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2014-04-17 16:23:07

Work on Distribution and Transmission Systems Will Help Enhance Service Reliability for West Virginia Customers FAIRMONT, W.Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison have received authorization for a new tree trimming program to help lessen the frequency and duration of power outages associated with storms in their West Virginia service areas. The program was recently approved by the Public Service Commission (PSC)...

2014-04-16 23:15:15

Attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices weighs in on a report indicating the number of pedestrian accidents declined in West Virginia in 2013, compared to the previous couple of years. Weirton, WV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Commenting on a news report revealing pedestrian fatalities decreased in 2013 compared to the prior few years, West Virginia auto accident attorney Steven M. Recht of the Recht Law Offices said today that drivers across the state need to remain vigilant when...

2014-04-15 23:01:09

US Federal Contractor Registration is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in West Virginia. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 119 contracting opportunities in West Virginia. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in West Virginia. Currently after...

2014-04-14 12:36:27

Consumers Urged by Genworth CEO to Discuss and Create a Plan for One of the Nation's Most Important and Pervasive Social Issues RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 11(th) year, the Genworth (NYSE: GNW) 2014 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive long term care services at home in West Virginia through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living...

2014-04-14 12:24:10

DENVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- First quarter 2014 average net daily gas equivalent production is estimated to be 783 to 787 MMcfe/d, a 105% increase over the prior year quarter and 16% sequentially -- First quarter 2014 average net daily liquids production is estimated to be 16,000 to 16,500 Bbl/d, a 580% increase over the prior year quarter and 45% sequentially -- First quarter 2014 average realized natural gas price before hedging...

2014-04-11 23:03:01

Ticket Down announces that Elton John will headline at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, WV during 2014. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code DISCOUNT for added savings. Charleston, WV (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for affordable Elton John tickets in Charleston. Elton John is one of the greatest live performers in the history of music. The 67-year-old native of Pinner, Middlesex, England has been...

2014-04-11 16:20:32

Rebuild Will Enhance Reliability, Allow Future Growth WILLIAMSPORT, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is rebuilding a major 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Frederick County, Md., to enhance service reliability for existing customers and accommodate future electrical load growth in Maryland and West Virginia. The project will replace equipment that is more than 40 years old along a three-mile section of the...

2014-04-10 23:30:35

Tens of thousands of cases continue to move forward as national network of attorneys offers consumers no-cost consultations over allegations contained in transvaginal mesh lawsuits claiming serious side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/transvaginal-mesh-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced its reaction to a jury's award of $1.2 million to a woman who claimed a transvaginal mesh implant was defectively...

2014-04-10 23:01:33

West Virginia's governor encourages residents to get involved in their communities and plant a tree. Department of Commerce's Division of Forestry will assist with Arbor Day celebrations. Charleston, W.Va. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has designated April as Arbor Month throughout the state of West Virginia. “West Virginia is the third most forested state in the nation, with 12 million acres of forests. This vast renewable resource is important to our...

2014-04-04 23:35:28

With this new contract, beBetter will continue to provide services and products to any state resident trying to quit tobacco. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 beBetter Health, Inc., has been selected as the service provider for the West Virginia QuitLine for another three years by the state’s Bureau for Public Health. beBetter has been the chosen partner for West Virginia since beBetter launched the QuitLine in 2000. With this new contract, beBetter will continue to provide services...


Latest West Virginia Reference Libraries

Monongahela National Forest
2013-11-21 13:15:26

Monongahela National Forest, also known as the MNF, is a United States national forest that is located in eastern West Virginia in the Allegheny Mountains. The forest holds 921,150 acres and is separated into four ranger districts known as Cheat-Potomac Ranger District, Gauley Ranger District, Greenbrier Ranger District, Marlinton-White Sulphur Springs Ranger District. There are eight designated wilderness areas within the forest including Dolly Sods Wilderness and Spice Run Wilderness....

Flatwoods monster
2013-08-26 08:20:20

The Flatwoods monster is claimed to be an unidentified species of either a terrestrial cryptid or an extraterrestrial being. It was reported being seen in the town of Flatwoods, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952 on some land owned by a local farmer, G. Bailey Fisher. The witnesses include two brothers, Edward and Fred May, their mother Kathleen, a friend of the boys, Tommy Hyer, along with Neil Nunley, Ronnie Shaver, and national guardsman Eugene Lemon. It was described as being ten...

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