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HD Media, Washington Post ask judge to release pain pill data

By LACIE PIERSON Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia newspaper chain and The Washington Post asked a federal judge Monday to authorize three counties to release records that would disclose drug companies’ shipments of prescription opioids. HD Media, parent company of newspapers including the Charleston Gazette-Mail and The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, and The […]

Manchin hosts roundtable on pre-existing conditions in southern West Virginia
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Manchin hosts roundtable on pre-existing conditions in southern West Virginia

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Health care, for many Americans, is personal. Nearly every comment made Monday morning at a Beckley roundtable on pre-existing conditions began with a personal anecdote. One man discussed how his premiums have risen since he’s grown older. Another man talked about the costs of coverage for his wife’s Crohn’s disease. One woman […]

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Concern raised over West Virginia 4-year/community college competition, structure

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After state lawmakers demanded a funding formula proposal for their colleges, a couple of school presidents worried about competing for students with schools that have loose enrollment requirements. But these weren’t four-year college presidents talking about West Virginia’s community colleges. It was the other way around. Those […]

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Acting West Virginia Commerce Secretary Burch recommends Hoyer take over flood recovery board; HUD renews RISE’s ‘slow spender’ status

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Acting Commerce Secretary Clayton Burch recommended that West Virginia National Guard Adjutant General James Hoyer take over the board that oversees the state’s recently created flood resiliency office. That recommendation came in the State Resiliency Office board’s quarterly report to the Legislature on June 29, the same […]

WVU transforms neuroscience research and education with new Department of Neuroscience
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WVU transforms neuroscience research and education with new Department of Neuroscience

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — At WVU Medicine’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, basic neuroscience research is helping to develop new technologies that will aid scientists in understanding the intricacies of the brain and advance new treatments for some of the most debilitating neurological illnesses. In an effort to continue to improve brain health and wellness and […]

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Expert says human trafficking rising in West Virginia

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — Human trafficking is on the rise in West Virginia and it appears to have a direct correlation to the opioid epidemic, according to an official with the “Just Ask Prevention Project.” Bill Woolf, executive director of the project and a retired police detective with the Fairfax County […]

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West Virginia Department of Transportation discusses Roads to Prosperity project

By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON, W.Va.  —  Linking a highway bridge going nowhere to an actual destination, repaving secondary roads and replacing some bridges are among the topics county officials discussed Monday with the West Virginia Department of Transportation. Representatives of the state Department of Transportation spoke to officials from Mercer, McDowell, Raleigh […]

West Virginia legislator visits British House of Commons
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West Virginia legislator visits British House of Commons

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A tour of Parliament during an English vacation turned into an experience of a lifetime for a member of the West Virginia Senate. Sen. Ryan Weld. R-Brooke, and his wife Alex were recently guests of John Bercow, speaker of the British House of […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, July 10

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. COURT PICK PORTENDS BATTLE ROYALE Trump’s choice of Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative judge, for the Supreme Court, sets up […]