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W.Va. gubernatorial candidate Thrasher talks platform, ‘leadership void’ in Charleston

By Eddie Trizzino, Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. – For years now, Woody Thrasher has been hearing encouragement from his friends and colleagues to make a run for governor. Up until now it had always been just encouragement, because the Bridgeport-based business owner was still grinding away with his family company, The Thrasher Group. Now […]

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Hampshire Review looking for journalist

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — The Hampshire Review is looking for a full-time journalist capable of doing it all. “As the best big weekly in West Virginia, the standards are high. You’ll need to be able to report and write, but you’ll also need to shoot photos and design pages. You’ll also be posting to our website and […]

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W.Va. Supreme Court Chief Justice Walker to speak to state’s public defenders
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W.Va. Supreme Court Chief Justice Walker to speak to state’s public defenders

Press Release from West Virginia Supreme Court: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Supreme Court Chief Justice Beth Walker will be the keynotespeaker at the Public Defender Services’ 2019 Indigent Defense Conference on June 20 in Morgantown. Chief Justice Walker will speak during the awards ceremony luncheon at 12:15 p.m. She will discuss the work of the West Virginia Task […]

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W.VA. County Clerks create task force to continue work with W.Va. Secretary of State on voter registration processes

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  –  The West Virginia County Clerk’s Association has announced the creation of a special task force to continue improving the voter registration processes in West Virginia. The task force is the result of a meeting between the clerks, Secretary of State Mac Warner and the West Virginia Association of Counties to discuss recent technical implementation issues regarding Automatic Voter Registration (AVR). “We are looking forward to […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, June 13

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 13, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. US NAVY ASSISTING 2 TANKERS TARGETED IN GULF OF OMAN Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of […]

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W.Va. Governor unveils  special Blenko Glass Father’s Day mug
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W.Va. Governor unveils special Blenko Glass Father’s Day mug

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice unveiled a first-time, special edition Father’s Day Blenko piece on Wednesday, June 12. The limited-edition piece was created in honor of Governor Justice. Only 100 will be available to purchase.​ The Governor and First Lady were joined by Randall Reid-Smith, West Virginia Curator of the Arts, and leaders […]

Southern West Virginia native named president of the American Medical Association
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Southern West Virginia native named president of the American Medical Association

By Wendy Holdren, The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a Bluefield native, was inaugurated Tuesday as the 174th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). Harris, who received her medical degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine, became the first African American woman to hold the office.  A release from the AMA said […]

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Cacapon Resort State Park, W.Va., has new mountain bike trails

By Tricia Lynn Strader, special to The Journal BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Cacapon Resort State Park Foundation has applied for a $150,000 Recreational Trails Fund Program grant from the West Virginia Department of Transportation to build bike trails at the park that can be used for recreation and competitions. The grant requires a 30% […]

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