Archive for October, 2017

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The news cycle has a heart, too

Ongoing reports about response in wake of flood also essential to story An editorial from The Dominion Post  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Most news items that stream by have a fairly brief half-life, at best. After all, these stories are competing with terrorism, mass shootings, presidential elections and Pokemon Go. But one event this year, during a crowded summer news cycle in […]

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Eastern Panhandle schools help one in flood zone
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Eastern Panhandle schools help one in flood zone

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. — Hedgesville Elementary School kindergarten teacher Cindy Welsh and Title 1 teacher Shelly Sexton joined forces with Tomahawk Intermediate School to send books, educational games and other school supplies to a school in the Southern West Virginia flood area. “After everything happened we were on Facebook looking at things. I looked up Clendenin […]

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Shepherdstown’s ‘Rosie’ remembers wartime effort
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Shepherdstown’s ‘Rosie’ remembers wartime effort

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Dorothy “Dot” May, 94, says back in the days of World War II, helping with the war effort on the homefront was just something that many people did without talking too much about it. Now, she recognizes the fact that she served as a “Rosie the Riveter” and is proud to have […]

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Medical supply firm expanding in Jackson County

RIPLEY, W.Va. — A new medical supply distribution facility will be located in Jackson County, a project valued at $10 million. Concordance Healthcare Solutions has broken ground on the 180,000-square-foot facility on 12 acres of land at the Jackson County Maritime and Industrial Center. Concordance, formerly Seneca Medical, employs about 90 people in Jackson County […]

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High school athletes’ opioid use a growing concern

BECKLEY, W.Va. — As Americans have learned in the past few years, the opioid epidemic affects people from all walks of life, from all geographic regions and from all age groups. Perhaps one under-discussed age group in the epidemic, however, is high schoolers — specifically student athletes. Young athletes are often prescribed opioid painkillers for […]

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A bathroom bill? Really? (Smacks head, rolls eyes)

An editorial from The Register-Herald  BECKLEY, W.Va. — We’re pretty sure that if a poll were commissioned to ask West Virginia citizens what issues they’d like to see addressed front and center by our state legislators, that jobs, jobs, jobs would rank pretty high. Flood recovery wouldn’t be far behind. Right? Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Aug. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Aug. 1, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FIGHT WITH MUSLIM ARMY CAPTAIN’S FAMILY TESTS ‘SAY ANYTHING’ PLAN Donald Trump begins the first full week of […]

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