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AP names Va., W.Va. news editor
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AP names Va., W.Va. news editor

By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — The Associated Press has named Steve McMillan, a seasoned editor who has overseen such coverage as the foreclosure and financial meltdown and the buyout of Qwest Communications, news editor for Virginia and West Virginia. The appointment was announced Wednesday by South Regional Editor Lisa Marie Pane. “Steve is […]

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War of words arises on MCHM flushing

  Experts warn ‘flushing’ might not have gotten all chemicals out By Ken Ward Jr. and David Gutman Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The “flushing” recommended by the Tomblin administration and West Virginia American Water might not have effectively eliminated Crude MCHM and other toxic chemicals from plumbing systems in homes and businesses, experts are […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Jan. 30

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. U.S. EXPECTED TO SHOW SOLID GROWTH FOR LAST THREE MONTHS OF 2013 Economists […]

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Kanawha health chief calls for medical monitoring
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Kanawha health chief calls for medical monitoring

By Matt Murphy Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The director of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department called for long-term surveillance of medical issues related to the Jan. 9 chemical leak during a town hall meeting Wednesday night. At least one state lawmaker and a nationally known environmental activist seconded the idea at the meeting, which […]

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WVPA Sharing: Daily Mail photo of U.S. Attorney at Freedom Industries site
By January 29, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Daily Mail photo of U.S. Attorney at Freedom Industries site

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WVPA Release: Former WVDEP Chief of Enforcement Joins Alliance Consulting, Inc.

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Michael Zeto, the former chief of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Environmental Enforcement, has joined Alliance Consulting, Inc., Prior to Zeto’s retirement from WVDEP in December 2013, he spent over 34 years with the agency, with the last 22 as chief inspector of the Office of Environmental Enforcement. […]

By January 29, 2014 Read More →

Past President’s Pen: You should attend the WVPA Legislative Breakfast

Dear fellow publishers and editors, Hope that you all had a very nice, comforting and fun-filled holiday break. I had a chance to get together with most of my kids, and it was, indeed, enjoyable. I realize that many of you do not attend our convention, but if there’s any meeting that you “SHOULD ATTEND,” it’s our […]

APCO chief says W.Va. energy efficiency ‘woeful’
By January 29, 2014 Read More →

APCO chief says W.Va. energy efficiency ‘woeful’

  By Rick Kelley Register-Herald Editor BECKLEY, W.Va. — The cold temperatures plaguing West Virginians are also causing their share of problems for Appalachian Power as the utility tries to keep pace with heavy demand for electricity this month. Appalachian Power customers in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee set an unofficial all-time peak demand of […]

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Flu season worrying W.Va. officials

By Tim MacVean The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. – Local health officials are concerned about the frequency and severity of influenza cases so far this winter, although reports that one local woman died this week due to complications brought on by the flu could not be confirmed. The initial obituary for Ashley Ranee Bonner Long, 26, […]

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54 guns found in Barboursville suspect’s home
By January 29, 2014 Read More →

54 guns found in Barboursville suspect’s home

  By Curtis Johnson The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Cabell County man authorities say killed two men with one of 54 firearms he possessed rarely walked outside, according to his neighbors along Lane and Old Crow drives south of Barboursville. Shirley Hiles lived across from the street from Rodney Black for five years. Her […]

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