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At Greenbrier, Trump praises veterans, GOP reps
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At Greenbrier, Trump praises veterans, GOP reps

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — In a break from some of his more boisterous and freewheeling visits to West Virginia, President Donald Trump kept his speech at The Greenbrier resort Tuesday to praise of veterans and kind words to the state’s elected Republicans. About a year ago, Trump’s keynote address […]

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West Virginia Consumer Advocate rep calls for rework of how utilities handle tax cuts

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Major West Virginia utility companies are calling for rate increases, despite saving millions of dollars through federal tax cuts, and they must change their approach so customers fully benefit from those savings, according to state Consumer Advocate Division testimony. Ralph Smith, a senior regulatory consultant at Michigan-based […]

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Two delegates call for check into the state’s Real Estate Division

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are calling for a complete investigation into the state’s Real Estate Division to determine if the state is paying for any other properties it is no longer using, while a third is calling for the resignation of the division’s […]

Manchin: Pruitt must address PFAS
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Manchin: Pruitt must address PFAS

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A senator has asked the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to meet with West Virginians to discuss how they have been impacted by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The substances, known as PFAS, are of the same family of chemicals that include C8 […]

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Magic Mart announces closure of all of its stores

The Herald-Dispatch TEAYS VALLEY, W.Va. — Liberty Square Shopping Center in Teays Valley, West Virginia, is losing another anchor store after Magic Mart’s owners announced the closing of all of its stores. Magic Mart department stores are owned by Ammar’s Inc. and are based in Bluefield, Virginia. On Monday, the company released a statement in […]

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Mylan, WVU launch STEM-CARE initiative

By TINA ALVEY The Register-Herald WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — Founded in this little Greenbrier County town in 1961, international pharmaceutical giant Mylan N.V. is inextricably linked to the Mountain State. Those ties are evidenced by the company’s 3,000 employees in Morgantown and its million-dollar contribution to disaster recovery efforts following the tragic flood of 2016. But in […]

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Record travel numbers expected for July Fourth

By MEGAN OSBORNE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Fourth of July holiday is anticipated to bring record-breaking traffic to roads this year, according to a study by AAA. For its South Atlantic region, which includes West Virginia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, AAA estimated a 5 percent increase in […]

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College consolidation? Report recommends Concord, Bluefield State restructure

By CHARLIE BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va.  — The viability of continuing two separate four-year higher education institutions in Mercer County has been questioned by a report from a national consulting group. According to an article in WVNews, which obtained a copy of the report, the consultant found that “for the institutions at highest […]

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President Trump to visit Greenbrier resort Tuesday evening

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.VA. President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit The Greenbrier resort today. Capt. Reginald Patterson of the West Virginia State Police said Trump is going to the resort for a dinner function. A White House spokesperson could not be reached for comment Monday. Read the entire article: https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/politics/president-trump-to-visit-greenbrier-resort-tuesday-evening/article_abbd1a90-0a63-539e-b3ab-e0e99239d129.html See more […]