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  1. March 4, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Grant County

    Register for March 19 session on business fundamentals PETERSBURG, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19, in Grant County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

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  2. March 3, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Nicholas County

    Register for March 18 session on Business Fundamentals SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, in Nicholas County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

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  3. March 3, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for March 17 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 17, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  4. February 27, 2015
    WV Division of Natural Resources Announces Public Meetings to Discuss Proposed Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Regulations

         SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold 12 public meetings across the state in March to provide hunters, trappers, anglers, landowners and other interested parties an...

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  5. February 27, 2015
    Spring forest fire season starts Sunday, March 1, 2015

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state’s spring forest fire season starts March 1, 2015, and runs through May 31, 2015. During these three months, daytime burning is prohibited from the hours of...

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  6. February 26, 2015
    Mine Safety Agency Accepting Applications for Coal Mine Electrical Inspector Exam

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training is accepting applications to take the examination for the position of Coal Mine Electrical Inspector. Application and a required work history must be submitted to the...

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  7. February 26, 2015
    Mine Safety Agency Accepting Applications for Safety Instructor Exam

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training is accepting applications to take the examination for the position of Coal Mine Electrical Inspector. Application and a required work history must be submitted to the...

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  8. February 26, 2015
    Mine Safety Agency Accepting Applications for Surface Inspector Exam

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training is accepting applications to take the examination for the position of Surface Inspector. Application and a required work history must be submitted to the Charleston MHS...

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  9. February 26, 2015
    Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation presents $50,000 donation for West Virginia Elk Restoration Project

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - At the regular quarterly meeting of the Natural Resources Commission held Sunday Feb. 22, 2015, in South Charleston, Bill Carman, Regional Director for the Rocky...

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  10. February 24, 2015
    West Virginia State Park golf courses are calling! Where are you playing in 2015?

        SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Even though snow covers the ground and the temperatures are still low, now is a good time to clean up the golf clubs and buy a season pass to West Virginia State Parks golf courses.     ...

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  11. February 23, 2015
    West Virginia seasons end for furbearer trapping and hunting Feb. 28

                     SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds sportsmen and women that the hunting and trapping seasons for red fox, gray fox,...

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  12. February 22, 2015
    Governor Tomblin announces Procter and Gamble to build major plant in Eastern Panhandle

    Global manufacturing leader to build manufacturing facility in Berkeley County CHARLESTON, W.Va. (February 10, 2015) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced global consumer products giant Procter  & Gamble (P&G)  will build a new...

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  13. February 19, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: St. Patrick's Day Preview

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at www.GoToWV.com; click the Calendar tab. Event...

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  14. February 18, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Putnam County

    Register for March 10 session on Business Fundamentals WINFIELD, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 10, in Putnam County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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Media Contacts

DNR, Geological Survey
Hoy Murphy, Jr.
Hoy.R.Murphy@wv.gov
304-957-9365


Forestry, Miners Health Safety & Training
Leslie Smithson
Leslie.C.Smithson@wv.gov
304-957-9342


Development, Labor
Catherine Zacchi
Catherine.M.Zacchi@wv.gov
304-957-9340


Tourism
Andrea Bond
Andrea.B.Bond@wv.gov
304-957-9347


Energy, Workforce, Office of Economic Opportunity, Film Office
Courtney Sisk
Courtney.S.Sisk@wv.gov
304-957-9341