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Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus found in W.Va. deer
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus found in W.Va. deer

By CHRISTPHER DOWELL NCWV Media SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has found deer in eight counties that have died from a epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus. This year, deer in Boone, Brooke, Hancock, Lincoln, Marshall, Ohio, Tucker and Wayne counties have died from a disease caused by the epizootic hemorrhagic […]

Superheroes swing by children’s hospital
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Superheroes swing by children’s hospital

By JOSEPHINE MENDEZ The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — While superheroes from Marvel and DC Comics don’t typically share the spotlight, they made a special exception Thursday, much to the awe and excitement of several children at the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital at Cabell Huntington Hospital. First to appear outside the window of a small room packed […]

By September 22, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Friday, September 22

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. NORTH KOREA’S LEADER CALLS TRUMP ‘DERANGED’ In an extraordinary and direct rebuke, Kim Jong Un said the U.S. president would “pay […]

Link to WVPA Today’s News for Sept. 20, 2017
By September 20, 2017 Read More →

Link to WVPA Today’s News for Sept. 20, 2017

WVPA Today’s News for Sept. 20, 2017.

Anthony Bourdain: McDowell is ”Best place on Earth”
By September 20, 2017 Read More →

Anthony Bourdain: McDowell is ”Best place on Earth”

By JOHN TYSON Welch Daily News WELCH, W.Va.  — Early Saturday morning before heading to Clarksburg, Anthony Bourdain spoke about his experience in southern West Virginia while filming an upcoming episode of his hit show, “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.” Bourdain, 61, of New York City, is an American chef, author and television personality known for […]

By September 20, 2017 Read More →

U.S. Supreme Court asked to weigh in on West Virginia gas royalties case

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Members of the U.S. Supreme Court have been asked to consider whether West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Beth Walker overstepped her bounds by taking part in a decision on a case with huge implications for the state’s oil and gas industry. Attorneys for the estate of […]

Congressman Jenkins tours WVU Tech’s new facilities
By September 20, 2017 Read More →

Congressman Jenkins tours WVU Tech’s new facilities

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — U.S. Congressman Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va. called WVU Tech’s new Beckley campus “a melting pot of opportunity” during a campus tour Tuesday afternoon. “This is the first year that all of WVU Tech has been on the campus in Beckley,” Jenkins said. “I wanted to stop in and see how […]

By September 20, 2017 Read More →

West Virginia behind the curve in developing gas-fired power plants

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — If natural gas is the wave of the near future for generating electricity, West Virginia is missing the surge, state Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher said. Thrasher told members of the state Senate and House of Delegates joint committees on government organization and government operations during legislative […]

Morgantown coal operator Laurita indicted in alleged campaign finance scheme
By September 20, 2017 Read More →

Morgantown coal operator Laurita indicted in alleged campaign finance scheme

By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Morgantown coal operator James L. Laurita Jr. allegedly schemed for more than three years to funnel illegal campaign contributions to four candidates for federal political office, according to an indictment made public this week. A federal grand jury meeting in Morgantown indicted Laurita on eight counts in […]

Ritchie County restaurant wins Launchpad Pitch Competition
By September 20, 2017 Read More →

Ritchie County restaurant wins Launchpad Pitch Competition

By JEFFREY SAULTON The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Business startups from bakeries, to restaurants to a cane maker were among the finalists for the second annual Launchpad Pitch Competition Tuesday at the Parkersburg Art Center. Winning the $5,000 prize was the owner of a restaurant in Cairo, Kay Mullenix, owner of Pastry […]