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WVPA Foundation accepting college student applications for 2023 scholarship-summer Internship awards

Four students received $4,000 awards in 2022 WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVPA Foundation is now accepting applications from students for 2023 Summer Internships at West Virginia newspapers and 2023 college scholarships. Newspapers interested in hosting an intern, should contact WVPA Executive Director Don Smith at [email protected][Read More…]

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Gov. Justice announces plans to renovate West Virginia Turnpike travel plazas, construction to begin in February 2023

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice today announced plans for the complete renovation of the Beckley and Bluestone travel plazas on the West Virginia Turnpike. The West Virginia Parkways Authority officially approved the plans at their meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Beckley and Bluestone travel plazas will be closed beginning[Read More…]

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West Virginia Legislative Interims: Differences between Public Employees Retirement System and Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System discussed

By Matt Young, West Virginia Press Association BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. – The legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Pensions and Retirement met on Tuesday during the last day of the November interim session. The only business before the committee was the proposal to transfer control of service regarding police and firefighters[Read More…]

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