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10 things to know: Wednesday, Aug. 28

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. DORIAN THREATENS PUERTO RICO Forecasters say the tropical storm made a last-minute shift in its path and could […]

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W.Va. State Treasurer’s office issues Notice of Intent to Award in medical cannabis banking solicitation
By August 27, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. State Treasurer’s office issues Notice of Intent to Award in medical cannabis banking solicitation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office has issued a Notice of Intent to Award on the Medical Cannabis Banking Request for Proposal (RFP). Monday, the State Treasurer’s Office notified the entities submitting proposals that Element Federal Credit Union has been selected as the apparent winning vendor for the Medical Cannabis Banking contract. In […]

Gov. Justice announces $2.15 million in Child Advocacy Center grant awards across West Virginia
By August 27, 2019 Read More →

Gov. Justice announces $2.15 million in Child Advocacy Center grant awards across West Virginia

Release from the Office of the Governor: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice announced Tuesday the awarding of $2,149,670 in Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Grant Program Funds to 22 projects. These funds are awarded to local non-profit Child Advocacy Centers throughout the state to address the growing problem of child abuse and neglect. The recent […]

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Positive implications of climate change: WVU researcher sees agricultural, food availability and economic possibilities
By August 27, 2019 Read More →

Positive implications of climate change: WVU researcher sees agricultural, food availability and economic possibilities

By Jake Stump Director, WVU Research Communications MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Depending on your side of the aisle, climate change either elicits doomsday anxiety or unabashed skepticism. Jason Hubbart, director of Institute of Water Security and Science at West Virginia University, takes a more centered approach. He’s studied the undisputable changing patterns in West Virginia’s climate. And, believe it […]

By August 27, 2019 Read More →

10 things to know: Tuesday, Aug. 27

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHAT LIES AHEAD FOLLOWING OPIOID JUDGMENT Oklahoma’s $572 million ruling against Johnson & Johnson will likely be […]

WVPA Financial Snapshot Graphic: Surplus Revenue
By August 26, 2019 Read More →

WVPA Financial Snapshot Graphic: Surplus Revenue

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is sharing a WVPA Financial snapshot graphic for media consideration. It’s provided as a stand alone feature or to be used with coverage of State government.

W.Va. Chamber of Commerce preparing to host one-of-a-kind business summit
By August 26, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Chamber of Commerce preparing to host one-of-a-kind business summit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce is preparing to host business leaders from around the state for their annual meeting and business summit. Organizers say the event is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn and network with professionals from across the state and across the nation. Brian Dayton, an official with the state […]

West Virginia Republicans rally at Summer meeting at the Greenbrier
By August 26, 2019 Read More →

West Virginia Republicans rally at Summer meeting at the Greenbrier

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS, Special to The Journal WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W.Va. — Members of the West Virginia State Republican Executive Committee were encouraged Saturday to channel the spirit of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that came out of nowhere to defeat the seemingly unbeatable Soviet Union for the gold medal. The state executive […]

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Fresh course for McDowell County, W.Va. : New EDA director sets stage for aerospace industry, transparency

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph WELCH, W.Va. — The new director of the McDowell County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is hitting the ground running, and helping to chart a new course for an organization that has drawn criticism in recent years. Molina Roberts of Welch took over the reins of the EDA last week […]