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Williamson PD to particpate in National Drug Take Back Day

By COURTNEY HARRISON Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va.  – The Williamson Police Department will participate in National Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 29 2017. On Saturday, those wishing to dispose of unused and unwanted medication may do so safely at the Williamson Police Department from the hours of 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The […]

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Group touts plans to purchase, refurbish Prince depot

By JESSICA FARRISH The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Prince Railroad Station Authority Chairman David Gay said Wednesday that group will push Amtrak to add Amtrak Express shipping service and to have an agent placed at Prince, once the group assumes ownership of the historic station. The Prince stop, built by Chesapeake & Ohio in 1946, […]

Blennerhassett Island open for season
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Blennerhassett Island open for season

By WAYNE TOWNER The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will open for the 2017 season next Tuesday as visitors begin taking sternwheeler rides to visit the restored mansion and tour the historic island. With the opening of the island on May 2, visitors can board the Island Belle […]

Manchin cautiously hopeful of permanent Miners Protection Act fix
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Manchin cautiously hopeful of permanent Miners Protection Act fix

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Sen. Joe Manchin says he is “cautiously hopeful” of a permanent health care fix for miners after hearing support from President Donald Trump and the Senate majority leader. However, Manchin said there still may be a few hurdles in the future, saying “it’s not done until it’s […]

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10 things to know: Wednesday, April 27

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, April 27, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP’S ABOUT-FACE ON NAFTA Hours after the administration threatened to pull out of the trade pact, Mexico and Canada agreed to […]

Ten business organizations host inaugural WV Corporate Responsibility Summit
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Ten business organizations host inaugural WV Corporate Responsibility Summit

Events set for Charleston on June 5, Morgantown on June 7 From Philanthropy WV:  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — During challenging economic times in West Virginia, companies of all sizes are determining the best ways to invest in their communities with charitable giving, foundation grantmaking, employee volunteerism, and overall community involvement. “Philanthropy WV is pleased to co-host the WV Corporate Responsibility […]

Governor: Lack of sound plan hurting West Virginia
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Governor: Lack of sound plan hurting West Virginia

By MICHELLE DILLON Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va.  — Gov. Jim Justice discussed the budget situation and his hopes for the future of West Virginia at the North Central West Virginia Business Summit, Bridges Without Boundaries, Tuesday at the Robert H. Mollohan Research Center. Justice said that there are obstacles in business that have to […]

Secretary Warner discusses voter rolls during Brooke stop
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Secretary Warner discusses voter rolls during Brooke stop

By WARREN SCOTT The Weirton Daily Times WELLSBURG, W.Va.  — The West Virginia secretary of state visited the Brooke County Courthouse on Monday to talk about efforts to make voter registration efforts more accurate. Secretary of State Mac Warner said when he entered office earlier this year he was encouraged to drop the Electronic Registration […]

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WV ed leaders feel Common Core ban won’t actually ban current standards

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — House Bill 2711 says the West Virginia Board of Education is “prohibited from implementing the Common Core academic standards.” Yet few education leaders that the Gazette-Mail interviewed seem concerned that the bill would actually require the state to change its largely Common Core math and English language […]

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Elkin’s Ramps & Rail Festival is Saturday

By TIM MacVEAN The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — The air in Elkins Town Square will be filled with the aroma of wild leeks Saturday afternoon. The ninth annual Ramps & Rail Festival will take place from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Elkins Depot Welcome Center and feature entertainment, activities and cuisine. This year’s […]