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W.Va. Sen. Manchin aids in legislation aiming to change opioid labeling

By Wendy Holdren for The Register-Herald of Beckley, W.Va. WASHINGTON — Two U.S. Senators introduced a piece of legislation Thursday which would prohibit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from allowing opioids to be labeled for intended use of “around-the clock, long-term opioid treatment.” The FDA Opioid Labeling Accuracy Act, introduced by U.S. Sens. Joe […]

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It’s #AlmostHeaven
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It’s #AlmostHeaven

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Weirton Greek Festival opens for 32nd year in W.Va.
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Weirton Greek Festival opens for 32nd year in W.Va.

Craig Howell for The Weirton Daily Times WEIRTON, W.Va. — For 32 years, All Saints Greek Orthodox Church has opened its doors to the community to showcase its spirit of volunteerism and friendship. That tradition continues this week with the Weirton Greek Festival, which kicked off Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the church’s fellowship […]

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10 things to know: Friday, July 12

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, July 12, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers 1. Trump drops push for census citizenship question President Trump said Thursday he was ending his push to […]

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Media Advisory: Special arrangements possible for media at July 12 Chris Cline celebration of life
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Media Advisory: Special arrangements possible for media at July 12 Chris Cline celebration of life

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A special section will be reserved for members of the media who RSVP in order to provide respect to the family grieving at this time.  Contact:  Joe Carey  (304) 549-3286   joe@careystrategiccommunications.com NOTE:  All media wishing to attend the service should RSVP to joe@careystrategiccommunications.com.   The family will not take questions and the media are respectfully asked […]

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It’s #AlmostHeaven
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It’s #AlmostHeaven

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W.Va. teachers union says it will sue to stop charter schools law
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W.Va. teachers union says it will sue to stop charter schools law

The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A sweeping West Virginia GOP education bill that allows the creation of charter schools violates the state Constitution, according to a teachers union that plans to sue over the legislation. The West Virginia Education Association released a statement Wednesday saying it has sent a formal letter notifying the attorney […]

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WV Press 2019 Convention: Don’t miss the panel on  marijuana, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and legal advertising
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WV Press 2019 Convention: Don’t miss the panel on marijuana, alcohol, tobacco, gambling and legal advertising

Register and reserve your rooms today; Convention is Aug 2-3 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Registration and the room block are open for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2019 Convention, Aug. 2-3, at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. “The 2019 Convention marks 150 years of the West Virginia Press Association serving the state’s newspaper industry. As you’ll notice with […]

‘You can’t get food’; Clay Co., W.Va.’s only major grocery store closes
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‘You can’t get food’; Clay Co., W.Va.’s only major grocery store closes

By Amelia Ferrell Knisely for The Charleston Gazette-Mail CLAY, W.Va. — The parking lot was empty at the Clay IGA, a sign on the door noting the county’s only major grocery store was “temporarily closed.” Inside, empty black cases once held fruits and vegetables; half-full shelves held some bags of bread, chips and snack cakes. […]

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Candidates for W.Va. Governor release 2nd quarter fundraising figures
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Candidates for W.Va. Governor release 2nd quarter fundraising figures

By Steven Allen Adams for The Intelligencer CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The May 2020 primary for governor of West Virginia is 10 months away and pre-candidates are working hard to raise funds for the primary contests. All active candidate committees and pre-candidates for the 2020 elections were required to file second quarter campaign finance reports by […]

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