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By August 29, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Aug. 29

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: – 1. OBAMA: U.S. CONCLUDES SYRIAN GOV’T BEHIND CHEMICAL ATTACK The president says […]

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By August 27, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know today, Aug. 27

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. KERRY: ‘UNDENIABLE’ EVIDENCE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE His tough language marks the […]

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West Virginia newspaper obituaries for Aug. 27

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 (Beth) Clare Kearns Aker, 51, of Princeton Robert Eugene ”Gene” Anderson, 59, of Spanishburg Marvin S. Harold, age 63, of LaVergne. Ruby Geraldine Neely, 68, of Princeton Jeffrey Clark Watkins, 50, of Bluefield Lucy […]

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WVPA on the road: Health initiative takes Smith to Mercer, Wyoming counties
By August 27, 2013 Read More →

WVPA on the road: Health initiative takes Smith to Mercer, Wyoming counties

West Virginia Press Association Executive Director Don Smith will visit Mercer and Wyoming counties on Wednesday, Aug. 28, for public meetings in conjunction with writing coach Kate Long’s efforts on behalf of the “Change the Future” program. The meetings are at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph office and at 2 p.m. in Wyoming […]

WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists
By August 26, 2013 Read More →

WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Press Association, as part of its ongoing educational programming, has partnering with the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training workshops for journalists in October. Organized by WVU Professor Tom Stewart, who presented a FOIA session at Convention 2013, the workshops  will take place on WVU’s downtown campus Wednesday, Oct. […]

By August 26, 2013 Read More →

Former UPI vice president and West Virginia native John Kady dead

WHEELING — The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register report that John T. Kady, a former United Press International reporter, bureau chief, and vice president, died of a heart attack in Columbus, Ohio, on August 4, 2013. He was 79. Kady’s career with UPI spanned 35 years. Kady was also the author of two books, “A Sentry’s Saga,” […]

By August 26, 2013 Read More →

West Virginia newspaper obituaries for Aug. 26

The West Virginia Press Association offers a listing of obituaries from its member newspapers around West Virginia: Bluefield Daily Telegraph – http://bdtonline.com/obituaries James Edward Woods 73 of Brushfork Road, Bluefield Rita Jo Taylor 73 of Dinger Road Bluefield The Reverend Don Blankenship, age 64, of Daniels Harold B. Catron, 98, of the Haven’s, formerly of the Clover […]

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By August 26, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares the 10 things you need to know for Monday, Aug. 26

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. ASSAD REBUTS CHEMICAL WEAPONS ACCUSATION He says the Syrian military would not […]

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Kids’ Health No. 3: Our Children, Our Future workshops target eliminating W.Va. poverty
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Kids’ Health No. 3: Our Children, Our Future workshops target eliminating W.Va. poverty

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 to have impactful legislation passed during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislative Session.  To […]

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Rockefeller announces funding to explain health care options
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Rockefeller announces funding to explain health care options

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Jay Rockefeller, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Health Care, today announced more than $642,000 in federal funding for organizations in West Virginia to help West Virginians learn about their new coverage options and enroll in health care plans under the Health Insurance Marketplace (formerly known as “Exchanges”) established […]

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