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  1. December 18, 2014
    Mardi Gras Masquerade at Twin Falls State Park for New Year’s Eve

        MULLENS, West Virginia – Those celebrating New Year’s Eve at Twin Falls State Park will bring in 2015 by donning masks and hats. “Mardi Gras Masquerade” is the theme and dress for the dance party is “as you like” or masquerade attire....

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  2. December 17, 2014
    Take steps to protect your business against winter disaster

    WVSBDC urges businesses to get ready before adversity strikes CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The most effective way to weather winter woes is to be prepared in advance. The West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) reminds business owners that...

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  3. December 17, 2014
    West Virginia’s Canaan Valley State Park – pure winter fun

                DAVIS, West Virginia – Skiing and tubing at Canaan Valley Resort in Davis, West Virginia, is pure winter fun. The downhill skiing at Canaan combines natural and machine-made snow.    ...

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  4. December 16, 2014
    WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Ohio County

    Register for Jan. 6 session on Business Fundamentals WHEELING, W.Va. — A workshop on Business Fundamentals is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Ohio County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development...

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  5. December 15, 2014
    Governor Tomblin announces Diamond Electric headquarters moving to West Virginia

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (December 15, 2014) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced Diamond Electric is relocating its North American headquarters to West Virginia. The move will consolidate the automotive ignition coil manufacturer's main U.S. office with its...

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  6. December 12, 2014
    West Virginia Division of Tourism to Host “Go Outside and Ride the Train”

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (Dec. 12, 2014) – The West Virginia Division of Tourism today will host “Go Outside and Ride the Train” at the South Side Depot in Grant County, West Virginia.  Following an evening of caroling, horse-drawn carriage rides, and a...

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  7. December 12, 2014
    Deer Hunters in West Virginia harvest 37,277 bucks during the buck firearms season

                 SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Preliminary data collected from game checking stations across the state indicate deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 37,277 bucks during the two-week buck...

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  8. December 11, 2014
    Calling all bird lovers! North Bend State Park’s Winter Wonder Weekend Jan. 16-18, 2015, is “For the Birds”

               CAIRO, W.Va. – Bird lovers and other winter outdoors enthusiasts are invited to flock to the 2015 Winter Wonder Weekend at North Bend State Park Jan. 16-18. The theme for this annual event is “For the Birds”...

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  9. December 10, 2014
    New look Wonderful West Virginia magazine starts with January issue

    Subscribe in December for a chance to win a Canaan Valley Resort getaway              SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The new year brings a new look to Wonderful West Virginia magazine and a chance for...

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  10. December 10, 2014
    Mountaineer Food Bank receives $65,000 donation from 2014 Governor’s One Shot Deer Hunt event for Hunters Helping the Hungry

        GASSAWAY, W.Va. – Governor’s One Shot Committee members have presented a check to the Mountaineer Food Bank, representing $65,000 raised during the eighth annual Governor’s One Shot Deer Hunt held Oct. 24-26, 2014. The money will go...

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  11. December 8, 2014
    2015 West Virginia Wildlife Calendars are available

                SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “The 2015 West Virginia Wildlife Calendar is now available for everyone to enjoy,” according to Curtis I. Taylor, Chief of the Wildlife Resources Section of the...

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