CHARLESTON — During Monday's Congressional hearing at the state Capitol in Charleston, Jimmy Gianato, third from left, director of Homeland Security & Emergency Management for the state of West Virginia, reads a statement regarding the chemical leak at Freedom Industries’ tank facility in Charleston. The incident contaminated drinking water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents. State, local and industry officials appeared before U.S. Representative Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation Committee. Several West Virginia lawmakers joined Shuster, including U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., the ranking Democrat on the committee; U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla., both members of the committee. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was allowed to join the hearing and ask questions.
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Energy Express makes impact on students’ lives
Energy Express to him, Matt White says, is all about a “different experience.”
The local Maurices is involved in a project aimed at making the school transition a little easier this fall for foster children in the area.
Children’s Health and Safety Fair scheduled for August 1
Montgomery General Hospital and Dr. Traci Acklin have announced that the 2014 Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be held on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital.
Theater to hold auditions
Open auditions are set for Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Fayette Theater for the comedy/drama “Belongings”. Auditions will be held at the theater in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. each evening.
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Free concert series
The next free public concert in the Lively Family Amphitheater Summer Concert Series is a performance Saturday at 6 p.m. by popular band Taylor Made.
Energy Express open house set
Energy Express, an award-winning summer reading program serving 35+ children in Fayette County, will host a free open house for members of the Beards Fork SALS community. The event takes place on Thursday, July 24, at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Explore town’s rail heritage
Discover what life was like in one of the New River Gorge’s most renowned towns as you join National Park Service rangers and Operation Lifesaver on Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to explore the historic railroad town of Thurmond.
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