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By October 15, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Oct. 15

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHO’S TRYING TO FORGE DEAL TO AVERT DEFAULT Reid and McConnell, longtime […]

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By October 15, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Download information for Oct. 13 multi-platform articles from P.I. Reed School of Journalism students

Note to Editors: This semester, WVU, in cooperation with the WVPA, has again agreed to make a number of multi-platform news and feature packages available to member newspapers of the WVPA. These are outstanding student-generated news packages for your print and online editions.  A budget of stories and videos will be made available every couple […]

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WVU Student Report: VH1’s Save the Music supports musical education in West Virginia Schools
By October 15, 2013 Read More →

WVU Student Report: VH1’s Save the Music supports musical education in West Virginia Schools

Editor’s Note:  The Mountaineer News Service is produced by journalism students at West Virginia University.  Students from the P.I. Reed School of Journalism report, write and produce multi-platform news and feature packages about newsworthy subjects in West Virginia.    By Michelle Deehan, Brandon Hite and Laken Vita The Mountaineer News Service MORGANTOWN – Louis Armstrong […]

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Deadline for Oct. 23 News Law seminar is noon Thursday
By October 14, 2013 Read More →

Deadline for Oct. 23 News Law seminar is noon Thursday

Newspapers can request invoicing for staff members’ attendance MORGANTOWN — The registration deadline for the  “News Law Training”  seminar being hosted by West Virginia University on noon on Thursday, Oct. 17. Don Smith, executive director of the West Virginia Press Association, said that WVPA member newspapers have the option of registering by telephone or email with the […]

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From the Past President Pen: The Power of Newspapers
By October 9, 2013 Read More →

From the Past President Pen: The Power of Newspapers

From the Past President’s Pen By David Corcoran Dear WVPA Publishers and Editors, Almost once a week, I come up with a newspaper success story that makes me proud to be a journalist and, thus, helping other people achieve their life’s goals. Just last week, a rough-looking individualist road into Glenville in a horse drawn covered wagon. […]

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By October 3, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: WVONGA head questions legal action

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following op-ed piece is distributed thought the WVPA Sharing network and is available to all member newspapers for use in print and online: Nicholas “Corky” DeMarco Executive Director West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association CHARLESTON — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed criminal charges against XTO Energy, an Exxon Mobil subsidiary, […]

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By October 3, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Oil & Gas official says natural gas industry considerate of environment

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column is distributed thought the WVPA Sharing network and is available to all member newspapers for use in print and online: By Greg Kozera President Virginia Oil & Gas Association  CHARLESTON — Over 6 years ago I retired from the natural gas and oil industry. I thought I had everything planned […]

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By October 2, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Oct. 2

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. BUDGET STANDOFF SHOWS NO SIGNS OF EASING Lawmakers from both parties are […]

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Highmark W.Va. head says healthcare reform will require massive education effort
By October 1, 2013 Read More →

Highmark W.Va. head says healthcare reform will require massive education effort

Editor’s Note: This article from the WVPA convention in August is being re-posted in an effort to help explain the Affordable Care Act. By GEORGE HOHMANN For the WVPA WHEELING – The federal Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, is going to require a massive education effort, said Fred Earley, president of Highmark Blue Cross […]

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By October 1, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Oct. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GRIDLOCKED GOVERNMENT GRINDS TO A HALT The Senate and House reject each […]

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