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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 13
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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 13

Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 36th Day of the Legislative Session Rotunda and social activities:  EMS Day at the Capitol,Upper Senate Rotunda; Soft Drink Day, Upper House Rotunda.   SENATE:  Senate to convene at 11 a.m.  On The Agenda RESOLUTIONS   SCR 29: Hershell Lee Thomas Memorial Bridge SCR 30: Urging Congress call […]

Marshall University lecture highlights influence of early Africans in America
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Marshall University lecture highlights influence of early Africans in America

By JENSTEN RICHARDSON The Parthenon HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Africans and people of African descent have shaped American culture in several ways over the last 400 years, an author and history professor said Thursday in Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center. “Beginning in 1619, with the arrival of the quote ‘20 and odd negroes’ aboard the English […]

LGBTQ community at WVU says to look past ‘baseless’ anti-gay statements by delegate
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LGBTQ community at WVU says to look past ‘baseless’ anti-gay statements by delegate

By JOE SEVERINO The Daily Athenaeum CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In a week where LQBTQ individuals were compared to members of the Ku Klux Klan by an elected state official, those who make up the community said they are choosing to focus on the issues that are actually important to them. Cris Mayo, director of the […]

Through trees and ice: WVU geographer earns NSF award to reconstruct 2,000-year climate history of Southern Hemisphere
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Through trees and ice: WVU geographer earns NSF award to reconstruct 2,000-year climate history of Southern Hemisphere

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Shifting storm tracks and warming climate have marred countries south of the equator, particularly Australia, in recent decades with drought-like conditions and less rainfall. To gain a more comprehensive understanding of this pattern, a West Virginia University geographer and her research team will study the movement of a westerly wind […]

U.S. Sen. Capito says government won’t shut down again
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U.S. Sen. Capito says government won’t shut down again

By TINA ALVEY The Register-Herald WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.  — Speaking at an event in her home state on Monday, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., contradicted gloomy national news reports about chances for yet another government shutdown. With Friday’s deadline for a bipartisan agreement over funding for President Donald Trump’s wall on the U.S. […]

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Innerviews: Sandy Wells remembered, in her own words
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Innerviews: Sandy Wells remembered, in her own words

Editor’s Note Sandy Wells, longtime Charleston Gazette and Gazette-Mail reporter, editor and columnist, died last weekend. Sandy wrote an “Innerviews” column with herself as the subject on Aug. 19, 2013, to mark her 50th anniversary at the newspaper, and here is that column. Her funeral service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Barlow Bonsall […]

Pennsylvania leaders debate ethane cracker pros and cons in their area
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Pennsylvania leaders debate ethane cracker pros and cons in their area

By HARRY FUNK The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register MONACA, Pa. — The 42-mile drive from Washington to Potter Township represents the proverbial scenic route as it winds through rural and wooded areas north into Beaver County. Eventually, the relative tranquility gives way to the panorama of a massive construction project: the Shell Chemical Appalachia Petrochemical […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, February 11

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BUDGET DEAL ALLOWS FOR REDUCED WALL FUNDING Republicans tentatively agree to far less money for Trump’s border wall than his […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 12
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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 12

Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 35th Day of the Legislative Session Rotunda and social activities:  Hospital Day at the Legislature, Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas; WV Occupational Therapy Association; Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas.     SENATE:  Senate to convene at 11 a.m.  On The Agenda RESOLUTIONS   SR 38: Congratulating […]