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W.Va. Secretary of State’s office working to get voter registration, Voter ID, election information to the public
By April 9, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. Secretary of State’s office working to get voter registration, Voter ID, election information to the public

WVPA Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the deadline to register to vote just a week away and a new voter identification law on the books, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner’s staff is working to get residents registered and informed for the upcoming primary election. Warner said April 17 is the last day […]

W.Va. Treasurer’s unclaimed property effort on record pace; inserts out soon
By April 3, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. Treasurer’s unclaimed property effort on record pace; inserts out soon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With his Unclaimed Property Division already returning lost assets at a record clip, State Treasurer John Perdue announced that his office’s next newspaper insert listing names of unclaimed property owners will be distributed beginning this week. The inserts are designed to inform and encourage owners to file claims for their unclaimed property. […]

Almost $4 million in federal funding headed to West Virginia’s northern panhandle
By March 27, 2018 Read More →

Almost $4 million in federal funding headed to West Virginia’s northern panhandle

By CRAIG HOWELL Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va.  — Approximately $4 million in federal grants announced Monday will assist with continuing development projects in Hancock and Brooke counties. A group of dignitaries, including U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito and U.S. Rep. David McKinley, both R-W.Va., gathered along Three Springs Drive in Weirton to announce the […]

By March 23, 2018 Read More →

Drug firm CEO not expected to answer questions about West Virginia opioid probe

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail MADISON, W.Va. — Drug giant McKesson Corp.’s top executive doesn’t plan to answer questions about a congressional investigation into the company’s alleged role in West Virginia’s opioid epidemic, a lawyer for the firm told a Boone County judge Thursday. The House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter last month to McKesson […]

By March 22, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania governors form shale gas agreement

Staff reports The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Leaders in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania will continue to work together to market the region for natural gas development. Gov. Jim Justice announced the extension of the Tri-State Shale Coalition Agreement with Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf. The goal of […]

By March 13, 2018 Read More →

Potential Belmont County cracker investment could hit $10 billion

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich said a pair of international energy firms now control about 500 acres of property needed to build the planned Belmont County ethane cracker, a project he said could now cost up to $10 billion. During a Monday news conference at the […]

By March 9, 2018 Read More →

Before filing allegedly falsified lien, Walters deeded property to woman for $1

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Documents show that, before recently resigned Delegate Ron Walters, R-Kanawha, struck a deal with a county prosecutor to withdraw an allegedly falsified lien on a double-wide trailer, he deeded the property to a woman for $1. Walters resigned Wednesday after signing an agreement with Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney […]

By March 8, 2018 Read More →

Frontier, CWA talks at impasse

By JIM McCONVILLE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — Frontier Communications and Communications Workers of America members in West Virginia are not talking, and it is not known when talks might resume, according to Andy Malinoski, Frontier’s communications manager. “We would like to talk, but I don’t know,” Malinoski said Tuesday in a telephone interview. “I’m […]

Frontier Communications workers continue strike in West Virginia
By March 7, 2018 Read More →

Frontier Communications workers continue strike in West Virginia

By BLAKE STOWERS Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va.  — Day three of a strike continued Tuesday for workers with Frontier Communications, who have set up picket line locations in several spots across the region. Louis Nave from Princeton said he is on strike from Frontier for several reasons.  “Our contract expired Saturday with Frontier,” Nave said. “We’re picketing, […]

By March 6, 2018 Read More →

Breaking News: WV Governor announces pay raise agreement, possible end to strike

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice has announced that there is a legislative deal on the teacher pay raise issue which should end the West Virginia teachers strike. Visit your local newspaper’s website for the latest information on the strike and legislature. Get full details and complete coverage of the teachers strike and legislative session […]