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By November 18, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. residents remembered Farmington No. 9 disaster

By Eric Hrin, Times West Virginian MANNINGTON, W.Va. — UMWA International President Cecil Roberts urged guests at the 51st Farmington No. 9 Memorial Service Sunday to never let the 1968 explosion that claimed the lives of 78 miners be forgotten. “Continue to come here,” he told the estimated 250-300 people gathered at the Farmington No. […]

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Shepherd University freezes tuition for 2020-2021 academic year, approves tobacco-free campus

From The Journal of Martinsburg, W.Va. MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Shepherd University Board of Governors have approved to freeze tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year Friday. The Shepherd University Board of Governors approved the resolution to hold tuition and other required enrollment fees to current year levels, according to a statement released by the University […]

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Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College presents 2019 WV Ag Innovation Showcase

Release from Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College: MOOREFIELD, W.Va —  Giving middle and high school students the opportunity to explore agriculture innovations, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Robert C. Byrd Institute, WV Department of Education and WV Department of Agriculture will present the 2019 WV Ag Innovation Showcase on Thursday, November […]

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10 things to know: Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO DEMOCRATS INVITED TO TESTIFY IN THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY As hearings enter a second critical week House […]

Media Advisory: WVU School of Public Health and statewide partners to host opioid policy and research symposium on Tuesday
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Media Advisory: WVU School of Public Health and statewide partners to host opioid policy and research symposium on Tuesday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  The WVU School of Public Health has issued the following media advisory on the WV Policy and Research Engagement Symposium. WHAT: “WV Policy and Research Engagement Symposium,” an opportunity for researchers and state decision-makers to connect, identify challenges and craft an action plan to bring evidence-based opioid policy to West Virginia WHO:  West […]

Third annual Day of Giving brings in more than $11 million for WVU
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Third annual Day of Giving brings in more than $11 million for WVU

Release from WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Donors gave more than $11 million Wednesday (Nov. 13) during West Virginia University’s third annual Day of Giving, topping last year’s $6.2 million raised. It was promoted as “One University. Our Future. Our Day” and donors responded making more than 4,000 gifts during the WVU Foundation’s 24-hour online giving event totaling $11.3 million. […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Justice, state officials to host groundbreaking for Facebook fiber network project at 11 a.m. today

Event at 11 a.m. today at Tamarack Conference Center, Beckley CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice and other distinguished guests will hold a celebratory groundbreaking event at 11 a.m. today (Monday, Nov. 18) to commemorate the beginning of a major broadband development project in West Virginia. Facebook, through their subsidiary Middle Mile Infrastructure, is building a high […]

By November 13, 2019 Read More →

Racing Commissioner says W.Va. racing industry under attack, must stand united

By Phil Kabler, The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Racing Commissioner Ken Lowe called Tuesday for all sides of the greyhound and thoroughbred racing industries to unite against legislative and humane-group efforts to decouple racing at the state’s racetrack casinos. “The racing industry is constantly under attack. We’re under attack, folks; we’re low-hanging fruit,” […]

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Corporate owner of Broughton Foods files for bankruptcy

By Brett Dunlap, Parkersburg News and Sentinel MARIETTA, Ohio — The company which owns Broughton Foods in Marietta has filed for bankruptcy and the impact locally is uncertain. Dean Foods Company, based in Dallas, announced Tuesday it and substantially all of its subsidiaries have initiated voluntary Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in the Southern District of […]

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Family Treatment Court Opens in Ohio County, W.Va.

By Joselyn King, The Wheeling News-Register WHEELING — A Family Treatment Court option is now open in Ohio County, and West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justices and court officials celebrated with a reception Tuesday. The Family Treatment Court in Ohio County, under the supervision of Circuit Judge David Sims, is one of three now […]