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W.Va. Tourism Growth Depends On Access To Flights

Airports are the cornerstone for the economic development and vitality of any region. As a key part of West Virginia’s transportation system, a viable airport network is the catalyst for state access to the national and worldwide marketplace.

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Bridge Day Returns This Saturday In Fayetteville

This weekend marks a return of the unique Bridge Day event following a two year hiatus due to COVID-19. It is also the first time the event is being held since the designation of the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.

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Locals Worry About Traffic, Safety In New River Gorge

Anna Skaggs and Devyn Washington are student reporters at the Fayette Institute of Technology and they both live near the New River Gorge. Last year, the gorge was designated a national park by the federal government. Skaggs and Washington spoke with people in their community about safety concerns, due to the increase in visitors and wrote the following essay.

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October 22, 1977: New River Gorge Bridge Dedicated

On October 22, 1977, the New River Gorge Bridge was dedicated in Fayette County before a crowd of 30,000. Throughout history, transportation across the…

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