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5 inducted into Marshall journalism hall of fame
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5 inducted into Marshall journalism hall of fame

The Herald-Dispatch Staff Report HUNTINGTON, W.Va.  – Alumni, faculty, friends and family gathered Sept. 29 at Marshall University’s Memorial Student Center to celebrate the career accomplishments of five inductees to the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism & Mass Communications Hall of Fame. Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert welcomed the crowd of about 180 guests as […]

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Music Hall of Fame and Carnegie Hall join forces

By TINA ALVEY The Register-Herald LEWISBURG, W.Va.  — Standing amid an impressive array of memorabilia in Carnegie Hall’s Museum Gallery, Ali Johnston explained that the new partnership between the Lewisburg landmark and the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame is a “win-win” situation for both. Forged in August, the partnership means that Carnegie Hall is […]

Hikers explore the past along Appalachian Trail in Harpers Ferry
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Hikers explore the past along Appalachian Trail in Harpers Ferry

By ADRANISHA STEPHENS The Journal HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) partnered with Harpers Ferry National Historical Park for a one-mile guided hike exploring the rich African American history of Harpers Ferry. Participants had the opportunity to learn about Storer College, the Niagara Movement and John Brown’s Raid. “The African American History Hike […]

Confederation conversation, monumental questions arise in Lewisburg
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Confederation conversation, monumental questions arise in Lewisburg

By SARAH RICHARDSON Mountain Messenger LEWISBURG, W.Va. — On Aug. 12 of this year, protests against the removal of a statue depicting Confederate general Robert E. Lee turned violent in Charlottesville, VA, triggering a national debate over whether or not monuments erected in memory of Confederate troops should remain standing. Groups that are opposed to […]

2017 Forest Festival continues this week
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2017 Forest Festival continues this week

By BROOKE BINNS The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — The 81st Mountain State Forest Festival offered activities for children of all ages on Sunday. The MSFF Children’s Parade featured a variety of football teams as the theme “Are you Ready for Some Football?” was prominently featured during the parade and the downtown activities following the parade. […]

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30th Annual Buffalo Octoberfest set for Oct. 21

BUFFALO, W.Va. — The 30th Annual Buffalo Octoberfest is set for Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m until 5 p.m. and organizers are promising family fun and guaranteeing free parking, free admission, and many free activities. The event is held on the historic 5-acre grounds of the Buffalo Shopping Center, which organizers said once housed the largest general store on this side […]

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10 things to know: Monday, October 2

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MASS SHOOTING ON LAS VEGAS STRIP DEADLIEST IN MODERN US HISTORY A gunman on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay […]

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Road Bond Editorial: Logan Banner says vote ‘Yes’

From the Logan Banner: Roads initiative merits a ‘yes’ vote to help state Economic growth in West Virginia has been a long, difficult struggle for many decades. The state has long relied on the coal industry as the backbone of its economy, but even that pillar has been weakened as a job creator because of […]

Davis & Elkins receives $1 Million commitment to establish A. Jean Minnick chair
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Davis & Elkins receives $1 Million commitment to establish A. Jean Minnick chair

  Dr. Mary Ann DeLuca Named Inaugural Holder   ELKINS, W.Va. – Davis & Elkins College Professor Emerita and former coach Dr. A. Jean Minnick is helping the College secure the future with a $1 million commitment that will establish a chair in her name. D&E President Chris A. Wood announced the A. Jean Minnick Chair […]

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Fate of road bond rests with WV voters

By TAYLOR STUCK The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – As early voting continues through Wednesday, Gov. Jim Justice and supporters of his Road to Prosperity infrastructure plan are traveling across the state in the final push to get West Virginia voters to the polls next Saturday. The governor hopes the majority of the state […]