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Relocation initiative works to bring job seekers to Charleston, West Virginia


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) -The Charleston Roots Initiative’s application portal has reopened for people with ties to the Mountain State who are looking for full-time work in the Capital City.

The initiative is a program of the Charleston Area Alliance, the City of Charleston and Kanawha County that offers those with ties to West Virginia a relocation incentive package to move to Kanawha County for full-time employment. The Charleston Area Alliance says that package includes $5,000 and “local experiences” that have been tailored to the applicant’s interests.

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