The Media Center provided coverage via-satellite February 23, 2012 for the state of WV's report on the Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion that claimed 29 lives on April 5, 2010. Unfortunately this horrific accident could've been prevented, however justice will be served. On February 22, 2012, the former superintendent and the Upper Big Branch mine boss, Gary May, 43, was charged with fraud in the deadly mine blast. Attorney Booth Goodwin said his investigation of the worst U.S. mine disaster in four decades is "absolutely not" finished.
Charleston, Feb. 13, 2012 – West Virginia tourism and travel industry representatives and vendors gathered at the Capitol Monday, Feb. 13 for Tourism Day at the Legislature, an event designed to bring awareness to the significant economic and social impact tourism brings to the state. More than 70 exhibitors from various tourism-related businesses took part in the annual event in the Capitol. Industry partners had the opportunity to speak with legislators and the visiting public throughout the day.
The efforts of state officials to crack down on voter fraud in Southern West Virginia are getting national attention.
Secretary of State Natalie Tennant was a guest on Fox News this weekend to talk about the voter fraud pleas Lincoln County Sheriff Jerry Bowman and Lincoln County Clerk Donald Whitten are scheduled to enter next month.
"We don't tolerate election law violations no matter who tries to do that," Secretary of State Tennant said Sunday morning during a segment involving the Fox News Voter Fraud Unit.
Charleston, WV – That real Christmas Tree you are or have already decorated could very well have been grown right here in West Virginia. The Christmas Tree industry has grown rapidly in recent years becoming one of the leading specialty agricultural crops in the state.
The United Mine Workers of America released their findings on Tuesday after an investigation of the Upper Big Branch mine explosion last year in Raleigh County.
The Media Center provides coverage at the New River Gorge Bridge for WV Bridge Day 2011.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Thursday, October 13, 2011 West Virginia small business owners and business leaders from Charleston, Wheeling, Beckley, Winfield and other areas of the state met with representatives from local and statewide business groups to address how the HIT will slow the economic recovery and the importance of repealing the tax before it siphons billions of dollars from the small business community.
The Media Center live via satellite from Charles Town Races with the legendary Sam Huff talking about this Saturday's WV Breeders Classic Horse races.