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Women’s & Girls’ Day at the Legislature kicks-off Friday at W.Va. Culture Center
By January 23, 2020 Read More →

Women’s & Girls’ Day at the Legislature kicks-off Friday at W.Va. Culture Center

Release from the West Virginia Women’s Commission CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — “Women’s & Girl’s Day at the Legislature” will kick off at 9a.m. at the Culture Center.  The West Virginia Women’s Commission is hosting the special event for women and girls from throughout the state.  A highlight for the day will presentations from First Lady Cathy Justice, […]

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Around the Rotunda: W.Va. Legislative, committee schedule for Thursday, Jan. 23
By January 23, 2020 Read More →

Around the Rotunda: W.Va. Legislative, committee schedule for Thursday, Jan. 23

Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm Thursday, Jan. 23, 202016th Day of the Legislative Session Rotunda and social activities: All Kinds Welcome Here, Upper Senate Rotunda; County Commissioners Association, Upper House Rotunda (2-3 Tables); WV Crime Victims Compensation Fund, Upper House Rotunda (1 Table); Health Smart, Upper House Rotunda; WV Chamber Legislative Reception, 4:30 – […]

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Media Alert: 2020 Dick Henderson and Tony Lewis Memorial Legislative Basketball Game set for Feb. 4
By January 22, 2020 Read More →

Media Alert: 2020 Dick Henderson and Tony Lewis Memorial Legislative Basketball Game set for Feb. 4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network has set the date for the 2020 Dick Henderson and Tony Lewis Memorial Legislative Basketball Game. Democrats will tip off against the Republicans in memory of the late Delegate Dick Henderson and Delegate Tony Lewis, both of which fought the battle against cancer. The game is […]

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By January 22, 2020 Read More →

West Virginia Superintendent of Schools to recommend keeping current social studies requirements

From The Register-Herald of Beckley CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine has heard enough. If he has anything to say about it, the state Board of Education will keep current social studies requirements of graduating high school students, according to a statement released by the state Department of Education Tuesday. […]

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By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Media Advisory: Gov. Justice on agenda to speak at Independent Oil and Gas Association of WV winter meeting

Release from IOGA WV: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The 2020 Winter Meeting of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) will take place Jan. 21-22, 2020, at the Marriott Town Center Hotel in Charleston.  Technical sessions by Profire Energy and Schlumberger Oilfield Services will be provided Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., then […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission to host annual commemorative celebration events today beginning at 9:30 a.m.
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission to host annual commemorative celebration events today beginning at 9:30 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The public and members of the media are invited to join the Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission tomorrow – Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 – for the annual commemoration and celebration of the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is: “The Beloved Community: The Fierce Urgency of Now.” The […]

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Media Advisory: Democrat candidate Jody Murphy to file for governor on Monday at 10:30 a.m.
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Media Advisory: Democrat candidate Jody Murphy to file for governor on Monday at 10:30 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Jody Murphy campaign has issued the following media advisory: Democratic candidate for governor Jody Murphy will file to run for governor in the 2020 election at the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office in Charleston, Monday, January 20, at approximately 10:30 a.m.

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By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Media Advisory: W.Va. Democrat legislators to address vocational education 10 a.m. Monday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Democrat Legislators have issued the following media advisory: Members of the media are invited to join Senator Glenn Jeffries (D-Kanawha), Delegate Andrew Robinson (D-Kanawha) and other Democratic legislators to discuss vocational and technical education in the public school system. WHEN:            Monday, January 20th at 10:00 a.m. WHERE:          Governor’s Conference Room […]

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Charleston’s Kenneth Boggs selected as Civilian Aide to the U.S. Secretary of the Army
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Charleston’s Kenneth Boggs selected as Civilian Aide to the U.S. Secretary of the Army

Release from Army Office of the Chief of Public Affairs: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Army appointed a Charleston resident as a new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army during an investiture ceremony Jan. 14 here in the Pentagon. The Honorable Ryan D. McCarthy, Secretary of the Army, selected Kenneth D. Boggs to represent […]

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West Virginia anglers catch record grass carp, blue catfish in January
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

West Virginia anglers catch record grass carp, blue catfish in January

From the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources: SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state length records for grass carp and blue catfish were broken earlier in January by two West Virginia anglers, the Division of Natural Resources announced on Thursday. Zachary Adkins of Cabins caught a 53.1-inch, 59-pound grass carp at Warden Lake in Hardy […]

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