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By September 5, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Release: Free gambling addiction workshop set for gamblers and families

CHARLESTON — The Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia is hosting a free weekend workshop for problem gamblers and their loved ones. The group, which operates the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline, has hosted this event for eight years. It will take place on Sept. 20-22 at the John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. This weekend event is […]

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By September 4, 2013 Read More →

Stadelmans purchase Putnam Standard, Cabell Standard

The Putnam Standard and Cabell Standard have new owners. Stadelman Publishing acquired both weekly publications effective last week. The company, owned by Kelly Stadelman and Chris Stadelman, purchased them from PC Newspapers Inc., owned by Bill Unger. Existing staff members Trudy Black, Michelle Jividen, David Miller, Thelma Hutchinson and Justin Waybright will remain with the […]

By August 30, 2013 Read More →

Daily Athenaeum hiring Arts & Entertainment editor

The Daily Athenaeum in Morgantown is hiring an Associate A&E editor. “Are you involved in the Arts & Entertainment scene in Morgantown? Do you have a strong background in writing and InDesign? We are looking to hire an Associate A&E editor ASAP!” Interested applicants should email Lacey.Palmer@mail.wvu.edu or Carlee.Lammers@mail.wvu.edu or Celeste.Lantz@mail.wvu.edu. To view a copy […]

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Kids Health No. 4: Challenges ahead in battle against child poverty
By August 30, 2013 Read More →

Kids Health No. 4: Challenges ahead in battle against child poverty

 Can broad-based movement maintain support while narrowing focus? Editor’s Note:  The following article is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” Coalition. Journalist George Hohmann is following the coalition’s efforts, providing reports from its organizational meetings through its attempts to have impactful legislation passed during the 2014 session of […]

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By August 30, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Aug. 30

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. OBAMA PREPARED TO ACT UNILATERALLY AGAINST SYRIA Following the British Parliament’s refusal […]

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Sen. Rockefeller talking about health care during appearances in state
By August 29, 2013 Read More →

Sen. Rockefeller talking about health care during appearances in state

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va.,  will focus on fighting black lung and affordable health care during visits to Charlston and Bluefield in next week. Rockefeller’s office announced this agenda on Thursday, Aug. 29. NOTE TO WVPA NEWSPAPERS: The WVPA expects to distribute photos of the Senator’s Charleston visits through its WVPA Sharing […]

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph hosts community meeting
By August 29, 2013 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph hosts community meeting

BLUEFIELD — Editor Samantha Perry and the staff of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph hosted representatives of Changing the Future WV and West Virginia Press Association on Aug. 28 for a community meeting of local health organizations and newspaper representatives. For Don Smith, executive director of the West Virginia Press Association, it was his first visit […]

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By August 29, 2013 Read More →

Charleston Daily Mail seeking experienced reporter

The Charleston Daily Mail in West Virginia’s capital is seeking a reporter with up to three years of experience to cover local news for print and online readers. This position has the capacity for a wide variety of stories, including breaking news, enterprise and features. We’re looking for a writer with a nose for detail, […]

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Change the Future WV working with newspapers
By August 29, 2013 Read More →

Change the Future WV working with newspapers

There was a healthy dialogue this week when Change the Future WV coordinated meetings for newspapers and community health groups in southern West Virginia. With a goal of getting more newspaper coverage of healthy living issues, Change the Future partnered with the West Virginia Press Association to conduct meetings in Mercer and Wyoming counties on Wednesday, […]

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By August 29, 2013 Read More →

West Virginia newspaper obituaries for Aug. 29

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia: Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Keith Allen Looney, 53, of Richlands, Va. Archie T. Thornton, 92, of Daleville, Va. Mary Edna Davis, 75, of Hurricane Donald W. “Don” Walk, Sr., 82, of Tazewell, Va. Brenda M. Price, 54, of Bluefield […]

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