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W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Armstead to speak at Constitution Day Brown-Bag Lunch Event
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W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Armstead to speak at Constitution Day Brown-Bag Lunch Event

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Supreme Court Justice Tim Armstead will be the keynote speaker at a Constitution Day program in the Supreme Court Courtroom on Sept. 17, the 232nd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The event is scheduled during the lunch hour so Capitol employees and anyone else who wants to attend can […]

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W.Va. Board of Education to meet Sept. 12

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) will meet to conduct routine business on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at 9 a.m., in Capitol Building 6, Room 353 (Board Conference Room), 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia.  The meeting agenda may be accessed at http://wvde.state.wv.us/minutes/current/AGENDA1.htm. As part of a historic and continued effort […]

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W.Va. Capitol Police file charges against Marion lawmaker

By Erin Beck | for The Times West Virginian CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Six months after a West Virginia delegate, angered by an anti-Muslim display at the Capitol, kicked open the door when a doorkeeper wouldn’t let him into House chambers, Capitol Police have filed a criminal charge over the incident. They also accuse Del. Mike […]

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Political Campaign Updates: Gov. Justice to serve as honorary chair of President Trump’s Campaign in W.Va.

Charleston, W.Va. – President Trump’s re-election campaign on Monday announced Governor Jim Justice will serve as an Honorary Campaign Chair for West Virginia: “I’m absolutely thrilled to support President Trump and take a leadership role for the President’s campaign in West Virginia. Working with President Trump, West Virginia is making a big economic comeback. Miners […]

Wells Fargo Advisors, Oglebay Foundation working together on scholarships
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Wells Fargo Advisors, Oglebay Foundation working together on scholarships

WHEELING, W.Va —   Wells Fargo Advisors recently presented a $20,000 check to the Oglebay Foundation. The investment firm’s financial support provides scholarship funds for the Foundation’s Access to the Parks program. Access to the Parks ensures all children in Ohio County and an accompanying adult have year-round recreation opportunities and free admission to all activities […]

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WVU Parkersburg invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to kick off Homecoming Week

Release from WVU Parkersburg: Parkersburg, W.Va. (September 10, 2019) – Homecoming is a time to reminisce, reconnect and rejoice. At WVU Parkersburg, it is a time to come together and celebrate being Riverhawks. The college welcomes students, alumni, faculty and staff to campus the week of Sept. 16 for festivities featuring student competitions, alumni recognition, […]

Eastern Panhandle community, leadership urge MARC officials to give W.Va more time
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Eastern Panhandle community, leadership urge MARC officials to give W.Va more time

By Breanna Francis, The Journal of Martinsburg CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Crowded along the walls in the Commissioner’s Room and into the basement-level hallway of the Charles Town library, members of the public and local officials showed up early Saturday morning to observe and speak on their concerns about possible MARC train service reduction in […]

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Advocate rips slow roll-out of medical marijuana in W.Va.

By Erin Beck, The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As West Virginia state officials have worked over the past two and a half years to implement a medical marijuana program in the state, Rusty Williams has watched his friends move away. Although the law passed in 2017 and was scheduled to be in place two months […]

DNR expects good crowd for National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration
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DNR expects good crowd for National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration

By John McCoy, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At least the calendar is in their favor this year. That’s good news to the organizers of West Virginia’s National Hunting and Fishing Days Celebration, who often have trouble prying visitors away from college football games. “We’re fortunate this year,” said Kayla Donathan, who coordinates the event […]

Crosswalks in Fairmont, W.Va., livened with color, designs
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Crosswalks in Fairmont, W.Va., livened with color, designs

By Eric Hrin, Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — People using the crosswalk at the intersection of Monroe and Adams streets in Fairmont might have to look twice.  That’s because a school of seven fish now appears to be swimming over the pavement, thanks to the efforts of some volunteers seeking to beautify the downtown area. […]