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MEDIA Advisory: HUD Secretary Ben Carson in Charleston, W.Va., today

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson will tour Recovery Point in Charleston at  11:30 a.m. Monday, May 14, as part of a visit addressing West Virginia’s opioid crisis. Carson will be joined by Congressmen Evan Jenkins and Alex Mooney, who invited Secretary Carson to visit[Read More…]

Lawyers press for opioid pill numbers after judge OKs release

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lawyers representing towns and counties in West Virginia and other states are making a barrage of requests for federal data that details shipments of prescription opioids to local communities. At a federal court hearing Thursday, the leader of a group of plaintiff’s[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Presentation set for 10 a.m. Tuesday on Parkersburg to Pittsburgh Rail-Trail WV Feasibility Study

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy feasibility study finds Parkersburg to Pittsburgh rail-trail achievable within the coming decade   BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Just 22 miles remain in West Virginia’s decades-long push to complete a world-class tourism and recreation amenity that would have a transformative impact on the region’s economy. That’s the primary finding of a[Read More…]

Report on egg recall’s effect in West Virginia

By KAITLYN NEFF Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — The FDA released a public service announcement regarding an egg recall due to a possible health risk. The Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling over 200 million eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella[Read More…]

Residents invited to offer opinion on how next Wood County Superintendent of Schools can be successful

Residents invited to offer opinion on how next Wood County Superintendent of Schools can be successful PARKERSBURG, W.Va. —  Residents, school employees, community groups, civic organizations and other interested parties are being asked to help the next Wood County Superintendent of Schools prepare for the challenge of addressing major issues[Read More…]

WVPA Alert: Press Conference – 10 a.m. Wednesday – Gov. Justice to preview new tourism advertising campaign

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice will preview West Virginia’s new tourism advertising campaign at media event at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the West Virginia Tourism Office.  Emily Hatfield, director of Public Relations for the West Virginia Tourism Office, which is located on the first floor Building 3 in the West Virginia Capitol[Read More…]

Palliative care legislation now law in West Virginia

Release from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network:  CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the American Cancer Society (Society) commend the West Virginia legislature and Governor for improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families through palliative care and[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[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[Read More…]

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