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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Aug. 28

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. MAN WHO KILLED FORMER CO-WORKERS ON LIVE TV HAD TURBULENT PAST Ex-colleagues describe Vester […]

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By August 27, 2015 Read More →

Gatehouse Media to host online ‘Photography for Reporters’ course

Reporters and editors looking to make their photography look more professional should consider registering for GateHouse Media’s upcoming webinar, Photograpy for Reporters, hosted Sept. 24 from 2-3 p.m. EST. In this session, photo composition, lighting and strategy will be reviewed, as well as tips from some of GateHouse’s top professional photographers. Addition topics will include […]

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NAA announces new Ad Council PSAs

First campaign just in time for Back-to-School season ARLINGTON, Va. – NAA is partnering with the Ad Council to provide PSAs for use in your print and online publications. The first campaign on Teacher Recruitment is just in time for the back-to-school season and beyond. The teacher recruitment ads, designed exclusively for NAA members, make a compelling case […]

CEO Column: Witnessing the evolution of the newspaper industry
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CEO Column: Witnessing the evolution of the newspaper industry

  By Caroline Little, president and CEO, NAA   Four years ago, most of us wouldn’t have predicted award-winning TV series would debut via online streaming on websites such as Netflix and Hulu and would never be aired on cable or network television. Just four years ago, it seemed unlikely that people would prefer online […]

This week in West Virginia history: Sept. 3-9
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This week in West Virginia history: Sept. 3-9

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Sept. 3, 1890: West Virginia Wesleyan College opened as the West Virginia Conference Seminary. In that first year, 201 men and women undertook a largely preparatory school curriculum. Gradually the […]

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Orion Strategies Poll: Trump leads Republican field and Clinton in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – If the 2016 General Election were held today, 26 percent of West Virginians would vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton, while 58 percent would vote for an unspecified Republican candidate, according to a survey conducted by Orion Strategies, a strategic communications firm with offices in Charleston and Buckhannon.   Donald Trump holds a […]

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‘Golden Horseshoe’ play tour to start in Parkersburg
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‘Golden Horseshoe’ play tour to start in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – The history of West Virginia will be on stage at the Smoot Theatre in September. “Golden Horseshoe” is based on the history of the 35th state and is intended to teach students preparing for the Golden Horseshoe, a test for eighth-graders of their knowledge of West Virginia history. Achieving students are awarded […]

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Harpers Ferry foster pup recovered in Ocean City
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Harpers Ferry foster pup recovered in Ocean City

LEETOWN, W.Va. — The efforts of the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County helped recover a puppy that was stolen from a foster home in Harpers Ferry recently. The dog, a German Shepherd-Chow Chow mix named Foxie, was discovered near Ocean City, Maryland, after being missing for several weeks, according to Gwen Shelton, AWSJC shelter […]

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Pastor got teen to put down gun, end standoff
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Pastor got teen to put down gun, end standoff

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — A local pastor who peacefully disarmed a troubled 14-year-old Tuesday at Philip Barbour High School said the student had been the victim of bullying the day before, but the county’s superintendent of schools said bullying at school may not have been the primary issue. Pastor Howard Swick of Haven Hope Worship Center […]

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Active drilling rigs in W.Va., Ohio down by half

WHEELING, W.Va. — For the first time since the U.S. Energy Information started tracking the data, natural gas production from shale formations – including the Marcellus and Utica – is set to decline in September amid a glut of supplies related to inadequate pipeline infrastructure. Also, with natural gas prices down by more than $1 […]

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