West Virginia American Legion Auxiliary Unit 174 issues ‘Chip Challenge’ to benefit veterans and military families

Release from American Legion 174: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Kim Mellie, general manager of American Legion Unit #174 and president of the Ladies Auxiliary, issued a challenge to other West Virginia American Legion units and other service groups to purchase Mister Bee Potato Chips’ new specialty 5-ounce “Salute Our Military Personnel[Read More…]

West Virginia Democrat legislators address pre-existing condition legislation

Press Release from the office of the W.Va. Legislative Minority Caucus: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Today, Democratic representatives from the state Senate and House of Delegates stood together to address legislation affecting pre-existing conditions. Legislators from both parties have introduced bills that protect pre-existing condition coverage, but they do it in[Read More…]

State of the State: W.Va. Governor Justice pledges support for busting drug dealers, child welfare and fossil fuels

By Erin Beck, Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In his fourth State of the State address following the opening day of the 2020 legislative session Wednesday, Governor Jim Justice asked for financial support for ongoing problems in West Virginia, including the child welfare and drug overdose crises, while also encouraging continued support for the[Read More…]

WV Poll checks opinions on ​President’s position, W.Va. Governor races

​CHARLESTON, W.Va. – ​The latest ​MetroNews West Virginia Poll​ shows the majority of West Virginians don’t think President Trump should be impeached, that Jim Justice is leading the Republican race, and that the Democrat race for governor is very close. ​  — A majority of West Virginiavoters believe there is not[Read More…]

West Virginia Board of Education to meet Wednesday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m., in Capitol Building 6, Room 353 (Board Conference Room), 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia. The agenda will continue on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 9 a.m. in the same[Read More…]

Six-week drought ends with nearly 3 inches of rain across W.Va.

By BISHOP NASH The Herald-Dispatch W.Va. — After 38 days, a statewide emergency declaration, and the start of one of the hottest Octobers on record, one of the region’s most brutal droughts ever is emphatically over. More than 2 ¾ inches of rain fell in Huntington between Saturday and Monday[Read More…]

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