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The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Sept. 4

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press’s business development specialist for West Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. KENTUCKY CLERK’S JAILING PAVES WAY FOR GAY MARRIAGE LICENSES Same-sex couples will return to the Rowan […]

PTT Global Chemical pledges $100 Million investment for ethane cracker
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PTT Global Chemical pledges $100 Million investment for ethane cracker

By CASEY JUNKINS  The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Gov. John Kasich believes PTT Global Chemical is on third base and heading for home in terms of building its $5.7 billion ethane cracker in Belmont County. The Thailand-based firm on Thursday committed to spend $100 million of its own money for engineering […]

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Common Core debate comes to Huntington

By LACIE PIERSON The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The debate surrounding Common Core standards in West Virginia was far from over Thursday night at Marshall University. A town hall meeting regarding Common Core provided the opportunity for about 100 people to submit questions to a panel of state and local teachers, education officials and experts, as […]

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Energy prices cause continued revenue lag for state

By Pamela Pritt The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Low energy prices — while welcome for consumers — are causing headaches for state officials who are seeing revenue numbers continue to lag, mostly due to slow growth or no growth in natural gas and coal. Severance taxes are down 58 percent from last year, causing overall […]

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The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg seeking advertising director

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. —˜The Exponent Telegram in Clarksburg, WV an 18,000 circulation Sunday, 14,000 Daily (AM) newspaper, published seven days a week, 365 days a year is seeking an Advertising Director. The newspaper provided the following information: We operate in a highly competitive market with three other daily newspapers and four network television stations in the North […]

Cheney addresses business leaders at The Greenbrier
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Cheney addresses business leaders at The Greenbrier

By Tina Alvey The Register-Herald WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Addressing an assembly of business leaders at The Greenbrier, former Vice President Dick Cheney expressed great concern about the future of the planet, placing the blame firmly on the foreign policy failures of the current administration. “I see an increase in threat level in many areas,” […]

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Jackson’s Mill Jubilee offers family celebration

JACKSON’S MILL, W.Va. — A Central West Virginia family tradition is once again ready to  welcome visitors when the 41st Annual Jackson’s Mill Jubilee kicks off today, Sept. 4, and continues this Labor Day Weekend. Organizers note the Jubilee takes place on the “beautiful rolling farmland of Lewis County, which was once home to Confederate Civil War General Stonewall Jackson and continues a celebration of Appalachian Heritage” […]

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia encourages travel throughout the state this holiday weekend
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Wild, Wonderful West Virginia encourages travel throughout the state this holiday weekend

Showcases Real. Harpers Ferry vignette to encourage exploration of heritage and outdoor adventures Real. VIDEO: View CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia released the Real. Harpers Ferry vignette — the fifth in a series produced as part of the Real. campaign — to encourage exploration of our state’s rich history and abundant outdoor recreation during the […]

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“Business Smart Toolkit” launched to aid entrepreneurs in underserved communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) today announced the release of the Business Smart Toolkit, a ready-to-use workshop toolkit that gives faith-based and community organizations tools to help new and aspiring entrepreneurs launch and build businesses that are credit ready. “We can’t wait for aspiring […]

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Potential Nohe successors for W.Va. State Senate emerge

By EVAN BEVINS Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG – Two members of the West Virginia House of Delegates, a former Parkersburg city councilwoman and the president of the Wood County Parks and Recreation Committee are interested in filling the state Senate vacancy left by the resignation of David Nohe. The 3rd Senatorial District Republican Executive […]