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West Virginia Ministry of Advocacy and Work Camps in its 20th Year of helping Mountain State families be more safe and secure

West Virginia Press Association SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. – Thousands of unsung non-profit organizations fill the gaps for people that government and the private sector cannot meet. For the past 20 years, the West Virginia Ministry of Advocacy and Work Camps (WVMAW) has focused on leveraging community and volunteer resources to offer[Read More…]

Marshall rural psychiatry residency earns accreditation

West Virginia Press Association HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A new collaborative, rural psychiatry residency between the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Rivers Health in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, earned initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).   The new rural psychiatry program is sponsored by the[Read More…]

WVSOM students immerse themselves in anatomy virtual reality

LEWISBURG, W.Va. – Two years ago, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) began rolling out virtual reality clinical scenarios as additional educational tools for its students. Now, the institution is offering students another virtual reality component — anatomy. Medical students are once again using headsets and hand controllers,[Read More…]

Gov. Justice appoints Ann Urling as Interim Inspector General for Departments of Health, Human Services, and Health Facilities

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice has announced the appointment of Ann Urling as the Interim Inspector General for the Departments of Health, Human Services, and Health Facilities.  Urling, the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff, is a dedicated public servant with extensive experience in government operations and accountability.[Read More…]

Operation R.I.P. Potholes update: Asphalt plants to remain open week of Monday, February 19, 2024

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Asphalt plants in Poca, Princeton, and Morgantown are expected to remain open the week of Monday, February 19, 2024, allowing the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) to continue using hot asphalt to make permanent pothole repairs. Since Gov. Justice and the West Virginia Division[Read More…]

Finalists to compete in WVU Mountaineer mascot cheer-off event

West Virginia Press Association MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Four West Virginia natives vying to be the 70th West Virginia University Mountaineer mascot will wear buckskins and carry rifles as they compete in a cheer-off during the men’s basketball game versus the University of Central Florida at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 20) in the WVU Coliseum. [Read More…]

U.S. Sen. Manchin pushes for FCC Hazelton retention pay, bipartisan prison oversight reforms after disturbing DOJ report

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Feb. 15, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) published a new report on inmate deaths in federal prisons. The report found that the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)[Read More…]

W.Va. Nursery & Landscape Association 2024 Winter Symposium Feb. 21 in Charleston to feature variety of landscaping experts

Media invited to cover annual gathering at Embassy Suites Hotel West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Media are invited to attend and cover the West Virginia Nursery & Landscape Association’s (WVNLA) Winter Symposium from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown[Read More…]

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