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11 hrs ago | Business Insurance

West Virginia workers comp rates to decrease 9.1% on Nov. 1

West Virginia workers compensation rates are set to decrease 9.1% this fall, which the state says will result in $32 million in premium savings for employers.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Intelligencer

Ohio County Residents Honored With Governor's Service Awards

Three people and one business in Ohio County will be honored this week in Charleston with the 2014 Governor's Service Award.

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Related Topix: Ohio County, WV, Charleston, WV, US Governors, Moundsville, WV, Wheeling, WV

Williamson Daily News Online

Democrat committee to select Family Court judge candidate

Newly-elected Mingo County Democrat Executive Committee Chairman H. Truman Chafin has called a meeting of the committee for 4:30 p.m., Aug. 5. The session, to be held in the circuit courtroom at the courthouse, will convene for the purpose of selecting a candidate to place on the November ballot for Family Court Judge.

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Related Topix: US News, Mingo County, WV, Charleston, WV, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

O-R Online

Twists endure in federal response to W.Va. spill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – After showing little initial interest, federal officials ordered more studies on animals affected by chemicals that sullied drinking water for 300,000 people in January.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

Common Dreams

The Floating Catastrophe

Our nation's waterways are at risk to become the new highways for dangerous fracking waste.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Board suspends Chalifoux's medical license

Dr. Roland Chalifoux will have 15 days to decide whether to fight the suspension of his West Virginia medical license Friday amid allegations of unsafe injection practices at his Valley Pain Management Clinic in McMechen.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Medicine, Osteopathy, McMechen, WV, US Governors, Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

PETA Oposes Using Animals In WV Testing

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia An animal rights group opposes plans to conduct testing on animals of chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest water supply using animals.

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Related Topix: Activism, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Animal Rights, US Governors

Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. workers' comp premiums projected to decline

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says West Virginia employers will see a projected $32 million reduction in workers' compensation premiums in the coming year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Logan Banner

The King Coal Highway6:44 pm | 0

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., is asking Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to add the King Coal Highway project to West Virginia's six-year highway improvement plan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, US Governors, Mercer County, WV, Opinion

Point Pleasant Register

Taking U.S. 35 funding to feds

Funding the completion of U.S. 35 was included in the discussion at the most recent meeting of the Mason County Commission.

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

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

As scandals go, - Mailgate' continues to deliver

In early June I wrote about the "Mailgate" scandal in the West Virginia House of Delegates concerning allegations reported in the press that certain Democrats in the Legislature had used, or some say abused, their franking privileges to electioneer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

West Virginia Metro

Feds agree to take further look at MCHM impact

Two federal agencies have agreed to look further at the medical impact of the chemical that spilled into the Elk River in January causing a water emergency in parts of nine West Virginia counties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Security Sales & Integration

Special Needs Hospital Secured Inside, and Out

Located in Clarksburg, W.Va., the Highland-Clarksburg Hospital is a 150-bed behavioral psychiatric center that provides care to the criminally insane, as well as dual diagnosis substance abuse patients, children and adolescents, and intellectually disabled persons.

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, WV, US Governors, Winfield, WV

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, West Virginia Government, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Review

Lure more job creators

West Virginia has one of the lowest labor force participation rates in the nation, meaning that the percentage of state residents who work for a living or are seeking jobs is worse than in most other states.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Changes for teachers aides a concern

State and local officials say a change in state law designed to ensure highly qualified teachers aides in pre-kindergarten classrooms may have the opposite effect.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Calhoun County, WV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Intelligencer

Lure More Job Creators to W.Va.

West Virginia has one of the lowest labor force participation rates in the nation, meaning that the percentage of state residents who work for a living or are seeking jobs is worse than in most other states.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Governors

Lexington Herald-Leader

$2.9M settlement proposed for chemical spill cases

A deal between lawyers for Freedom Industries and businesses and people who sued Freedom was filed Friday in Charleston federal court.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Faces Possession Charge After Ashland Traffic Stop

Ashland , Boyd County , Kentucky Boyd County deputies said a man faces charges after heroin was found in his possession during a traffic stop.

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West Virginia Metro

Tomblin names Juvenile Justice Task Force members

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has tapped some of the state's top leaders to form a task force focused on reviewing and making needed changes to the state's juvenile justice system.

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Related Topix: US Governors, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Pew Charitable Trusts, Charitable Organizations, Family, Kids

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