Archive for December, 2017

Clarksburg paper names managing editor
By October 31, 2016 Read More →

Clarksburg paper names managing editor

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Matt Harvey, who has served in various roles over the past 19 years at The Exponent Telegram, has been promoted to managing editor. In making the announcement, NCWV Media President and Owner Brian Jarvis pointed to Harvey’s dedication and work ethic during his tenure. “Matt has been a key part of our […]

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Endorsement: McKinley serves 1st District, WV well

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., has made it clear he doesn’t consider himself a career politician. Perhaps not, but he has proven to be a strong public servant. A professional engineer and successful businessman, McKinley has a no-nonsense approach to problem-solving, using his analytical mind and […]

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WV AG nominee spends $3M of own money

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Campaign finance records released Friday show that Democrat Doug Reynolds has now spent nearly $3 million of his own money on his campaign to become West Virginia’s next Attorney General. The release of Reynolds’ most recent spending report comes at a time when Republican incumbent Patrick Morrisey’s campaign has spent more than $1 […]

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Green Bank Observatory’s future to be reconsidered
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Green Bank Observatory’s future to be reconsidered

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A new challenge looms on the horizon for staffers at Pocahontas County’s Green Bank Observatory. The staff recently celebrated the observatory moving forward as an independent research center, despite being dropped from the National Radio Astronomy system and having funding from its parent organization, the National Science Foundation, dramatically chopped. Now they […]

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Media does show bias against Trump, but …

A Daily Mail editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Don’t think for a moment that Donald Trump doesn’t know what he is doing. The 70-year-old tycoon, reality-TV star and originally thought-to-be unlikely GOP nominee is claiming the mainstream media is biased against him, overlooking Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton’s wrongdoings while highlighting his many misdeeds. […]

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Tales of ghostly encounters at the Bluefield paper
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Tales of ghostly encounters at the Bluefield paper

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Every year when Halloween approaches, it’s not unusual for the Bluefield Daily Telegraphto run a story about local ghost legends or a house with a reputation for being haunted. This Halloween, the search for a haunting didn’t go any further than the newspaper itself. The nature of the news business often leads […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Oct. 31

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. CLINTON SEEKS TO USE NEW FBI INQUIRY AS GALVANIZING FORCE The campaign is pressing the agency to release […]

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Wood County track plans for 20 sanctioned races
By October 27, 2016 Read More →

Wood County track plans for 20 sanctioned races

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — At least 20 Saturday night races at the recently rechristened I-77 Speedway will be sanctioned by the American Motor Racing Association and provide drivers with points toward the group’s annual championships. That should translate into more racers and more folks spending money at and around the Jackson County track, said Todd Jones, […]

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Wheeling gains Health Plan jobs ahead of schedule
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Wheeling gains Health Plan jobs ahead of schedule

WHEELING — Construction of The Health Plan’s new headquarters won’t be complete for almost a year, but 70 of its employees will relocate to Wheeling on Jan. 1 to accommodate faster-than-expected growth. The business’s customer support, network management and workers’ compensation employer services departments will occupy a recently renovated section of the Horne’s building, which […]

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Endorsement: Pick McCuskey for transparency

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Much of what West Virginia’s state auditor does is rather ho-hum stuff for most of us. Among other things, the auditor serves on state boards involving money management, handles the state payroll, oversees auditing and accounting at local entities such as county commissions and boards of education. […]