President Donald Trump To Return For A Military Tribute At The Greenbrier

Gov. Jim Justice has announced that President Donald J. Trump will return to West Virginia on Tuesday, July 3, to attend the Salute TO Service Dinner at the Greenbrier Resort as part of A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier.

"I am so excited to welcome my friend President Trump back to West Virginia, for the fifth time since he was elected. Can you believe how many times the president has been to West Virginia recently? This is more evidence that truly West Virginia is moving from 50th to first," Justice said. "Additionally, the president's visit to support our military and celebrate our nation's brithday is much appreciated by all."

Read more in the Tuesday, July 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Humane Society Begins 'Paw It Forward' Campaign For All Of July

By Ruth Caruthers

For the month of July, the Greenbrier Humane Society is hosting a "Paw It Forward" campaign.

Paw It Forward was motivated by the pay-it-forward movement which "responds to a person's kindess to oneself by being kind to someone else." The idea is a donor (individual or business) chooses an animal from the shelter and pre-pays the adoption fee.

Read more in the Monday, July 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

STOPP Petition Voices Support For New Tax Repeal

By Robert Bordelon

As the Protecting Rational Incentives In Newsprint Trade (PRINT) Act of 2018 works its way through Congress, a coalition of printers, publishers, paper suppliers, and distributors representing 600,000 workers is fighting to repeal new taxes on imported goods, or tariffs, on uncoated groundwood paper.

The coalition based together to form Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publishers (STOPP) is aiming to repeal the tariffs. According to STOPP's website, the tariffs were enacted at the request of the North Pacific Paper Company (NORPAC), a paper manufacturer in Washington state.
"We have joined together to fight proposed government tariffs on newsprint that have been initiated by petitions filed by a single newsprint mill, NORPAC, an outlier in the industry that is owned by a New York hedge fund, with no additional pulp or paper operations in the United States or globally," reads STOPP's about page. "The proposed tariffs will force our member companies to cut jobs not only at newspapers, commercial printing, and book publishing operations, but throughout the supply chain, such as paper manufacturers, ink suppliers, fuel producers, and equipment manufacturers. Our country's trade laws should not be manipulated by one company in a way that will have a detrimental impact on American jobs throughout our economy."

To sign the petition go to www.stopnewsprinttariffs.org and click "Sign Our Petition" in the top right-hand corner.

Read more in the Monday, July 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

 

Charles Dooley

Charles William Dooley, 66, of White Sulphur Springs, WV, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018, at White Sulphur Springs Center.

Born November 9, 1951, at White Sulphur Springs, he was a son of Joseph Harrison Dooley Sr. and Mary Jane Cole Dooley.

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Oumuamua, Comet From Beyond The Solar System, Changes Trajectory On Its Own

By Robert Bordelon

After the Green Bank Telescope focused on a mysterious object passing through the solar system known as Oumuamua on December 13, 2017, the National Aeronautics and Space Administrator (NASA) aimed the in-orbit Hubble Space Telescope on the strange guest in the solar system. Initially believed to be an asteroid, the object surprised the international team of scientists when it suddenly gained speed and shifted its trajectory, without being influenced by gravity in the solar system.

What is Oumuamua? According to Ron Maddalena, a scientist with Green Bank Telescope, Oumuamua is the first object from outside of the solar system to be examined this close.

Read more in the Friday, June 29, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Former Alderson FPC Captain Pleads Guilty To Six Indictments

By Robert Bordelon

Former Alderson prison captain Jerrod Grimes has plead guilty to six of the 13 indictments against him in U.S. District Court in relation to his former position on Tuesday, June 26.
Author's Note: This story contains graphic imagery.

Grimes was a former Federal Bureau of Prisons captain for the Alderson Federal Prison Camp, was the subject of investigation by a Federal Bureau of Prisons agent in late 2017. During the investigation, Inmate #1, as the criminal complaint calls one of many accusers found, told the agent Grimes engaged in sexual activity with her while she was under his custodial authority.

Read more in the Thursday, June 28, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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