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Media Alert: Graphic available on W.Va. Fiscal Notes”Financial Snapshot’ graphic new service to West Virginia newspapers
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Media Alert: Graphic available on W.Va. Fiscal Notes”Financial Snapshot’ graphic new service to West Virginia newspapers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association will be providing state newspapers with weekly  “Financial Snapshot” graphics for West Virginia as a public service to residents. This week;s graphic, below, addresses Legislative Fiscal Notes. Below the graphic is a link to a related PDF. The graphics, generated in conjunction with the West Virginia Senate Financial […]

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Inmates at W.Va Northern Regional Jail Corrections Center build flag boxes for families of veterans

Joselyn King, Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — The box containing a deceased veteran’s flag means a lot to surviving family members, and perhaps just as much to the jail inmate who crafted it. Inmates at the West Virginia Northern Regional Jail Corrections Center have the opportunity to learn woodworking skills while in prison, and are […]

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WVU economist: Development of public policy, infrastructure for natural gas industry could mean ‘tens of thousands of jobs’ in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University economist believes the natural gas industry could have a tremendous impact on the state’s economy, and that the development of public policy and infrastructure in West Virginia can help bring about substantial economic impact from the fossil fuel.  John Deskins, director of WVU’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research, adds that for […]

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West Virginia’s legislative special session restarts Monday, but much still a mystery

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s special legislative session is set to reconvene 2 p.m. Monday, but the Republican Senate president has said his proposed education legislation may not be ready for perhaps two more weeks. Though they didn’t express anger or disappointment over it, the House of Delegates’ Republican Education and […]

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Fresh food have long road to market in West Virginia

By Matt Combs, The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Access to and the need for fresh vegetables is central in combating health issues in West Virginia. The term “food desert” is often thrown about to discuss the lack of access to fresh foods, especially in the rural reaches of the state. West Virginia’s food problem, however, isn’t just […]

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Technology, partnerships help Marshall University’s business college

By TAYLOR STUCK, The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Standing behind a glass panel, associate professor and director of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Marshall University Lewis College of Business, Marc Sollosy picked up a neon yellow marker and began writing on the glass. Standing on the opposite side of the […]

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W.Va. Secretary of State encourages upgrade of voter registration system

Press Release from the office of the WVSOS: CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – During the upcoming West Virginia special legislative session, Secretary of State Mac Warner has encouraged the Governor to include the opportunity for the Secretary of State’s Office to use incoming special revenue to his office that exceeds the costs of Business Division services to […]