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By February 26, 2019 Read More →

10 things to know: Tuesday, February 26

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. KIM JONG UN MAKES GRAND ARRIVAL IN HANOI After a marathon train journey, the North Korean leader’s armored limo rolls […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 26
By February 26, 2019 Read More →

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 26

Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 49th Day of the Legislative Session Rotunda and social activities:           From the Activity Calendar: Undergraduate Research Day, Upper House and Upper Senate Rotunda.     SENATE:  Senate to convene at 11 a.m.  On The Agenda RESOLUTIONS   SCR 45: US Army Corporal […]

WV Press InSight: Bills on free community college, elimination of Social Security tax stalled in W.Va. Legislature?
By February 25, 2019 Read More →

WV Press InSight: Bills on free community college, elimination of Social Security tax stalled in W.Va. Legislature?

WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the days remaining in the 2019 W.Va. legislative session dwindle down, several major bills remain unsettled, assigned to committee and waiting for action. Two bills that drew attention at the start of the session — one to eliminate the Social Security tax and another to providing funding for access […]

WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship, summer Internship applications for 2019-20
By February 25, 2019 Read More →

WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship, summer Internship applications for 2019-20

Newspapers interesting in hosting an intern should contact the WVPA CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association Foundation is now accepting applications for 2019 Summer Internships at West Virginia newspapers and 2018-19 college scholarships. If awarded, there will be three $3,000 paid internships. The WVPAF also assist with unpaid internships at newspapers across West Virginia.    If […]

By February 25, 2019 Read More →

WVPA Hall of Fame accepting nominations for Class of 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is now accepting nominations for the West Virginia Press Association’s Hall of Fame, Class of 2019. The Hall of Fame committee welcomes written nominations, which must include a brief biographical sketch. In order to be nominated and elected to the Hall of Fame, a person had to have an “outstanding” […]

By February 25, 2019 Read More →

Winds cause thousands of power outages; more than 8,000 NCWV customers without service

By STEVEN BAUBLITZ NCWV Media CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — More than 8,000 customers are still without power after howling winds made their way through North Central West Virginia beginning Sunday afternoon. First Energy spokesman Jeff Straight said that within the Mon Power service area — which is all of West Virginia minus the eastern panhandle — […]

Oil and gas industry still good for businesses
By February 25, 2019 Read More →

Oil and gas industry still good for businesses

By SHELLEY HANSON For The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Opinions vary regarding the impact of the natural gas drilling industry on the region, but when it comes to local businesses it has been positive for many. Attic Pickers owner Denise Wycherley said she has noticed in an increase of oil and gas […]

By February 25, 2019 Read More →

By February 25, 2019 Read More →

West Virginia’s Western Regional Jail launches inpatient treatment pilot program

The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has begun offering inpatient substance abuse treatment to jail-housed inmates via court referral with the launch of a pilot program at Western Regional Jail that state officials say aims to break the cycle of addiction, save lives, and reduce crime and incarceration costs. Circuit judges in the counties […]

High hopes for hemp in the Mountain State
By February 25, 2019 Read More →

High hopes for hemp in the Mountain State

By TINA ALVEY The Register-Herald WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  —  Blessed with cooperative state agriculture officials, new federal regulations and helpful law enforcement agencies, West Virginia’s hemp industry is showing promise, according to the owners of a Spa City cannabidiol (CBD) extraction laboratory. With a farm bill signed into law by President Donald Trump in […]