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National Youth Science Foundation hosts ‘STEM’ teachers workshop
By May 4, 2018 Read More →

National Youth Science Foundation hosts ‘STEM’ teachers workshop

DAVIS, W.Va. — The National Youth Science Foundation in a partnership with The Harless Center, recently hosted a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Teachers Workshop at The National Youth Science Center in Davis. “The National Youth Science Foundation was pleased to host a STEM workshop for teachers and administrators from across West Virginia at its […]

By April 24, 2018 Read More →

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$1 million gift establishes a consumer rights program at WVU College of Law

Release from WVU: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia University College of Law and Marshall University have each received $1 million to launch a Joint Consumer Assistance Project for West Virginians. “This is great news for the state,” said Gregory Bowman, dean of the College of Law. “Using legal research, scholarship and outreach, we plan […]

Gov. Justice signs childhood cancer license plate legislation into law
By April 13, 2018 Read More →

Gov. Justice signs childhood cancer license plate legislation into law

Release from West Virginia Kids Cancer Crusaders:  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Kids Cancer Crusaders joined with Gov. Jim Justice April 11 for a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 590 into law, which will create a Childhood Cancer License Plate. “With the passage of this legislation it allows the childhood cancer community to raise awareness for […]

By April 9, 2018 Read More →

WV Caring joins with The Conversation Project on End-of-Life care movement

Organizations encouraging meaningful conversations about End-of-Life care  Release from WV Caring:  Arthurdale, W.Va. — WV Caring, one of the largest and most experienced providers of hospice and palliative care in the mid-Atlantic region, has teamed up with The Conversation Project, a national public engagement campaign, to educate people on the value of making decisions about their own […]

U.S. Senator Manchin statement on 8th Anniversary of Upper Big Branch Mine disaster
By April 6, 2018 Read More →

U.S. Senator Manchin statement on 8th Anniversary of Upper Big Branch Mine disaster

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.VA.,  issued the following statement commemorating the 29 miners who were killed in the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster eight years ago. Senator Manchin attended a Remembrance Ceremony for the 8th Anniversary of the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster in Whitesville. “Eight years ago, 29 brave and hard-working miners […]

WV Power open 2018 baseball season tonight with prospect-laden roster
By April 5, 2018 Read More →

WV Power open 2018 baseball season tonight with prospect-laden roster

Club unveils initial roster featuring six Pirates’ top 30 prospects Release from the WV Power: CHARLESTON, W.Va. -The West Virginia Power open the 2018 season tonight at Appalachian Power Park with a four-game series against the Greenville Drive, the defending South Atlantic League champions. Festivities kick off with a pregame parade, sponsored by LM Communications, that will […]

West Virginia Department of Agriculture to honor auctioneers for years of service
By March 27, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia Department of Agriculture to honor auctioneers for years of service

Release from the West Virginia Department of Agriculture: CHARLESTON, W.VA. – West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt will present plaques to four auctioneers celebrating a combined 233 years of service on Tuesday, April 3. The awards will be presented at a dinner honoring the four hosted at the State Fair Grounds of West Virginia in […]

HD Media wins bid for Charleston Newspapers after rival withdraws
By March 9, 2018 Read More →

HD Media wins bid for Charleston Newspapers after rival withdraws

The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON, W.Va. — HD Media, the parent company of The Herald-Dispatch, is the successful bidder for the purchase of bankrupt Charleston Newspapers after the withdrawal of a bid previously made by Ogden Newspapers. HD Media managing member Doug Reynolds said he had bid $11,487,243 for the organization, compared with Ogden’s original bid of $10.911 […]

By March 2, 2018 Read More →