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By August 23, 2013 Read More →

ROCKEFELLER, MANCHIN, RAHALL ANNOUNCE RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR VETERANS STRUGGLING WITH HOMELESSNESS

WASHINGTON D.C.— Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, along with Congressman Nick Rahall, today announced more than $105,000 in federal funding to Raleigh County to provide rental assistance for homeless veterans. “West Virginia’s veterans deserve access to the services they earned and were promised for their bravery and selflessness,” said Rockefeller. “Among the critical support we can […]

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By August 23, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Tom Miller’s Under the Dome available

By Tom Miller For the WVPA CHARLESTON — West Virginia has more than three dozen state parks ranging in size from 8,292 acres at Holly River State Park in Webster County to a modest four acres at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park in Mason County at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers at Point Pleasant. But […]

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By August 23, 2013 Read More →

West Virginia Newspaper obituaries for Aug. 23

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia: Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries Elizabeth Virginia (Elliott) Jones, 72, Bluefield Joline Faye Wood, 81, of Kimball Marvin Edward Brooks, 89, of Bland, Va. Christine Brown McKinley, 82, of Kimball Norma Setzer Sinicrope, 101, of Panama City, Fla. Harry Frank […]

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By August 23, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WIKILEAKER: ‘I AM CHELSEA MANNING’ The soldier, just sentenced to prison, wants […]

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By August 22, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know for Thursday, Aug. 22

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. NSA REVEALS DATA-MINING MISTAKES The agency says it mended its ways after […]

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By August 22, 2013 Read More →

Aug. 22 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 Betty Ann Boothe, age 80, of Richlands, Va.  Ella Mae Moye Kade Staph, age 85, of Glen Allen Clarence Vance Mabe, age 84 of North Tazewell, Va. Katharine Hewitt Barringer, 97 of Bramwell Mary […]

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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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