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WVPA Convention 2018 is Aug. 9-11 at Embassy Suites in Charleston
By July 23, 2018 Read More →

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. […]

Rocks and ladders: National Youth Science Camp delegates scaling new heights
By July 23, 2018 Read More →

Rocks and ladders: National Youth Science Camp delegates scaling new heights

By ERIN BECK National Youth Science Camp BARTOW, W.Va. — Steve Blasberg used a projector on top of a picnic table. He carried three pens in his pocket. One was red. He is a teacher. A white-bearded and bespectacled mathematician, Blasberg described how to use math to predict a person’s chances of dominant or recessive […]

Chuck Romine resigns from West Virginia House of Delegates
By July 23, 2018 Read More →

Chuck Romine resigns from West Virginia House of Delegates

By MEGAN OSBOURNE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Del. Chuck Romine, R-Cabell, has announced that he submitted his resignation from the House of Delegates on Friday, effective July 13, for health and personal reasons. Romine said in his resignation letter to Speaker of the House Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, that he and his wife […]

Cross-discipline collaboration results in unique interactive sculpture at WVU Evansdale Library
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Cross-discipline collaboration results in unique interactive sculpture at WVU Evansdale Library

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — An interactive sculpture on display at West Virginia University’s Evansdale Library illustrates the structure and function of a particular enzyme and can charge your smartphone. The stunning metal, wood and ceramic work, titled “Cytochrome C,” is the creation of a team of artists, chemists and engineers from WVU and two […]

By July 23, 2018 Read More →

10 things to know: Monday, July 23

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know July 23, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ‘NEVER EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN’ In an all-caps tweet, Trump warns Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face […]

By July 20, 2018 Read More →

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
By July 20, 2018 Read More →

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 […]

By July 20, 2018 Read More →

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
By July 20, 2018 Read More →

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 […]

By July 20, 2018 Read More →

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 […]