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MEDIA ADVISORY: First Lady Cathy Justice to unveil 2018 Holiday Ornament

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia First Lady Cathy Justice will be unveiling the 2018 Holiday Ornament alongside the artists who help handcraft each of the 500 ornaments on Monday at the W.Va. Culture Center in Charleston The Ornaments will be available for sale at $25 each at the WV Cultural Center and later additional ornaments will be available […]

Loughry’s resignation sets up races for 3 West Virginia Supreme Court seats in 2020
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Loughry’s resignation sets up races for 3 West Virginia Supreme Court seats in 2020

By LACIE PIERSON Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Allen Loughry’s resignation from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals this week sets up a 2020 election during which voters will cast ballots for at least three seats on the state’s highest court. With Loughry’s resignation, Gov. Jim Justice will, for the third time since he […]

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WV public school enrollment drops nearly 4,900 after entry age change

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Schools Superintendent Steve Paine announced Thursday that prekindergarten to 12th-grade enrollment has dropped 4,858 students from last school year, including a 544-student drop in Kanawha County. Statewide enrollment is now about 270,600. A Kanawha spokeswoman said Thursday the county’s drop was only 463, and it’s […]

The vault opens at Marshall University for ‘Fallout 76’ game
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The vault opens at Marshall University for ‘Fallout 76’ game

By MEGAN OSBORNE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Gamers at Marshall University finally got to experience the highly anticipated “Fallout 76” on Thursday during the VaultMU Reclamation Day Celebration, where students and staff got the opportunity to play the game with other “Fallout” fans. Though the event was a party, most of the room was […]

Memorial scheduled in Mannington for 50th anniversary of Farmington No. 9 Mine
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Memorial scheduled in Mannington for 50th anniversary of Farmington No. 9 Mine

By EDDIE TRIZZINO Times West Virginian MANNINGTON, W.Va.  – Most local residents old enough to have been around on Nov. 20, 1968 remembers the Farmington No. 9 Mine disaster. It was the day that dust ignited in the depths of the underground work area, causing an explosion that killed 78 miners, 19 of which are […]

WVU-led research team to study turning carbon dioxide from power plants into valuable products
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WVU-led research team to study turning carbon dioxide from power plants into valuable products

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Research at West Virginia University will focus on turning carbon dioxide in power plant flue gas into commercial-quality sodium bicarbonate—baking soda—aiming to use product sales to lower the cost of carbon capture technology. Current techniques can increase the cost of the cleanest coal-fired ultrasupercritical power plants by more than 50 […]

Challenged Athletes of West Virginia director ready for winter season at Snowshoe Resort
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Challenged Athletes of West Virginia director ready for winter season at Snowshoe Resort

By SUZANNE STEWART The Pocahontas Times LEWISBURG, W.Va. — In June, the Challenged Athletes of West Virginia at Snowshoe Mountain Resort suffered a great loss when founder and director Dave Begg passed away. To carry on his legacy and to honor his memory, Carol Woody, of Snowshoe, has taken the helm as director. “I worked […]

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Armstrong wood flooring division sold; sale will not cause staff reduction at Beverly

By TIM MacVEAN The Inter-Mountain BEVERLY, W.Va.  — Armstrong Flooring officials announced Thursday the wood flooring division of the company has been sold to a private equity firm. “Today, Armstrong Flooring announced a definitive agreement to sell its wood flooring business to an affiliate of American Industrial Partners (AIP), a private equity firm,” a Thursday […]

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West Virginia Department of Education to tackle student absenteeism

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The superintendent of West Virginia schools has a message for parents: make sure your students are in school. Superintendent Steven Paine Thursday morning delivered a report on chronic absenteeism in West Virginia public schools during a regular meeting of the state Board of […]