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Email suggests offer to trade legislation for WV road bond support

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An internal email from the West Virginia Municipal League appears to detail a trade between the association and Gov. Jim Justice – the municipalities’ support for the road bond referendum in exchange for legislation. The Sept. 8 email, from Debbie Price, a WVML worker, went to board […]

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By September 27, 2017 Read More →

West Virginia to get $6.2M for opioid fight

By JIM McCONVILLE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia has been awarded $6.2 million in federal funds for its fight against the opioid crisis, officials said Tuesday. The funds –awarded by the The Department of Justice — will go to programs authorized by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. Additional funding is to be […]

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By September 26, 2017 Read More →

Congressional opioid investigation targets drug wholesaler Miami-Luken

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A congressional committee investigating West Virginia’s opioid epidemic has directed prescription drug distributor Miami-Luken to turn over documents amid allegations that the firm shipped massive amounts of powerful painkillers to the state’s southern counties and failed to report “suspicious” orders from local pharmacies. On Monday, the U.S. […]

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MVB applies to be listed on Nasdaq; move will help expand investor base
By September 25, 2017 Read More →

MVB applies to be listed on Nasdaq; move will help expand investor base

By JOHN G. MILLER NCWV Media FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — MVB Financial Corp., the holding company of MVB Bank, has filed an application to list its common stock on The Nasdaq Capital Market, bank officials said Wednesday. The application was filed following Tuesday’s board meeting, MVB CEO and President Larry Mazza said. If MVB is approved, […]

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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Judge gives water crisis settlement preliminary approval

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha Valley residents, businesses and workers will soon be able to file claims to seek their share of the $151 million settlement of the class-action lawsuit over the January 2014 water crisis, under an order issued Thursday afternoon by the federal judge overseeing the case. U.S. […]

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By September 20, 2017 Read More →

Center: Latest GOP health plan will hurt state

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — New legislation that supporters say would allow states to create better healthcare systems for their populations would actually leave millions in West Virginia without health insurance coverage as federal funding to the state is cut by $2 billion, according to experts with the Centers for Budget Policy and […]

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By September 18, 2017 Read More →

Equifax hack leads to consumer questions

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A credit counseling agency covering 25 counties in two states has been busy the past few days advising people who are worried about what the Equifax data security breach might cost them. Its response: Check your credit report often, as some hackers now have access to […]

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By September 15, 2017 Read More →

WV GOP Reps. vote to cut MSHA budget

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As coal mining deaths in West Virginia increase this year, all three of the state’s U.S. House members voted this week for additional cuts in the coal mine safety enforcement budget for the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration. Reps. David McKinley, Evan Jenkins and Alex […]

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By September 14, 2017 Read More →

Website claims tech company considering West Virginia

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A large, established technology company is considering West Virginia for an expansion, according to a West Virginia Development Office official. A website, https://www.hmenq-inc.com/, began making its rounds on social media in posts claiming that a large, global technology firm is considering locating in West Virginia and is trying […]

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By September 13, 2017 Read More →

P&G opens $3M quality control lab in Berkeley Springs

By JIM McCONVILLE The Journal BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va.  — Call it “CSI comes to Morgan County.” Touted as a state-of-the-art quality control laboratory, joint partners Procter & Gamble, Morgan County and Blue Ridge Community & Technical College took the wraps off its new laboratory center — Pines External Lab– in a ribbon cutting ceremony held […]

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