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Weirton Medical Center sees health care returning to spotlight
By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Weirton Medical Center sees health care returning to spotlight

By PAUL GIANNAMORE The Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va.  — While the health care debate in Washington seems to be on the back burner to other issues for now, expect it to surface as an election issue for the 2018 mid-term elections. That was the word from Vincent Deluzio, managing director of R&V Associates, the […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

National Weather Service warns of possible flooding for W.Va.

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — With the one-year anniversary of a 1,000-year flood in areas of West Virginia approaching, Tropical Storm Cindy — now lashing the Gulf Coast — could bring more flooding our way. According to the National Weather Service, it may be time for the state to take cover, again. NWS […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Small businesses receive more than $700,000 for flood aid from RISE W.Va.

By JESSICA FARRISH The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Greenbrier County received more than $700,000 in grant funding for small businesses through the public-private Rise West Virginia program, a West Virginia Development Office project manager reported Wednesday. Rise distributed $1.4 million to small businesses in 11 counties in November, Rise Program Manager Jordan Ferrell reported. =Created […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

WV med schools recognized for vaccine advocacy

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia is almost always in the bottom of health indexes, such as obesity, rate of heart attack and diabetes and lack of exercise. But when it comes to vaccinating children against life-threatening diseases, the Mountain State beats almost every other state. For their work in ensuring […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Topless rally organizers respond to Charleston mayor’s request

By ERIN BECK Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — After the Charleston mayor accused them of planning a “naked spectacle” and asked them to reschedule, a group of women planning a topless protest for Saturday in Charleston responded that they are “not ashamed of [their] natural form.” Nearly 200 people have RSVPed to the “Free the […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Upper Monongahela River locks open for recreational use this weekend

By JOHN MARK SHAVER The Fairmont News FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Those interested in boating and fishing on the Monongahela River this weekend can take advantage of the opening of the Morgantown, Hildebrand and Opekiska locks. Despite being moved to a new waterway, the locks will be open this weekend for the West Virginia Bass Federation’s Buddy […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

Over 100 volunteers unite for the Day of Action

By VICTORIA L. CANN The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — Almost 125 volunteers from various organizations and companies came together Wednesday to help the United Way of Harrison County give back during the annual Day of Action. Brad Riffee, United Way community impact director, said it’s the perfect way to give back to the agencies that […]

State’s largest yard sale brings thousands of visitors to Lewis County
By June 22, 2017 Read More →

State’s largest yard sale brings thousands of visitors to Lewis County

By DARLENE J. SWIGER The Weston News WESTON, W.Va. — The Lewis County Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the Upshur County CVB, is accepting registrations for West Virginia’s Largest Yard Sale on Aug. 4 and 5, which brings thousands of visitors to the area. Past sales have featured hundreds of sales lining the streets […]

West Virginia State Society’s Annual State Celebration set for June 28 in D.C.
By June 22, 2017 Read More →

West Virginia State Society’s Annual State Celebration set for June 28 in D.C.

Celebration features ‘Taste of the State’ with food, beverage, entertainment from across W.Va.   WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2017) – The West Virginia State Society (WVSS) will host its annual State Birthday Celebration – featuring a Taste of the State – Wednesday, June 28 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in room G-50 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. The Capitol […]

By June 22, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Thursday, June 22

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know  Thursday, June 22, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. AP: UAE-RUN YEMEN PRISONS RIFE WITH ABUSE, TORTURE An AP investigation finds that Americans have interrogated some of the detainees […]