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U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announces campaign for 2018
By July 27, 2017 Read More →

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announces campaign for 2018

By JOSELYN KING The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is asking constituents what affects their families the most as he gears up for a 2018 re-election bid. Manchin, D-W.Va, e-mailed a letter to supporters this week, officially informing them he will be a candidate in 2018. He then asked […]

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CAMC Health System to lay off 300 employees
By July 27, 2017 Read More →

CAMC Health System to lay off 300 employees

By ERIN BECK Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Area Medical Center Health System plans to lay off 300 employees by the end of 2017. Dave Ramsey, the hospital system’s CEO, announced the layoffs in a seven-minute-long YouTube video Thursday. “Regrettably, there is no end in sight for West Virginia’s economic situation, poor reimbursement from […]

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DEP orders halt to Rover Pipeline construction
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

DEP orders halt to Rover Pipeline construction

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia regulators have ordered developers of the Rover Pipeline to halt work after finding a long list of water pollution violations caused by construction of the West Virginia segment of the $4.2 billion project, according to documents made public this week by state and federal […]

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Manchin opposes repeal of Affordable Care Act
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Manchin opposes repeal of Affordable Care Act

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG — A senator from West Virginia again Monday urged colleagues to work together to fix problems with the Affordable Care Act rather than repeal the Obama-era health care plan. “Come on guys, lets sit down and fix it,” Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said. The Senate returned […]

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By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Trump’s first official visit to state is today

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — President Donald Trump will make his first trip to West Virginia as president today to address Scouts, Venturers, Explorers and volunteers at the National Scout Jamboree. Last May, Trump visited Charleston as the front-running Republican candidate. He addressed a crowd of at least 14,500 inside the Charleston […]

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By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Putnam firm snared in DOH kickback scheme still getting paid

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the six months since a Putnam County firm and its owner admitted taking part in a kickback scheme with Division of Highways engineers, the state has paid the contractor nearly $800,000, records show. Bayliss & Ramey, an electrical contracting firm with a statewide contract to repair […]

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Gov. Justice issues statement on President Trump’s visit Monday to West Virginia
By July 23, 2017 Read More →

Gov. Justice issues statement on President Trump’s visit Monday to West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice issued the following statement on President Trump’s visit to the Boy Scout Jamboree on Monday: “Having the President of the United States in West Virginia is a tremendous honor. A visit from President Trump will be the cherry on top of this year’s successful Boy Scout Jamboree. A presidential visit […]

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By July 23, 2017 Read More →

W.Va. Bets on ‘Limited Video Lottery’ law changes

By Joselyn King The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register Staff WHEELING, W.Va. — A move by the West Virginia Legislature to increase the number of limited video lottery machines permitted at one location — while gradually decreasing the overall number of LVL retail outlets — could mean an additional $20 million for the cash-strapped state this year, and […]

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By July 21, 2017 Read More →

Late documents put WV public colleges under financial aid restrictions

By JAKE JARVIS Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Because West Virginia submitted an audit of its federal dollars late for three years running, the state’s public colleges were recently placed under greater financial aid restrictions from the federal government, documents show. The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter this week to Susannah Carpenter, the […]

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R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years
By July 20, 2017 Read More →

R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Five particularly difficult years in the Kanawha Valley have the owner of a nearly 70-year-old business looking for a buyer. R.G. Gunnoe Farms, a Charleston wholesaler of items like cole slaw and macaroni salad, is up for sale after Kroger discontinued the sale of two of its […]

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