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10 things to know: Friday, November 10

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PUTTING AMERICA FIRST AGAIN Hours after leaving Beijing, President Trump tells an APEC summit in Vietnam that he won’t let […]

Opinion: WV House Speaker Armstead says President’s tax plan will benefit WV
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Opinion: WV House Speaker Armstead says President’s tax plan will benefit WV

By House Speaker Tim Armstead R-Kanawha County President Donald Trump has demonstrated his commitment to helping West Virginia rescue our economy from the damage inflicted during the Obama administration. Last May, I was there when he stood in the Charleston Civic Center and pledged to “put the miners back to work.” In his first few […]

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West Virginia, China Energy $83.7 billion shale gas development praised

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Commerce today announced China Energy Investment Corporation Limited’s plan to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development and chemical manufacturing projects in West Virginia. In Beijing, China, President Donald J. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping witnessed West Virginia Secretary of Commerce H. Wood Thrasher and China Energy President Ling Wen sign a Memorandum […]

W.Va., China Energy sign $83 billion shale gas, chemical manufacturing agreement
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W.Va., China Energy sign $83 billion shale gas, chemical manufacturing agreement

By JOHN MILLER The State Journal BEIJING – The West Virginia Department of Commerce today announced China Energy Investment Corporation Limited’s plan to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development and chemical manufacturing projects in West Virginia. President Donald J. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping witnessed West Virginia Secretary of Commerce H. Wood Thrasher […]

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Commerce Sec. Woody Thrasher says Brooke County project among first with China Energy

Developing story The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register BEIJING — A natural gas-fired power plant in Brooke County would be one of the initial projects undertaken in a new, $83 billion shale gas agreement between the state and China Energy, Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher announced this morning. See more from The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register

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WV announces $83.7 billion shale gas, chemical deal with China Energy

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia will see $83.7 billion in investment from a China-owned energy company for shale gas and chemical manufacturing projects in the state over the course of 20 years, the state Department of Commerce announced Thursday morning. Gov. Jim Justice called the deal “the largest investment in […]

Lucas stepping down as GOP chairman to run for Congress
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Lucas stepping down as GOP chairman to run for Congress

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — The chairman of the West Virginia Republican Party announced Wednesday morning he will step down in January and he’s running for the House of Representatives. Chairman Conrad Lucas, 36, in May 2012 was the youngest person to be elected GOP chairman in West Virginia. […]

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WV CHIP to shut down in February unless Congress allocates funds

By ERIN BECK Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The board of directors for the West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program voted Wednesday to shut down the CHIP program on Feb. 28, if Congress doesn’t allocate funding to the program soon. CHIP provides health insurance to children whose parents make too much for Medicaid, but make […]

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Officials: State waiting for complete contents list following warehouse fire at IEI

By EVAN BEVINS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection on Wednesday released documents submitted by Intercontinental Export-Import Plastics about the contents of its facility that burned for more than a week, but officials say they do not believe it is a complete and up-to-date listing. A […]

Nuclear detonation app lets you target your own hometown
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Nuclear detonation app lets you target your own hometown

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — With current talk of the threat of nuclear war with North Korea, did you ever wonder what would happen if someone dropped a nuclear weapon on your hometown? There’s an app for that. Nukemap, which can be found at nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap, is an interactive Google Maps program […]