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WVU bowties and beauties in the spotlight

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVU Classic Fashion Show at the Charleston Civic Center celebrated its 32nd year with the theme “Beauties and Bow Ties,” in honor of returning President Gordon Gee and his trademark neckwear. The show featured models of all ages and sizes showcasing fashions from area retailers. Proceeds[Read More…]

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Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival’s entertainment schedule offers diverse talents

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — With nearly continuous entertainment and learning experiences, the 19th Annual MOV Multi-Cultural Festival is set for June 20 at the Parkersburg City Park. An African theme opens the Friday-Sunday festival with Kenya Safari Acrobats, a Kenyan Acrobat/Dance Troupe; and Jabali Afrika, featuring  irreplaceable rhythms of East Africa; joining the Ugata Drummers.Other entertainment includes The Freedom Band, with its Reggae sounds, and  Visinata, an ethnic tribute dance band[Read More…]

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Sen. Rockefeller looks at role of advanced communications technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, is working to make sure communications systems keep West Virginians safe and connected during emergencies like the 2012 derecho. Rockefeller this week sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) which requested[Read More…]

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Carbon rules could do irreparable harm

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency dropped its low-carbon emissions bomb Monday, generating the expected blast of opposition. The Clean Power Plan, which is scheduled to be in place by 2030, requires states to formulate plans to reach a goal of reducing carbon[Read More…]

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Cost of monthly meter reading stirs dissent

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Coalition for Reliable Power spokesman Keryn Newman isn’t happy with the state Public Service Commission’s decision requiring FirstEnergy subsidiaries Potomac Edison and Monongahela Power to provide monthly meter reading and billing – practices that will be subsidized by ratepayers, she said. However, her prediction isn’t being challenged by[Read More…]

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