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Poll: Voters believe natural gas to play biggest role in future of W.Va. economy

Overwhelming majority of West Virginians polled favor natural gas development Release From WVONGA: Charleston, W.Va.  – A recent statewide public opinion poll conducted by the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) shows voters believe the natural gas industry will play the biggest role in the future of the state’s economy.  In looking for solutions […]

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W.Va. Center on Budget and Policy touts state Earned Income Tax Credit

By Tina Alvey, The Register-Herald LEWISBURG — In the U.S. today, 29 states have an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program designed to put cash back in the pockets of low-income families. With 23 percent of its workforce toiling in poverty wage jobs, West Virginia is not among those states. That’s a situation that the […]

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10 things to know: Friday, May 17

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Friday, May 17, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO IS PLAYING DOWN THREAT OF WAR WITH IRAN President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not […]

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More than 300 volunteers scour county for signs of missing Berkeley Springs, W.Va., teen
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More than 300 volunteers scour county for signs of missing Berkeley Springs, W.Va., teen

From The Morgan Messenger BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — One week after Berkeley Springs teen Riley Crossman was reporting missing by her family, close to 350 volunteers and dozens more law enforcement personnel spread out across Morgan County in a coordinated search to look for any clues or signs of her whereabouts. By the end of the day […]

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Obituary: Guy Harry Stewart
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Obituary: Guy Harry Stewart

Guy Harry Stewart, 95, of Morgantown, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born February 12, 1924, in Keyser, WV, a son of the late Thomas and Martha (Mills) Stewart. Friends and family will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce St., Morgantown, W.Va., on Friday, May 17, from […]

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WV school worker unions ask governor to cancel education special session

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s three main public school worker unions asked Wednesday for Republican Gov. Jim Justice to cancel the special legislative session on education because Republican legislative leaders have continued saying they want to push for legalizing charter schools and non-public school vouchers. But Brian Abraham, Justice’s general counsel, […]

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WVU becomes first university in U.S. to offer technical art history degree
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WVU becomes first university in U.S. to offer technical art history degree

From WVU Today Staff MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Students interested in the science behind art and its conservation will now be able to study at West Virginia University in the Bachelor of Arts in Technical Art History program, the first degree of its kind in the nation.  “Technical art history is an exciting and relatively new interdisciplinary research field that brings […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, May 16

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, May 16, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. IRAN BLASTS US SANCTIONS AS TENSIONS MOUNT Iran’s foreign minister slams mounting U.S. sanctions as “unacceptable,” even as he […]

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Following industry opposition, WV DEP restarts process of updating water quality standards

By Erin Beck, The Register-Herald Charleston – A year ago, the state’s Department of Environmental Protection proposed new limits on the amount of certain pollutants that cause human health effects, including cancer, permitted in West Virginia rivers and streams. But during the recent legislative session, West Virginia manufacturers convinced lawmakers to postpone enacting the new limits. During a public meeting Tuesday, Laura Cooper, […]

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