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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, April 28

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. RIOTS ERUPT IN BALTIMORE AFTER FUNERAL OF BLACK MAN WHO DIED IN POLICE […]

WVPA, Newz Group offering media monitoring service
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WVPA, Newz Group offering media monitoring service

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is working with Newz Group to ensure government agencies, non-profits, businesses, industries and individuals around the state have access to a comprehensive media monitoring service. “We’re aware there’s a need for media monitoring services in West Virginia. The WVPA is working with Newz Group to create awareness and access […]

Congressman Evan Jenkins: The first 100 days in Congress
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Congressman Evan Jenkins: The first 100 days in Congress

By Rep. Evan Jenkins R-WV, 3rd District U.S. House of Representatives WASHINGTON, D.C . — Having taken the oath of office just more than 100 days ago, every day I have supported policies in Congress that will help West Virginia. In just four months, we have worked in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a number […]

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Gov. Tomblin to lead trade mission to Japan
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Gov. Tomblin to lead trade mission to Japan

Trip marks the 25th anniversary of West Virginia’s Nagoya Office CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced he will lead a business mission to Japan May 12 through 21. The trip also will mark the 25th anniversary of the West Virginia Department of Commerce’s Nagoya Office. The mission’s goals will be to celebrate and strengthen the […]

Educator-coach honored with Mary L. Williams Award
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Educator-coach honored with Mary L. Williams Award

PRINCETON — A well-known southern West Virginia athlete, educator, coach and community servant, Ergie Smith, was recently honored for his lifetime efforts to promote racial equality by the West Virginia Education Association. Smith, the only high school basketball coach in the state to lead both an all-black as well as an integrated boys basketball teams […]

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Herald-Dispatch: Evolving campaign strategies reduce transparency

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — From the editorial page of the Herald-Dispatch: Knowing the high-stakes nature of politics, it’s not surprising that election campaign organizations try to push the limits to gain every advantage. Now, we’re learning about some new strategies that could extend the boundaries even further, paving the way for big money to have even […]

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Herald-Dispatch: More needs to be done to block illegal robocalls

HUNTINGTON, W.Va — From the editorial page of the Herald-Dispatch: You may have gotten one of these phone calls recently. A casual sounding voice says “Hey, this is Sam, and I am calling to check on your credit card account.” The caller promises that he has offers that could save you money with extremely low […]

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Man charged with DUI with death was on furlough from prison at time of crash
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Man charged with DUI with death was on furlough from prison at time of crash

CLARKSBURG, W.Va — A man charged with felony driving under the influence resulting in death in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday on Sardis Road was on a furlough from a state work release center at the time of the crash. Jeffrey Scott Davis, 32, of Wallace, is serving a term of 3 to 28 years in […]

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Larson has been strong leader for Pierpont

From the Times West Virginian of Fairmont: The mission of Pierpont Community & Technical College “is to provide opportunities for learning, training and further education that enrich the lives of individuals and promote the economic growth of our service region and state.” That objective has certainly been a high priority for President Dr. Doreen Larson, […]

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Maggie Haislip hopes her sale of Mexican product can boost education in that country
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Maggie Haislip hopes her sale of Mexican product can boost education in that country

FAIRMONT — People often go to college to extend their education. College provides a way to broaden horizons and open new doors to the future. However, sometimes doors open that one would never expect. Fairmont native Maggie Haislip first went to college and got a degree as an English major. Her love for travel then […]

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