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1 hr ago | Logan Banner

WVSBDC to hold workshop to benefit entrepren...

A workshop will be held at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Thursday, May 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to teach Business Fundamentals.

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5 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Concord selects new president

The Concord University Board of Governors has selected Dr. Kendra Boggess as the university's 12th president, contingent upon approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, university officials announced late Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Concord University, Fairmont State University

9 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Crucial Data: Gap between revenue, spending may grow

Within a few weeks, West Virginia officials should have an idea of whether the gap between state spending and budget revenue is going to persist - or even grow worse.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, West Virginia Government

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Local Children Plant Pinwheels For Abuse Prevention

April is child abuse prevention month and a special ceremony in Huntington brought awareness.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Kids, Family

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV DHHR Appoints Three Deputy Secretaries

West Virginia's Department of Health and Human Resources has appointed three deputy secretaries in response to an audit last year detailing the agency's inefficiencies.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Washington Examiner

WVa chemical safe level based on 2 weeks exposure

When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Earl Ray Tomblin

Insurance Journal West

West Virginia Seeks Input on Chemical Tank Safety Rules

West Virginia regulators are asking stakeholders for input as they begin developing rules to implement a new chemical storage tank safety law.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, West Virginia Government

The Inter-Mountain

Rahall convenes meeting on W.Va. drug problems

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says he has arranged a roundtable discussion with federal and West Virginia officials on the state's prescription drug abuse and trafficking problems.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia Government

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

'Road Angels' to host auto fair

The Mason County Fairgrounds will come alive with car enthusiasts the first weekend in May for a first-of-its-kind event to the area.

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Politico

Q1 big spenders - SiriusXM launchs Gen-Y series - Jefferson inks...

Q1 BIG SPENDERS SO FAR: Happy Monday. It's quarterly lobbying disclosure time. Reports will continue to trickle in until late tonight, but here's an early snapshot of lobbying numbers.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

West Virginia Metro

Semifinalists named for MVB Bank West Virginia Scholar Program

One of the current high school juniors will be awarded a four-year scholarship at West Virginia Wesleyan valued at $125,000.

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Related Topix: Semifinalists, Upshur County, WV

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Four ex-West Virginia guards, four inmates charged in death plot

Four former Western Regional Jail correctional officers and four inmates have been charged in a plot to kill another prisoner.

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Related Topix: Prison, Barboursville, WV, Mason County, WV

News Max

W. Va Democrat Looks to N. Dakota in Struggle for Senate Seat

West Virginia's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, is seeking the counsel of a fellow Blue Dog Democrat who won her seat in the chamber in spite of her underdog position, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Government, Representative Rick Berg, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US Senate

Charleston Daily Mail

Coal truck overturns, spills load on Quincy Dock Road

MARCUS CONSTANTINO/DAILY MAIL Workers shovel coal out of an overturned coal truck at the intersection of Quincy Dock Road and U.S. 60 Monday morning in Quincy.

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The Wall Street Journal

WashWire Daily Brief: What Obama Got Wrong About Putin, Candidates...

U.S.-RUSSIA RELATIONS COME FULL CIRCLE: When the Obama administration decisively declared a "reset" of U.S.-Russia relations in 2009, it showed Washington believed-and not for the first time-that the relationship had moved permanently beyond Cold War tensions.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US Senate

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

3 seek District 26 nomination

Two Democrats and one Republican are vying for their party's nomination May 13 in the closely watched District 26 House of Delegates contest for southern West Virginia.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, WV, Mercer County, WV, Bramwell, WV, Montcalm, WV

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

West Virginians Who Matter: Pearl S. Buck

Editor's Note: This is the 17th part of a 52-week series to run throughout 2014 on 52 West Virginians who made a difference and who matter.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, World News, China, Arts, Literature

Williamson Daily News Online

Federal investigation of Arch Coal confirmed

A federal investigation of an Arch Coal subsidiary has been confirmed by a corporate spokesman in the midst of rumors and speculation that are quickly spreading throughout the Tug Valley as to what the investigation includes and who it may affect.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Martinsburg Journal

Little Progress: Legislators, Tomblin should reconsider waiver

A new health care study makes it clearer than ever that West Virginia policymakers are missing a good bet by not spending more on the Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver program.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Washington Times

Some W.Va. state Dems flip to GOP for midterms

As Republicans rally for more control in West Virginia's long-time Democratic Legislature, a few Democrats have jumped ship to the GOP and are challenging former colleagues in midterm races.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia Government, Delegates, Swing, Barack Obama

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