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Ohio investing $100 million on site preparation for possible $10 billion cracker plant across Ohio River from Moundsville, W.Va.

By JENNIFER COMPSTON-STROUGH for The Intelligencer of Wheeling DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — Nearly $100 million is being invested in site preparation work for a proposed ethane cracker plant in Belmont County. JobsOhio, a private nonprofit economic development organization, awarded a $30 million revitalization grant to PTT Global Chemical America of Thailand and Daelim Industrial Co. […]

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Media Alert: W.Va. Tourism Office available to help with media coverage of 2019 World Scout Jamboree
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Media Alert: W.Va. Tourism Office available to help with media coverage of 2019 World Scout Jamboree

W.Va. to welcome more than 45,000 scouts, volunteers CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The daily countdown is on until the official kick off of the 2019 World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia’s beautiful New River Gorge region. The West Virginia Tourism Office, in coordination with several other state agencies, is gearing up to welcome more than 45,000 […]

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Media Alert: WVU experts available — Moon landing still has effect on U.S. after 50 years
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Media Alert: WVU experts available — Moon landing still has effect on U.S. after 50 years

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong famously took “one small step” onto its surface. West Virginia University is offering the state’s media access to experts for stories on the event. As the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing nears, experts from the Eberly College of Arts and […]

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Rockwool, Jefferson Co. BOE announce settlement of all claims on W.Va. project
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Rockwool, Jefferson Co. BOE announce settlement of all claims on W.Va. project

By Breanna Francis, The Journal of Martinsburg RANSON, W.Va. – Rockwool and the Jefferson County Board of Education announced this evening they have settled all claims related to the stone-wool manufacturing site in Ranson and said both parties are committed to moving forward in a joint collaboration. According to a press release shared to the […]

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Congressman McKinley: “Keeping The Lights On: Addressing Cyber Threats To The Grid”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressman David McKinley, R- W.Va., spoke Friday, July 12, at the Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce about the importance of a reliant electrical gird! Let me know if you have any question! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ica7kdOkmZU&feature=youtu.be

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Encova: Motorists Insurance Group and BrickStreet Insurance re-enter the market as Encova Mutual Insurance Group
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Encova: Motorists Insurance Group and BrickStreet Insurance re-enter the market as Encova Mutual Insurance Group

News Release: COLUMBUS, Ohio – Motorists Insurance Group and BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Co. are now Encova Mutual Insurance Group following the announcement of the new brand name and identity on July 12. Encova.com launched Monday, July 15. Motorists and BrickStreet affiliated in 2017. Bringing these two companies together allowed them to develop an all-encompassing new […]

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Early register discount ends tonight for W.Va. Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Business Summit
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Early register discount ends tonight for W.Va. Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Business Summit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Chamber Annual Meeting and Business Summit will take place Wednesday, Aug. 28 – Friday, Aug. 30 at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.   Early Bird Registration ends tonight at midnight!

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Contractors Association of West Virginia elects new officers; Doug Meeks of Brewer & Company now  president
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Contractors Association of West Virginia elects new officers; Doug Meeks of Brewer & Company now president

Release from Contractors Association of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Doug Meeks, president of Brewer & Company of West Virginia, Inc., Charleston, was elected president of the Contractors Association of West Virginia at the association’s Annual Meeting held July 11-14 at The Greenbrier. Meeks replaces Roger Thomas, vice president of Kelly Paving, Inc., Williamstown, who will serve […]

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U.S. Senators Capito, Manchin announce $568,000 for water infrastructure in W.Va.

Midland and Bluewell public service districts get grants WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced grants totaling $568,000 to support water and waste disposal projects in the Midland and Bluewell Public Service Districts. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). […]

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W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey in 21-State effort to protect property owners at U.S. Supreme Court

Release from the W.Va. Attorney General’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has played an integral role in leading a 21-state effort to protect West Virginia property owners, farmers and energy producers.  The Attorney General recently filed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that, if left […]