Archive for October, 2017

By August 23, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Tom Miller’s Under the Dome available

By Tom Miller For the WVPA CHARLESTON — West Virginia has more than three dozen state parks ranging in size from 8,292 acres at Holly River State Park in Webster County to a modest four acres at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park in Mason County at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers at Point Pleasant. But […]

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Dave Corcoran author’s his first ‘Past President’s Pen’
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Dave Corcoran author’s his first ‘Past President’s Pen’

Hi, newspaper folks! Just wanted to drop you a quick line about our West Virginia Press Association’s Convention at this time. It, indeed, was a great convention, not just because Wheeling’s Oglebay Park Resort is a super place for newspaper meetings, but also because it was a “home grown” assembly, with our own Mountain State’s journalists […]

By August 23, 2013 Read More →

West Virginia Newspaper obituaries for Aug. 23

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia: Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Elizabeth Virginia (Elliott) Jones, 72, Bluefield Joline Faye Wood, 81, of Kimball Marvin Edward Brooks, 89, of Bland, Va. Christine Brown McKinley, 82, of Kimball Norma Setzer Sinicrope, 101, of Panama City, Fla. Harry Frank […]

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By August 23, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WIKILEAKER: ‘I AM CHELSEA MANNING’ The soldier, just sentenced to prison, wants […]

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Aug. 23 sampling of West Virginia newspapers’ editorial comments:
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Aug. 23 sampling of West Virginia newspapers’ editorial comments:

Here is a look at some of the editorials offered by West Virginia newspapers: The Daily Athenaeum of Morgantown looks at the transportation system at WVU:  …”One of the many downsides of college is how easy it is to simply skip a class, especially if attendance policies are lax or have no effect on grades. […]

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Reader advice: Weston Democrat attracts readers with useful tips
By August 22, 2013 Read More →

Reader advice: Weston Democrat attracts readers with useful tips

Recently, I had the experience of buying a used car as my Jeep was having some problems that I anticipated could leave me walking. I began looking around at various car lots in the area not really knowing what I wanted and after talking to various salesmen in three states, I decided I would share […]

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By August 22, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 22

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. NSA REVEALS DATA-MINING MISTAKES The agency says it mended its ways after […]

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WVPA Shared Column: WVONGA Executive Director sees harmful risks in Obama policies
By August 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Shared Column: WVONGA Executive Director sees harmful risks in Obama policies

By Nicholas “Corky” DeMarco Executive Director, West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association CHARLESTON — Guiding Washington policy these days seems to be the philosophy of picking winners and losers, and it is an approach that is doing significant harm to West Virginia because of its effects on the state’s natural resource industries. One example is […]

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By August 22, 2013 Read More →

Aug. 22 obituaries from West Virginia newspapers

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia:   Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Betty Ann Boothe, age 80, of Richlands, Va.  Ella Mae Moye Kade Staph, age 85, of Glen Allen Clarence Vance Mabe, age 84 of North Tazewell, Va. Katharine Hewitt Barringer, 97 of Bramwell Mary […]

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Second in WVPA Kids’ Health Series available: Health advocacy workshop attracts diverse statewide group
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Second in WVPA Kids’ Health Series available: Health advocacy workshop attracts diverse statewide group

Editor’s Note:  The following article is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” Coalition. Journalist George Hohmann is following the coalition’s efforts, providing reports from its organizational meetings this month through its attempts have impactful legislation passed during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislative Session.  By […]

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