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3 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

Digital assets law lacking in West Virginia

Many people may not realize that West Virginia is one of many states that doesn't have a clearly defined law on who can access digital assets such as emails, bank account numbers and messages intended to be private.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Charleston, WV

3 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

Delegate Miller appointed to juvenile justice task force

Delegate Carol Miller , who represents Lincoln County Precincts 14 and 16 in the West Virginia House of Delegates, is among five lawmakers appointed to serve on the West Virginia Intergovernmental Task Force on Juvenile Justice.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Virginia

6 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. gets NASA funding for STEM education

West Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

11 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Dumping Drilling Mud in Landfill...

Local and state officials are right to be cautious about West Virginia landfills accepting "drilling mud" from the gas and oil industry.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Huntington News

Early Childhood Education Providers in West Virginia to Receive...

River Valley Child Development Services, and CCA For Social Good, a division of CCA Global Partners, have entered into an agreement to develop an Early Childhood Education Shared Resources online platform for childcare providers in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Independent Herald

BSC program gets approval

The Engineering Management baccalaureate degree program proposed by Bluefield State College has been formally approved by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission at its August 1 meeting.

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Related Topix: Bluefield State College

ThinkProgress

Michigan Is Taking The Radioactive Fracking Waste That Other States Rejected

Up to 36 tons of low-level radioactive waste from fracking operations in Pennsylvania were scheduled to arrive in Michigan last week.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, West Virginia Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Concealed weapons permits quadruple in West Virginia

The number of concealed weapons permits issued in Jefferson County increased fourfold from 2009 to 2013, mirroring a trend throughout West Virginia where permits issued more than quadrupled in the past five years.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Jefferson County, WV, Guns, Charleston, WV

Washington Times

WV--West Virginia News Coverage Advisory, WV

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: South Charleston, WV, Sophia, WV, Raleigh County, WV

Government Executive

Feds Point to Key Weak Point in West Virginia's Health Disaster Response

Eight months after West Virginia's Elk River chemical spill, a federal agency has recommended the state set up a new program to assess community-wide chemical exposure, which it currently does not have.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemiology, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Kanawha County, WV

Forbes.com

Yellowstone Club Trustee Offers Bounty To Find Blixseth's Missing Millions

I am a senior editor at Forbes, covering legal affairs, corporate finance, macroeconomics and the occasional sailing story.

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Related Topix: Texas, Journalism, Economics News, Bankruptcy, West Virginia Government

Huntington News

West Virginia library patrons benefiting from updated software

The patrons of the Northern Library Network, a consortium of West Virginia public libraries, will soon enjoy improved service thanks to a software upgrade coming in September.

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Related Topix: Libraries, West Virginia Government, Computers, Beckley, WV

Martinsburg Journal

Workshop asks, - What's Next, W.Va.?'

It was clear from the What's Next, West Virginia? workshop discussion that drug and alcohol abuse is a major drawback to economic development in the Eastern Panhandle and the rest of West Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Falling Waters, WV, Charleston, WV, Inwood, WV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Rahall presses for investments in rural areas

In Wayne on Tuesday to attend a USDA StrikeForce forum, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., lauded USDA investments in West Virginia's economy that buoy farmers and help to build and maintain the state's public infrastructure and community facilities.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia Government, Agriculture, Science

Greenwich Citizen

Romney stumps for GOP hopefuls in West Virginia

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands with supporter Mary Jo Pitzer at Tamarack during the Working for Jobs Rally in Beckley, W.Va., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government

Weirton Daily Times

Trophy fish, deer sought for W.Va. display

West Virginia's celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day is set for Sept.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Logan County, WV, Thomas, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Common Core town hall slated

Delegate Mike Folk, R-Berkeley, is in a unique position to comment on West Virginia's version of Common Core standards - entitled Next Generation - since he's an elected official and also has children in the Berkeley County school system.

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Related Topix: Core, WV, Berkeley County, WV, Bridgeport, WV, Harrison County, WV

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Bluegrass Festival set for Saturday in Montrose

Some of West Virginia's best bluegrass performers will bring their talents to Montrose Saturday for the fourth annual Allegheny Highlands Trail Bluegrass Festival.

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Related Topix: Montrose, WV, Theater, Arts, Lost Creek, WV, Elkins, WV

Huntington News

West Virginia's abandoned and dilapidated building problem

West Virginia is a gorgeous state, with its iconic mountain skyline and lush greenery and diverse mixture of lively cities and relaxed rural communities.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, WV, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Nicholas County, WV, Richwood, WV

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