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Chemical Company Plans To Lay Off 57 At West Virginia PlantExternal Link
A news release Friday from the Kanawha County Commission says the layoffs are planned at the Chemours plant in Belle. The company formed as a spinoff from DuPont in 2015 and currently employs 207 people at the facility along the Kanawha River.
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 21:22:23 +0000
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WVU Center Lands Another Grant To Digitize Newspaper ArchiveExternal Link
A project to digitize historical newspaper archives in West Virginia has landed another grant. The West Virginia University Libraries' West Virginia & Regional History Center received a nearly $202,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to keep digitizing newspapers published in the state from 1790 to 1923. It's the fifth grant contribution from the National Endowment for the Humanities, bringing the group's total contribution to the center's efforts to $968,000.
Sun, 22 Sep 2019 21:18:44 +0000
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Justice Bans Most Outdoor Burning Due To DroughtExternal Link
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has issued a ban on most outdoor burning due to drought conditions and reduced water supply levels in some communities. The ban is effective immediately and will remain in effect until conditions improve and Justice rescinds the order.
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:33:53 +0000
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W.Va. Students Join Millions In Global Climate Strike External Link
More than 150 West Virginia college students and residents skipped class and work on Friday to raise awareness about the growing threat of climate change. The protest was part of a global climate action that drew millions of participants across the world.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:49:56 +0000
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General Motors Workers In Martinsburg Strike For Nearly A WeekExternal Link
For nearly a week, 90 workers from the General Motors Martinsburg Distribution Center have been on the picket line demanding better pay and benefits, as well as an updated promotional system for new employees.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:42:03 +0000
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