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10 things to know today: Thursday, Aug. 3

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP’S CREDIBILITY TAKING MORE HITS The White House says the president did receive compliments from Boy Scout leaders and Mexico’s […]

Senators Capito, Manchin announce more than  $2.7 million to support cancer prevention
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Senators Capito, Manchin announce more than $2.7 million to support cancer prevention

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) Wednesday announced that West Virginia will receive more than $2.7 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support programs to detect, control and understand cancer. Specifically, the funding will be used to implement the National Breast and Cervical Cancer […]

W.Va. Treasurer’s Office schedules live unclaimed property auctions at State Fair
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W.Va. Treasurer’s Office schedules live unclaimed property auctions at State Fair

FAIRLEA, W.Va. – W.Va. State Treasurer John Perdue’s office will hold five unclaimed property auctions during the State Fair of West Virginia, scheduled Aug. 10 to Aug. 19. Live auctions in the West Virginia building will take place 5 p.m. on the following dates: Aug. 11 Aug. 12 Aug. 13 Aug. 17 Aug. 18 All auctions will […]

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Infrastructure projects receiving loans through clean water state revolving fund

  Eight projects approved so far, with more eligible CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Eight water infrastructure projects across West Virginia will receive funding through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), including new and upgraded wastewater treatment plants to better serve residents, increase efficiency, and reduce pollution. The CWSRF program provides low interest loans for the […]

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Media Alert: Erma Byrd Higher Education Center to celebrate 10th anniversary

More than $30,000 in scholarships available for students BEAVER, W.Va. — The Erma Byrd Higher Education Center, West Virginia’s first collaborative higher education campus, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Friday. During the event, students, faculty and community members are invited to participate in a variety of fun activities including the creation of a time capsule. Bluefield […]

WVPA Convention 2017: Remember your silent auction items
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WVPA Convention 2017: Remember your silent auction items

  CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — The Spirit of Jefferson newspaper added more flavor  to the annual West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s silent auction with unique items from the Eastern Panhandle. The silent auction is part of the WVPA Convention 2017, which starts today is at Canaan Valley Resort in Tucker County. The convention runs through Saturday. NOTE: All silent […]

WVONGA: Good news and bad news on gas production growth
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WVONGA: Good news and bad news on gas production growth

By Anne Blankenship Executive Director West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the past couple of weeks, oil and gas news has indicated growth and challenges for the industry in West Virginia. According to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, oil and gas production has increased for 13 consecutive years in a […]

Media Advisory: U.S. Rep. Jenkins to speak at Tug Valley Job Fair Thursday
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Media Advisory: U.S. Rep. Jenkins to speak at Tug Valley Job Fair Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) will address attendees at the Tug Valley Job and Resource Fair at Belfry High School in Belfry, Ky. Rep. Jenkins is hosting the job fair along with Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) to connect local job seekers and employers throughout the Tug Valley. The […]

WVPA Convention 2017: How should we dress?
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WVPA Convention 2017: How should we dress?

CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention starts Thursday evening, and in the best tradition of the newspaper industry, registration and room reservations are still coming at deadline. “West Virginia: Adapting to Marketplace Changes” is the convention theme, but one thing never changes: There is no rush in the newspaper industry until […]

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Trump rally will lead to road closures Thursday afternoon

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Several roads and areas will be closed off Thursday, Aug. 3, as Huntington prepares for the arrival of President Donald Trump for a campaign rally at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Roads in the immediate vicinity of the arena will close at noon Thursday. There will be additional […]