Archive for October, 2017

Marshall County gas processor makes comeback

Marshall County gas processor makes comeback

KENT, W.Va. – More fractionation and de-ethanization is online in Marshall County’s Marcellus and Utica shale field, as Blue Racer Midstream can process 400 million cubic feet of natural gas per day at the Natrium facility along W.Va. 2. The Blue Racer system features pipelines that carry natural gas under the Ohio River from the […]

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Craft beer trend good sign for local business

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A century ago, brewing beer was a largely local affair. In the late 1800s, Anheuser-Busch and other companies had planted the seeds for national distribution with pasteurization, refrigerated rail cars and innovative advertising and marketing. But in the early 1900s, there were still thousands of local breweries […]

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Thousands turn out for 147th Grafton parade

Thousands turn out for 147th Grafton parade

GRAFTON, W.Va. — Thousands of spectators lined the sun-draped streets of Grafton Monday for the 147th edition of the Memorial Day parade. The Grafton Memorial Day Parade has a special place in the history of Memorial Day celebrations as the longest ongoing event recognizing veteran’s contributions and efforts. For 147 years, Grafton has hosted the […]

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Brad Paisley accompanies Obama to Afghanistan

Brad Paisley accompanies Obama to Afghanistan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia native Brad Paisley was a special guest of President Obama’s surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday. Country music star Paisley, who grew up in the Moundsville area, was to perform for American troops on Memorial Day. More than 30,000 troops were expected to attend. Paisley tweeted, “About to play a […]

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Gazette updates FOIA request for trooper reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Gazette on Friday resubmitted a Freedom of Information Act request to the State Police seeking information about completed internal investigations involving troopers suspected of misconduct. The State Police has 15 days to respond. In November, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the State Police cannot keep hidden information from […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, May 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. EXPERTS: SATELLITE DATA RELEASE DOES LITTLE TO CONFIRM MH370 FLIGHT PATH As families […]

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West Virginia awarding $1.2 million for substance abuse treatment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin May 22 announced a significant step toward reducing prison overcrowding and drug abuse with the awarding of $1,266,811 in grants for community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services as part of his Justice Reinvestment initiative. Seven provider partnerships received funding, which will result in new jobs and treatment services for multiple communities throughout West […]

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By May 23, 2014 Read More →

2014 West Virginia Legislature’s interim meet schedule set

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Legislative Auditor Aaron Allred has shared the upcoming West Virginia Legislative Interim Meeting dates: June 16 – 18, 2014 Sept. 8 – 10, 2014 Oct. 20 – 22, 2014 Nov. 17 – 19, 2014 Dec. 15 – 17, 2014 Jan. 11-13, 2015

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By May 23, 2014 Read More →

Sen. Rockefeller expresses support of Shinseki

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Jay Rockefeller, the longest-serving member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today issued the following statement in response to calls for the resignation of Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). “I remain fully confident that Secretary Shinseki is the right person to lead the Department of Veterans […]

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By May 23, 2014 Read More →

Giles Snyder: Modern Civil War experiences

WVPA Note: Giles Snyder’s columns will soon be available for purchase by WVPA member newspapers. The columns will be distributed through the WVPA Sharing network.   I should have known better than to pile my wife and kids in the car and drag them on a three-hour road trip just to watch grown men dressed […]

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