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Clay, Hollendonner honored by newspaper industry
By July 24, 2013 Read More →

Clay, Hollendonner honored by newspaper industry

CHARLESTON — Newspaper publishers Lyell Clay and Fran Hollendonner, both prominent figures in the West Virginia newspaper industry through the 1980s, have been elected to the West Virginia Press Association’s Hall of Fame. The two men, both deceased, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during the WVPA’s annual convention, Aug. 8-10 at Oglebay […]

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‘Honor Flight: One Last Mission’ screenings set
By July 20, 2013 Read More →

‘Honor Flight: One Last Mission’ screenings set

ELKINS — Two free showings of documentary “Honor Flight: One Last Mission” are scheduled for the July 29 and 30 at Cinema 8 Elkins in the Tygart Valley Mall. The film about four veterans visiting the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., set the Guinness World Record for largest film screening in 2012. […]

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Study: 1 in 3 W.Va. homes does not have a computer

By Eric Eyre The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s push to expand high-speed Internet might be more complicated than making broadband service available by stringing copper wire or fiber on poles to people’s homes. A new federal study shows slightly more than 35 percent of West Virginia households don’t own a computer — the second-lowest ranking of […]

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Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad announces 2013 schedule
By July 6, 2013 Read More →

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad announces 2013 schedule

ROMNEY — The historic Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad has announced its 2013 schedule. The 23-year-old operation is one of America’s most scenic train rides. The regular three-hour trips travel along the South Branch of The Potomac River. Day trips depart at 1 p.m. from Romney’s Wappocomo station on Saturdays in July, August and September. There […]

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Raber heading WV PTA
By July 6, 2013 Read More →

Raber heading WV PTA

CHARLESTON — West Virginia PTA has announced the installation of Justin M. Raber as president of the association. “Raber will lead the West Virginia PTA, which was founding in 1923, for the next two years as president. Building on a mission to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities […]

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RCBI creates robotics workforce training program to meet needs of 21st Century manufacturing
By May 3, 2013 Read More →

RCBI creates robotics workforce training program to meet needs of 21st Century manufacturing

CHARLESTON — FANUC Robotics America Inc. Tuesday (April 30) unveiled details of a Certified Education Robot Training Program during announcement of a new partnership with the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI). During Tuesday’s event at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) in Charlesotn, FANUC showcased the industrial robots that manufacturers use. […]

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President’s Pen – April 24, 2013
By May 3, 2013 Read More →

President’s Pen – April 24, 2013

From the President’s Pen — Sorry that I haven’t written lately, but much work needs to be accomplished each week on getting into print and getting circulated our West Virginia newspapers. Plus, if you aren’t feeling that well anyway, it makes our journalist jobs even harder. But, the “blood, sweat and tears” of publishing that […]

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Antique show set for May 3-4
By May 3, 2013 Read More →

Antique show set for May 3-4

CARLISLE, Pa. — It’s been said that beautiful glassware adds sparkle to home décor. Organizers of the Eastern National Antiques Show and Sale ask what better place to find those missing pieces or starter pieces than at the ENASS event May 3 and 4, at the Carlisle Expo Center in Carlisle. Distinguished antiques dealers from […]

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Power drops first game of road series
By May 3, 2013 Read More →

Power drops first game of road series

Charleston 4 West Virginia 2 OVERALL RECORD: 8-11 CHARLESTON, SC — West Virginia Power and Charleston RiverDogs take the field at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park this morning – Wednesday, April 24 – at 11:05 for the second game of this road trip. The Power will send Tyler Glasnow to the hill against Vicente Campos. […]

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