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NBA TV airing profile on Jim Justice

CHARLESTON, W.Va.— Basketball coach, businessman and gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice will be profiled on the NBA TV show Beyond The Paint tonight at 10:30 p.m. “Matt Winer, the show’s host, will share the story of Justice’s life-long commitment to the game of basketball and the state of West Virginia to[Read More…]

This week in West Virginia History: Feb. 24-March 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Feb. 24, 1918: Judge Kenneth Keller ‘‘K. K.’’ Hall was born at Greenview, Boone County. Hall spent 47 years on the state and federal[Read More…]

Research shows patients, doctors and families can ensure end-of-life wishes are respected

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – When Charlie Bacorn was in the final month of life he was in control, just as he had been since the first day in 2009 when doctors diagnosed him with colon cancer. For six years, Charlie’s strong spirit and sense of humor helped him get through the numerous rounds of chemotherapy, radiation treatments and[Read More…]

Attorney Charles “Rusty” Webb appointed city attorney for Renick

CHARLESTON, W.VA. —  Renick City Council has appointed Charles R. “Rusty” Webb as its City Attorney. “It is with great pleasure that we appoint Charles R. “Rusty” Webb to the position of City Attorney”, said Renick Mayor Patrick Roberts.  “Rusty is committed to serving the citizens of Renick and the[Read More…]

Read-A-Palooza: A party with a purpose – get tickets now

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Read Aloud West Virginia is inviting everyone to Read-A-Palooza, the organization’s annual fundraising event, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on March 7 at Paterno’s at the Park in Charleston! “Read-A-Palooza features a silent auction, food and beverages, and offers a happy hour feel. It’s an evening for adults to come[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s Weekly Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Shelley MooreCapito applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to halt the president’s harmful Clean Power Plan while court challenges are ongoing, a decision that is consistent with legislation she introduced last year. Senator Capito also discusses the president’s final budget proposal and the Senate’s vote this week[Read More…]

Federal legislation would help drug-exposed newborns

 WASHINGTON – Legislation to help drug-exposed newborns has been introduced in the United States Senate. The Senate bill — a companion to legislation first introduced by U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) in the House of Representatives, the Cradle Act — was introduced in the United States Senate by Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Angus King[Read More…]

Giles Snyder Column: Deep in the heart of winter

Editor’s Note: Giles Snyder is a freelance columnist and your newspaper can purchase his columns. Giles is listed among our freelance talents on wvpress.org: https://wvpress.wpengine.com/jobs/resources/   My neighborhood may be in the middle of a cold snap, but at least it’s made it easier to get our cat to come inside.[Read More…]

W.Va. Coal Association endorses Bill Cole for Governor

WVCA: History of standing up for coal industry, miners and their families secures endorsement CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Coal Association has officially endorsed Senator Bill Cole (R- Bluefield) for Governor of West Virginia. “Senator Cole recognizes the important role West Virginia’s coal industry plays in keeping the state’s economy strong,[Read More…]

WV Delegate Michel Moffatt: Legislative Column for Feb. 12

We have passed the half way point of the 2nd Session of the 82nd Legislature and in the House we have passed 39 Bills, and all but two of them have had support from Republicans and Democrats. The two that were passed with only Republican support are the Workplace Freedom[Read More…]

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