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CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy (NYSE: MEE) today announced that two of its subsidiaries have received the Mountaineer Guardian Award from the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training and the West Virginia Coal Association.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of a doubling of employer contributions in healthcare costs for families since 2000, small business owners across the country are scrambling to seek ways to offer their employees healthcare that is affordable for workers and for the business.
Fall colors have already reached their peak at several locations in West Virginia's northeastern mountains, the state Division of Forestry announced Thursday.
By Eric Eyre Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health members don't just want a new chief health officer who can manage the department's 45 employees, enforce the county's 3-month-old smoking ban and oversee the agency's expected move to a new headquarters site next year.
An appearance Friday at the Charleston Marriott by Sandra Lee of the Food Network TV show, "Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee," has been cancelled, event organizers said. A similar event scheduled for Thursday at Oglebay Resort & Spa in Wheeling also has been cancelled.
A 2,000-gallon aquarium filled with fish from the Kanawha River will be on display in the parking lot of Laidley Tower at 500 Lee St. E. in downtown Charleston today and Wednesday.
ANSTED - Environmentalists and residents praying for a way to stop a mountaintop removal operation near the New River Gorge plan to gather on Fire Tower Mountain. The prayer vigil is scheduled for 3 p.m. today.
WHEELING - J. Davitt McAteer, a vice president at Wheeling Jesuit University, is getting a national advocacy award from the American Public Health Association. McAteer will be honored later this month in California with the David P.
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Verizon Wireless has invested approximately $9 million in 2008 to expand its nationwide voice and data network into the Beckley, West Virginia area.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
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