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Second in WVPA Kids’ Health Series available: Health advocacy workshop attracts diverse statewide group
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Second in WVPA Kids’ Health Series available: Health advocacy workshop attracts diverse statewide group

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 this month through its attempts have impactful legislation passed during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislative Session.  By […]

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Newspaper reporters’ Twitter accounts providing first views of protester at West Virginia Governor’s mansion
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Newspaper reporters’ Twitter accounts providing first views of protester at West Virginia Governor’s mansion

Charleston Daily Mail reporters and photographers using social media to get the word – and photos – out about protester at West Virginia Governor’s Mansion. Take a look:     https://twitter.com/ZackHarold/status/370230398711656448/photo/1   https://twitter.com/ZackHarold/status/370217914072571904/photo/1   https://twitter.com/TomHindman/status/370226107875749888/photo/1   For the story and photos, visit  http://www.dailymail.com/

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Hampshire Review staff reports on WVU’s effort to welcome new students
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Hampshire Review staff reports on WVU’s effort to welcome new students

The staff of the Hampshire Review knows that news from outside of Hampshire County’s borders is still of interest to the weekly newspaper’s readers. Look at this report on WVU’s freshmen class: Welcome to the family: New WVU students join MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University may not have a welcome mat large enough to […]

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By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Calhoun Chronicle’s Robin Gordon reports on County Commission’s consideration of full-time prosecuting attorney

By Robin Gordon The Calhoun Chronicle:   … Loretta Smith of Child Protector Services asked the (Calhoun County) commission to consider prosecuting attorney Shannon Jones Johnson’s request to make her position full-time. “She has went above and beyond,” said Smith about Johnson’s working with her agency’s issues. “Please give (hiring Johnson full time) your utmost […]

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Charleston Daily Mail features Nelson’s coverage of political rally on abortion issues
By August 21, 2013 Read More →

Charleston Daily Mail features Nelson’s coverage of political rally on abortion issues

Here is a link to Charleston Daily Mail Reporter Candace Nelson’s report on the political rally at the State Capitol in opposition of recent actions by state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey regarding abortion regulations in West Virginia. Photographer Tom Hindman supported Nelson’s article with photos such as this outstanding crowd photo:     Supporters rally at […]

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By August 21, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. ACTIVISTS CLAIM GAS ATTACK IN SYRIA Pro-opposition groups say “rockets with poisonous […]

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Aug. 21 obituaries from West Virginia newspapers

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia:   Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Mildred Pauline Kennedy Dale, 80, of Packing Plant Road (Bluewell), Bluefield Jack Wayne Thompson, 80, of Belleville, MI Pauline Anna Jennings Shrewsbury, 85, of Lashmeet Catherine Charlotte Lester Lane, 96, of Lindside Dessie Irene […]

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By August 20, 2013 Read More →

Aug. 20 obituaries from West Virginia Newspapers

The following is a listing of obituaries from newspapers around West Virginia:   Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Kyle Edward Brewster, age 79 of Squire Tammy Collins Roberts, 44, of Burke’s Garden, Va. Geneva B. Carmichael Lukach, 92, of Crumpler Mr. Berlin Michael, age 93, and his wife, LouAnna, Michael, age 81, of Pounding Mill, Va. Rev. […]

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The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 20

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHOSE RELEASE COULD FURTHER ROIL EGYPT A court ruling means that Mubarak […]

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By August 19, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Aug. 19

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. MILITANTS KILL EGYPTIAN POLICE The brazen daylight ambush in the northern Sinai […]

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