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Inferno rages in Monongahela National Forest
By November 13, 2013 Read More →

Inferno rages in Monongahela National Forest

  By Heather Goodwin Henline Publisher and General Manager The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — A wildfire continues to rage in Pendleton County in an area near Smoke Hole, which, much to the dismay of state and federal forestry officials, is living up to that infamous name. The fire – burning on the Cheat-Potomac Ranger District […]

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By November 12, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know Nov. 13

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. DOCTORS ADVOCATE FAR WIDER USE OF STATINS New guidelines on preventing heart attacks […]

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By November 12, 2013 Read More →

President Kennedy’s death being commemorated by prayer vigil

GLENVILLE — A “Commemoration Ceremony and Prayer Vigil in Memory of President John F. Kennedy” will take place at 6 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 22, 2013, the 50th anniversary of his assassination. The event will be in Glenville’s new City Square Park in the downtown. Glenville is located 15 miles off I-79, halfway between Charleston […]

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The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington reporting on Sogefi plant adding 250 jobs
By November 12, 2013 Read More →

The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington reporting on Sogefi plant adding 250 jobs

PRICHARD, W.Va. — The Sogefi Group plant will add 250 jobs in conjunction with a $20 million expansion of its auto parts plant in Prichard, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Tuesday morning. Word of the expansion comes after Tomblin met last month in France with Sogefi Group Chief Executive Officer Guglielmo Fiocchi during the governor’s […]

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By November 12, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Nov. 12

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. THOUSANDS SWARM AIRPORT, HOPING TO ESCAPE Relief, including flights out, proving slow […]

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By November 11, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Nov. 11

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. RELIEF IS ON THE WAY TO THE PHILIPPINES Australia, Japan and various […]

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By November 10, 2013 Read More →

Cunningham Energy drilling horizontal oil wells in Clay County

CHARLESTON — Cunningham Energy LLC has announced plans for three new shallow horizontal oil wells to be drilled in Clay County Cunningham Energy said all three horizontal wells are targeting oil in the Big Injun Sand formation in Union District of Clay County. The wells will be drilled from the “Rhino” pad, according to Cunningham Energy. “Cunningham Energy […]

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By November 1, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Nov. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GOOD NEWS FOR TRAVELERS WHO DISLIKE BEING DISCONNECTED The FAA is easing […]

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Standard newspapers, WVPA work to maximize benefits
By November 1, 2013 Read More →

Standard newspapers, WVPA work to maximize benefits

WVPA staff visits newspaper staff to help with sales and training   WINFIELD — When Chris and Kelly Stadelman purchased the Putnam Standard and Cabell Standard newspapers in August, the couple were quick to talk with the West Virginia Press Association about maximizing the benefits of that professional relationship. Chris is a former WVPA board […]

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News Law seminar provides journalists with practical insights
By October 31, 2013 Read More →

News Law seminar provides journalists with practical insights

By GEORGE HOHMANN For the WVPA MORGANTOWN — Relevant legal information that journalists could put to immediate use was presented in a recent day-long seminar at the West Virginia University School of Journalism. Participants in the News Law Training Seminar learned key points about defamation law, privacy, state and federal Freedom of Information Act laws, […]

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