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SBA participates in 2015 West Virginia Makes Festival

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District Office at the West Virginia Makes Festival. The event is hosted by a group of statewide partners, including SBA’s resource partner the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), at the Heritage Farm Museum and Village in Huntington Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

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Pocahontas walking trail to open Saturday

WHAT: Opening of the Pocahontas Walking Trail WHEN: Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Pocahontas Exhibition Mine, Pocahontas, VA Join the town of Pocahontas, Tazewell County and the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy as we cut the ribbon on the new walking trail that leads to the Exhibition Mine. Also, after the ribbon cutting, […]

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Walk to end Alzheimer’s to take place in Huntington this week

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Alzheimer’s Association will host two events this week as part of the 2015 Huntington Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Today is Bank Day for the region’s teams to deposit donations, and Saturday is the Walk. More information on each event is below. Media is welcome to attend both events.   WHAT: MEDIA […]

Beckley/Oak Hill WALK to end Alzheimer’s a huge success
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Beckley/Oak Hill WALK to end Alzheimer’s a huge success

BECKLEY, W.Va. – More than 360 participants gathered Sept. 19 at the Beckley-Raleigh Convention Center for the annual Beckley/Oak Hill WALK to End Alzheimer’s disease. The WALK, which is hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, brings together people in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. Teams collect donations, which are presented at the […]

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Kessler challenges opponent to debate during radio interview

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Appearing on this afternoon’s edition of “The Valley Today” on Radio WMOV, Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Kessler challenged his opponent, Jim Justice, to a series of debates around the state with the first being before the Jefferson Jackson Dinner Oct. 2 in Charleston. “This would be an excellent opportunity to get us both […]

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Unclaimed property inserts set for distribution

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer John Perdue’s office is distributing unclaimed property inserts in newspapers from Huntington to Martinsburg, in hopes that people who find their names will file claims as rightful owners. Distribution began this week in the largest newspaper in each county. The final week’s distribution will begin on Oct. 5, capping off […]

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Morrisey announces his office to host National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day site at State Capitol

Morrisey: This event is yet another way to help reduce prescription drug abuse in West Virginia. CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced his Office will participate in the tenth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 near the East Rotunda on the California Street side […]

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Capito joins all 20 women senators to introduce #Freethe20 resolution

Bipartisan Resolution Calls for Release of Women Political Prisoners Around the World WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) joined all 20 women senators to introduce the bipartisan #FreeThe20 resolution to support the empowerment of women and urge countries to release women held unjustly. Earlier this month, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations […]

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Audobon Int’l recognizes environmental efforts at Stonewall Resort

WESTON, W.Va. – Audubon International recently announced that Stonewall Resort’s Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course has retained its Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program Certification. Jason Hollen, golf course superintendent at Stonewall Resort said, “We take environmental stewardship very seriously at Stonewall Resort, and we’re honored that Audubon International recognizes our commitment and has recertified our designation […]

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Manchin, Capito urge West Virginians to participate in drug take-back day this Saturday

National Drug Take-Back Day is an opportunity to help reduce the risk of prescription drug abuse and increase awareness of this critical public health epidemic Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today urged West Virginians to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take-Back Day this […]