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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Media Advisory: W.Va. Department of Education to present workforce credential to 2018 class 10 a.m. today

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Department of Education, along with officials from Governor Jim Justice’s office, at Monday at 10 a.m., will present the second annual Governor’s Workforce Credential to more than 400 CTE students from across the state. These students have not only met, but also exceeded rigid criteria that measures applicable real-world […]

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By May 14, 2018 Read More →

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 West Virginia. The Recovery Point […]

By May 11, 2018 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 attorneys said he’s being bombarded […]

By April 23, 2018 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 feasibility study being released on […]

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