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By September 20, 2013 Read More →

WVPA to provide photos from Legislative Interim meetings

The West Virginia Press Association plans to provide member newspapers photos from the Sept. 23-25 interim meetings in Charleston of the West Legislature. Here is the link to next week’s interim meeting schedule : http://www.legis.state.wv.us/committees/interims/intcomsched.cfm For more information, contact Don Smith, executive director of the WVPA, at 304-342-1011, ext. 160, or email donsmith@wvpress.org.

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By September 20, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Sept. 20

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Sept. 20. 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: Note: Here is the link to AP’s 10 things to see this week: […]

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By September 19, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Sept. 19

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Thursday, Sept. 19. 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. STOCKS HIT RECORD AFTER FED KEEPS STIMULUS IN PLACE Wall Street cheers […]

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Time to file your Statement of Ownership, 2014-15 Qualified Newspaper Affidavit form
By September 18, 2013 Read More →

Time to file your Statement of Ownership, 2014-15 Qualified Newspaper Affidavit form

It’s time again to file your statement of ownership and qualified newspaper affidavit. Newspapers must file the reports with the US Post Office and the WV Secretary of State. Below is the most current US Postal form. The WVPA is working with the WV SOS office to get the proper form for 2014-15 distributed. The […]

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By September 18, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Sept. 18

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Wednesday, Sept. 18. 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GUNMAN PORTRAYED AS AGITATED, ERRATIC A month before the Navy Yard rampage, […]

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By September 17, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press share the 10 things you need to know today, Sept. 17

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Sept. 17. 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. HOW GUNMAN GOT INTO THE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD The defense worker had […]

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By September 10, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you should know today, Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Sept. 10. 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHY US AIR STRIKES MIGHT BE CALLED OFF Syria, hoping to avert […]

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WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette’s Ellis and Gutman are ‘On the Job’
By September 6, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette’s Ellis and Gutman are ‘On the Job’

The West Virginia Press Association appreciates the efforts of the thousands of employees of West Virginia newspapers. When possible, the WVPA will share news and photos as an “On the Job” feature. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2013: Reporter David Gutman  and photographer Chip Ellis covered U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller’s appearance in Charleston to rally support […]

Rockefeller calls CHIP a ‘moral imperative’
By September 6, 2013 Read More →

Rockefeller calls CHIP a ‘moral imperative’

Senator brings stakeholders together to rally support for future of program CHARLESTON – U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, called securing funding for the future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program a “moral imperative.” Speaking to a group of advocates during a rally at the Schoenbaum Center in Charleston, Rockefeller called the Children’s […]

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Photo and Design: Kevin Slimp looks at newspapers
By September 6, 2013 Read More →

Photo and Design: Kevin Slimp looks at newspapers

By Kevin Slimp For the WVPA Over the past 15 years or so, I’ve worked with newspapers of all sizes. My clients have included some of the biggest newspapers, as well as a few of the smallest papers in North America. I would like to dedicate this column to my friends in the community newspaper […]