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Business deals, growth led to changes in state’s top private employers
Business deals, growth led to changes in state’s top private employers

Murray American Energy, Mylan Pharmaceuticals and URS Energy & Construction shook up the annual rankings of West Virginia’s largest private employers, while...

Business deals, growth led to changes in state’s top private employers
Business deals, growth led to changes in state’s top private employers

Murray American Energy, Mylan Pharmaceuticals and URS Energy & Construction shook up the annual rankings of West Virginia’s largest private employers, while...

WVU prof in false credentials case worked on C8 studies

West Virginia University officials are not releasing details about allegations that a former professor in the university’s School of Public Health was hired with false credentials.

According to ...

700 seniors told they qualify for in-home care

Some 700 senior citizens around the state are receiving letters notifying them they have qualified to receive in-home care services through Medicaid, Bureau of Medical Services deputy commissioner Cindy Beane told legislators Wednesday....

Freedom’s fighters, from one generation to another (photos)
Freedom’s fighters, from one generation to another (photos)

Subsidy cutbacks devastating to racing industry, lawmakers told

Representatives of thoroughbred and greyhound breeders told legislators Wednesday that cutbacks in state subsidies of racing purses are devastating the racing industry in the state.

“For all of us, it’s been disastrous,”...

Manchin backs more air attacks against ISIS
Manchin backs more air attacks against ISIS

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin said Wednesday he supports extending airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.

“If that’s where ISIS [Islamic State in Iraq and Syria] is planning, training and plotting against America and...

Our Children, Our Future anti-poverty campaign gets more political

After spending Tuesday in 22 workshops about potential areas of focus for the upcoming legislative session, supporters of the Our Children, Our Future campaign turned their attention Wednesday to what happens next.

The statewide anti-poverty...

Child prodigy Ethan Bortnick to play Clay Center Sunday
Child prodigy Ethan Bortnick to play Clay Center Sunday

Young prodigy Ethan Bortnick brings his “The Power of Music” tour, an extension of his successful PBS special of the same name, to the Clay Center at 7 p.m. Sunday. Though barely out of childhood, the 13-year-old musician, composer and...

Chaise Lounge opens FOOTMAD season
Chaise Lounge opens FOOTMAD season

The Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance kick off their 2014-15 concert season Saturday with a performance by Maryland six-piece Chaise Lounge. Some folks call them jazz; others say swing. They describe themselves as “classically smooth...

Ex-public defender gives up law license

West Virginia Supreme Court justices accepted Wednesday the annulment of the law license of a former public defender who was accused of prostituting children over the Internet.

Steve Conifer voluntarily gave up his law license, even though in...

Alliance taking inventory of downtown businesses, parking
Alliance taking inventory of downtown businesses, parking

Imagine Charleston’s downtown task forces are putting together an inventory of businesses and properties in downtown Charleston, said Susie Salisbury, Charleston Area Alliance vice president of community development and Forth Hill city...

Leon Panetta to headline annual Democratic event

Former Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA Leon Panetta will be the keynote speaker at the annual Jefferson/Jackson Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Charleston Civic Center, the West Virginia Democratic Party announced Wednesday....

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