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10 things to know: Tuesday, Sept. 17

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. IRAN’S SUPREME LEADER RULES OUT TALKS WITH AMERICA Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that “there will be no […]

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National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration to be held at Stonewall Resort State Park  Sept. 21-22

National Hunting and Fishing Days celebration to be held at Stonewall Resort State Park Sept. 21-22

Release from www.wvdnr.gov: ROANOKE, WV – West Virginia’s celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days is returning to Stonewall Jackson Resort State Park on Sept. 21-22. While many of the popular attractions are back, outdoor enthusiasts can expect the state’s largest hunting and fishing show to sound a little different this year. In addition to big […]

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Citing planned protest, W.Va. Highways Department seeks to limit turnout at mass employee grievance

By Phil Kabler, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Attorneys for the West Virginia Division of Highways are asking the state Public Employees Grievance Board to make an exception to a law that allows grievants to attend their grievance hearings without having to take time off from work or use leave time. In a letter to […]

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Opinion

Opinion: State subsidization of greyhound racing no longer makes sense in W.Va.

Opinion: State subsidization of greyhound racing no longer makes sense in W.Va.

By W.Va. Senate President Mitch Carmichael In recent years, our Legislature has placed an emphasis on moving West Virginia into the national mainstream. From legal reform to education reform, and everything in between, a common driver of our agenda has been to ensure that West Virginia is no longer ranked last in everything good and […]

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Editorial: 18 months ago, Charleston Gazette-Mail faced bankruptcy. Now, its doubled the digital subscriptions

By Greg Moore Executive Editor In my conversations with Gazette-Mail readers, by both email and phone, I find myself thanking them more and more regularly. Doesn’t matter if they’re suggesting a story, or complaining about one that’s been written, or having trouble logging in to our website, or saying they can’t get a carrier to put […]

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Editorial: W.Va. must use energy wisely

By The Intelligencer of Wheeling: No doubt the fossil fuel-hating crowd will be upset at action last week by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection — but DEP officials were absolutely right. The DEP has approved construction of a plant proposed for Mason County, where a coal-to-liquids plant is to be built. It will […]

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Industry News

Former Journal reporter John McVey remembered for fairness, friendliness

Former Journal reporter John McVey remembered for fairness, friendliness

By MATT WELCH The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Whether you knew John McVey for his thick, white mustache or his greeting of “how are ya, by golly,” or for his fairness and thorough reporting at multiple news outlets in the area, you easily could have walked away with a story, according to those who knew […]

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Campaign: Local news is handy! Subscribe to your local W.Va. newspaper today.

Campaign: Local news is handy! Subscribe to your local W.Va. newspaper today.

Find West Virginia newspapers‘ Easy-To-Use links or subscription information below: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association’s “Local News is Handy” campaign reminds everyone of the value of having access to creditable local news, information and advertising. Whether it’s delivered digitally to your cell phone and computer, in the traditional newspaper on your doorstep, […]

By May 18, 2019 Read More →
Media Alert: Graphic available on W.Va. Senate Bill 1 – ‘Last Dollar In’

Media Alert: Graphic available on W.Va. Senate Bill 1 – ‘Last Dollar In’

‘Financial Snapshot’ graphic new service to West Virginia newspapers CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association will be providing state newspapers with weekly  “Financial Snapshot” graphics for West Virginia as a public service to residents. This week;s graphic, below, addresses Senate Bill 1, the “Last Dollar In” program. Below the graphic is a link […]

By May 10, 2019 Read More →

Photos

Gift for the Winter Solstice: A rainbow over Green Bank

Gift for the Winter Solstice: A rainbow over Green Bank

The Pocahontas Times GREEN BANK, W.Va. — The sun broke through the rain in the early morning of the Winter Solstice just long enough to produce this beautiful rainbow at the Green Bank Observatory. The Green Bank Telescope appears at one end of these colors and appears bathed in the light. Photo courtesy of Michael […]

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Spotted in Pocahontas: Insect fashion show

Spotted in Pocahontas: Insect fashion show

The Pocahontas Times MARLINTON, W.Va. — Last week The Pocahontas Times asked about a spotted bug found on Thistlewood Farm. This September, one of those orange and black bugs showed up in the company of a cloud of migrating butterflies.  Now called the “Ailanthus Webworm Moth,” it looks like a beetle and flies like a […]

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Protected: Media Alert – Photos, notes, video links from the WV Supreme Court tour

Protected: Media Alert – Photos, notes, video links from the WV Supreme Court tour

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WV Press Convention

Editorial: Hoping W.Va. tax revenues show rebound

From The Wheeling News-Register: Within a few days, state officials will make public information on how much money West Virginia state government officially collected in August. Keep your fingers crossed, especially if you want to see more potholes patched. Revenue in July, the first month of the new fiscal year, was far below what had […]

By September 4, 2019 Read More →
WV Press 2019 Convention education seminar videos available for staff review

WV Press 2019 Convention education seminar videos available for staff review

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If you couldn’t attend the educational seminars at the West Virginia Press Association Convention in Morgantown on Aug. 2-3, you can still get the benefit. The educational seminar videos are embedded below. WV Press has also uploaded the seminars to Facebook and YouTube channels and its award presentations to YouTube. Awards presentations […]

By August 15, 2019 Read More →
WV Press Advertising Awards Presentation Video

WV Press Advertising Awards Presentation Video

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If you couldn’t attend the advertising awards banquet at West Virginia Press Association Convention in Morgantown on Aug. 2-3, you can still see the winners. The advertising videos are embedded below. WV Press has also uploaded the awards to Facebook and YouTube channels and its award presentations to YouTube. Editorial awards presentations […]

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Other Recent News

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Mon Health hosting Pink Ribbon Concert Series across north central West Virginia to benefit cancer care

Release from Mon Health Systems: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mon Health System is collaborating with the West Virginia Jazz Society to put on a series of concerts in October across north central West Virginia to benefit cancer care within the health system. The Pink Ribbon Concert Series will provide a variety of music genres at different […]

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10 things to know: Monday, Sept. 16

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. WHO TRUMP, POMPEO BLAME FOR ATTACK ON SAUDI OIL PLANTS The president, secretary of state and other […]

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