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Opioid forum looks at recovery, treatment, community issues
By November 10, 2016 Read More →

Opioid forum looks at recovery, treatment, community issues

By November 7, 2016 Read More →

WVU Department of Political Sciences to host ‘Election Reflection: West Virginia Politics’ Nov. 10

WVU Department of Political Sciences hosts ‘Election Reflection: West Virginia Politics’ Nov. 10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— After the ballots have been cast and tallied, what do the results of this year’s elections mean for West Virginia and beyond? The Department of Political Science in the John D. Rockefeller IV School for Policy and Politics at West Virginia University will host a moderated […]

Kevin Slimp: Know when to fold them in the computer game
By November 7, 2016 Read More →

Kevin Slimp: Know when to fold them in the computer game

When does holding on to older software and hardware become detrimental? By Kevin Slimp While in Minnesota last week, I had an assignment similar to assignments I’ve had many times during the past 20 years: to spend a day with a small community newspaper group, meet with the management and staff individually, then propose two […]

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By November 7, 2016 Read More →

Editorial: Regardless of whom you support, voting is a civic duty

Read other West Virginia newspaper statewide and national endorsements at http://wvpress.org/?s=endorsement An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch: HUNTINGTON, W.VA. — Americans fed up with the 2016 election campaign’s acrimonious attack ads, name-calling and the like can take solace that the end is in sight. And while they may be eager for the politicking to be over, citizens […]

Media Alert: Altering the Course —  Solutions for the W.Va. Opioid Misuse Crisis Forum
By November 4, 2016 Read More →

Media Alert: Altering the Course —  Solutions for the W.Va. Opioid Misuse Crisis Forum

Highmark Foundation, axialHealthcare event set for Wednesday, Nov. 9, with U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, U.S. Rep Evan Jenkins. MEDIA Alert: When:  Wed, Nov. 9 at 5:00 p.m. Where: Charleston Marriott Town Center, 200 Lee Street East, Charleston, WV 25301 Agenda 5 – 5:30 p.m.               Reception and hors d’oevres 5:30 – 5:40 […]

By November 4, 2016 Read More →

Mountain State Business Index: W.Va. economy weak, continues recovery

WVUToday News Release: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Mountain State Business Index increased 0.1 percent in October, marking measurable gains in the West Virginia economy in five of the past seven months. Economists at West Virginia University said this also represents the index’s best overall stretch of performance in nearly two years, and provides mounting evidence that even though some […]

Red Cross says turn back clocks, test smoke alarms
By November 3, 2016 Read More →

Red Cross says turn back clocks, test smoke alarms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  (Wednesday, November 3, 2016) Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 6 and the American Red Cross reminds everyone to ‘turn’ their clocks back an hour and ‘test’ the batteries in their smoke alarms. The Red Cross recommends that all West Virginians have working smoke alarms on every level of their home, including inside and outside […]

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Manchin, Capito, Jenkins provide information to submit public comments on future of Green Bank Observatory

News Release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-WV) are providing West Virginians with information on public meetings and how to submit public comments on the future of the Green Bank Observatory in Pocahontas County. The National Science Foundation (NSF) will hold two public […]

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Attorney General threatens lawsuit against Maryland over access to water from Potomac River

News Release from West Virginia Attorney: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey expressed willingness to sue neighboring Maryland if its leaders continue to limit West Virginia’s access to the Potomac River, a water source critical to economic expansion in the Eastern Panhandle. The Attorney General outlined his concerns this week in a […]

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By November 2, 2016 Read More →

West Virginia October revenue collections $6.3 million behind estimate

News release from West Virginia Department of Revenue:  General Fund revenue lagging $87.4 million behind since July CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Department of Revenue today released General Revenue Fund collection numbers for October of $322.3 million were nearly $6.3 million below estimate.   Three months into Fiscal Year 2016, cumulative collections of $1.237 billion […]