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ALERT: Newspapers providing free Internet access to snowbound residents

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Press Association member newspapers around the state are coming to aid of snowbound West Virginia residents by offering free access to their E-editions and online news websites.

Herald-Dispatch photo by Lori Wolfe Dennis Slagle clears snow from the sidewalk around Fifth Avenue Baptist Church on Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Huntington.

Herald-Dispatch photo by Lori Wolfe
Dennis Slagle clears snow from the sidewalk around Fifth Avenue Baptist Church on Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Huntington.

“The newspaper industry has embraced online subscriptions and newspaper websties.  During times of emergency, our newspapers are able to supplement their print delivery in this manner,” said Don Smith, executive director of the WVPA.”Our newspapers update their websites throughout the day, giving residents across West Virginia access the vital news and information.

The following newspapers are among those offering free access during this storm and flooding:

The Charleston Gazette – www.wvgazette.com

The Daily Mail of Charleston – www.charlestondailymail.com

The Herald Dispatch of Huntington – www.herald-dispatch.com

The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg – www.exponent-telegram.com

The Logan Banner – www.loganbanner.com

The Williamson Daily News – www.williamsondailynews.com

The Point Pleasant Register – www.mydailyregister.com

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph – www.bdtonline.com

The Daily Athenaeum of  Morgantown – www.thedaonline.com

The Register-Herald of Beckley – www.register-herald.com

While many W.Va. newspapers offer free websites on a daily basis, some have subscription only or limited Internet editions.  Here is a link to a listing of  West Virginia newspaper websites:  http://wvpress.org/wvnewspapers/

 

 

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