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SLS Land & Energy Development of Charleston acquired ESI Services of Beckley, W.Va.
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SLS Land & Energy Development of Charleston acquired ESI Services of Beckley, W.Va.

Press Release from SLS Land: BECKLEY, W.Va. – SLS Land & Energy Development, a surveying and engineering firm with offices in Charleston and Glenville, W.Va., has acquired ESI Services Inc., an engineering and surveying consulting firm in Beckley, W.Va. “It’s a perfect fit, because ESI offers similar services, and its client portfolio will allow SLS […]

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75 years later, D-Day memories remain vivid for West Virginia  Navy veteran
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75 years later, D-Day memories remain vivid for West Virginia Navy veteran

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Clear skies and bright sunshine greeted the first elements of the Allied invasion fleet when it arrived off the Normandy coast on the morning of June 6, 1944, and at 6:30 a.m., began to move toward shore. From his battle station on a 40mm gun mounted to the […]

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West Virginia service members who died on D-Day

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than 4,000 Allied forces died while storming the beaches of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944. That number includes these 38 West Virginians, listed with their home counties, who served in different capacities during the war and paid the ultimate sacrifice 75 years ago. They are: Winston Lodge Alexander, McDowell […]

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Feds recommend contempt penalty for Gov. Justice, son
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Feds recommend contempt penalty for Gov. Justice, son

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Labeling the company a “shell,” federal investigators are recommending the courts ignore Justice Energy Co. and go directly after Gov. Jim Justice and his son instead. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia filed a motion Wednesday asking the court to […]

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Archbishop William E. Lori admitted former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield spent excessively

By LINDA COMINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Archbishop William E. Lori admitted Wednesday former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield “engaged in a pattern of excessive and inappropriate spending” during his tenure in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston as news reports revealed he spent millions on travel and to renovate his church-owned residence. The Washington […]

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Supreme Court ruling gives residents more say over natural gas drilling

By KATE MISHKIN and KEN WARD JR Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Natural gas producers in West Virginia no longer can drill on one person’s property to reach gas reserves under adjoining or neighboring tracts, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday in a much-anticipated ruling that gives additional leverage to residents struggling with the effects from […]

WVU biology student to investigate the role of soils in climate change across global ecosystems
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WVU biology student to investigate the role of soils in climate change across global ecosystems

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University graduate student is investigating how soils store carbon in ecosystems around the world to understand the impact of climate change. Biology Ph.D. student Nanette Raczka’s summer research efforts will begin in a seasonally dry tropical forest in Gaunacaste, Costa Rica. Raczka received a grant from the Explorers Club Washington Group to […]

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10 things to know: Thursday, June 6

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, June 6, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. US VETERANS, FAMILIES GATHER FOR D-DAY HOMAGE Thousands of people and a handful of surviving U.S. D-Day veterans are gathered at […]

Kanawha County judge to consider motion to dismiss in WV Gov. Justice residency case
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Kanawha County judge to consider motion to dismiss in WV Gov. Justice residency case

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Kanawha County judge is still considering a motion by attorneys for Gov. Jim Justice to dismiss a case asking the court to force him to live in Charleston, but granted a motion Wednesday to halt discovery of documents and evidence. Kanawha County […]