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WVU greats team up for family medicine

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Two West Virginia University greats are teaming up to promote family medicine at the Family Medicine Foundation of West Virginia’s 29th Annual Jose I. Ricard, MD Family Medicine & Sports Medicine Conference. Dr. Paul Brooks, a 1966 graduate of the WVU School of Medicine and current Family Medicine Foundation of West Virginia[Read More…]

Capito supports bill to help combat Alzheimer’s disease

Legislation Would Award Prizes for Breakthroughs in Research, Detection and Cures WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced her support today for legislation to create prize-based incentives that encourage more public-private collaboration in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia. The Ensuring Useful Research[Read More…]

Manchin calls on FCC to deliver on promise of universal service

In a letter to Chairman Wheeler, Senator Manchin presses the FCC to improve the Mobility Fund and invest $70 million in expanding wireless services to rural America  Manchin invites Chairman Wheeler to West Virginia to see rural communication challenges firsthand Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today sent[Read More…]

WVPA Reminder: Newspapers need to file statement of ownership, affidavit of circulation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s time for West Virginia newspapers to file the Statement of Ownership form with the US Post Office and the Affidavit of Circulation form with the WV Secretary of State office. The WVPA has attached a sample letter of “Notification of Legal Rates” that state code says you should provide to the[Read More…]

Manchin’s office open to all West Virginians coming to D.C. for papal visit

Senator Manchin invites all West Virginians who are visiting Washington, D.C. for the Pope’s visit to stop by his office for coffee and refreshments Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) will open his office to West Virginians who are visiting Washington D.C. for Pope Francis’s visit. His[Read More…]

W.Va. poverty rate up in 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Thousands of West Virginians continued to struggle to make ends meet in 2014, according to new data released today from the U.S. Census Bureau, making it clear the need for West Virginia to enact a state earned income tax credit which would make it easier for people to[Read More…]

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