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WVU reports strong financial performance in fiscal year 2019
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WVU reports strong financial performance in fiscal year 2019

WVU total revenue at $1.12 billion, total expenses at $1.11 billion From WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University ended the fiscal year with a strong financial performance, Paula Congelio, vice president of finance and chief financial officer, said Friday (Nov. 8, 2019). “We are pleased with our results,” Congelio told the WVU Board of Governors’ Audit Committee. […]

Media Advisory: W.Va. Business Trade Associations to host ‘Above Ground Storage Tank Conference’ Thursday in Charleston
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Media Advisory: W.Va. Business Trade Associations to host ‘Above Ground Storage Tank Conference’ Thursday in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – With the goal of developing a better understanding of the rules and regulations governing above ground storage tanks in West Virginia, multiple state business trade associations have partnered to host a forum to discuss the issue on Thursday, Nov. 14th from 9am-2pm at the Four Points Sheraton in Charleston. Traci Nelson, President of […]

W.Va. author Mike Mallow has second book published: Fairchance
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W.Va. author Mike Mallow has second book published: Fairchance

By Jean A. Flanagan, Moorefield Examiner MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Having escaped the destruction of Mutinellis, which was consumed by a black hole, a quartet of space-traveling bounty hunters arrive at the headquarters of the human race, a planet called Fairchance.  “Fairchance,” is the second in the Echo Suite Saga, by Franklin resident and Moorefield Examiner Advertising […]

10 things to know: Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
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10 things to know: Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PROTESTER SHOT BY POLICE IN HONG KONG IN DAY OF SPIRALING VIOLENCE The shooting of an anti-government […]

Postponed – Media Advisory: WV Ready Graduate presentation postponed
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Postponed – Media Advisory: WV Ready Graduate presentation postponed

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Education Alliance has issued the following media advisory: The WV Ready Graduate — an initiative aimed at ensuring that WV High School Graduates are Ready for life after graduation — scheduled for Tuesday at Huntington Chamber Lunch and Learn has been postponed. Information on the new date will be provided when finalized.

By November 7, 2019 Read More →

Charleston shelter focuses on thousands of West Virginians on verge of homelessness

By Amelia Ferrell Knisely, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Covenant House, a day shelter in Charleston for people experiencing homelessness, is turning its attention to families on the verge of losing housing. In 2018, the nonprofit prevented 2,215 from becoming homeless, according to new data released Wednesday by the organization. Nine out of 10 people who […]

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West Virginia University Medicine performs state’s first heart transplant

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Surgeons at the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute and the WVU Medicine Transplant Alliance performed West Virginia’s first heart transplant on Saturday. Robert Parsons, 61, of Chesapeake, Ohio, received the transplanted heart in the inaugural procedure. “Today marks a new chapter for transplantation in West […]

Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health Join Forces in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s
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Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health Join Forces in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

3-year corporate partnership will raise $10 million to support Alzheimer’s Association Mission Press Release from the Alzheimer’s Association: CHARLESTON, W.VA., November 5, 2019 – The Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health announced today a three-year corporate partnership aimed at fighting Alzheimer’s disease – a disease impacting more than 5 million Americans and 16 million caregivers across the […]

10 things to know: Thursday, Nov. 7
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10 things to know: Thursday, Nov. 7

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ‘IT’S JUST THE OPTICS’ The Oval Office has emerged as such a sought-after destination that Ukraine’s new […]

Media Alert: WVONGA fall meeting scheduled today, Friday in Morgantown
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Media Alert: WVONGA fall meeting scheduled today, Friday in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Featuring a reputable lineup of industry experts, the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) will host its Fall Meeting Nov. 7-8, at Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place. Topics include market updates, industry investment, workforce issues and the future of petrochemicals. What: WVONGA Fall Meeting When: Thursday, November 7, Noon–5 p.m.; […]