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WV Gov. Justice briefly meets with local Division of Highways leaders to talk road work
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WV Gov. Justice briefly meets with local Division of Highways leaders to talk road work

By JAKE JARVIS NCWV Media CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice met Tuesday with employees of the Division of Highways in Charleston, where he issued a new challenge to make a list of all the state roads that need to be repaired. The meeting, which lasted less than 20 minutes, brought DOH district engineers and […]

Gee gives vision of hope for state, WVU during State of the University Address
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Gee gives vision of hope for state, WVU during State of the University Address

By JOE SEVERINO The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU President E. Gordon Gee touted the University’s R1 research status and vision for the Mountain State on Tuesday during the spring 2019 State of the University address. The University maintained its R1 research status last December, classifying WVU as one of the top-level research institutions […]

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WV AG sues Wheeling-Charleston Diocese, alleging knowing employment of abusers

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston hired Victor Frobas in 1965, it knew he had been credibly accused of sexually abusing a child three years prior. The bishop of the diocese at the time, Joseph Hodges, decided to give Frobas, a priest, a second chance. Frobas became director […]

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Survivors Network hopes West Virginia AG’s lawsuit against the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston spurs greater action

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W>Va.  — An organization advocating for victims of abuse by priests hopes a lawsuit by the attorney general of West Virginia encourages similar actions. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Tuesday announced a lawsuit was filed in Wood County against the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, claiming the diocese […]

WVU to host two-day Esports gaming symposium and master class
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WVU to host two-day Esports gaming symposium and master class

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University will host a two-day event designed to expose students to career opportunities in Esports, a gaming phenomenon that has become a billion-dollar global industry. The Esports Symposium and Master Class held Thursday and Friday (March 21 and 22) offers a general introduction to Esports, organized, multiplayer video game […]

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Mountaineer Gas files for rate increase in West Virginia

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mountaineer Gas Co. has filed a request for an increase in base rates and charges for natural gas service to approximately 218,000 customers in West Virginia. The company requested an overall average increase of revenues of approximately 6.15 percent, or $13.089 million annually. The average monthly bill […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, March 20

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. NEW ZEALAND HOLDS FIRST FUNERALS FOR MOSQUE SHOOTING VICTIMS A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria […]

Opinion: WVSOS – Campaign finance legislation – SB 622 – provides greater transparency
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Opinion: WVSOS – Campaign finance legislation – SB 622 – provides greater transparency

By Mac Warner WV Secretary of State Let the sunlight shine into political campaigns in West Virginia Transparency is the key component of good campaign finance policy. As we progress through the 21st Century, easily accessible and complete information is not only possible, it’s absolutely necessary for citizens to stay informed on how government is spending […]

Report: In record year for midterm election turnout, WV slips to 49th
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Report: In record year for midterm election turnout, WV slips to 49th

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In last year’s historic election that saw the highest national midterm voter turnout in 100 years, turnout in West Virginia increased, but dropped from 42nd to 49th in the nation, according to a new report. The report from the Nonprofit VOTE organization, “America Goes to the Polls […]