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Old 08-23-2014, 09:43 PM
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The amazing success we have had in high tech developments in North Central West Virginia needs a boost from our state to continue to develop and thrive. We need the state to get heavily involved in helping develop a gas and oil research consortium here in the Morgantown - Clarksburg corridor to maximize the effects of the amazing resources present here and the proximity to the huge Pittsburgh research establishment.

That will take somewhat of a shift in mindset, a change in paradigms from our state's typical tribal mindset, which often sees large sums of money thrown at projects hoping to develop something, rather than putting the money in a sure thing like we have here in the Morgantown - Clarksburg High Tech Corridor. We are in a prime position to bring that Pittsburgh development the short distance south to our area, and in doing so, it will help insure future prosperity for our entire state. Hopefully, we can get everyone on board to make it happen. The alternative (status quo) is continued stagnation and marginal gains at the expense of future potential. This article addresses the issue...
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