-Herald LEWISBURG, W.Va. — As the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival prepares to break down the last shred of willpower still clinging to that dusty New Year’s resolution, dieters can take heart. Many researchers now say that dark chocolate is absolutely loaded with health benefits. According to an online report from Healthline, dark […]

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Ghastly clues emerge: Criminal complaint confirms decapitation in Easter Day homicide in southern West Virginia

By TAMMY TOLER Princeton Times PRINCETON, W.Va.  — When she emerged from the woods after depositing the decapitated head of her alleged victim, 41-year-old Roena Cheryl Mills was soaked in blood and only spoke to an invisible man she called “Daddy.” Troubled finding a bloody stranger on the lawn at daybreak Easter morning, the residents […]

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Report: W.Va. students slightly improve in math, reading

By BISHOP NASH The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s fourth- and eighth-graders demonstrated slight improvements in math and reading compared to two years ago on the latest Nation’s Report Card, though the Mountain State remains below the national average for both subjects. Test scores for students who participated in the National Assessment of Education […]

Marshall University begins its search for the new Marco
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Marshall University begins its search for the new Marco

By SARAH INGRAM The Parthenon HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The university is looking for a son or daughter of Marshall to take over as the new Marco to keep the community spirits up throughout the year. Tryouts happen occur next week to give new students an opportunity to be their college’s mascot, an experience not everyone […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, April 11

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHAT SENATORS ARE DOING WHILE TRUMP FUMES OVER FBI RAID A bipartisan group of four lawmakers is crafting a bill […]

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W.Va. Legislative announces April interim committees meeting schedule

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The schedule for the April interim Committee meetings for the West Virginia Legislature has been announced. The legislative interim committees will meet Monday, April 16, starting at 9 a.m. To see the general schedule and agendas visit: http://www.wvlegislature.gov/committees/interims/intcomsched.cfm Convene Adjourn Committee Location 9 AM 11 AM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance 11 AM […]

TeMa hosts groundbreaking today for $10 million plant in Kearneysville, W.Va.
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TeMa hosts groundbreaking today for $10 million plant in Kearneysville, W.Va.

Italian company’s first U.S. manufacturing facility to create 30 jobs Release from the West Virginia Department of Commerce:    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — TeMa North America is breaking ground today for a 42,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Burr Business Park, Kearneysville. The event takes place 3:30 p.m. in the Burr Business Park, Jefferson County. Headquartered in Italy, […]