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Residents invited to offer opinion on how next Wood County Superintendent of Schools can be successful

Residents invited to offer opinion on how next Wood County Superintendent of Schools can be successful PARKERSBURG, W.Va. —  Residents, school employees, community groups, civic organizations and other interested parties are being asked to help the next Wood County Superintendent of Schools prepare for the challenge of addressing major issues[Read More…]

WVPA Alert: Press Conference – 10 a.m. Wednesday – Gov. Justice to preview new tourism advertising campaign

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice will preview West Virginia’s new tourism advertising campaign at media event at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the West Virginia Tourism Office.  Emily Hatfield, director of Public Relations for the West Virginia Tourism Office, which is located on the first floor Building 3 in the West Virginia Capitol[Read More…]

Palliative care legislation now law in West Virginia

Release from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network:  CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the American Cancer Society (Society) commend the West Virginia legislature and Governor for improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families through palliative care and[Read More…]

W.Va. Secretary of State’s office working to get voter registration, Voter ID, election information to the public

WVPA Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the deadline to register to vote just a week away and a new voter identification law on the books, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner’s staff is working to get residents registered and informed for the upcoming primary election. Warner said April[Read More…]

W.Va. Treasurer’s unclaimed property effort on record pace; inserts out soon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With his Unclaimed Property Division already returning lost assets at a record clip, State Treasurer John Perdue announced that his office’s next newspaper insert listing names of unclaimed property owners will be distributed beginning this week. The inserts are designed to inform and encourage owners to file[Read More…]

Drug firm CEO not expected to answer questions about West Virginia opioid probe

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail MADISON, W.Va. — Drug giant McKesson Corp.’s top executive doesn’t plan to answer questions about a congressional investigation into the company’s alleged role in West Virginia’s opioid epidemic, a lawyer for the firm told a Boone County judge Thursday. The House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a[Read More…]

West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania governors form shale gas agreement

Staff reports The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Leaders in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania will continue to work together to market the region for natural gas development. Gov. Jim Justice announced the extension of the Tri-State Shale Coalition Agreement with Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Pennsylvania Gov.[Read More…]

Potential Belmont County cracker investment could hit $10 billion

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich said a pair of international energy firms now control about 500 acres of property needed to build the planned Belmont County ethane cracker, a project he said could now cost up to $10 billion. During a[Read More…]

Before filing allegedly falsified lien, Walters deeded property to woman for $1

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Documents show that, before recently resigned Delegate Ron Walters, R-Kanawha, struck a deal with a county prosecutor to withdraw an allegedly falsified lien on a double-wide trailer, he deeded the property to a woman for $1. Walters resigned Wednesday after signing an agreement[Read More…]