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Natural gas companies, environmentalists collaborate on pipeline construction
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Natural gas companies, environmentalists collaborate on pipeline construction

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Several natural gas companies have teamed up with an environmental non-profit to craft guidelines for safely constructing pipelines on mountainous and hilly terrain The Nature Conservancy collaborated with eight energy companies to create a report entitled “Improving Steep-Slope Pipeline Construction to Reduce Impacts […]

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Study: 1 in 5 WV young adults not working

By BISHOP NASH The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  — One in five of West Virginia’s 18- to 24-year-olds are neither in school, employed nor have a degree beyond high school, according to a new report by WalletHub, a personal finance platform that ranks states on different social matters through number of demographic metrics. The report, published […]

WV hunting regulations for 2018-19 online; paper booklets out Aug. 1
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WV hunting regulations for 2018-19 online; paper booklets out Aug. 1

By JOHN McCOY Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the dog days of summer, West Virginia’s hunters start thinking toward the weeks ahead. The state’s hunting calendar for 2018-19 will start on Sept. 1 and conclude at the end of February. That six-month window contains a patchwork of seasons, some that last for months and […]

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Mountain Valley Pipeline cited again for violations in W.Va.

By MATT COMBS The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — According to documents filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) was cited in June by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection for failing to properly implement erosion controls and for breaking state water quality standards by allowing visible sediments into creeks in […]

Gilmer takes lead as West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s president
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Gilmer takes lead as West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s president

By BRETT DUNLAP The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — The new president at West Virginia University at Parkersburg understands the value community colleges have as he got his start at one. President Chris Gilmer has been on the job for a few weeks. He succeeds former President Fletcher Lamkin, who left last fall, […]

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Rocks and ladders: National Youth Science Camp delegates scaling new heights
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Rocks and ladders: National Youth Science Camp delegates scaling new heights

By ERIN BECK National Youth Science Camp BARTOW, W.Va. — Steve Blasberg used a projector on top of a picnic table. He carried three pens in his pocket. One was red. He is a teacher. A white-bearded and bespectacled mathematician, Blasberg described how to use math to predict a person’s chances of dominant or recessive […]

Chuck Romine resigns from West Virginia House of Delegates
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Chuck Romine resigns from West Virginia House of Delegates

By MEGAN OSBOURNE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Del. Chuck Romine, R-Cabell, has announced that he submitted his resignation from the House of Delegates on Friday, effective July 13, for health and personal reasons. Romine said in his resignation letter to Speaker of the House Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, that he and his wife […]

Cross-discipline collaboration results in unique interactive sculpture at WVU Evansdale Library
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Cross-discipline collaboration results in unique interactive sculpture at WVU Evansdale Library

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — An interactive sculpture on display at West Virginia University’s Evansdale Library illustrates the structure and function of a particular enzyme and can charge your smartphone. The stunning metal, wood and ceramic work, titled “Cytochrome C,” is the creation of a team of artists, chemists and engineers from WVU and two […]

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10 things to know: Monday, July 23

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know July 23, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ‘NEVER EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN’ In an all-caps tweet, Trump warns Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face […]