Archive for October, 2017

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WVPA Sharing: What kind of holiday driver are you?

By Debra Minor Wilson Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — What kind of holiday driver are you? Are you a turkey? Are you a big old hunk of that sweet potato pie Grandma baked just for you? Or do you scare the stuffing out of everybody and his brother? Holiday driving can bring out the beast […]

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WVPA Sharing: Prepared for the holiday traffic?
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Prepared for the holiday traffic?

By Debra Minor Wilson Times West Virginian FAIRMONT — At some point this week, to go over that river and through those woods to Grandmother’s house, you’re going to have to drive on a highway. And you won’t be alone. It might seem like the roads will be more crowded than the kiddie table on […]

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Charleston Gazette’s JFK page among those highlighted by Poynter
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Charleston Gazette’s JFK page among those highlighted by Poynter

The Poynter Institute had this to say about the front pages it posted on its website: “It’s not surprising that many newspapers used their front-pages Friday to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination. But many did notable work, whether via artwork created for the occasion, front pages from 50 years ago or headlines […]

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Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.

Christmas idea for those interested in politics and the media and a must-read for all investigative journalists:   If you haven’t read Mark Feldstein’s ‘Poisoning The Press,’ ask for it this Christmas. It’s not a new book – out in 2010 – but an outstanding read. Always being behind the trendy, I just recently found […]

By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin changes venue, schedule for Christmas parties

By Zack Harold Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va.–Goodbye, party tent. Formerly a mainstay at the Governor’s Mansion during the holiday season, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and First Lady Joanne Tomblin have instead opted to hold this year’s Christmas parties in the Culture Center. That means the mansion will no longer need a party tent and […]

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Charleston doctor thankful for 40 years of freedom
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Charleston doctor thankful for 40 years of freedom

Readers of the Charleston Gazette look forward each Monday to an in-depth interview with someone from the paper’s readership area. Writer Sandy Wells excels in both the selection of her subjects and in mining their memories for terrific human interest. Here’s the latest example:  By Sandy Wells Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — On Thursday, as […]

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By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Morgantown paper boosts Rotary Club’s fight against polio

The Dominion Post does more than just write about a local group’s initiative: “…this disease still haunts regions of the world in south Asia and west Africa. In October, members of more than 30 North American Rotary clubs, including clubs in Morgantown and Kingwood, traveled to Togo. Togo’s proximity to Nigeria, where more than 50 […]

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By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Elkins paper touts its special Thanksgiving edition

By Matthew Burdette The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — This year’s Thanksgiving edition of The Inter-Mountain will be as stuffed as the holiday turkey with a virtual cornucopia of savings from a variety of businesses throughout central West Virginia. The Wild Wednesday newspaper – priced at $1.25 – will feature more than 20 advertising inserts to […]

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By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Revitalizing neighborhoods a widespread challenge

An editorial in the Charleston Daily Mail supports an initiative to reinvigorate a section of the city: CHARLESTON, W.VA. — “THE West Side is the best side,” goes the old adage, boasted by generations of Charlestonians who grew up west of the Elk River. While it is still a significant contributor to Charleston’s economic and […]

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By November 25, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know for Monday, Nov. 25

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. OBAMA DISCLOSED SECRET IRAN TALKS TO ISRAEL IN SEPTEMBER The president revealed the […]

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