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1 hr ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Hollywood in Harpers Ferry

Pam Haynes is on a mission to help Eastern Panhandle residents who want to get a foot in the door of the film industry.

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Related Topix: Harpers Ferry, WV, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Jefferson County, WV, Huntington, WV, Shepherdstown, WV

5 hrs ago | Washington Times

W.Va. resort to hold public picnic for Saints

The Greenbrier resort is holding a public picnic for fans wanting to meet New Orleans Saints players at their training camp in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

9 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

Zombie (Debt Collector) Beware: West Virginia Expands Prohibited Actions

America's fascination with zombies infiltrated the West Virginia Legislature during the 2014 Regular Session, resulting in the introduction of a "zombie debt" bill, House Bill 4360.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

14 hrs ago | PaintSquare

CSB: Corroded Tanks Were Not Inspected

"...Freedom Industries did not have a rigorous inspection program for these chemical storage tanks sited closed by the Elk River and just upstream from the facility supplying water to hundreds of thousands of people," investigator Lucy Tyler said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

Governor Tomblin Names New Head of West Virginia State Park System, DNR Law Enforcement Chief

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today named Sam England as the chief of the Parks and Recreation section and Jerry Jenkins as the chief of the Law Enforcement section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Marietta Times

Independent Rabel joins Mooney-Casey race in W.Va.

Independent Ed Rabel will be on the November ballot in a 2nd Congressional District race featuring Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Common Dreams

For Freedom Industries, a Small Price to Pay for Poisoning West Virginia Water

Last week, Freedom Industries - the now bankrupt company that was responsible for a chemical spill that tainted the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of West Virginians - learned that there will be a small price to pay for its negligence.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, US News, Liberal Political News

West Virginia Metro

Theatre West Virginia back from brink for summer season

Less than two weeks remain in Theatre West Virginia's 54th season, a performance season that almost didn't happen because of financial issues.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Raleigh County, WV

Fox News

West Virginia Democrat scrutinized over mine explosions

Rep. Nick J. Rahall speaks during a visit by him and his colleagues discussing bilateral relationships between Egypt and the U.S., in Cairo March 15, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

WSET-TV Lynchburg

W.Va. Inmate who Escaped in May Captured in Va.

A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Captured, Entertainment, Television, Beckley Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison

The Inter-Mountain

Artsbank Mural

Artist Instructor Kevin Woodcock and Artsbank Director Bill McWhorter installed a two-panel mural on the wall of the Wilt Building in downtown Elkins Monday.

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Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. officials allege fire department conspiracy

The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office is accusing members of a volunteer fire department in Wharton with forging state documents.

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Related Topix: Fire, West Virginia Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington Examiner

Natalie Tennant dodges questions on Obama, Harry Reid and Obamacare

Natalie Tennant , West Virginia 's secretary of state and Democratic Senate candidate, seems to have a problem answering tough questions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia Government, Harry Reid, Barack Obama

Government Executive

Disruptive Politics

Back in the mid-1990s, Harvard professor Clayton Christensen coined the phrases "disruptive technology" and "disruptive innovation" to describe certain kinds of game-changing developments in the business world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell

Bellingham Herald

Possible unsafe practices found at W.Va. clinic

The investigation by West Virginia health officials found that, prior to November 2013, needles and syringes were reused at Valley Pain Management to administer pain medications and saline solutions, and the same pain medication vial was used for more than one patient, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the Ohio ... (more)

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Hepatitis

Austin American-Statesman

Texas QB David Ash, RB Johnathan Gray given full medical clearance

Texas quarterback David Ash and running back Johnathan Gray were among a lengthy list of players that were given full medical clearance for fall training camp.

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Detroit Free Press

Midland man among 3 killed in Adirondacks plane crash

Authorities have identified the three victims in a single-engine plane crash in the Adirondacks as a West Virginia man, his 24-year-old daughter and a 25-year-old Michigan man.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, West Virginia Government, Michigan

Marietta Times

Nature Conservancy's W.Va. director resigns

The 54-year-old Bartgis tells The Charleston Gazette that the Nature Conservancy's West Virginia chapter recently completed two multimillion-dollar conservation projects.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Marietta Times

Beckley board says use of truck for vacation OK

Beckley Sanitary Board officials say a manager didn't do anything wrong when he took a government-owned vehicle on vacation.

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Marietta Times

Manufacturing group chief touts West Virginia

Rebecca Randolph left West Virginia for Cleveland after college to pursue better career options, but the Mountain State was always on her mind.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia Government, Marshall University, University of Charleston

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