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New resource to fuel a new West Virginia economy: WVU Vantage Ventures
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New resource to fuel a new West Virginia economy: WVU Vantage Ventures

Release from WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — In a major step towards helping create a new Mountain State economy driven by entrepreneurship and innovation, West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics today (Oct. 4) unveiled Vantage Ventures. Vantage Ventures is a concentrated effort to launch high impact, scalable businesses that tackle complex challenges. Housed on […]

WVU working to help develop state’s economy
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WVU working to help develop state’s economy

By Steven Allan Adams, Parkersburg MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University is using its R1 research university status to come up with ideas that can help grow the state’s economy and support entrepreneurs. Economic research was a topic of the WVU Academic Media Day Monday. WVU is the state’s only R1 university, a classification by […]

WVU researcher: Rare earth minerals key to W.Va. future
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WVU researcher: Rare earth minerals key to W.Va. future

Steven Allen Adams, for The Journal of Martinsburg MORGANTOWN. W.Va. — With steam coal being replaced by natural gas and renewables, and a slowdown in metallurgical coal mining for steelmaking, a researcher at West Virginia University sees another use for the state’s coal mines. Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute at […]

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U.S. Supreme Court won’t take up W.Va. impeachment case

By Lacie Pierson, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will not hear arguments in the case that halted impeachment proceedings against West Virginia Supreme Court justices last year. The decision means an October 2018 ruling from the state Supreme Court that halted those proceedings will stand. Leaders of both […]

10 things to know: Tuesday, Oct. 8
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10 things to know: Tuesday, Oct. 8

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP DEFENDS DECISION TO ABANDON KURDISH ALLIES IN SYRIA The president casts his decision as fulfilling a […]

National Newspaper Week
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National Newspaper Week

Education Alliance sees ‘WV Ready Graduate’ bringing together businesses to promote student readiness
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Education Alliance sees ‘WV Ready Graduate’ bringing together businesses to promote student readiness

Program will launch website to engage students, families, employers CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia business leaders are stepping up to support WV Ready Graduate, a statewide program that prepares high school students for college and careers. “WV Ready Graduate gives West Virginia employers an opportunity to support high school students and help them develop the […]

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W.Va. counties, cities seek larger share of potential opioid settlement

By Eric Eyre, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A growing number of towns, cities and counties in West Virginia are opting out of any potential settlement with the drug companies that they’re suing in a landmark opioid case that’s scheduled to go to trial in two weeks. The local governments, especially those hardest hit by […]

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U.S. Small Business Administration announces Mid-Atlantic Region Acting Regional Administrator

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced the appointment of Steve Bulger as acting Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator, a White-House appointed position covering Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and the Washington Metro Area. Bulger is also the SBA’s Atlantic Regional Administrator based in New York City. He takes over Mid-Atlantic duties from former […]