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Hinton installs charging sites for electric vehicles
By August 3, 2015 Read More →

Hinton installs charging sites for electric vehicles

BECKLEY, W.Va. — To help attract tech-savvy workers and visitors, two charging points for electric vehicles were recently installed in Hinton. At the Hinton Technology Center, located at the corner of Third Avenue and Summers Street, electric vehicle (EV) drivers can now recharge at one of two stations — the first, a GE Watt Station […]

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More coal companies filing for Chapter 11

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Hardship is nothing new to the hard-scrabbled coal industry; it’s always been a boom-or-bust business. But the industry’s recent tale of woe and financial misery is unprecedented, so much so that a number of companies are either in bankruptcy protection or on the cusp. Within the last month, at least three coal […]

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Drug scourge necessitates long-term treatment

An editorial from The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — It’s no secret that substance abuse continues to run rampant in southern West Virginia. It’s the scourge that never seems to die. When law enforcement and health care communities get a grip on one tentacle of the beast, another slides along to snatch away any gains. We could […]

Posted in: Opinion
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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Aug. 3

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. OBAMA ORDERS STEEPER CUTS FROM POWER PLANTS The president’s decision secures his legacy on […]

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WVPA Convention 2015 offering editors, reporters valuable opportunity
By August 2, 2015 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2015 offering editors, reporters valuable opportunity

Panel to discuss ‘A Reporter’s 10-Step Guide to Finding Good Stories’ CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some say the best stories are those that haven’t yet been told. If you ask Nanya Friend, West Virginia Press Association news editor and former Charleston Daily Mail publisher and editor, she’ll tell you ideas are solid gold and scads of […]