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10 things to know: Thursday, May 4

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, May 4, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. GOP REVIVES HEALTH CARE BILL Republicans are planning a House vote on their prized health care bill, which would let […]

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Gov. Justice to attend information fair at White Sulphur Springs Thursday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice will join representatives of the West Virginia Department of Commerce, West Virginia Army National Guard, West Virginia Department of Transportation, West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management on Thursday, May 4, as they conduct a free information fair for those who […]

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WV Sports Writers’ 71st Victory Awards Dinner awards set for May 21 in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Two state Hall of Fame inductions and 21 annual awards will highlight the 71st annual Victory Awards Dinner on Sunday, May 21 at the Village Square Conference Center in Clarksburg.Sponsored by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association, the event will induct former Minnesota Vikings’ pro football players Carl Lee and Lonnie Warwick into the West Virginia […]

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W.Va. Delegates Pushkin, Robinson to host budget town hall tonight in Charleston

Kanawha County constituents invited to share their concerns, suggestions CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Delegate Mike Pushkin, D-37, and Delegate Andrew Robinson, D-36, will host a Budget Town Hall tonight at 6 p.m. for their constituents concerned about the upcoming Special Session and the state’s budget woes. The town hall will be held at Capital High School in the […]

Justice gives closed-door talk to WV DEP inspectors
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Justice gives closed-door talk to WV DEP inspectors

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice gave a closed-door speech on Tuesday to hundreds of state Department of Environmental Protection inspectors, in which the governor said he repeated his message that he wants DEP officials to stop saying “no” to state business and industry. “I just told them that […]

Former coal miner announces US Senate campaign
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Former coal miner announces US Senate campaign

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A laid-off West Virginia coal miner, who entered the spotlight last year after confronting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, announced his candidacy Tuesday for the U.S. Senate. Jimmy “Bo” Copley II, who questioned Clinton for remarks she made about the declining coal industry, told the Charleston Gazette-Mail on […]

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Arch Coal benefits from tighter met coal market

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A strong market for metallurgical coal propelled Arch Coal to higher earnings in the fourth quarter, and company executives said they continue to plan to develop additional met coal reserves in North Central West Virginia. Arch reported net income of $51.7 million in the first quarter, […]

Sheetz to hire nearly 300 employees in West Virginia
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Sheetz to hire nearly 300 employees in West Virginia

Staff reports The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Sheetz convenience store chain announced Monday that it plans to hire nearly 300 employees in West Virginia as part of a companywide push to add more than 3,4000 full-time and part-time positions. Right now, 57 percent of the company’s staff is made up of full-time employees, […]

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WV Supreme Court rehears gas company’s argument in royalty payment case

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lawyers for EQT Corp., on Tuesday, urged a new lineup of state Supreme Court justices to find that the company is permitted to deduct a variety of post-production expenses when it sends checks to a group of mineral royalty owners covered by a law meant to […]

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Environmentalists, Dominion argue over pipeline’s effect on mountaintops

By JIM ROSS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the Atlantic Coast Pipeline heads toward its final approval or rejection from federal regulators, its developers and its opponents are arguing over whether it will require the removal of 19 miles of ridgeline in West Virginia and a similar amount in Virginia. A report issued […]