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By November 18, 2019 Read More →

10 things to know: Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO DEMOCRATS INVITED TO TESTIFY IN THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY As hearings enter a second critical week House […]

Media Advisory: WVU School of Public Health and statewide partners to host opioid policy and research symposium on Tuesday
By November 18, 2019 Read More →

Media Advisory: WVU School of Public Health and statewide partners to host opioid policy and research symposium on Tuesday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  The WVU School of Public Health has issued the following media advisory on the WV Policy and Research Engagement Symposium. WHAT: “WV Policy and Research Engagement Symposium,” an opportunity for researchers and state decision-makers to connect, identify challenges and craft an action plan to bring evidence-based opioid policy to West Virginia WHO:  West […]

Third annual Day of Giving brings in more than $11 million for WVU
By November 18, 2019 Read More →

Third annual Day of Giving brings in more than $11 million for WVU

Release from WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Donors gave more than $11 million Wednesday (Nov. 13) during West Virginia University’s third annual Day of Giving, topping last year’s $6.2 million raised. It was promoted as “One University. Our Future. Our Day” and donors responded making more than 4,000 gifts during the WVU Foundation’s 24-hour online giving event totaling $11.3 million. […]

By November 18, 2019 Read More →

MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Justice, state officials to host groundbreaking for Facebook fiber network project at 11 a.m. today

Event at 11 a.m. today at Tamarack Conference Center, Beckley CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice and other distinguished guests will hold a celebratory groundbreaking event at 11 a.m. today (Monday, Nov. 18) to commemorate the beginning of a major broadband development project in West Virginia. Facebook, through their subsidiary Middle Mile Infrastructure, is building a high […]

By November 13, 2019 Read More →

Racing Commissioner says W.Va. racing industry under attack, must stand united

By Phil Kabler, The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Racing Commissioner Ken Lowe called Tuesday for all sides of the greyhound and thoroughbred racing industries to unite against legislative and humane-group efforts to decouple racing at the state’s racetrack casinos. “The racing industry is constantly under attack. We’re under attack, folks; we’re low-hanging fruit,” […]

By November 13, 2019 Read More →

Corporate owner of Broughton Foods files for bankruptcy

By Brett Dunlap, Parkersburg News and Sentinel MARIETTA, Ohio — The company which owns Broughton Foods in Marietta has filed for bankruptcy and the impact locally is uncertain. Dean Foods Company, based in Dallas, announced Tuesday it and substantially all of its subsidiaries have initiated voluntary Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in the Southern District of […]

By November 13, 2019 Read More →

Family Treatment Court Opens in Ohio County, W.Va.

By Joselyn King, The Wheeling News-Register WHEELING — A Family Treatment Court option is now open in Ohio County, and West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals justices and court officials celebrated with a reception Tuesday. The Family Treatment Court in Ohio County, under the supervision of Circuit Judge David Sims, is one of three now […]

By November 13, 2019 Read More →

10 things to know: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.

West Virginia launches new state college scholarship
By November 13, 2019 Read More →

West Virginia launches new state college scholarship

$40,000 Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars program created to attract math, science teachers CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission) recently launched the online application for its newest and most-prestigious state scholarship, which is aimed at addressing critical teacher shortages in math, science, elementary education and special education.  The Underwood-Smith Teaching Scholars Program will provide […]

West Virginia’s last remaining Kmart to close its doors in February
By November 12, 2019 Read More →

West Virginia’s last remaining Kmart to close its doors in February

By Amelia Ferrell Knisely, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha City Kmart will close in February, wiping out the chain store’s existence in West Virginia, as the Elkview Kmart is set to close next month. The store’s parent company, citing a “difficult retail environment,” included the Kanawha City location in a Thursday announcement that it […]