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Camden Clark Medical Center upgrades infant security

By EVAN BEVINS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Camden Clark Medical Center recently added security features to further protect its youngest patients. The Safe Place system was added to the maternity/special deliveries unit in December, featuring a small transmitter box attached to a bracelet around a newborn’s[Read More…]

U. S. Rep. Mooney looks forward to achieving new goals

By EMILY DANIELS The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va.  — As the country inches closer toward making President-elect Donald Trump’s administration official, Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va., said he’s excited for the change. However, Mooney said any new administration comes with its own unique challenges. “Now that Republicans have control of all three[Read More…]

Gilbert uses first-year lessons to set goals for Marshall, Huntington

By LACIE PIERSON The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The difference a year has made for Marshall University President Jerome “Jerry” Gilbert is impressive. Today marks the first anniversary of Gilbert officially taking the helm of Marshall. In that 12-month span, he has put roots in Huntington to support local neighborhoods; led[Read More…]

Northern Panhandle Delegates named to key committees

By JANET METZNER The Weirton Daily Times CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — When it comes to the powerful House of Delegates Judiciary Committee the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia is well-represented by three delegates led by Shawn Fluharty, D-Ohio as minority vice chairman. Joining Fluharty on the committee are Delegates Mark Zatezalo,[Read More…]

Governor-elect Justice taps John Myers for Secretary of Administration

CHARLESTON, W.Va.— Governor-elect Jim Justice has selected John Myers to serve as secretary of the Department of Administration. Myers is currently the acting director of the West Virginia Lottery. Before he started his career in public service, Myers was the manager of corporate administration for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Buffalo, West Virginia.[Read More…]

Protect WV holds conference to encourage citizens to speak out

By Austin Weiford STAFF WRITER  CLARKSBURG. W.Va. — The Protect West Virginia coalition held a conference in Charleston Wednesday to highlight the effects of state budget cuts on state residents. Ted Boettner, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, noted that polling data show nearly half[Read More…]

W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey files suit against state’s largest residential housing business

Release from W.Va. Attorney General: MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  —West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit alleging the state’s largest residential landlord charged its tenants numerous fees in violation of the state’s consumer protection law. Metro Property Management, largely catering to college students in Morgantown and campus communities throughout West[Read More…]

Governor-Elect Justice appoints Tom Smith Transportation Secretary

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor-elect Jim Justice has announced that Tom Smith will serve as the secretary of the West Virginia Department of Transportation and commissioner of the Division of Highways. Smith brings a background in engineering and experience with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to his duties. Smith has served as[Read More…]

Governor-Elect Justice names Alan Larrick to run WV Lottery   

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Today, Governor-elect Jim Justice announced that he appointed Alan Larrick director of the West Virginia Lottery. Larrick has practiced law for 38 years in Beckley, WV. He earned his undergraduate degree and his law degree from West Virginia University. Larrick was partner in the law firm of[Read More…]

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