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10 things to know: Friday, Sept. 27
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10 things to know: Friday, Sept. 27

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHITE HOUSE DUSTS OFF MUELLER PLAYBOOK FOR IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY Countermeasures include discrediting government officials at the heart […]

WVDNR releases 2019 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook
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WVDNR releases 2019 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook

Release from the WVDNR: ELKINS, W.Va. — Hunters can get help preparing for the fall hunting seasons by consulting the 2019 Mast Survey and Hunting Outlook publication, available on the Division of Natural Resources website Information analyzing mast conditions and wildlife harvests also is available on the website. Since 1971, the Wildlife Resources Section of […]

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W.Va. Senator Hardesty will not run for State Senate in 2020

Release from the W.Va. Senate Democrats: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Senator Paul Hardesty (D-Logan) announced this week that he will not be a candidate for the West Virginia State Senate in the 2020 election. Hardesty’s statement follows: “After careful consideration and input from my family, I have decided not to run for the District 7 Senate […]

WVU receives 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award
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WVU receives 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award

Release from WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine with the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity for the fourth consecutive year. “As we attract an increasingly diverse faculty, staff and student body, we understand that there is always more work to […]

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WVU men’s basketball ‘free’ season-opening event set for Oct. 11

Release From WVU: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University will tip off the 2019-20 men’s basketball season with a “Gold-Blue Debut” presented by Coca-Cola on Friday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., at the WVU Coliseum. Admission to the event is free with gates opening at 6 p.m. An officiated game between the Gold and Blue […]

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W.Va. Legislators: Give Spring turkey hunters more access to Monongahela National Forest

Release from the W.Va. House of Delegates: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Delegate Eric Porterfield, R-Mercer, and Senate Natural Resources Committee Chairman Mark Maynard, R-Wayne, today announced they have asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service to consider opening up portions of the Monongahela National Forest in Pocahontas County to hunters and vehicular traffic during spring […]

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Mercer County CVB wins Best Social Media award at W.Va. Conference on Tourism

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The Visit Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau won the award for Best Social Media at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism this week. The Conference was held from September 23 through 25 at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, ending with the “Stars of Almost Heaven Awards.” According to Jamie Null, Executive Director of […]

Embassy Suites hotel unveils $10 million makeover in Charleston, W.Va.
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Embassy Suites hotel unveils $10 million makeover in Charleston, W.Va.

By Clint Thomas, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON. W.VAA. — A grand reopening event this week revealed several vistas of a sweeping $10 million renovation endeavor underway at the Embassy Suites by Hilton hotel at 300 Court St. in Charleston. Charleston Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin, representatives from Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito’s offices, Charleston Area […]

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U.S. Senators Capito, Manchin announce bill designating New River Gorge a National Park, Preserve

Legislation would help encourage tourism; boost economy; preserve designated hunting, fishing areas From the office of Senator Capito: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today introduced the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve Designation Act—legislation that would change the New River Gorge’s designation from the “New River […]

Wheeling Hospital named OglebayFest’s presenting sponsor
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Wheeling Hospital named OglebayFest’s presenting sponsor

Release from the Oglebay Foundation: WHEELING, W.Va. — Wheeling Hospital has stepped forward with the presenting sponsorship for this year’s Oglebayfest. Oglebayfest is the largest community festival in the Ohio Valley. It began in 1978 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the park, with a focus on thanking the community for its ongoing support. “As […]