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By November 25, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know for Monday, Nov. 25

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. OBAMA DISCLOSED SECRET IRAN TALKS TO ISRAEL IN SEPTEMBER The president revealed the […]

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WV Sharing: Child poverty coalition defining goals, benefits
By November 24, 2013 Read More →

WV Sharing: Child poverty coalition defining goals, benefits

By GEORGE HOHMANN For the WVPA Editor’s Note:  The following is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” Coalition. The association is following the coalition’s efforts to develop and push legislation to combat child poverty during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislature. For easy download, visit http://wvpress.org/?p=2050 CHARLESTON […]

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WVPA Sharing: Kids Health No. 7 Download
By November 24, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Kids Health No. 7 Download

Hello editors, Here is the 11-24-13 Kids’ Health article and art. You will find the article – below – and cutlines for four pieces of art plus the logo. Article, with Kids’ Health logo, with Juvenile Commitment Rates graphic, with State Housing Profile graphic, with color headshot of Paul Sheridan   Cutlines for four pieces […]

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Safety emphasized as W.Va. buck firearms season opens
By November 24, 2013 Read More →

Safety emphasized as W.Va. buck firearms season opens

By Jeremiah Shelor Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG — Buck firearms season opens in West Virginia on Monday and extends through Dec. 7, which means hunters will soon be out en masse looking to bag deer. But as anticipation builds for the start of rifle season, it’s important not to overlook proper safety precautions in the enthusiasm to […]

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By November 23, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 takeaway stories from the past week

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares 10 takeaway stories from the past week. Look for in-depth stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. DEMOCRATS IN SENATE VOTE TO CURB FILIBUSTERS ON NON-SUPREME COURT NOMINEES The action swept aside a century of precedent and cleared the way for speedy confirmation […]

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WVPA Sharing: Local entrepreneur aims to make a difference
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Local entrepreneur aims to make a difference

By Brittany Furbee, Megu Kolanko and Anjelica Trinone Justin Chambers is an up and coming entrepreneur from West Virginia who hopes to use his collapsible wind turbine technology to make a difference in the world. Justin Chambers, shown here with his wind turbine, is a Ph. D student at West Virginia University. He is an […]

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By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVU SOJ and WVPA providing multimedia packages for newspapers

West Virginia University’s P.I. Reed School of Journalism, in cooperation with the West Virginia Press Association, has again agreed to make a number of multi-platform news and feature packages available to member newspapers of the WVPA. These are outstanding student-generated news packages for your print and online editions.  A budget of stories and videos will […]

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WVPA Sharing: New book chronicles two West Virginia NFL greats, Huff and Gatski
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: New book chronicles two West Virginia NFL greats, Huff and Gatski

“The book had to be written.  The story is just too good.” Author Seseen Francis was explaining the simple reason for writing his new novel, “Sam Huff and the Gunner,” which chronicles the young lives – the growing up years – of football legends Sam Huff and Frank “Gunner” Gatski.   Both Huff and Gatski grew up in Coal Camp Number 9 just a […]

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By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Buckhannon hosting Christmas Craft Show featuring hand-crafted WV items

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon National Guard Armory will be transformed into one of the largest holiday showcases in Central West Virginia as the Christmas Craft Show celebrates 31 years Nov. 30 and Dec 1. “Christmas music and the aroma of Campbell’s Kettle Corn will fill the air as holiday shoppers are charmed by the assortment of hand-crafted unique […]

Eastern Panhandle groups tackle child poverty
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Eastern Panhandle groups tackle child poverty

By John McVey The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — More than 50 interested individuals gathered Thursday evening for a community conversation on Poverty in the Panhandle: Children at Risk. “The most apparent thing is the numbers – the percentage of boys and girls living in poverty,” Tiffany Lawrence said to open the forum. “Thirty percent of […]

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