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Communications, security staff testify at West Virginia Supreme Court hearing

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Lawmakers met for day three of impeachment hearings on the conduct of the state’s High Court, with much of the focus on specific allegations against the court’s former chief justice. The House Judiciary Committee met in the House Chamber Thursday morning, a week […]

Automakers rely on WV manufacturers, and vice versa
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Automakers rely on WV manufacturers, and vice versa

By DOUGLAS SOULE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The automobile manufacturing industry just isn’t what it used to be. While people who have never had a role in the transformation of the raw materials of steel, rubber and plastics into sleek new automobiles may think of black-and-white images of old Detroit assembly lines, such images […]

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Personnel Board OKs removing protections for West Virginia budget director

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With little discussion, the West Virginia Personnel Board voted Thursday to eliminate civil service protection for the state Budget Office director, effective Saturday. That also is longtime Budget Director Mike McKown’s last day in that office. Doug Buffington, managing deputy secretary of Revenue, told the board the […]

WVU researcher investigates risk for opioid overdose in rural West Virginia
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WVU researcher investigates risk for opioid overdose in rural West Virginia

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Drug overdose deaths are on the rise in rural areas, and in some cases are overtaking death rates in urban areas. But unlike urban areas, there is little data about overdose prevention in rural America. Based at West Virginia University’s Eastern Campus in Martinsburg, Joy Buck, a WVU School of […]

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Secretary of State Mac Warner announces plan to distribute $6.5 million to West Virginia counties for election security

CHARLESTON, W.Va.— Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce that his office will work with county clerks across the state to distribute a total of $6.5 million in federal funding to help improve election security throughout the state.  According to Warner, this funding will allow West Virginia to continue to be a leader […]

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TransCanada pipeline that exploded in Marshall County now back In service

By MATT SAXTON The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va.  — Natural gas is flowing once again through the pipeline that exploded in June, while the company that owns it also said it is taking steps to ensure a similar event does not occur again. Lindsey Fought, a communications specialist with TransCanada Corp., said in […]

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Girl Scouts reveal 30 new STEM-related badges

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council (BDGSC) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) revealed Tuesday 30 new badges available to the young women, enhancing the one-of-a-kind Girl Scout experience, while also addressing some of today’s societal issues. The new badges touch on subjects involving cybersecurity, environmental advocacy, […]

WVPA Convention 2018 is Aug. 9-11 at Embassy Suites in Charleston
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WVPA Convention 2018 is Aug. 9-11 at Embassy Suites in Charleston

WVPA room discount at Embassy Suites is a limited time offer CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Registration is now open for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2018 WVPA Convention, Aug. 9-11, in Charleston. “The WVPA is partnering with WVU’s Academic Media Day program. It’s an excellent opportunity for all media,’ said Don Smith, executive director of the WVPA. […]

2018 Friends of Coal Auto Fair to open today in Beaver
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2018 Friends of Coal Auto Fair to open today in Beaver

By JESSICA FARRISH The Register-Herald A whirlwind weekend of fancy cars, concerts, crafts and carnival rides opens today with the 2018 Friends of Coal Auto Fair at the Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beaver. Fairgoers may stroll along the grounds to admire row after row of hotrods, customs, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tuners and trucks from […]