Archive for October, 2017

By November 27, 2013 Read More →

High court says State Police can’t keep all internal investigation info secret

  Gazette first sued State Police for internal records in 2010 By Travis Crum Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va.– West Virginia State Police cannot keep all information about their completed internal investigations a secret, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, and ordered a Kanawha County circuit judge to determine what secret police documents should be opened. […]

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By November 27, 2013 Read More →

Herald-Dispatch encouraged by alternative to lockup for DUI cases

Excerpts from an editorial in the Herald-Dispatch of Huntington: “HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — … A test group of offenders have been issued the new SOBERLINK device, which com­bines cellphone and GPS technology with a hand-held Breathalyzer. Officers with the Sheriff’s Alternative Sentencing Division can place a call to the offender at any time of day, requiring […]

Posted in: Opinion
By November 27, 2013 Read More →

Bluefield paper decries “War on Coal”

Excerpts from an editorial in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph: “BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The looming closure of the Caterpillar mining equipment plant in Pulaski, Va., is another troubling blow to the coalfields of Southwest Virginia. The company announced last week that it will be shutting down its mining equipment plant in Pulaski, laying off 240 workers […]

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By November 27, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know for Wednesday, Nov. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. STORMS THREATEN HOLIDAY TRAVEL As millions of Americans take to the roads, bad […]

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Church and state in W.Va.’s capital
By November 26, 2013 Read More →

Church and state in W.Va.’s capital

This photo by the Charleston Daily Mail’s Tom Hindman captures one of the most commonly photographed views in the capital city. It is known colloquially as “Church and State.” The buildings pictured are, from left, Charleston Baptist Temple, the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, the West Virginia Capitol, Kanawha United Presbyterian Church […]

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WVPA Sharing: Daily Mail sharing capitol decorating photo
By November 26, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Daily Mail sharing capitol decorating photo

West Virginia newspapers are joining in the WVPA’s holiday sharing effort. Photographer Bob Wojcieszak, city editor Lauren McGill and editor/publisher Brad McElhinny have shared this Christmas decorating photo  from the Capitol. It’s a photo of statewide interest that every newspaper in the state could use. The photo in this post was emailed and can be […]

Posted in: WVPA Sharing
By November 26, 2013 Read More →

Grant County Press speaks up for small business

Below are excerpts of a column called “Bill’s 2¢ worth” by Bill Fouch, editor of the Grant County Press: PETERSBURG, W.Va. — “The national Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30, and shoppers are asked to spend at least that one day shopping locally… … it’s the local businesses that sponsor little league teams, purchase the […]

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Deer hunters hit the W.Va. woods for rifle season
By November 26, 2013 Read More →

Deer hunters hit the W.Va. woods for rifle season

  By Jeremiah Shelor Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Inside Marsh’s Lumber store in Clarksburg Monday, Linda Marsh looked up at the evening news coming through a TV mounted on the wall. “I wonder if they’re going to show him,” Marsh said. Among a series of shots of hunters showing off their trophies on the opening […]

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By November 26, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know for Tuesday, Nov. 26

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. HOW SOME SENATORS ARE PREPARING FOR AN IRANIAN REVERSAL ON DEAL A bill […]

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WVPA Sharing: Print Quality TWV Traffic Photo
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Print Quality TWV Traffic Photo

Posted in: Photos, WVPA Sharing