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W.Va. Legislative leadership provide media with opinions on Comprehensive Education reform bill
By February 8, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Legislative leadership provide media with opinions on Comprehensive Education reform bill

See featured video and graphics on education bill By Erica Young West Virginia Press Association Capitol Reporter CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Comprehensive Education reform — Senate Bill 451 — was the primary topic of conversation Thursday during the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Breakfast. During the legislative panel, Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, took the opportunity to speak on […]

By February 3, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Senate to hear 3rd reading of omnibus education bill on Monday

See WV Press InSight’s Discussion of SB 451 By Phil Kabler Charleston Gazette-Mail Capitol Correspondent For The West Virginia Press Association   One issue dominated the fourth week of the 2019 legislative session, the now-133 page omnibus education bill, a bill that has grown more controversial by the day. It stands to pass the Senate […]

WV Press InSight: Goals for W.Va. legislative session facing challenges
By January 27, 2019 Read More →

WV Press InSight: Goals for W.Va. legislative session facing challenges

WV Press InSight offers three-minute video updates WVPA Press Staff Report CHARLETON, W.Va. — When the 2019 legislative session started, Gov. Jim Justice, Senate President Mitch Carmichael and House Speaker Roger Hanshaw all promised tax reform and money for education, state employees and PEIA. Monitoring those legislative goals will be a session-long project for the West […]

WVU researchers working to stop cancer-growth protein
By July 30, 2018 Read More →

WVU researchers working to stop cancer-growth protein

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — What do one in five breast cancers have in common? Large amounts of a protein called HER2 (or human epidermal growth factor receptor 2). “Every healthy cell produces a normal amount of HER2, but HER2 is produced 10 to 20 times more in a cancer cell,” said Yehenew Agazie, an […]

By June 27, 2018 Read More →

In push to keep opioid pill numbers secret, DOJ claims release would spur robberies

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The nation’s largest drug companies — backed by the U.S. Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration — are fighting to shield the release of information that would show how many prescription opioids they shipped to pharmacies across the country over the past decade. The drug manufacturers […]

By June 20, 2018 Read More →

China Energy officials cancel trip related to WV deal due to Trump trade spat

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — China Energy has canceled its trip to a petrochemical industry event in the United States — where officials were expected to make an announcement about the company’s more than $80 billion natural gas investment deal with West Virginia — because of the Trump administration’s trade spat with […]

By May 18, 2018 Read More →

Valley Health pays tribute to Mountaineer Opry House in Milton, W.Va.

Valley Health pays tribute to Mountaineer Opry House in Milton, W.Va. Importance of historic venue commemorated with free concert Release from Valley Health: MILTON, W.Va.  –  After nearly 46 years and more than a thousand shows, the Mountaineer Opry House is soon preparing to close the curtains for the last time. Only a few performances […]

By May 14, 2018 Read More →

Media Alert: Gov. Justice, DNR Director McDaniel to introduce newest Elk, speak about expansion of reintroduction program on Tuesday in Logan County

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will host a ceremony on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, to introduce 50 elk recently acquired from Arizona. Gov. Justice and DNR Director Stephen McDaniel will speak about this next important step in the state’s elk reintroduction program. WHEN AND WHERE: 1 […]

By May 14, 2018 Read More →

Media Advisory: American Rosie Movement event set for 4 p.m. today in Huntington

American Rosie Movement to be launched with new song Huntington, W.Va. — The American Rosie Movement kicks off today with the theme song of the American Rosie Movement.  The event is set for 4 p.m. today at the Cabell County Library, Rm 1.  9th St. E and 5rd Ave.  Huntington. “The song is called “Thank You, Rosie, […]

By May 14, 2018 Read More →

Media Advisory: West Virginia officials hosting Qatar delegation today, starting at 10 a.m., in Charleston

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Qatar’s Defense Attaché, Brig. Gen. Yousef Al Kuwari; Qatar’s Air Force Attaché, Col. Mohamed Al Manai; and Qatar’s Army Attaché, Col. Khalid Al Naimi are visiting West Virginia today, marking the first meeting between the newly established State Partnership Program partners since the announcement of the West Virginia National Guard’s selection to be […]