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New poll shows West Virginia opinions on broadband issues

A recent study conducted on behalf of West Virginia for Broadband examines the perspective of the state's residents on a number of issues. The poll...

Senate continues cleanup of state’s obsolete rules and regulations

In keeping with its pledge to improve the prospects for jobs in West Virginia by eliminating unnecessary and outdated regulations, the West Virginia Senate...

Report: ‘Pervasive’ threats of lead in school drinking water

By Dan Heyman In the wake of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, a new report says lead in schools' drinking water is a pervasive problem. The District...

Secretary of state’s office announces field representative for Clay County

West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner has announced that David Gilpin has joined his staff as field service representative for Kanawha, Putnam, Mason,...

Know the Law in Light of Bed Bug Issues

Following an increase in consumer complaints regarding bed bugs in rental housing units, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges tenants to know state...

Wooton named commissioner of ABC administration

Governor Jim Justice has announced that Fred Wooton has been selected as the new commissioner of the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration. Wooton has...

Clay County Students Named to GSC Honor Rolls

The names of Clay County students who attained the Glenville State College president’s and vice president’s honor rolls for the fall 2016 semester have...

West Virginia Writers honors historic flooding with writing contest category

West Virginia Writers Inc. continues to accept submissions for its writing contests for 2017, offering $5850 in total cash prizes. Among the 13 writing...

Naloxone distribution project launched to fight opioid overdose deaths

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) has announced the first statewide naloxone distribution project aimed at preventing opioid overdose deaths...

Walk-in services scaled back at State Tax Department locations

Effective immediately, walk-in services at West Virginia State Tax Department locations across the state are being scaled back because of budgetary and staffing constraints. As...


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