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W.Va. State Treasurer’s office issues Notice of Intent to Award in medical cannabis banking solicitation
By August 27, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. State Treasurer’s office issues Notice of Intent to Award in medical cannabis banking solicitation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office has issued a Notice of Intent to Award on the Medical Cannabis Banking Request for Proposal (RFP). Monday, the State Treasurer’s Office notified the entities submitting proposals that Element Federal Credit Union has been selected as the apparent winning vendor for the Medical Cannabis Banking contract. In […]

Positive implications of climate change: WVU researcher sees agricultural, food availability and economic possibilities
By August 27, 2019 Read More →

Positive implications of climate change: WVU researcher sees agricultural, food availability and economic possibilities

By Jake Stump Director, WVU Research Communications MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Depending on your side of the aisle, climate change either elicits doomsday anxiety or unabashed skepticism. Jason Hubbart, director of Institute of Water Security and Science at West Virginia University, takes a more centered approach. He’s studied the undisputable changing patterns in West Virginia’s climate. And, believe it […]

Ginseng season starts Sept. 1 in W.Va.
By August 26, 2019 Read More →

Ginseng season starts Sept. 1 in W.Va.

Release from the W.Va. Division of Forestry CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s 2019 ginseng season opens Sunday, Sept. 1, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 30. A law introduced in the 2018 season requires all diggers to provide a government- issued photo identification to sell their ginseng to a registered dealer. Fines for violating the law […]

By August 23, 2019 Read More →

W.VA. Attorney General Morrisey sues opioid makers Johnson & Johnson, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Release from the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed suit Friday against two major manufacturers of opioid painkillers – Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals. The Attorney General alleges both manufacturers helped fuel the opioid epidemic by individually engaging in strategic campaigns to deceive prescribers and […]

Visit Almost Heaven
By August 8, 2019 Read More →

Visit Almost Heaven

Media Advisory: Downtown Charleston, W.Va., Streetfest goes to the dogs!
By August 7, 2019 Read More →

Media Advisory: Downtown Charleston, W.Va., Streetfest goes to the dogs!

DogFest scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10 Press Release: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Area Alliance has provided all media with the following information on Downtown Streetfest: a downtown block party with a mix of live music, food and drinks and kids’ activities, successfully supporting downtown restaurants and more than a dozen small businesses in the […]

By July 22, 2019 Read More →

Mon Health System CEO named to federal advisory panel

Press Release from Mon Health System: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – David Goldberg, president and CEO of Mon Health System with facilities in Morgantown and throughout North Central West Virginia, was selected to serve a two-year term on a top federal health care advisory committee. Goldberg’s service on the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE) to the […]

By July 18, 2019 Read More →

Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs sets listening tour in Keyser

Release from Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) will conduct its third Listening Tour event for this year on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at Emmanuel Church, located at 231 Newton Street, Keyser, WV 26726. This event is […]

By July 16, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey in 21-State effort to protect property owners at U.S. Supreme Court

Release from the W.Va. Attorney General’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has played an integral role in leading a 21-state effort to protect West Virginia property owners, farmers and energy producers.  The Attorney General recently filed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that, if left […]

Raleigh, Greenbrier delegates selected for leadership roles in education reform committees
By June 5, 2019 Read More →

Raleigh, Greenbrier delegates selected for leadership roles in education reform committees

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Two Raleigh County delegates and one Greenbrier County delegate have been chosen to serve in leadership roles on “Select Committees on Education Reform” during the “education betterment” special session.  Del. Jeffrey Pack and Del. Brandon Steele, both R-Raleigh, were selected by House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, to be vice […]