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WVU School of Public Health dean to participate in congressional briefing on opioid epidemic
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WVU School of Public Health dean to participate in congressional briefing on opioid epidemic

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University School of Public Health will be among five schools in the Appalachian region to brief members of Congress in Washington, D.C. Monday (June 19) to share their findings and unique approaches to address the opioid epidemic. Dean Jeffrey Coben, M.D., will participate in “The Opioid Epidemic: Findings from […]

Step Afrika! dance troupe celebrates Juneteenth in Charleston
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Step Afrika! dance troupe celebrates Juneteenth in Charleston

By BILL LYNCH Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Bringing Step Afrika! to a Juneteenth celebration means a lot to the dance troupe’s co-founder and executive director, C. Brian Williams. Williams, whose troupe will be at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston on Monday, said, “It’s always important to reflect on really momentous days in our country’s […]

Theatre West Virginia kicks off 57th season tonight
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Theatre West Virginia kicks off 57th season tonight

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Theatre West Virginia invites long time fans and first-timers to the opening night of summer dramas at the Cliffside Amphitheater in Grandview. The 57th season kicks off with 10 performances of Footloose: The Musical, based on the 1984 film of the same name. The outdoor dramas are […]

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West Virginia Day program will focus on history

The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  WVU Libraries and the West Virginia & Regional History Center will provide a crash course in history to celebrate the university’s sesquicentennial as part of this year’s West Virginia Day program June 20. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. with a continental breakfast reception in the Milano Reading Room in […]

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LHTC Media of West Virginia acquires Spectrum Radio’s assets in Fairmont

By SEAN McNAMARA Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A transaction that began in September and encountered several hurdles along the way was made official Thursday as Laurel Highland Total Communications Inc. (LHTC) and local subsidiary LHTC Media of West Virginia purchased assets of Spectrum Radio in Fairmont. The assets purchased by LHTC include 94.3 […]

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WV baseball teams fail to make top merchandise sales list

Staff report The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — No West Virginia team in Minor League Baseball made the top 25 list for merchandise sales last year, although a competitor of the West Virginia Power did. The Columbia Fireflies of the South Atlantic League made the Top 25 list that was released June 12 on milb.com. […]

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U.S. Senator Capito’s Weekly Address to West Virginians

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In this week’s video message, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito outlines the latest progress in establishing a regional ethane storage hub in Appalachia and her efforts to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s, an issue that has impacted her family directly: Hi there!   Remember when I told you about the Appalachian storage hub project during […]

Limited bear firearms season permit applications available online
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Limited bear firearms season permit applications available online

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for a limited number of permits for black bear hunting during the traditional deer gun season in eight counties. The application deadline is midnight Aug. 13. Hunters with these permits will be allowed to hunt bear without dogs on public […]

Senators Manchin, Heller introduce bill to expand access to rural broadband
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Senators Manchin, Heller introduce bill to expand access to rural broadband

 “Rural Broadband Deployment Streamlining Act” ensures efforts to deploy broadband infrastructure are expedited   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Dean Heller (R-NV) introduced bipartisan legislation that would expand Americans’ access to broadband by streamlining the application process required to construct broadband infrastructure on federal lands.   “Streamlining efforts to expand broadband […]

Permit applications available for special deer hunt at Green Bank Observatory
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Permit applications available for special deer hunt at Green Bank Observatory

GREEN BANK, W.Va. — Applications are now available for a special resident-only, controlled onsite deer hunt, according to the Green Bank Observatory (GBO), located in Green Bank, West Virginia. This controlled hunt is organized and planned in cooperation with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR).   Submission of an application enters each hunter […]