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Press association, Parkersburg paper host oil and gas meeting
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Press association, Parkersburg paper host oil and gas meeting

By Brett Dunlap Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The lines of communication were opening up in Parkersburg Thursday between news organizations around the state and officials with companies involved in the emerging oil and gas industry. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, in association with the West Virginia Press Association (WVPA), hosted members of […]

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Kennedy keepsake editions published statewide
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Kennedy keepsake editions published statewide

Newspapers across the state published special editions to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This image is from the front page of The Dominion Post in Morgantown. Click here for the paper’s e-edition

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By November 22, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know for Friday, Nov. 22

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. SOLEMN MEMORIALS MARK JFK 50TH ANNIVERSARY Dallas wants to reflect on Kennedy’s legacy […]

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W.Va. officials say Jackson County plant is ‘manna from heaven’
By November 21, 2013 Read More →

W.Va. officials say Jackson County plant is ‘manna from heaven’

By Jared Hunt Charleston Daily Mail Business Editor CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Thursday called Carbonyx International USA a “visionary company” that could help reverse a long history of state resources being ripped from the ground and shipped off for the profit of out-of-state coal barons. Tomblin and state Commerce Secretary Keith […]

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By November 21, 2013 Read More →

Fly up to Dayton to see JFK’s Air Force One

  By Dave Lavender The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When you think about the death of the President John F. Kennedy, it is Dallas not Dayton that comes to mind, of course. However, if you want to tour SAM 26000 (Special Air Mission), Kennedy’s Air Force One, you can do that in a three-hour drive […]

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W.Va. Turnpike tunnel serves as training grounds
By November 21, 2013 Read More →

W.Va. Turnpike tunnel serves as training grounds

  By Andrea Lannom Charleston Daily Mail BECKLEY, W.Va.–Dust filled the air and the sound of drills rang through the dimly lit Memorial Tunnel as emergency crews worked to pull out mannequins trapped in several different ways. “Carry him, carry him!” yelled one responder with the South Carolina Urban Search and Rescue Task Force as […]

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By November 21, 2013 Read More →

Top 9 Challenges Facing Journalism

Maryanne Reed, dean of the West Virginia University School of Journalism, wrote a piece for public broadcasting’s Media Shift about a News Corp. executive’s appearance at the J school.   MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — With more and more people consuming news digitally, the future of journalism has never been brighter. But journalists of the future will […]

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By November 21, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know for Thursday, Nov. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. AFGHAN GATHERING OF ELDERS CONSIDERS U.S. SECURITY DEAL Karzai presents Loya Jirga council […]

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By November 20, 2013 Read More →

America East — The largest newspaper show on the East Coast — set for March 31-April 2

The largest newspaper show on the East Coast set for March 31-April 2 Organizers are advising newspaper publishers to save the date for the new America East Media Business and Technology Conference, March 31 –April 2, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and 85 exhibitors, it will be the largest newspaper event on […]

Butterball shortage may be offset by local producers in W.Va.
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Butterball shortage may be offset by local producers in W.Va.

By Erika Elaine Wells The Journal   KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. – While some people are flocking to stores to scoop up a turkey for Thanksgiving, others are going the local route. This year, consumers may seek more options when purchasing a bird for holiday meals after major turkey producer Butterball released a statement Monday about its […]

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