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Opinion: Brewing Success in West Virginia
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Opinion: Brewing Success in West Virginia

From the West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild:   West Virginia Craft Beer Week is Aug. 12 – 19 By Sam Mauzy President West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild Craft brewers in West Virginia are doing more than creating the perfect beer; they are creating new economic opportunities and bringing people to the state. In celebration of West Virginia’s […]

Look up! Perseid meteor shower activities planned at West Virginia state parks
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Look up! Perseid meteor shower activities planned at West Virginia state parks

From The West Virginia State Parks:  SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Night skies above West Virginia’s state parks will offer excellent views of the Perseid meteor showers this week, through Saturday, Aug. 12. Special night viewing events of this annual spectacle are scheduled at Beech Fork, Blackwater Falls, Babcock and North Bend state parks. Activities are […]

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27th Annual DeLynn Golf Classic set for Monday

Event to raise $90,000 for the Mon Health Medical Center Radiation Therapy Center Morgantown, WV  – A total of 138 golfers have signed up for the 27th Annual DeLynn/Mon Health Medical Center Foundation Golf Classic on Monday, Aug. 14, at the Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport. They will tee off at 12:30 p.m. All proceeds […]

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Lack of Sewer System Plagues Pine Grove

By LAUREN MATTHEWS The Wetzel Chronicle PINE GROVE, W.Va. –Residents said Pine Grove has been without a functioning sewer system for about two months. Residents vented frustrations during a Town Council meeting earlier this week. The town has suffered trial after trial for more than a month after a pump quit working on the its sewer […]

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Editorial: Inventing ways out of the opioid epidemic

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling: You would be hard pressed to think of a product invented just because an innovative thinker or a company with big research laboratories wanted to do something nice for humankind. It there isn’t any money in it, it probably is not going to be developed. That is why Ohio Gov. […]

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Editorial: Charleston should follow WVU-P lead

From The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: It seems as though the folks in Charleston could learn a thing or two from officials at West Virginia University–Parkersburg, particularly chief financial officer Alice Harris. Despite a 4.6 percent budget cut from the state, WVU-P is rolling, with solid enrollment, a 2 percent pay increase for all employees […]

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West Virginia asking voters to update home address

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERS BURG, W.Va.  — More than 130,000 voters in West Virginia in the next few days will receive post cards from the secretary of state asking them to update their address. The request is to enable the office of the Secretary of State, the state’s chief elections […]

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Editorial: Much work ahead for Cannabis board

The Journal of Martinsburg: Here in West Virginia, it takes something like a devastating flood for us to declare an official state of emergency. In Nevada, a shortage of marijuana qualifies. Talk about reefer madness. It probably helps to be over, oh, 50 years of age to see the irony in that. Not so long […]

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WVU stakes out major presence at State Fair

By Tina Alvey The REGISTER-HERALD of Beckley FAIRLEA, W.Va. — If it’s raining, most old-timers will comment, it must be State Fair week. But an intermittent drizzle on opening day failed to dampen spirits as the West Virginia State Fairgrounds bustled Thursday with throngs of people checking out the latest farm equipment, taking in a […]

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Editorial: U.S. deaths from drug overdoses ‘equal to Sept. 11 every three weeks’

From The Times West Virginian of Fairmont: The numbers are frightful. Nowhere in the United States are they worse than in West Virginia. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioid overdose deaths in 2015 killed West Virginians at the rate of 41.5 per 100,000 residents. 2016 numbers are reported to be even […]