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Manchin, Capito announce funding to combat youth substance abuse in W.Va.

The Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program will support youth substance abuse prevention programs in Brooke, Hancock, Mingo and Morgan counties Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today announced that three West Virginia community coalitions, Advocates for Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, the Morgan County[Read More…]

Gov. Tomblin celebrates Conley Fabrication expansion in Mineral Wells

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today joined Conley Fabrication employees and owner Roger Conley to celebrate the company’s $2 million facility expansion in Mineral Wells. “I’m pleased to join representatives from Conley Fabrication to not only celebrate the grand opening of its newest facility, but also recognize the[Read More…]

Future of Nursing West Virginia names Public Health Nurse Leader

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Future of Nursing West Virginia Action Coalition is pleased to announce that Angela Gray, BSN, RN, Nursing Director of the Berkeley County Health Department in Martinsburg is one of only 25 nurses from across the country selected as a Public Health Nurse Leader by the Robert Wood Johnson[Read More…]

U.S. coal production continues to gain

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Coal production in the U.S. for the week ending Aug. 29 rose for the fourth straight week, continuing a long-term upward trend, and to narrow the gap to last year’s totals significantly in recent weeks, according to the latest report from the Energy Information Agency (EIA). Production[Read More…]

Gov. Tomblin announces state will explore prison option in Mason County

State will not take possession of Sugar Grove Naval Base CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the state of West Virginia will explore additional prison space for female inmates in Mason County. The governor also announced the state will not take possession of the Sugar Grove Naval[Read More…]

Ladies at Alpine Lake learn to Sew Together

By John Dahlia, Preston County News & Journal TERRA ALTA, W.Va. — Bright and early, every Monday morning during the warm summer months the boat house at Alpine Lake Resort gets a little out of control. The typically quiet boat house bustles with the sound of sewing machines and pleasant[Read More…]

Del. Isaac Sponaugle condemns the Governor over Sugar Grove Naval Base

FRANKLIN, W.Va. –West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin refused to authorize the Division of Corrections (DOC) to accept the NIOC Sugar Grove Naval Base. The Sugar Grove Naval Base had been awarded to the DOC after it had applied for ownership of the property to the United States General Services[Read More…]

Manchin announces he will vote against Iran deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued the following statement announcing his final decision to vote against the Iran nuclear deal. “When this process began, I was supportive of the diplomatic efforts led by Secretaries Kerry and Moniz. I have always believed that to truly be a[Read More…]

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Sept. 4

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press’s business development specialist for West Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. KENTUCKY CLERK’S JAILING PAVES WAY FOR GAY MARRIAGE LICENSES Same-sex couples[Read More…]

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