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Encova Insurance Group makes first corporate gift for WVU’s Reynolds Hall
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Encova Insurance Group makes first corporate gift for WVU’s Reynolds Hall

West Virginia University’s Brickstreet Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will become the Encova Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation thanks to a generous donation from the Encova Mutual Insurance Group.  The gift, which is for $2 million, is the first corporate gift made in the Building Beyond campaign, which officially launched Monday, and will provide a new home for the Encova Center […]

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U.S. Sen. Capito, Manchin announce funding for Opioid first responders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a grant of $500,000 for the Jackson County Health Department to aid first responders. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  “Jackson County Health Department is already doing incredible […]

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WV Press Financial Snapshot Graphic: Interim meetings
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WV Press Financial Snapshot Graphic: Interim meetings

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is sharing a WVPA Financial snapshot graphic for media consideration. It’s provided as a stand alone feature or to be used with coverage of State government. It’s provided at no cost for your consideration in print and online. The graphic is developed in cooperation with the W.Va. […]

Media Advisory: WVU College of Law hosting climate change public health workshop on Sept. 21
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Media Advisory: WVU College of Law hosting climate change public health workshop on Sept. 21

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University College of Law has issued the following media advisory: WHAT: Climate Change and Public Health: Addressing the Growing Crisis WHEN: Sept. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: West Virginia University College of Law Event Hall WHO: Keynote speaker is Bernard Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. WVU speakers are […]

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W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey in support of energy rule

Release from the W.Va .Office of General: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led a coalition of officials from 20 states in supporting the Trump Administration’s pro-coal, Affordable Clean Energy rule as it faces a challenge in court by Democrat attorneys general. The coalition, in a motion filed Thursday, seeks to intervene […]

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Campaign Updates: W.Va. gubernatorial candidate Thrasher opposes White appointment with WVDOT

Release from the Thrasher Campaign: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Republican candidate for governor Woody Thrasher has called on the Senate Confirmations Committee to reject Byrd White’s confirmation as Secretary of Transportation or as Commissioner of Highways. A recent poll shows just how overwhelmingly unhappy most drivers are with the lack of progress in repairing state roads. Three in […]

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2020 political candidates file early in West Virginia

By Joselyn King, The Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Pre-candidate filings in West Virginia provide a glimpse at how the 2020 primary election ballot might look in the Mountain State. While candidates for office can’t officially file to be on the 2020 ballot until mid-January, there already are 14 pre-candidates wanting to be governor; five […]

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Campaign Updates: W.Va. gubernatorial candidate Folk to speak in Morgan County

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Michael Folk of Martinsburg is scheduled to attend and speak at 7 p.m. tonight (Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, to the Morgan County Republican Club at the Morgan County Courthouse in Berkeley Springs.

10 things to know: Friday, Sept. 13
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10 things to know: Friday, Sept. 13

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PROGRESSIVE, MODERATE DIVIDE ON DISPLAY IN DEBATE Joe Biden parries attack after attack from liberal rivals on […]