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Federal Acquisition Management course provides tools for small business growth

Fairmont, W.Va. – Businesses looking to expand their market mix to the federal government sector can learn how with the Federal Acquisition Management course. Barbara Weaver of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Government Contracting will teach this six-segment course, held two days a month, at Pierpont Community and Technical[Read More…]

Media Alert: WVU releasing data on potential of Utica Shale

Workshop is Tuesday in Canonsburg, Pa. CANONSBURG, Pa. — West Virginia University is conducting a workshop on Tuesday that will include the first public release of geological data on oil and gas potential of Utica. WHAT: The Appalachian Oil and Natural Gas Research Consortium at West Virginia University will present the Utica Shale Play Book Study Workshop, a[Read More…]

Gov. Tomblin announces Community Corrections Grants

More than $6.3 million in grant funding to support 27 projects statewide CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Funds for community-based corrections programs and substance abuse treatment options available around the  state as part of grants initiative announced by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today.   Tomblin announced plans for the $6,311,801 in West Virginia Community Corrections (CC) Grant program[Read More…]

Residents warned of massive federal data breach

Attorney General Morrisey ‘extremely disappointed’ by federal government’s slow response to breach CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia residents are urged to monitor their personal accounts and credit reports after the federal Office of Personnel Management admitted a data breach of its systems was much larger than originally reported. The federal[Read More…]

Capito supports measures improving community schools, protecting students

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., co-sponsored two bipartisan amendments July 9, 2015, to improve coordination between community school programs and local communities and to protect school children from sex offenders.  Both amendments passed unanimously and were agreed to as part of debate on the bipartisan Every Child Achieves Act. “For the first[Read More…]

Sen. Manchin secures amendments to strengthen education reauthorization bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With a goal of ensuring all children have access to a high-quality, well-rounded education that allows them to achieve and compete in the 21st century global economy, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va, on July 9, successfully added four amendments to the Every Child Achieves Act. The ECAA legislation will overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education[Read More…]

Delegate Ireland named to Commission on Oil and Natural Gas Industry Safety

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Following the Governor’s announcement of his appointment to the West Virginia Commission on Oil and Natural Gas Industry Safety, Delegate Lynwood “Woody” Ireland (R-Ritchie) expressed enthusiasm on being named to the commission.    “I applaud the Governor in taking this step to ensure the safety of all involved and affected[Read More…]

Register-Herald Newspapers seeking editor

BECKLEY, W.Va — Register-Herald Newspapers of Beckley, W.Va., is seeking an experienced editor for its top newsroom leadership position in the “newsiest region of southern West Virginia.” The position is responsible for news content for a seven-day, 18,000-circulation newspaper, two weeklies, award-winning magazines, other niche products and the growing digital platforms. “The editor needs[Read More…]

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