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By September 24, 2019 Read More →

10 things to know: Tuesday, Sept. 24

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. JOHNSON’S SUSPENSION OF BRITISH PARLIAMENT DEEMED ILLEGAL Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that the prime minister’s government shut […]

By September 24, 2019 Read More →

Opinion: Today is National Voter Registration Day

By Brittany Westfall WVSOS Elections Division Director On this National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 24, the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Elections Office looks forward to efforts which get our communities “vote ready.” The electoral process works best when our elections reflect input from everyone in our community. Which is why it is not only […]

State Sen. Ron Stollings announces candidacy for W.Va. Governor
By September 24, 2019 Read More →

State Sen. Ron Stollings announces candidacy for W.Va. Governor

By Steven Allan Adams, For The Intelligencer CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Boone County doctor and state senator has thrown his hat in the ring for the Democratic nomination to be West Virginia’s next governor. Sen. Ron Stollings, D-Boone, filed his precandidacy paperwork Monday morning at the Secretary of State’s office in Charleston to begin fundraising […]

By September 24, 2019 Read More →

With feds in mind, W.Va. Treasurer hiring attorney for medical marijuana banking

By Jake Zuckerman, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State Treasurer John Perdue is hiring an attorney to assist with his office’s handling of banking services for West Virginia’s medical cannabis program, a show of escalating tension with the district’s federal prosecutor. Through the Attorney General’s Office, Perdue is requesting help from outside counsel with a background in […]

By September 24, 2019 Read More →

Editorial: Wheeling News-Register’s policy is service

From the Wheeling News-Register: Today (Sept. 22), we at the Wheeling News-Register observed a birthday — our 129th. There will be no party with cake, games and presents, however. Instead, we will celebrate the occasion by working as we always do, each and every day of the year, to report news that matters to you […]

Immersing visitors in wild, wonderful W.Va. experiences
By September 24, 2019 Read More →

Immersing visitors in wild, wonderful W.Va. experiences

By Gailyn Jackson, For The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Each year, thousands of tourists wind their way through the Appalachian Mountains and settle in Fayette County — where, for the duration of their stay, regardless of its length, they have the opportunity to call Adventures on the Gorge their home. Born from four parent rafting […]

Opinion: What is the biggest news of the 21st century?
By September 24, 2019 Read More →

Opinion: What is the biggest news of the 21st century?

By James A. Haught What’s the most significant occurrence so far in the 21st century? Worsening weather calamities caused by global warming? Endless suicide bombings and massacres by fanatics? Snowballing acceptance of gays as equal humans? Kakistocracy (government by the worst) under a ludicrous president who has told 10,000 countable lies? Child-molesting by priests and ministers? Recurring U.S. gun […]

By September 20, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. oil/gas property taxes to provide $123 million to county governments

Press Release from the West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Property taxes on oil and natural gas production will provide West Virginia’s county governments with over $123 million for local school systems and vital community services in 2019. The West Virginia Division of Tax & Revenue reported an increase of nearly 40 […]

By September 20, 2019 Read More →

Extra cash helps PEIA avoid insurance rate increases for state employees, retirees in W.Va.

By PHIL KABLER, HD Media CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With the help of a $105 million cash infusion from the West Virginia Legislature, the PEIA Finance Board on Thursday approved preliminary 2020-21 benefit plans with no premium increases or benefits cuts for active employees and retirees. “We’re proposing to go out (to public hearings) without any […]

Mike Ross family donates $1 million to WVU Medicine Children’s, School of Medicine Outreach Fund
By September 20, 2019 Read More →

Mike Ross family donates $1 million to WVU Medicine Children’s, School of Medicine Outreach Fund

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mike and JoAnn Ross and their family have donated $1 million in support of the WVU Medicine Children’s “Grow Children’s” Capital Campaign and the Brick Health Outreach Fund in the WVU School of Medicine.  A native of Coalton and 2013 inductee into the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame, Ross has more than 50 years of […]