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Fly up to Dayton to see JFK’s Air Force One

  By Dave Lavender The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When you think about the death of the President John F. Kennedy, it is Dallas not Dayton that comes to mind, of course. However, if you want to tour SAM 26000 (Special Air Mission), Kennedy’s Air Force One, you can do that in a three-hour drive […]

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W.Va. Turnpike tunnel serves as training grounds
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W.Va. Turnpike tunnel serves as training grounds

  By Andrea Lannom Charleston Daily Mail BECKLEY, W.Va.–Dust filled the air and the sound of drills rang through the dimly lit Memorial Tunnel as emergency crews worked to pull out mannequins trapped in several different ways. “Carry him, carry him!” yelled one responder with the South Carolina Urban Search and Rescue Task Force as […]

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By November 21, 2013 Read More →

Top 9 Challenges Facing Journalism

Maryanne Reed, dean of the West Virginia University School of Journalism, wrote a piece for public broadcasting’s Media Shift about a News Corp. executive’s appearance at the J school.   MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — With more and more people consuming news digitally, the future of journalism has never been brighter. But journalists of the future will […]

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By November 21, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know for Thursday, Nov. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. AFGHAN GATHERING OF ELDERS CONSIDERS U.S. SECURITY DEAL Karzai presents Loya Jirga council […]

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By November 20, 2013 Read More →

America East — The largest newspaper show on the East Coast — set for March 31-April 2

The largest newspaper show on the East Coast set for March 31-April 2 Organizers are advising newspaper publishers to save the date for the new America East Media Business and Technology Conference, March 31 –April 2, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and 85 exhibitors, it will be the largest newspaper event on […]

Butterball shortage may be offset by local producers in W.Va.
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Butterball shortage may be offset by local producers in W.Va.

By Erika Elaine Wells The Journal   KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. – While some people are flocking to stores to scoop up a turkey for Thanksgiving, others are going the local route. This year, consumers may seek more options when purchasing a bird for holiday meals after major turkey producer Butterball released a statement Monday about its […]

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$52 million contract awarded for U.S. Customs training center in Harpers Ferry
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$52 million contract awarded for U.S. Customs training center in Harpers Ferry

  By Mary Stortstrom The Journal HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. – A major contract has been awarded for the construction of 250-room student dormitories and a student center at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Advanced Training Center in Harpers Ferry. The nearly $52 million contract award was announced in a news release by Sen. Jay […]

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Bridgeport to get new suite hotel by Hilton

Exponent-Telegram BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Mark Dellana, Genesis Partners executive director of development at Charles Pointe, is pleased to announce that a “109-suite Homewood Suites Hotel by Hilton is scheduled to break ground by early spring of 2014 and open by the spring of 2015 in Charles Pointe.” Charles Pointe is a 1,700-acre, mixed-use, master-planned, “smart-growth” […]

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Congratulations, Herald-Dispatch!
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Congratulations, Herald-Dispatch!

The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington is one of today’s Top Ten Front Pages on the Newseum site.  

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Commands must be in Czech language for Beckley police dog
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Commands must be in Czech language for Beckley police dog

  By Brandi Underwood Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — With one year with his new partner in the books, Cpl. Jamie Bloom of the Beckley Police Department said that it’s been his most rewarding year in his 12-year law enforcement career thus far. He gives the credit to his sidekick and K-9 companion Ciro, a two-year-old […]

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