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Citing chaos, impasse, W.Va. House Dems call for special session to end

By Phil Kabler, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Citing chaos at the Capitol and the likelihood that an extended special session on education will end in an impasse, West Virginia House Democrats on Tuesday called for Gov. Jim Justice to work with House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, to bring the session to an immediate end. “The […]

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W.Va. Secretary of State Warner releases list of Jennings Randolph Award Winning Schools for 2018-19 school year
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W.Va. Secretary of State Warner releases list of Jennings Randolph Award Winning Schools for 2018-19 school year

15,673 eligible students registered to vote this past year! Press release from Secretary of State Mac Warner: CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce the list of 27 West Virginia high schools that qualified for the prestigious  Jennings Randolph Award for the 2018-19 school year. The late Jennings Randolph was a native […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, June 12

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TENSIONS ESCALATE IN HONG KONG Police deploy tear gas, pepper spray and high-pressure water hoses against protesters who […]

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Wheelhouse Creative wins national video award for work on behalf of Oglebay
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Wheelhouse Creative wins national video award for work on behalf of Oglebay

Press Release fromWheelhouse Creative: WHEELING, W.Va. — Wheelhouse Creative marketing and advertising firm has won a Silver ADDY, a national award recently announced by the American Advertising Federation in Washington, D.C. Wheelhouse Creative won for its video celebration of “Oglebay’s 90thBirthday Presentation.” The piece featured picturesque video of Oglebay Park using drones and graphics and […]

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WV Gov. Justice denounces climate change initiative, talks GOP feud, education reform
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WV Gov. Justice denounces climate change initiative, talks GOP feud, education reform

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a news conference called Monday to denounce former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million pledge to an initiative to fight climate change, Gov. Jim Justice went off on multiple tangents, including his feud with West Virginia Senate Republicans, his thoughts on education reform and legal issues […]

W.Va. Sens. Weld, Maroney, Clements: Relationship with Jim Justice ‘strained’
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W.Va. Sens. Weld, Maroney, Clements: Relationship with Jim Justice ‘strained’

By JOSELYN KING The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Republicans in the West Virginia Senate representing Northern Panhandle communities indicate they have a strained relationship with Gov. Jim Justice. Their comments came after Senate Finance Committee Chairman Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, on Monday called for Justice — also a Republican — to resign as […]

War of words between Gov. Justice, West Virginia Senate continues
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War of words between Gov. Justice, West Virginia Senate continues

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS Special to The Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The relationship between Gov. Jim Justice and Republican leaders in the West Virginia Senate continues to sour after a new round of barbs were exchanged Monday. Justice, during a press conference, addressed comments made by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Craig Blair, R-Berkeley, calling on […]

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West Virginia Supreme Court rules with Antero, but doesn’t set new standards for gas drilling
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West Virginia Supreme Court rules with Antero, but doesn’t set new standards for gas drilling

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court on Monday sided with Antero Resources in a case brought by Harrison County landowners, but it did not fully close off the ability of residents to use the courts to limit the effects of West Virginia’s growing natural gas industry. Justices upheld […]

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West Virginia, other states discuss standards for high-speed police pursuits

By MEGAN OSBORNE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Dangerous police pursuits have states looking into creating government standards for pursuit procedures. In April, a police chase that stretched from Milton to Dunbar left several people injured. The pursuit was initiated on Alex Nathaniel Foster, 25, after state parole officers sent out an alert for his whereabouts […]