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Encova Foundation donates scholarships to WVSOM students
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Encova Foundation donates scholarships to WVSOM students

By Jordan Nelson, The Register-Herald Six students at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) in Lewisburg were named the 2019-20 recipients of endowed scholarships donated by the Encova Foundation of West Virginia. Encova Mutual Insurance Group was created when BrickStreet Insurance — West Virginia’s first private workers’ compensation carrier — integrated its operations […]

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Tearing down structures in Clarksburg, W.Va., in an effort to build community back up

From The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg: On Thursday, Clarksburg City Council will take steps to declare about 60 structures as “slum and blight.” From there, those structures can be put on the demolition list and city officials can begin the process of ridding neighborhoods and business districts of unwanted, dilapidated structures. The actions will continue […]

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Rockwool seeks alternative to get sewer system built for W.Va. site
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Rockwool seeks alternative to get sewer system built for W.Va. site

By Joseph LaFave, The Journal of Martinsburg CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — As the sewer bond issue continues to remain stalled, Rockwool, the Danish stone wool insulation manufacturer currently constructing a facility in Jefferson County, is actively seeking new avenues to build its much-needed sewer system. In a letter sent to the Charles Town Utility Board […]

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Public voices questions, concerns at HIV forum in W.Va.

By BISHOP NASH, Herald Dispatch of Huntington HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — With Cabell County’s ongoing HIV cluster at 76 confirmed cases – the virus’s single worst event in West Virginia’s history – concern about the disease’s slow but steady rise has likewise deepened. There was no shortage of questions and comments from the public at Tuesday […]

Gov. Justice speaks to capacity crowd in Wood County, W.Va.
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Gov. Justice speaks to capacity crowd in Wood County, W.Va.

By Steven Allan Adams, Parkersburg News and Sentinel VIENNA, W.Va. — Speaking to an overflow crowd Tuesday in Wood County, Gov. Jim Justice laid out his accomplishments as he travels the state for his re-election effort in 2020. The Justice campaign held a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at the Grand Pointe Conference Center in […]

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W.Va. tax revenue numbers down for August; third month in a row

By Steven Allen Adams, Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After months of positive tax collections, August now makes the third month in a row and the second month of the new fiscal year that tax collections came in below estimates. According to preliminary data from the State Auditor’s Office’s WVCheckbook.com, West Virginia saw […]

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Editorial: Hoping W.Va. tax revenues show rebound

From The Wheeling News-Register: Within a few days, state officials will make public information on how much money West Virginia state government officially collected in August. Keep your fingers crossed, especially if you want to see more potholes patched. Revenue in July, the first month of the new fiscal year, was far below what had […]

CyberCivics workshop coming to Charleston, W.Va.
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CyberCivics workshop coming to Charleston, W.Va.

By Clint Thomas, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — On Friday, Sept. 6, author Diana Graber will visit Charleston to introduce her new book, “Raising Humans in a Digital World, Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology,” and elaborate on ways youths and adults alike can better navigate their way through the current digital age. […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, Sept. 4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BAHAMIANS BEGIN RESCUES AS DORIAN MOVES ON TOWARD US COAST Bahamians rescue hurricane victims with jet skis […]