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W.Va. Community and Technical College System awarded $4 million grant from U.S. Department of Labor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Community and Technical College System (WVCTCS) and its nine colleges have been awarded a nearly $4 million apprenticeship grant from the U.S. Department of Labor that will support Apprenticeships in Motion (AIM), which will train and place apprentices in middle- to high-skilled IT occupations. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander […]

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W.Va. National Guard, WVDHSEM helping with flood recovery in Central Mountain region

HARMAN, W.Va. — Response efforts continued Tuesday in Eastern West Virginia for areas impacted by heavy rainfall and flooding on Sunday, June 30, 2019. The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) and the West Virginia National Guard are assisting residents and with the recovery. The National Guard had 12 Soldiers on the […]

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NASA facility renamed after W.Va.’s Katherine Johnson
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NASA facility renamed after W.Va.’s Katherine Johnson

By Eric Hinn for The Times West Virginian of Fairmont, W.Va. FAIRMONT, W.Va. — NASA had a countdown Tuesday, but it wasn’t to blast off a rocket. Rather, the countdown was for a ribbon cutting at a redesignation ceremony for the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification & Validation Facility Tuesday in Fairmont. The redesignation of the […]

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Congresswoman Miller’s Statement on the Renaming of NASA’s Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility

Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Miller (R-WV) released the following statement regarding today’s dedication ceremony celebrating the renaming of the NASA facility in Fairmont, the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility. “I am happy to see this NASA facility renamed after Katherine Johnson, one of West Virginia’s most talented daughters. Without Katherine’s crucial work, the […]

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Cabell Co., W.Va. Schools to roll out mobile feeding bus
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Cabell Co., W.Va. Schools to roll out mobile feeding bus

By Bishop Nash for The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, W.Va. HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A surplus school bus will soon be converted into Cabell County Schools’ first mobile summer feeding vehicle — delivering meals directly to students in their neighborhoods over the break — Superintendent of Schools Ryan Saxe said at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting. The […]

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Number of homeless continues to decrease in Huntington, W.Va., region

By Travis Crum for The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, W.Va. HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The number of homeless people living in shelters or on the streets in Cabell and Wayne counties decreased for the third straight year in 2019, according to figures released Monday. The Huntington-Cabell-Wayne Continuum of Care said a January 2019 count showed a total […]

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WV Press 2019 Convention: Reserve your rooms today
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WV Press 2019 Convention: Reserve your rooms today

WVPA 2019 Convention is Aug 2-3 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Registration and the room block are open for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2019 Convention, Aug. 2-3, at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. “The 2019 Convention marks 150 years of the West Virginia Press Association serving the state’s newspaper industry. As you’ll notice with our registration form, we […]

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Record number of travelers expected in W.Va. for July 4 weekend
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Record number of travelers expected in W.Va. for July 4 weekend

By Douglas Harding for The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, W.Va. HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — This Fourth of July and on through the weekend, more Americans than ever before on Independence Day will be on the road traveling to temporary destinations and celebrations. A recent report by the American Automobile Association estimates nearly 49 million Americans will travel […]

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W.Va. Attorney Gen. Morrisey questions potential opioid settlement

By Courtney Hessler for HD Media HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is among dozens of state attorneys general who asked a federal judge for more time to research if they should have greater power in controlling settlements made by local governments suing drug firms in connection with the opioid crisis. The move […]

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