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West Virginia Gov. Justice defends increasing highways construction costs, slams critics

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In what is becoming a familiar routine, a news conference by Gov. Jim Justice on Friday — this one to explain rising highway construction costs for the “Roads to Prosperity” projects — devolved into a tirade against critics, particularly House Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, and the […]

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U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin talks about the future of Social Security at the WVPA annual convention in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2018 opened its Friday sessions with a panel on the future of Social Security. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, David Certner from AARP and Simon Haeder from West Virginia University gave three viewpoints. “Innovate” is the theme for this weekend’s West Virginia Press Association 2018 Convention, which continues […]

Farrell joins West Virginia Supreme Court, replacing Loughry
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Farrell joins West Virginia Supreme Court, replacing Loughry

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is preparing for impeachment by appointing a circuit judge to act as chief justice, and the newest justice has acquired legal counsel. In a press release Thursday evening, Chief Justice Margaret Workman announced the appointment of […]

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West Virginia Parkways Authority clears way for $172 million bond sale on Tuesday

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Parkways Authority members on Thursday approved the last items of paperwork necessary for $172 million in West Virginia Turnpike bonds to go to market Tuesday. While the authority had initially aimed for getting the bonds to market in April or May, Parkways General Manager Greg Barr said […]

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WV’s mobile voting draws security concerns, criticism

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. —  A groundbreaking move by West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner to allow overseas military members to vote using a mobile app is drawing criticism and concern from national security cybersecurity experts. West Virginia became the first state to allow mobile voting in May by allowing active […]

Blankenship sues to get on November ballot in West Virginia
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Blankenship sues to get on November ballot in West Virginia

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va — Don Blankenship, the former Republican candidate in the U.S. Senate primary, filed paperwork with the state’s highest court to get on the November ballot as a Constitution Party member. Blankenship’s attorney, Robert Bastress of Morgantown, filed a writ of mandamus with the West […]

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U.S. Department of Education ranks New River CTC on lowest net price list for two-year public colleges

Staff report The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — New River Community and Technical College announced Thursday it was recently added to the U.S. Department of Education’s lowest net price list for two-year public colleges. New River CTC staff reported the school’s calculated net price is $3,730 annually, with the national average being $7,351 annually, giving the […]

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West Virginia’s two technology parks paving the way to the future

By JAMES E. CASTO Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Nearly everyone has heard of California’s Silicon Valley and North Carolina’s famed Research Triangle Park. But other innovative research communities can be seen in virtually every region of the country. They may not be as big or well-known as Silicon Valley and the Research Triangle; but […]

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10 things to know: Friday, August 10

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FATHER RECALLS COMPOUND SUSPECT AS HIGH-STRUNG, NOT RADICAL A Muslim cleric who leads a well-known New York City mosque says […]