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Editorial: W.Va. has far to go in removing barriers for women

U.S. Sen. Capito’s campaign inspiring girls From The Inter-Mountain of Elkins, W.Va. Most West Virginians would agree that old, illogical barriers to women in many careers ought to be lowered, we feel certain. Yet in some ways, we still have a long way to go in gender equality. One study, by the Wallet Hub people […]

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Study shows WVU athletics an economic engine
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Study shows WVU athletics an economic engine

By Bob Hertzel, Times West Virginian of Fairmont, W.Va. MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — During his first four and a half years as West Virginia’s athletic director, Shane Lyons found himself getting one question asked repeatedly, however he couldn’t answer it. “What’s the economic impact of WVU athletics to the state? What’s the impact it has on […]

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Media Advisory: Governor, First Lady to celebrate West Virginia’s 156th Birthday at State Culture Center at 11 a.m. today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice will celebrate West Virginia’s 156th birthday today with several events at the State Culture Center. At 11:00 a.m. the ceremonial state birthday cake will be cut, followed by an award presentation for the First Lady’s Art Series Show Choir at 11:30 a.m. At noon, an Interfaith […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, June 20

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 20, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. IRAN SHOOTS DOWN US DRONE AMID SPIRALING TENSIONS The Revolutionary Guard says it took down the drone […]

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By June 19, 2019 Read More →

Estimates ahead of census show population falling in Charleston and Huntington, W.Va.

By Travis Crum, The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington HUNTINGTON, W.Va.— Only 32 of West Virginia’s 232 incorporated cities and towns experienced population increases from 2010 to 2018, according to estimates released this month by the U.S. Census Bureau. Despite being the state’s two most populated cities, Charleston and Huntington recorded losing residents for an eighth-straight year, […]

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U.S. Senators Manchin, Capito announce $250 for Bluefield, W.Va., water, waste disposal
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U.S. Senators Manchin, Capito announce $250 for Bluefield, W.Va., water, waste disposal

Release from the office of U.S. Senator Joe Manchin: WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $250,000 for the Bluewell Public Service District through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grant Program. This funding will provide and […]

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US Supreme Court to conference on W.Va. impeachment appeal this fall

By Lacie Pierson, The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Justices on the Supreme Court of the United States will consider in the fall whether they will give further consideration of appeals regarding the impeachment of a West Virginia Supreme Court justice. The cases of West Virginia Senate v. Workman and West Virginia House v. Workman […]

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W.Va.’s Bluefield State College announces free tuition for qualified students
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W.Va.’s Bluefield State College announces free tuition for qualified students

By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — A local college announced Tuesday that it is now offering free tuition for qualified students enrolled in one of more than a dozen programs its officials said are “high-skilled, high-demand programs.” Bluefield State College has announced its new Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan, effective in the […]

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W.Va. House of Delegates sets aside additional money for secondary road maintenance
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W.Va. House of Delegates sets aside additional money for secondary road maintenance

By Steve Allen Adams, The Intelligencer of Wheeling CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With potholes on the minds of constituents across the state, the House of Delegates approved additional funding Tuesday for secondary road maintenance. Delegates voted Tuesday afternoon on House Bill 154 and 155, providing more than $50 million in additional finding for the Division of […]

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