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WV Press 2019 Convention: Don’t miss W.Va. Supreme Court Justices outlining the court going forward
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WV Press 2019 Convention: Don’t miss W.Va. Supreme Court Justices outlining the court going forward

Register and reserve your rooms today; Convention is Aug 2-3 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Registration and the room block are open for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2019 Convention, Aug. 2-3, at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. “The 2019 Convention marks 150 years of the West Virginia Press Association serving the state’s newspaper industry. As you’ll notice with […]

Exporting offers world of opportunity for W.Va. businesses
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Exporting offers world of opportunity for W.Va. businesses

By James Casto for Daily Mail WV CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Exporting is a bright spot in West Virginia’s economic picture. It offers a world of opportunity to the state’s businesses. In 2018, West Virginia exports increased for the second year in a row, reaching $8.1 billion. Official U.S. Census Bureau figures released in March show […]

Fairmont State president brings donation to Harman, W.Va.
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Fairmont State president brings donation to Harman, W.Va.

By Eliana McCutcheon for The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — The president of Fairmont State University visited Elkins this week, bringing along a donation of food and cleaning supplies to the cleanup effort in Harman. Dr. Mirta Martin, Fairmont State’s president, wants to meet with community members and community leaders throughout the state to thank them […]

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U.S. Sen. Capito and other Senators ask FCC to improve accuracy of broadband maps

From The Register-Herald of Beckley, W.Va. WASHINGTON — A group of U.S. Senators are urging the the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take specific, concrete steps to improve the accuracy of broadband coverage maps. U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Jon Tester, D-Mont., sent a letter to FCC Chairman […]

WV Gov. Justice denounces climate change initiative, talks GOP feud, education reform
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WV Gov. Justice denounces climate change initiative, talks GOP feud, education reform

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a news conference called Monday to denounce former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million pledge to an initiative to fight climate change, Gov. Jim Justice went off on multiple tangents, including his feud with West Virginia Senate Republicans, his thoughts on education reform and legal issues […]

W.Va. Sens. Weld, Maroney, Clements: Relationship with Jim Justice ‘strained’
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W.Va. Sens. Weld, Maroney, Clements: Relationship with Jim Justice ‘strained’

By JOSELYN KING The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Republicans in the West Virginia Senate representing Northern Panhandle communities indicate they have a strained relationship with Gov. Jim Justice. Their comments came after Senate Finance Committee Chairman Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, on Monday called for Justice — also a Republican — to resign as […]

War of words between Gov. Justice, West Virginia Senate continues
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War of words between Gov. Justice, West Virginia Senate continues

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS Special to The Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The relationship between Gov. Jim Justice and Republican leaders in the West Virginia Senate continues to sour after a new round of barbs were exchanged Monday. Justice, during a press conference, addressed comments made by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, calling on […]

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West Virginia Supreme Court rules with Antero, but doesn’t set new standards for gas drilling
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West Virginia Supreme Court rules with Antero, but doesn’t set new standards for gas drilling

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court on Monday sided with Antero Resources in a case brought by Harrison County landowners, but it did not fully close off the ability of residents to use the courts to limit the effects of West Virginia’s growing natural gas industry. Justices upheld […]

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West Virginia, other states discuss standards for high-speed police pursuits

By MEGAN OSBORNE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Dangerous police pursuits have states looking into creating government standards for pursuit procedures. In April, a police chase that stretched from Milton to Dunbar left several people injured. The pursuit was initiated on Alex Nathaniel Foster, 25, after state parole officers sent out an alert for his whereabouts […]