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W.Va. governor new co-chair of regional commission

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has been elected co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission by the governors of the 13 states that make up the ARC.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 10:20am EST

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Grant to promote economic development in SW Va

An initiative that's part of southwest Virginia's `Round the Mountain artisan network is receiving $815,000 in grant money to help promote economic development.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 04:01am EDT

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U.S. transportation bill key for Appalachia roads

The Appalachian Regional Commission says a $100 billion transportation bill signed by President Barack Obama provides a significant federal commitment to complete a highway system in the Appalachia region.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 03:25am EDT

Tags: appalachia, Appalachian Regional Commission