Archive for October, 2017

Site of fire in Downtown Fairmont rekindles Monday
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Site of fire in Downtown Fairmont rekindles Monday

Fire department controls situation in less than an hour By Michelle Dillon Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The structure fire that caused the inside of the A.J. Hays building in downtown Fairmont to collapse Sunday rekindled Monday morning. There was a small rekindle of the structure fire in the A.J. Hays building at 7:09 a.m., […]

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Head of Bluefield Downtown Merchants Association presents plans for ‘Saturday Market

By CHARLES OWENS Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUE FIELD, W.Va — Art Riley, head of the Downtown Merchants Association, formally presented the group’s plans Monday for a “Saturday Market” to City Community and Economic Development Director Jim Spencer. Riley said a copy of the plan also was left with City Manager Dane Rideout, who was out […]

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Bioscience conference set for April 26 at Marshall University

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The matter of using the study of life to improve the economic life of West Virginia will be the focus of a conference in Huntington next week. The sixth annual West Virginia Bioscience Summit will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the Brad D. […]

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Justice holds education forum at Tamarack

By Pamela Pritt Register-Herald Reporter BECKLEY, W.Va. — Teachers and service personnel from around the region had the ear of Jim Justice Monday evening at a private event where the Democratic gubernatorial candidate listened to what it means to be in education in West Virginia. And at one point, Justice was shaking his head in […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, April 19

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUMP, CLINTON READY FOR ‘HOME GAME’ PRIMARIES The front-runners hope to emerge victorious in New York, contests that offer […]

Town Hall Debate features Goodwin, Kessler
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Town Hall Debate features Goodwin, Kessler

By Ryan Quinn The Charleston Gazette-Mail INSTITUTE, W.VA. — Booth Goodwin and Jeff Kessler, two Democratic candidates for governor, had little criticism of each other at a Monday night debate at West Virginia State University. But — with debate questioners encouraging them to do so, and standing on both sides of an empty third lectern […]

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Administration on Aging offering Dementia support grants

Connecting the DOTS (Dementia-Capable Outreach, Training and Supports) in WV: Community Grant Opportunity CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Administration on Aging is offering a community grant aimed at creating and sustaining dementia-capable service systems for people with dementia and their family caregivers. Details are as follow: Eligible applicants For the purpose of this grant, community is defined as a group of people who […]

WVPA membership invited to Reed College of Media sensor journalism workshop
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WVPA membership invited to Reed College of Media sensor journalism workshop

Sensing the Environment: Investigating Community Water Stories with Sensor Journalism This free, public workshop will examine America’s growing water crisis, from the Elk River chemical spill in West Virginia to the lead contamination in Flint, Michigan. Our expert panel will discuss elevating environmental reporting and engaging citizens in science stories. Register Now — http://reedcollegeofmedia.wvu.edu/sensing-the-environment Throughout the workshop, there […]

Charleston runner set to compete in Boston Marathon
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Charleston runner set to compete in Boston Marathon

By Nick Brockman For The Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Every stride counts across the approximate 26.2 miles of a marathon, and few know that better than South Charleston resident TW Moore. Moore, 32, will compete in the 120th annual Boston Marathon Monday. He’ll start in Wave One, Corral Two among the event’s most elite athletes, […]

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Governor candidates file first finance reports

DAVID BEARD TheDPost.com   MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The 2016 gubernatorial primary includes a state senator who represents half of Monongalia and Marion counties. Sen. Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, is vying against billionaire coal magnate, farmer and The Greenbrier resort owner Jim Justice, and former U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin for the Democratic nomination. The winner will face […]