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New mine safety test lab proposed for site on Pocahontas-Randolph border
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New mine safety test lab proposed for site on Pocahontas-Randolph border

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is eyeing a 460-acre tract straddling the Randolph-Pocahontas County line near Mace as the future site of a research center and testing laboratory for underground mine safety. NIOSH personnel on Wednesday hosted an open house at Slatyfork to acquaint […]

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Southern West Virginia high school senior jumping into Oak Hill city politics
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Southern West Virginia high school senior jumping into Oak Hill city politics

By MATT COMBS The Register-Herald OAK HILL, W.Va. — At 17 years old, Colby Lopez isn’t a typical teenager. Instead of the latest trends, gossip and graduation just months away, the teen from Oak Hill has shifted his focus to running for Oak Hill City Council for the city’s Ward Two. “For someone so young, business […]

WVU to host women’s leadership panel as part of Distinguished Speaker Series
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WVU to host women’s leadership panel as part of Distinguished Speaker Series

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A panel of women who have demonstrated their abilities to lead and thrive in their respective areas of the business world will be the focus of the Distinguished Speaker Series at the West Virginia University John Chambers College of Business and Economics. The event, also sponsored by the WVU Women’s […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, March 12

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FAA JOINS ETHIOPIA CRASH PROBE U.S. aviation experts join the investigation into the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner, […]

Tom Smith fired from WV secretary of transportation, commissioner of highways positions
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Tom Smith fired from WV secretary of transportation, commissioner of highways positions

NCWV Media CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Tom Smith’s employment as the Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Transportation and Commissioner of Highways has been terminated, according to Gov. Jim Justice. In a news release Sunday evening, Justice said he will look to take the department in a new direction. “I want a new direction to be taken […]

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Archbishop William Lori’s investigation into former Wheeling-Charleston Diocese Bishop Michael Bransfield complete; matter forwarded to Vatican

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — An investigation into former Wheeling-Charleston Diocese bishop Michael Bransfield involved not only allegations of sexual harassment but also financial improprieties, and the matter has now been forwarded to the Vatican in Rome, the Diocese announced Monday. On Sept. 13, 2018, the Holy See announced Bransfield’s retirement as […]

Students learn responsbility, leadership in agriculture program
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Students learn responsbility, leadership in agriculture program

By ERIC CRAVEY Times West Virginian FARMINGTON, W.Va.  — As a freshman, 17-year-old Traci Lee of Metz was worried she would never fit in at Marion County Technical Center. However, as a senior, not only was she elected vice-president of Future Farmers of America, she has a whole new family because of the club. Lee […]

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Free certification class for real estate industry workers

Anyone working in the real estate industry can learn how homes can be more comfortable, safe, and energy efficient in a free class March 21, 2019, presented by Energy Efficient West Virginia and West Virginia Office of Energy. The class is from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Kanawha Valley Board of Realtors, 2110 Kanawha […]