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Despite stumbles, West Virginia finishes 2017-18 budget year with 1 percent surplus
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Despite stumbles, West Virginia finishes 2017-18 budget year with 1 percent surplus

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Even though June 2018 revenue collections of $419.51 million fell short of June 2017 collections by $45.6 million, they were sufficient to allow the state to wrap up the 2017-18 budget year with a $20.2 million surplus, figures from the state Budget Office show. Overall tax collections […]

WVU, Marshall presidents on new panel to examine college funding in WV
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WVU, Marshall presidents on new panel to examine college funding in WV

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The president of West Virginia University, which has openly opposed the college funding formula the state Higher Education Policy Commission’s staff has proposed, will preside over Gov. Jim Justice’s new “Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education,” which will examine college funding and sustainability. Justice, at a […]

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Governor’s office, West Virginia lawmakers spar on Commerce Department

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — A question at a press conference Monday set off a war of words between the governor’s office and the West Virginia Legislature. Gov. Jim Justice was asked why representatives from the Department of Commerce were unable to attend the meeting of the Joint […]

DNR reiterates boating rules and regulations
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DNR reiterates boating rules and regulations

By EDDIE TRIZZINO Times West Virginian WHITE HALL, W.Va.  — On the Fourth of July, Randall Kocsis and Jared Gravely will be out in their boat, floating on the river along with many other families also enjoying the festivities. In addition to watching the fireworks, the two officers from the West Virginia Division of Natural […]

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West Virginia’s legislative delegation sends letter in support of disaster funds

The Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia’s delegation has joined Gov. Jim Justice in a request for a federal disaster declaration following flooding that wreaked havoc on the region in late May and early June. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., along with U.S. Reps. David McKinley, R-W.Va., Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., […]

Huntington Museum of Art acquires rare 19th century painting of West Virginia view
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Huntington Museum of Art acquires rare 19th century painting of West Virginia view

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Huntington Museum of Art recently announced that it has acquired a rare 19th century view of the Hawk’s Nest, the well-known scenic landmark above the New River in Fayette County, West Virginia. A popular stopping destination for travelers since the early 19th century, the cliffs at Hawk’s Nest rise […]

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WVU to help build robust pipeline of West Virginia mathematics teachers

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University’s College of Education and Human Services and Center for Excellence in STEM Education are set to implement a new project that will promote the support and development of mathematics teachers in West Virginia. The one-year project, “Mountaineer Mathematics Master Teachers: A Networked Improvement Community Building Capacity for Mathematics […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, July 3

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP BEGINS INTERVIEWING SUPREME COURT CANDIDATES The president’s choice has the potential to be part of precedent-shattering decisions on abortion, […]

Greenbrier and the military have a long history leading into PGA tournament
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Greenbrier and the military have a long history leading into PGA tournament

By DOUGLAS SOULE Charleston Gazette-Mail WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Greenbrier Classic’s name change to A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier has been a long time in the making, according to Gov. Jim Justice. “I don’t think there’s any place that has a military history like The Greenbrier that would be more suited to […]