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Media Advisory: Libertarian Buckley on gun rights

 HARDY COUNTY, W.Va. — John Buckley, Libertarian candidate for United States Senate, asserted today, (Sept. 11, 2014) his intention to contest the Republican and Democratic candidates for the support of voters concerned about protecting gun rights. “No political party has been more steadfast in its political and philosophical defense of Second[Read More…]

Morgan County woman arrested for intimidating witness in murder case

BERKELEY SPRINGS — The former live-in girlfriend of accused murderer Wesley McCoy was arrested by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday, September 6 and charged with witness intimidation and possession of heroin. Brittany Nicole Clark, 29, of Berkeley Springs is being held at Eastern Regional Jail in lieu of $20,000 bond. According to[Read More…]

W.Va. high school seniors can get ‘Face to Face’ with WVU this fall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University will be hitting the road this fall to bring the University to prospective students across West Virginia with“Face to Face with WVU” events. This opportunity allows in-state high school seniors to meet with representatives from many parts of the University, including Admissions,Housing and Residential Education, Financial Aid, the Office of[Read More…]

Society of Professional Journalists share code of ethics

EDITOR’S NOTE: To join the Society of Professional Journalists, visit http://www.spj.org/join.asp  For questions or more information, write or call: SPJ headquarters, Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center, 3909 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4045; email at [email protected]; Phone: 317/927-8000; fax: 317/920-4789     Members of the Society of Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Gov. Tomblin issues statement on Patriot Coal ‘warn notices’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today (September 09, 2014) issued the statement following an announcement from Patriot Coal that the company has notified employees of potential layoffs at its Corridor G complex in Boone County: “The announcement of potential layoffs at the Hobet 21 Mine and Beth Station preparation plant is more tragic news[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Rep. Capito votes yes on Waters of the U.S. bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) voted yes Tuesday, Sept. 9, on legislation to prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from broadening its authority over state and local waters. Capito’s office released the following information Tuesday: H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, passed[Read More…]

Senior citizens rally at state Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wearing yellow and ringing bells, hundreds of senior citizens from across West Virginia rallied at the state capitol in Charleston on Tuesday in an effort to build legislative support for senior programs and in-home care funding.More than 700 people showed up for the event on the rear steps of the Capitol. The crowd[Read More…]

Douglass named Energy & Mineral Law Foundation board president

PITTSBURGH, Pa.,  – The law firm of Babst Calland has announced the appointment of Kevin K. Douglass, shareholder and litigation attorney, as president of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF), a national nonprofit educational organization which fosters the study of the laws and regulations related to natural resource development and energy use. In his[Read More…]

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