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Wind farm gets license to kill

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — It is illegal to kill certain endangered animals, including golden eagles. If you get caught doing so, even accidentally, the federal government will punish you with stiff fines. That is, unless you are the Shiloh IV Wind Project LLC in California. If you are that firm, no […]

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Cabell students plan, star in safe driving spot
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Cabell students plan, star in safe driving spot

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Cabell County students planned and starred in a 30-second commercial shoot on Thursday in Huntington for their Be Alert. Just Drive. Save Lives. campaign. The students worked with the Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership, Trifecta Productions, the City of Huntington and other partners to make their video storyboards a reality.

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WVU wants PEIA overhaul, citing inequities

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia University officials urged a state board Thursday to overhaul public employees’ health insurance plans, saying the system has shafted WVU employees for years. WVU workers pay higher monthly insurance premiums but get fewer health benefits than other state employees, university administrators told the Public Employee Insurance Agency’s Finance Board. “There […]

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Long quest ends in photos of rare white robin
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Long quest ends in photos of rare white robin

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You’ve heard of the white whale that was a symbol of obsession in Moby Dick? Well, the white whale’s got nothing on the white robin of Charleston’s West Side. In the spring of last year, my friend Sallie Daugherty spoke of a strange, white-looking robin on the West Side of Charleston. On […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, July 18

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, July 18, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. RECOVERY WORK IS UNDERWAY AT MALAYSIAN PLANE CRASH SITE Emergency teams, policemen and […]

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Cipoletti and Point Forward can maximize the benefits from your newspaper’s sponsorships
By July 17, 2014 Read More →

Cipoletti and Point Forward can maximize the benefits from your newspaper’s sponsorships

WVPA NOTE: This information is provided as part of the WVPA’s effort to provide member newspapers with vetted resources to help with the unique challenges facing our industry. If you have questions, contact Don Smith, executive director, at donsmith@wvpress.org.  What is your newspaper’s strategy for sponsorships? WVPA member newspapers — through numerous event sponsorships, along with news […]

Newspaper veteran Timothy M. Kelly representing AARP at Convention 2014
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Newspaper veteran Timothy M. Kelly representing AARP at Convention 2014

CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va — Timothy M. Kelly, a retired newspaper executive and member of AARP’s Board of Directors, will participate in the editorial board discussion at  WVPA Convention 2014. The editorial board program — part newspaper industry training exercise and part AARP policy review — brings AARP representatives and West Virginia newspaper editors together for a […]

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You can follow WV Press Convention 2014 activity

CANAAN RESORT, W.Va. — For those attending the West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2014, the easiest ways to follow the activities are on Twitter at #wvpress2014 or on wvpress.org on the Convention 2014 Page.

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Bruce Irvin in Charleston to see wife play tennis
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Bruce Irvin in Charleston to see wife play tennis

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It is common for players competing in the Public Courts Tennis Tournament to have friends and relatives watch. For Alyssa Hackworth-Irvin, however, one of her main supporters this week is a little more out of the ordinary. That’s because Bruce Irvin, a former West Virginia University standout and current player in the National […]

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W.Va. companies go to Mexico on export mission
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W.Va. companies go to Mexico on export mission

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — On Monday, Brad Caserta met with two company chief executives he thought were too big to give him the time of day. Caserta was in Mexico City, representing Huntington-based Steel of West Virginia. “Sitting down and meeting with the executives of that caliber of companies was pretty amazing,” Caserta said. “They gave me […]

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