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10 things to know: Wednesday, January 10

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Jan. 10, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. DEMOCRATS: RUSSIANS DEEPEN MEDDLING THROUGHOUT EUROPE The congressional report obtained by AP says that even as some Western democracies are responding […]

W.Va. House Democratic Caucus announces 2018 legislative priorities
By January 9, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. House Democratic Caucus announces 2018 legislative priorities

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Pledging to support legislation that will create jobs in West Virginia and help the state’s students and seniors, the Democratic Caucus of the West Virginia House of Delegates announced its priorities for the upcoming legislative session Tuesday, Jan. 9,  at the state Capitol. “It is imperative that we focus on legislation that will actually do some […]

W.Va. higher education presidents introduce Alliance for Economic Development of Southern W.Va.
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W.Va. higher education presidents introduce Alliance for Economic Development of Southern W.Va.

By Jordan Nelson The Register-Herald of Beckley CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Claiming that utilizing resources can create jobs, enhance the state’s business sector and competitive edge, ensure workers have access to the latest training and technology, build long-lasting partnerships and revitalize small communities, 10 southern West Virginia higher education institutions Monday unveiled their Alliance for the Economic Development […]

Ex-prosecutor to lead West Virginia’s corrections division
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Ex-prosecutor to lead West Virginia’s corrections division

By COURTNEY HESSLER The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A woman who built her decades-long career as a federal prosecutor has been appointed to oversee West Virginia’s prison system. Gov. Jim Justice appointed Betsy Jividen, who formerly worked as a federal prosecutor for the Northern District of West Virginia, as commissioner of the West Virginia Division of […]

West Virginia University software engineering program 15th in US News Rankings; three other programs in top 100
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West Virginia University software engineering program 15th in US News Rankings; three other programs in top 100

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For the second straight year, West Virginia University’s online graduate program in software engineering has been ranked in the top 15 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Online Program rankings. “In an ongoing effort to increase access to WVU degrees through online education, we are excited […]

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West Virginia Division of Water and Waste Management holding pipeline hearing tonight in Berkeley Springs

By JIM McCONVILLE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The state’s Division of Water and Waste Management is holding an open meeting tonight to field public comments on Mountaineer Gas’ plans to build a gas pipeline extension through Berkeley County. To be held at Berkeley Springs High School from 6 to 8 p.m., the meeting is […]

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West Virginia University students return for spring semester

The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU students returned to hitting the books on Monday. The start of the week also marked the start of the spring — we’ll use that term loosely with freezing rain falling throughout the day — 2018 semester. Students were on a winter break between semesters but returned over the […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, January 9

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Jan. 9, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. RARE KOREAS TALKS BEAR FRUIT Pyongyang will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics across the border in the South and […]

Post-Audits Committee: Audit of West Virginia Supreme Court planned, legislators advised
By January 8, 2018 Read More →

Post-Audits Committee: Audit of West Virginia Supreme Court planned, legislators advised

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — On the state legislative auditor’s office radar: the state Supreme Court. Legislative auditors advised the legislative Post-Audits Committee Sunday that it plans to audit the Supreme Court this year. Afterward, Legislative Auditor Aaron Allred said he could not elaborate on the announcement, except to say, “We have […]

West Virginia attorney Farrell a co-leader in opioid litigation
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West Virginia attorney Farrell a co-leader in opioid litigation

By COURNEY HESSLER The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A local attorney has been selected as one of three attorneys named as heads of a newly formed organizational structure created to handle hundreds of lawsuits blaming several drug companies of fueling the opioid epidemic nationwide. Huntington attorney Paul T. Farrell Jr., of the law firm of Greene, […]