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  1. September 2, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Kanawha County

    Register for Sept. 24 session on Business Fundamentals CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 24, in Kanawha County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  2. September 2, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Monongalia County

    Register for Sept. 24 session on Business Fundamentals MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 24, in Monongalia County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

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  3. September 2, 2015
    Apple Butter Weekend on Blennerhassett Island Sept. 5-7

        PARKERSBURG, West Virginia – Apple Butter Weekend on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park features many family friendly activities for Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 5-7. Visitors will enjoy apple butter stirring Saturday and Sunday...

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  4. September 1, 2015
    West Virginia Natural Resources Police start “Youth Hunting Program”

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Hunting is a West Virginia tradition, but everyone has to start somewhere. Many young people who would like to get involved don’t have anyone to teach them, so...

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  5. September 1, 2015
    Six Natural Resources Police Officers graduate from West Virginia State Police Academy

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Six West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officers graduated Aug. 21 from the West Virginia State Police Academy after completing more than 800 hours of...

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  6. September 1, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Fall Fair Days

    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. Event organizers and promoters are...

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  7. September 1, 2015
    "Another Fistful of Bullets" murder mystery dinner theater at Blackwater Falls State Park, Sept. 5, 2015

        DAVIS, West Virginia – A film production company is rehearsing and shooting scenes for an upcoming B-Western movie. But there are those who will go to great lengths to ensure that the movie is never made, and that includes … murder!...

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  8. August 31, 2015
    Ginseng Digging Season Starts Sept. 1

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s 2015 ginseng digging season starts Tuesday, Sept. 1 and runs through Monday, Nov. 30. The native herb grows in all of the state’s 55 counties and is ready to harvest when its berries turn red. West Virginia...

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  9. August 31, 2015
    Canoe or kayak – your choice, your “Quest” at North Bend State Park

        CAIRO, West Virginia – Kayak or canoe? Which is better for you? The Quest program at North Bend State Park lets you choose one or both through September. Water based activities were especially popular during this first year of the...

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  10. August 31, 2015
    WORKFORCE WEST VIRGINIA FILES PREVAILING WAGE EMERGENCY RULE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chelsea A. Ruby, 304-957-9364     Charleston, W.Va. – WorkForce West Virginia today filed an emergency rule related to changes made in the prevailing wage statute as outlined by Senate Bill 361.   The...

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  11. August 26, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Raleigh County

    Register for Sept. 16 session on Business Fundamentals BECKLEY, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Raleigh County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  12. August 26, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Hampshire County

    Register for Sept. 16 session on business fundamentals ROMNEY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Hampshire County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business...

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  13. August 26, 2015
    It's CamperTime! At Beech Fork State Park August 29, 2015

        BARBOURSVILLE, West Virginia – It's CamperTime! at Beech Fork State Park with a special display by  Setzer's World of Camping, August 29, 2015. Different camper styles and sizes will be stationed in the park campground. ...

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  14. August 25, 2015
    GOVERNOR TOMBLIN ANNOUNCES FEDERAL GRANT FUNDING FOR EXPORT ASSISTANCE

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (August 24, 2015) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced West Virginia has been selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to receive $200,000 in State Trade and Export (STEP) grant funding to support a new export...

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  15. August 25, 2015
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Logan County

    Register for Sept. 15 session on business fundamentals MOUNT GAY, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, in Logan County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  16. August 25, 2015
    Trooper Eric Workman Foundation donates electro anesthesia gloves to Division of Natural Resources

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The Trooper Eric Workman Foundation recently provided gifts to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section (WVDNR) to honor the...

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  17. August 20, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Releases Real. Wheeling and Ohio Valley Vignette

    New video is fourth in a series of regional vignettes produced as part of the Real. Campaign Real. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/3oazAa0XIIg CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia has released the Real. Wheeling and Ohio...

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  18. August 20, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Seeks Nominations for 2015 Stars of the Industry Awards

    Entry deadline September 10, 2015 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia seeks nominations for the 2015 Stars of the Industry Awards. Winners will be recognized at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism: Real. Wild, ...

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  19. August 20, 2015
    Archery and Crossbow Deer Seasons Bag Limit Error in 2015-16 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The 2015-2016 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary contains an error on page 15 with regards to the archery and crossbow white-tailed deer maximum combined...

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  20. August 20, 2015
    Registration Open for 2015 Governor's Conference on Tourism: Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

    Event October 25-28, 2015 at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Registration is now open for the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism: Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia, October 25-28 at Oglebay Resort...

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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