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By June 11, 2019 Read More →

WVU researchers thirsty for reducing fresh water use by power plants
By June 11, 2019 Read More →

WVU researchers thirsty for reducing fresh water use by power plants

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Water is the essence of life. And electricity.  Power plants across the country utilize more than four times as much water as all U.S. homes and account for 41 percent of total water withdrawals, according to federal data.  Now, with the aid of a $400,000-Department of Energy grant, West Virginia University researchers […]

New River Gorge work projects include visitor center roofs, weed-eating goats
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New River Gorge work projects include visitor center roofs, weed-eating goats

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Construction projects involving boardwalks, visitor center roofs, a new campground and an enclosure to accommodate the return of a kudzu-eating goat herd to Thurmond are scheduled to take place this summer in the New River Gorge National River. The largest boardwalk project underway this year involves replacing all […]

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By June 7, 2019 Read More →

Justice company, federal officials reach agreement on penalty

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of the companies owned by Gov. Jim Justice is coming to the rescue of another company that faced an ultimatum Thursday to explain how it planned to pay a massive contempt penalty. According to an order filed Thursday in U.S. District Court […]

Discount State Fair of West Virginia tickets on sale now through Aug. 6
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Discount State Fair of West Virginia tickets on sale now through Aug. 6

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — State Fair of West Virginia and One Stop and Stop In Food Store officials announced this week a partnership in selling advanced discounted tickets to the 2019 State Fair of West Virginia. Tickets will be on sale from now through Aug. 6 at 60 locations in West Virginia and Virginia. “We […]

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West Virginia service members who died on D-Day

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than 4,000 Allied forces died while storming the beaches of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944. That number includes these 38 West Virginians, listed with their home counties, who served in different capacities during the war and paid the ultimate sacrifice 75 years ago. They are: Winston Lodge Alexander, McDowell […]

Feds recommend contempt penalty for Gov. Justice, son
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Feds recommend contempt penalty for Gov. Justice, son

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Labeling the company a “shell,” federal investigators are recommending the courts ignore Justice Energy Co. and go directly after Gov. Jim Justice and his son instead. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia filed a motion Wednesday asking the court to […]

Tri-State Comic Convention comes back to Huntington on June 8
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Tri-State Comic Convention comes back to Huntington on June 8

By PAUL SEBERT For The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Whether you’re looking to shop, meet some industry professionals, or just looking for an excuse to dress up — there’s plenty to do at the Tricon. The Tri-State Comic Convention will be returning to the Big Sandy Superstore Arena on Saturday, June 8. The event will […]

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W.Va. Gov. Justice announces advertising pilot program with West Virginia Trucking Association

Press Release from the Office of the Governor: MINERAL WELLS, W.VA. — Gov. Jim Justice Tuesday announced a new pilot program and partnership between the West Virginia Tourism Office and the West Virginia Trucking Association to wrap Almost Heaven ads on large box and semi-trucks across the state and country. “Today is a great day for […]

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By June 5, 2019 Read More →

Justice firms face legal troubles amid WV Governor’s residency case

By KATE MISHKIN and LACIE PIERSON Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With a big hearing scheduled for Wednesday in the case over his residency, Gov. Jim Justice’s family businesses faced more legal troubles this week, with the dismissal of a case The Greenbrier resort filed against its insurance companies and the threat of a lawsuit by […]