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WVPA Sharing: Exquisite writing leaves an impression

By James A. Haught The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When the West Virginia Book Festival was canceled because of the Kanawha library’s money crisis, a pang of loss was felt among lovers of writing. Then longtime Gazette staffer Susan Williams asked readers to remember special books that affected their lives. All this prodded me […]

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Confusion clearing on ‘Feed to Achieve’ law

By Roger Adkins Exponent-Telegram CHARLESTON — There is less confusion these days about legislation passed to help provide free meals to West Virginia students, according to school administrators. When the Feed to Achieve bill (SB 663) was passed in April, it caused a lot of confusion for administrators and the general public, said Richard Goff, […]

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Greenbrier County salvage venture hits airwaves
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Greenbrier County salvage venture hits airwaves

By Zack Harold Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va — Mark Bowe specializes in making old things new again. For the last 16 years, he has traveled all over the United States dismantling, reconditioning and reassembling old barns and log cabins. Sometimes he and his crew put the structures back together just as they were built. […]

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Marshall to meet Maryland in Military Bowl
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Marshall to meet Maryland in Military Bowl

By Grant Traylor The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall will take on ACC member Maryland in the Military Bowl at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 27 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md., according to the official release by the bowl on Sunday evening. This will be the Herd’s 11th bowl game ever with Marshall […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Dec. 8

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Dec. 8, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. SOUTH AFRICA’S EXTENDED FAREWELL TO MANDELA As world leaders, including President Barack Obama, […]

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By December 8, 2013 Read More →

The Daily Athenaeum looks at the working student

For many college students, having a job is a necessity. These students probably pay their own bills, their rent and are probably trying to cut down on debt as much as possible. While the University offers a wide variety of jobs for students, it only allows each employee to work a maximum of 20 hours […]

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For E. Gordon Gee, it’s WVU all over again
By December 7, 2013 Read More →

For E. Gordon Gee, it’s WVU all over again

By Alex Lang The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — E. Gordon Gee said he doesn’t like the “interim” tag because that implies a seat warmer — and he plans to be more than that. “I intend on being a very aggressive advocate for the university in all sectors,” Gee said in a telephone interview with The […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to take away from the past week

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things to take away from the past week. Look for in-depth stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. NELSON MANDELA DIES AT AGE 95 South Africa’s first black president was a global symbol of sacrifice and reconciliation in a world often […]

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By December 6, 2013 Read More →

Coal industry officials have hard message for W.Va.

By Jim Davis Exponent-Telegram MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginians need to get serious about coal, or learn to live without some of the services to which they have become accustomed. That was the message speakers stressed Thursday at a forum on coal mining’s significance to the state and the economic and regulatory challenges the industry […]

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Bridgeport puts on fiery Christmas show
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Bridgeport puts on fiery Christmas show

By Jeremiah Shelor Exponent-Telegram BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Though it rained for much of the evening, nothing could dampen the Christmas spirit in Bridgeport Thursday night. The Associated Businesses of Bridgeport put on their 9th annual Light Up Night, which culminated in a tree lighting ceremony outside the Benedum Civic Center in downtown Bridgeport. The rain […]

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