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Justice shares more details on job training program for recovering drug addicts

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is requesting legislators pass him the ball to tackle substance use disorder still ravaging the state by allowing him to implement what he’s titled “Jim’s Dream.” In Wednesday’s State of the State address, Justice asked for trust as he described his workforce […]

WVU physics student develops machine-learning model for energy and environmental applications
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WVU physics student develops machine-learning model for energy and environmental applications

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University physics student has created a new machine-learning model that has the potential to make searching for energy and environmental materials more efficient. Gihan Panapitiya, a doctoral student from Sri Lanka, published a study in the Journal of the American Chemical Society using the model to predict […]

West Virginia Teacher of the Year Jada Reeves honored at Capitol in Charleston
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West Virginia Teacher of the Year Jada Reeves honored at Capitol in Charleston

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Bradley Elementary School’s Jada Reeves was honored Thursday in Charleston to mark the start of her venture as the 2019 West Virginia Teacher of the Year. During an award ceremony honoring Reeves, Gov. Jim Justice said, “Teachers are the backbone of our communities, they help shape the lives of […]

WVU expert ‘impressed’ with Justice’s drug addiction strategy
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WVU expert ‘impressed’ with Justice’s drug addiction strategy

By LORI KERSEY Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An addiction expert at West Virginia University said he likes Gov. Jim Justice’s plan to target the state’s drug epidemic through job training, treatment and prevention. Dr. James Berry, vice chairman of the WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, said finding employment is often a challenge […]

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10 things to know: Friday, January 11

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ‘I WILL DECLARE A NATIONAL EMERGENCY’ The president is edging closer to that declaration in an extraordinary end run around […]

State of the State: Justice proposes pay raises, tax cuts, new drug treatment/training program
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State of the State: Justice proposes pay raises, tax cuts, new drug treatment/training program

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Taking a turn for a decidedly more conventional speech, Gov. Jim Justice, in his third State of the State address, unveiled plans for an ambitious new West Virginia drug treatment and job training program, pledged a new round of 5 percent pay raises for teachers, service personnel […]

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MOV legislators: Justice made good points in speech

By BRETT DUNLAP The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Local lawmakers said the governor hit on a lot of good points in his State-of-the-State speech the Legislature will look at in making the state better for business investment, dealing with the opioid epidemic and more. Gov. Jim Justice gave his State-of-the-State address Wednesday […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Thursday, Jan. 10
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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Thursday, Jan. 10

  Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 2nd Day of the Legislative Session Rotunda and social activities: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Day: Upper House and Senate Rotundas   SENATE:  he Senate will convene at 11 a.m. RESOLUTIONS   SR 6: Recognizing service of Clifford E. Brooks, Sr., service in World War II and […]

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