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WV Press 2019 Convention: Are you registered yet?

Register and reserve your rooms today; Convention is Aug 2-3 in Morgantown CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Registration and the room block are open for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2019 Convention, Aug. 2-3, at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. “The 2019 Convention marks 150 years of the West Virginia Press Association serving the[Read More…]

W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey Warns Consumers of Sweepstakes Scam

From the W.Va. Attorney General’s Office CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns consumers to be on guard when notified of winning a sweepstakes, especially those associated with the name of a legitimate company or government agency. The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division routinely receives word of[Read More…]

Applications available for 2019 antlerless deer season limited permit areas in W.Va.

West Virginia Division of Natural Resources                   www.wvdnr.gov News Release: June 25, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andy Malinoski, 304-553-9305, [email protected]     SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Applications for the 2019 Antlerless Deer Season limited permit areas are now available online at www.wvhunt.com. Applications will be accepted until midnight, Aug. 14. Hunters who apply for[Read More…]

W.Va. Treasury finds nearly half of beneficiaries, returning $1.2 million in fiscal 2019 from life insurance policies

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer John Perdue’s Unclaimed Property Division has returned $1.2 million to life insurance claimants in fiscal 2019. The figure represents a continuation of the Treasurer’s fight to return proceeds to beneficiaries, which began seven years ago when the Treasurer filed suit in a state circuit court.[Read More…]

Media Advisory: W.Va. Supreme Court issues 23 memorandum decisions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia issued 23 Memorandum Decisions on Monday.  Here is a link to each on the Opinion page of the West Virginia Judiciary website: http://www.courtswv.gov/supreme-court/opinions.html.

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[Read More…]

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[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[Read More…]

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