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West Virginia Capitol dome work to take longer, cost more
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West Virginia Capitol dome work to take longer, cost more

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Work to repair the West Virginia Capitol dome is progressing, but it will take longer and be costlier than originally expected, General Services Division Director Greg Melton told the Capitol Building Commission on Wednesday. Work began in January 2018 to repair major water damage and structural problems […]

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WV state school board asks where Legislature’s power ends, and its begins

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Board of Education members asked Wednesday about legal issues regarding rejecting orders that state lawmakers give them. The discussion came after lawmakers repeatedly have tried to pass major curriculum changes in recent years and as they consider other substantial changes to education in the upcoming […]

WVU’s new two-photon imaging facility to expand neuroscience research and teaching
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WVU’s new two-photon imaging facility to expand neuroscience research and teaching

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A new two-photon imaging facility at West Virginia University is expanding opportunities for neuroscience research in the Department of Biology and beyond. A central focus of neuroscience is understanding how sensory and motor neural networks interact as animals navigate their natural environments. The technology in the new two-photon imaging facility […]

West Virginia Gov. Justice addresses federal subpoena, calls Forbes article a political hit job
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West Virginia Gov. Justice addresses federal subpoena, calls Forbes article a political hit job

By MATT COMBS The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is denying any wrongdoing in response to a federal subpoena and slammed a Forbes profile critical of his business dealings as a political hit job. Justice, scheduled as the featured speaker at the Beckley Raleigh County Chamber annual dinner on Friday night, took […]

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West Virginia’s budget process gets passing grades in national study

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has scored mostly B’s and a C on a report card grading each state’s budget process. The report card, produced by the nonpartisan Volcker Alliance, gave West Virginia grades of B for Budget Forecasting, Budget Maneuvers, Reserve Funds and Transparency, and a C for Legacy […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, April 11

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, April 11, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ASSANGE ARRESTED IN LONDON Police say they’ve arrested the WikiLeaks founder at the Ecuadorian embassy on a court warrant dating […]

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U.S. Department of Justice subpoenas state for documents related to governor’s companies

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Justice issued a subpoena in March to the West Virginia Department of Commerce seeking documents related to the state’s relationship with some of Gov. Jim Justice’s private businesses. The DOJ’s Public Integrity Section requested sponsorship contracts and amenity agreements between the state and […]

West Virginia children’s author Anna Smucker shares love of books
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West Virginia children’s author Anna Smucker shares love of books

Times West Virginian FAIRVIEW, W.Va.  – West Virginia author Anna Smucker recently visited Fairview Elementary to share her love of reading and writing with students in kindergarten through third grade She presented writing workshops to students, teachers and parents and read her most recently published book, Golden Delicious: A Cinderella Apple Story to the students. […]

WV on the line: Members of Lewis County, WV, community discuss local impact of Atlantic Coast Pipeline shutdown
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WV on the line: Members of Lewis County, WV, community discuss local impact of Atlantic Coast Pipeline shutdown

By CHARLES YOUNG NCWV Media JANE LEW, W.Va.  — Dominion Energy’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline project has faced numerous delays and setbacks stemming from legal challenges brought by environmental groups. As developers fight for the future of the project in court, thousands of West Virginia workers have been laid off or have experienced underemployment. Community members, […]