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10 things to know: Tuesday, March 14

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. CRITICS OF GOP HEALTH BILL GET AMMO FROM BUDGET SCORE A few House and Senate conservatives are in open revolt […]

Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Tuesday, March 14
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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Tuesday, March 14

W.Va. Legislative Committee Meeting Schedule – Subject to change Watch WV Legislature Live each day at http://www.legis.state.wv.us/live.cfm SENATE:                       Tuesday, March 14, 2017 REVIEW BILLS INTRODUCED The Senate will convene at 11 a.m. UNFINISHED BUSINESS SCR 35: Urging Congress reassess federal definition of industrial hemp SCR 36: Requesting study of potential alternatives […]

Slimp column: What you need to know to create a website from scratch
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Slimp column: What you need to know to create a website from scratch

By Kevin Slimp Two weeks ago, I found myself awake at 3 a.m., unable to get back to sleep. After tossing and turning for more than an hour, I decided I might as well get some work done. Checking my messages and social media, I quickly found I wasn’t the only one who couldn’t sleep. […]

AP’s Abernathy announces retirement
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AP’s Abernathy announces retirement

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Dorothy Abernathy, who has served as the Associated Press’ primary representative in West Virginia for more than a decade, has announced her plan to retire. Abernathy, currently AP’s director of local markets, has served carried several titles for AP in West Virginia and a multi-state region. She was perhaps most visible as organizer of the annual […]

Media Alert: Sen. Capito to host W.Va. witness at Subcommittee Hearing on STEM education
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Media Alert: Sen. Capito to host W.Va. witness at Subcommittee Hearing on STEM education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, March 15, U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, will participate in a hearing focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. Sen. Capito is pleased to be able to welcome Dr. Sarah Tucker, […]

Media Alert: Sen. Manchin to participate in Town Hall meetings
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Media Alert: Sen. Manchin to participate in Town Hall meetings

Meetings set for Martinsburg, South Charleston, Huntington, Morgantown WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.VA., has accepted invitations to participate in four town halls that have been organized by West Virginia constituent groups this week in Martinsburg, South Charleston, Huntington and Morgantown. On Thursday, he’ll participate in town halls at the Robert C. Byrd […]

Gov. Justice comments on Legislature’s budget framework
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Gov. Justice comments on Legislature’s budget framework

CHARLESTON, WV – Today, Governor Jim Justice issued the following statement on the Legislature’s proposed budget framework: “Bless their hearts, but the Legislature’s framework will not save the patient. What we saw today from the House and Senate only kicks the can around the block. It doesn’t give our classroom teachers a pay raise, it doesn’t […]

Speaker Armstead, President Carmichael unveil Legislature’s budget framework
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Speaker Armstead, President Carmichael unveil Legislature’s budget framework

Release from the West Virginia Legislature: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, and Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, today unveiled the Legislature’s approach to balance the state’s budget by controlling government spending and avoiding massive tax increases on struggling West Virginians. “This Legislature was elected to take our state in a new direction […]

Statewide Classifieds Ads from WV Press
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Statewide Classifieds Ads from WV Press

One call, one price, lots of sales CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Look for the following classified ads in more than 50 newspapers across West Virginia. To place your ad in the statewide network, contact Toni Heady at theady@wvpress.getboho.com or 304-342-1011. FOR SALE QUALITY LOG HOME PACKAGES AND COMPONENTS by Appalachian Log Structures. Logs, siding, railing, beams […]

Artell: Author, illustrator, musician to present talk at Davis & Elkins
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Artell: Author, illustrator, musician to present talk at Davis & Elkins

ELKINS, W.Va. – The Davis & Elkins College Student Education Association (SEA) will present Mike Artell, an award-winning author, illustrator, musician and professional speaker, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, in the Community Room of Booth Library on the College campus. The event is free and open to the public, and those in the art […]