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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

By March 6, 2018 Read More →

CWA hits the picket lines: Union strikes when contract negotiations with Frontier Communications break down

By JOHN McVEY The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — Members of the Communications Workers of America Local 2105 joined union members throughout West Virginia on the picket lines at midnight Saturday as their contract with Frontier Communications expired. “We’re in this for the long haul,” Chris Bird, president of Local 2105, said Monday in a telephone […]

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By March 5, 2018 Read More →

Frontier Communications workers on strike in West Virginia, Virginia

By MATT COMBS The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Communication Workers of America (CWA) in West Virginia and Virginia representing Frontier Communications employees went on strike, effective Sunday. According to a CWA news release, the strike comes after 10 months of negotiation between the union and Frontier and will affect some 1,400 Frontier workers in the […]

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By March 3, 2018 Read More →

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Hundreds take advantage of West Virginia Job and Resource Fair opportunities
By March 2, 2018 Read More →

Hundreds take advantage of West Virginia Job and Resource Fair opportunities

By Jim Workman West Virginia Press Association SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If all goes as expected, some unemployed or underemployed West Virginians this week may be starting new careers as early as next week. That’s the report from a few of the participating businesses at the South Charleston Regional Job and Resource Fair, held Friday […]

Elkins, WV, native Trevor Kiess named WVU’s 65th Mountaineer Mascot
By February 25, 2018 Read More →

Elkins, WV, native Trevor Kiess named WVU’s 65th Mountaineer Mascot

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University senior and member of the Honors College Trevor Kiess was announced as the next Mountaineer Mascot at tonight’s (Feb. 24) men’s basketball game vs Iowa State. Prior to being named the new Mountaineer mascot, Kiess had the opportunity to wear the buckskins and carry the musket as the alternate […]