Archive for February, 2018

Harrison superintendent denied new contract
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

Harrison superintendent denied new contract

  By Roger Adkins The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Harrison County Board of Education voted 4-1 Tuesday not to renew the contract of Superintendent Susan Collins. Board member Doug Hogue was the sole dissenting voice in the vote during a board meeting at the central offices on E.B. Saunders Way. Board president Mike […]

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Bankruptcy judge lets Freedom borrow $3 million
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

Bankruptcy judge lets Freedom borrow $3 million

By Andrea Lannom Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The company at the heart of the Elk River chemical spill will get some of the temporary financial relief it requested and be allowed to carry on business. Freedom Industries appeared before U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ronald Pearson Tuesday in a 6-hour-long hearing on several first-day motions […]

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By January 22, 2014 Read More →

Elk River leak included another chemical

By Ken Ward Jr. Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Federal and state investigators learned Tuesday that an additional chemical that wasn’t previously identified was in the tank that leaked Jan. 9 at the Freedom Industries tank farm, just upstream from West Virginia American Water’s regional drinking water intake. The company told investigators that the Crude […]

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WVPA Sharing: Photo of Secretary of State and a WVU Mountaineer
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Photo of Secretary of State and a WVU Mountaineer

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By January 22, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Jan. 22

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. SYRIA PEACE TALKS GETTING STARTED IN SWITZERLAND The world’s most powerful diplomats will […]

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By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Column from Senator Jeff Kessler, president of W.Va. Senate

Editor’s Note: The West Virginia Press Association hopes to provide our member newspapers with regular columns from the Governor, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House and Majority and Minority leaders in both chambers, along with the other State Constitutional Officers: Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Auditor and Commissioner of Agricultural. The following column […]

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WVPA Sharing: OP-Ed looks at economic impact of oil and natural gas industries
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: OP-Ed looks at economic impact of oil and natural gas industries

By Nicholas “Corky” DeMarco Executive Director West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association   Oil and natural gas industries revitalizing economy CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In 2007, West Virginia ranked dead last in per capita income in the United States. In the next five years, our per capita income grew by about $1,000 a year, shooting us past Mississippi, Idaho and South Carolina. […]

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By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Business Brief: Cunningham Energy merges with Pettey Oilfield Services

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Cunningham Energy, an Independent Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company based in Charleston, has announced a merger with Pettey Oilfield Services Inc., according to Yahoo Finance’s Business Wire. The merger forms a new company, Cunningham Oilfield Services (COS), offering well services for oil & gas production companies. Cunningham Oilfield Services will operate from […]

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WVPA Sharing: Photo of Freedom Industries Bankruptcy hearing
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Photo of Freedom Industries Bankruptcy hearing

The WVPA, through its Sharing Network, is providing a photo of Freedom Industries President Gary Southern as he left the company’s bankruptcy hearing in downtown Charleston Tuesday evening, Jan. 21, 2014. The WVPA thanks The Charleston Daily Mail and Photographer Craig Cunningham for providing this photo.       Photo by Craig Cunningham/Charleston Daily Mail Freedom Industries […]

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By January 21, 2014 Read More →

By calling it ‘my city,’ Charleston’s mayor is leading

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This may be the toughest time for the area since the Battle of Charleston in the Civil War on Sept. 13, 1862. Many people still do not trust the water, which may harm state’s economy in the long term. Public health is the primary concern, […]

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