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Mood ‘upbeat’ at Philippi school day after crisis

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — Less than a day after an armed 14-year-old student held a Philip Barbour High School classroom hostage, teachers and administrators met at the school Wednesday to process a difficult situation that nearly became a tragedy. “We just explained to teachers and staff exactly what had taken place yesterday, so that when kids […]

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A day that makes us stop to think

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Nestled in the hills of West Virginia, there are times when we feel immune to what happens elsewhere in the nation and the world. Because of our strong sense of community, we feel secure: Here in West Virginia? Never!  So we’re sure there are those who have […]

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Civil suit says funeral home owners bilked insurance
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Civil suit says funeral home owners bilked insurance

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The owners of three area funeral homes have been accused of bilking an insurance company out of more than $900,000 after selling and cashing in on pre-need funeral arrangements to more than 100 people who weren’t actually dead, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court. Last week, Iowa-based Homesteaders Life Co. […]

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Bluefield businessman to run for state Senate
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Bluefield businessman to run for state Senate

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Chandler Swope, a Bluefield-area businessman who built a business that was designed on building structures and infrastructure to last, has announced his intention to seek the Republican Party’s nomination for the 6th Senatorial District. “I’m not nervous. I’m energized,” Swope said after making the announcement Wednesday afternoon at the offices of Swope […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Aug. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. ON-AIR KILLINGS OF 2 JOURNALISTS GRIP MILLIONS IN SOCIAL MEDIA STORM Unlike so many […]

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2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 4
By August 26, 2015 Read More →

2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is posting photo galleries from Convention 2015. We will work to add captions and remove duplicates as time allows. The photos by Dalton Walker of the WVPA.  

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2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 3
By August 26, 2015 Read More →

2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 3

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is posting photo galleries from Convention 2015. We will work to add captions and remove duplicates as time allows. The photos by Dalton Walker of the WVPA.    

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2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 2
By August 26, 2015 Read More →

2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 2

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is posting photo galleries from Convention 2015. We will work to add captions and remove duplicates as time allows. The photos by Dalton Walker of the WVPA.

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2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 1
By August 26, 2015 Read More →

2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is posting photo galleries from Convention 2015. We will work to add captions and remove duplicates as time allows. The photos by Dalton Walker of the WVPA.

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By August 26, 2015 Read More →

WVONGA ‘SHALESafe” Conference set for Oglebay

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association SHALESafe Conference will be held Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, 2015, at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling. “This conference features a great mix of classroom training, interactive demonstrations of safety procedures, and thought leaders on safety leadership and culture,” said Corky DeMarco, executive director of WVONGA. DeMarco […]