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WV DEP waives Clean Water Act authority over Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection on Wednesday waived the state’s authority under the federal Clean Water Act to determine if another major natural gas pipeline proposal would harm rivers and streams. The DEP announced in a news release that the agency had waived its […]

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WVU receives $4 million to commercialize work in vaccines, artificial intelligence and shale gas energy

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — From protecting us from dangerous infections to redefining the future of artificial intelligence to advancing the use of natural gas to bring economic benefit to the state, the depth and breadth of West Virginia University’s research and its potential to improve the lives of the citizens of the state is […]

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Three-million dollar grant will help build drug treatment center in Ohio County

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — A $3-million grant from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources will allow a local faith-based group to transform the former Paul VI Pastoral Center into a long-term care center for approximately 100 women suffering from drug addiction. Sharon Travis, president of Heart2Heart/Living […]

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WV Supreme Court: No policy permitting home offices furnished with state property

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va — Despite claims that the West Virginia Supreme Court has a longstanding practice of providing court-owned furniture and equipment to justices to furnish their home offices, responses to a Freedom of Information Act request Wednesday conclude that no such policy exists. “A review of our records has not […]

Congressional Republicans to attend retreat at The Greenbrier
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Congressional Republicans to attend retreat at The Greenbrier

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. House and Senate Republicans are scheduled to attend a legislative retreat at The Greenbrier resort, owned by the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, in January. GOP lawmakers received a save-the-date notice for Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 at the White Sulphur Springs complex. Politico […]

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Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce holds breakfast for WV legislators

By CONOR GRIFFITH The Exponent Telegram MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — Workforce education and pay, along with taxes and the opioid crisis, were among the topics brought up during the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast with state legislators Wednesday morning. Dels. Rodney Pyles, John Williams, Dave Pethtel and Joe Statler, along with state Sen. Bob Beach, […]

Manchin asking West Virginia families to share how CHIP has helped them
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Manchin asking West Virginia families to share how CHIP has helped them

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is asking West Virginia families to share stories on how the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has made an impact in their lives and the lives of their children. CHIP provides health insurance to almost nine million children in America, and ensures […]

Fairmont’s Feast of Seven Fishes starts tomorrow
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Fairmont’s Feast of Seven Fishes starts tomorrow

By JOHN MARK SHAVER The Fairmont News FAIRMONT, W.va.  — The Feast of the Seven Fishes is making its way to Monroe Street again this weekend, bringing with it a wide array of food, entertainment and events. On Friday at 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Jackson Street, The Festival Cucina will kick off […]

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WVU’s international students prepare for winter break

By GEORGIA BEATTY The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU international students discuss if they will go home or not over winter break. For many like Hadeel Hejazi, a senior aerospace engineering student from Amman, Jordan, and president of the International Student Organization, flying home is a financial impossibility. “Ever since I came to Morgantown, […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, December 7

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MIDDLE EAST BRACES FOR UNREST, NEW DIPLOMATIC MOVES Palestinians shutter schools, shops, call for protests in the West Bank and […]