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  1. Medicaid card changes from monthly to annual cardRead the original story

    26 min ago | Big News Network.com

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  2. Governor, Goodwin and state and local officials unveil West Virginia...Read the original story

    52 min ago | Huntington News

    Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin, and West Virginia State Police Colonel Jay Smithers, and other state and local officials, along with school, law enforcement, and child advocacy and mental health professionals, came together today to unveil the West Virginia Center for Children's Justice. The Center, a collaborative effort between Goodwin's office, West Virginia State Police and West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Children and Families, will serve as a statewide clearinghouse for information, resources, training and technical assistance.

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  3. West Virginia's Adventures on the Gorge Announces New All-Inclusive...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Package offers choices for travelers seeking dawn-to-dusk adventures as well as for visitors who prefer a more relaxed experience Travel companions can choose their level of activity while at the same time enjoying the all-inclusive amenities and value. The country's premier adventure resort, Adventures on the Gorge , has re-tooled its popular all-inclusive package, Explore the Gorge, so vacationers can choose just how active they'd like to be during their visit.

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  4. Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program to Hold Free Training in SlatyforkRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Huntington News

    Responding to increased shale gas development and concerns over potential impacts on water quality, Trout Unlimited's West Virginia and Virginia Water Quality Monitoring Project, a program developed by TU that is being implemented in West Virginia by TU and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, is seeking to engage volunteers to monitor coldwater streams in their area. The program, free to participants, trains volunteers to detect and alert authorities to potential pollution events as well as to collect baseline data in watersheds with the potential to experience shale gas development in the future.

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  5. Del. Stansbury Applauds Governor on Signing House Bill 2880Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Huntington News

    West Virginia House of Delegates Member, Dr. Chris Stansbury, applauds Governor Tomblin for signing House Bill 2880. HB 2880 creates an Addiction Treatment Pilot Program and offers medication-assisted treatment to drug offenders who are currently incarcerated, or are on parole or work release.

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  6. Blog: West Virginia Repeals State's Pharmaceutical Advertising Disclosure LawRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Governor of West Virginia signed last week Senate Bill 267 to repeal the Code provisions that created the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning . This includes section 16-29H-8 of the Code , which requires prescription drug manufacturers and labelers to annually report advertising and promotion costs for the prior calendar year by April 1st.

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  7. Governor Signs Addiction Pilot Program into LawRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Huntington News

    West Virginia House of Delegates Member, Dr. Chris Stansbury, applauds Governor Tomblin for signing House Bill 2880. HB 2880 creates an Addiction Treatment Pilot Program and offers medication-assisted treatment to drug offenders who are currently incarcerated, or are on parole or work release.

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  8. Voluntary Remediation Agreement Signed With Freedom IndustriesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Huntington News

    A Voluntary Remediation Agreement has been finalized between the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the restructuring team for Freedom Industries to clean up the site of the 2014 crude MCHM spill through the DEP's Voluntary Remediation Program. The VRA was signed by DEP Friday and provided to Freedom's chief restructuring officer Monday evening.

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  9. Arizona governor signs controversial abortion billRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Jurist

    "The American people overwhelmingly oppose taxpayer funding of abortions, and it's no different in Arizona, where we have long-standing policy against subsidizing them with public dollars," said Ducey [press release]. "This legislation provides clarity to state law."

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  10. Congregation in shock after parish fireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    BENWOOD, W.Va . - When Raleigh Wilson of Benwood looked out his window Monday night he could scarce believe his eyes.

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  11. Medicaid card changes from monthly to annual cardRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources will distribute an annual Medicaid card for members, as opposed to a monthly card, that will take effect Wednesday. Cynthia Beane, acting commissioner for the state Bureau for Medical Services, said the move will significantly reduce costs to the state with the printing of paper and postage.

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  12. West Virginia man, teen arrested on drug, weapons charges at Hiram InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Recordpub.com

    Following the discovery of a large amount of drugs, a loaded handgun, and drug paraphernalia inside a room at the Hiram Inn, the Portage County Drug Task Force recently arrested and booked a West Virginia man and a teen on drug charges.

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  13. Legislative roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    All of the 262 bills passed by the Legislature are now either signed, vetoed, or in the Governor's hands, including the final one, the budget for 2016. I was disappointed that we had to dip into the Rainy Day fund for the second year in a row but I am happy that it is by $22M and not the $100M of last year and that the overall budget is less than 2015.

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  14. Madison Main Street Streetscape awarded grant fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined representatives from the West Virginia Division of Highways and the Federal Highway Administration's West Virginia Division Office to award over $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives Program and Recreational Trails Program grants to 42 projects across West Virginia. "Today's grant presentations are the start of many anticipated infrastructure improvements in cities and towns across the Mountain State," Gov. Tomblin said.

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  15. Boone communities need to get involved with 'Adopt-A-Highway' programRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting registrations for the Saturday, April 25 Adopt-A-Highway Spring Statewide Cleanup. Volunteers have until Friday, April 10 to register.

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  16. Freedom Industries, West Virginia sign agreement for cleanup of site of 2014 chemical spillRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Freedom Industries and state regulators have signed an agreement for a cleanup of the site of a 2014 chemical spill into the Elk River. The voluntary remediation agreement sets deadlines for Freedom to submit reports and work plans to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.

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  17. Marbles tournament for W.Va. kids set SaturdayRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Children ages 7 to 14 can participate in a marble tournament hosted by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. The A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament will be held Saturday at the Culture Center.

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  18. Mountaineer Morning Links: Tuesday (3/31/15) EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Smoking Musket

    Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Twickenham's Spring Ale .

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  19. Officials ask Obama to decare major disaserRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Independent Herald

    The West Virginia Congressional delegation sent the following letter to President Barack Obama last week , seeking a major disaster declaration for West Virginia. As members of West Virginia's Congressional Delegation, we are united in our support of the thousands of West Virginians who continue to suffer as a result of severe weather that affected our State between March 3, 2015 through March 14, 2015, resulting in flooding, landslides, mudslides, and severe winter storm conditions.

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  20. Manchin votes against Senate budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Independent Herald

    U.S. Senator Joe Manchin issued the following statement on his vote against the Senate's budget. "It is a real disappointment that even though the Senate spent nearly 15 hours voting on the budget, we were not able to put together a comprehensive plan that defines our priorities based on commonsense American values.

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