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APCO to use helicopters to maintain right of ways

HD Media Williamson Daily News CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Beginning on or about June 1, Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, will maintain the rights of way for some power lines in West Virginia by applying herbicides by helicopter. “The company generally makes aerial maintenance applications only in less populated areas where terrain and […]

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10 things to know: Monday, April 30

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, April 30, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TWIN SUICIDE BOMBING IN AFGHANISTAN KILLS DOZENS The coordinated bombings by the Islamic State group in Kabul killed at least […]

By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, WV, seeking copy editor/multimedia editor

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, an award-winning newspaper, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Graphic arts professional for an employment opening as a copy editor/multimedia editor. Successful candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, journalism, communications or related field,” editor Samantha Perry said. “Excellent knowledge of graphic design, grammar and the English language […]

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph, WV, seeking print/multimedia reporter

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, an award-winning newspaper, has an opening for a general assignment reporter for its print/multimedia operations. “The newspaper is looking for a reporter who thrives in a fast-paced newsroom and is comfortable covering crime, court and community events. The ideal candidate will be adept at covering breaking news as […]

Coal extracted a steep price, now gas is taking West Virginia down same path
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Coal extracted a steep price, now gas is taking West Virginia down same path

  Editor’s Note This article was produced in partnership with the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. ProPublica is supporting seven local and regional newsrooms this year, including the Gazette-Mail, as they work on important investigative projects affecting their communities. By KEN WARD JR. Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It was a warm Monday afternoon in late […]

Governor kicks off start of West Virginia construction season, urges caution among motorists
By April 27, 2018 Read More →

Governor kicks off start of West Virginia construction season, urges caution among motorists

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald SANDSTONE, W.Va.  — As dozens of vehicles passed on either side of I-64, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice joined nearly two dozen workers Thursday morning in the median to kick off construction season. Clad in a hard hat and neon safety vest, the governor shook hands with the workers and […]

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As EPA administrator faces criticism, West Virginia congressmen jump to his defense

By KATE MISHKIN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Despite a series of searing questions targeted at Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt in two congressional hearings Thursday, West Virginia’s congressmen were not among Pruitt’s tough critics. Pruitt, facing criticism from Democrats and Republicans following reports of excessive spending of taxpayer money and potential conflicts of […]

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Huntington receives $800,000 EPA grant to clean up brownfields

By JOSEPHINE MENDEZ The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Plans to redevelop Huntington’s brownfield sites, primarily located in the Highlawn area, will be aided once again by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. On Thursday, the city of Huntington announced it had been selected to receive an $800,000 brownfields environmental revolving loan fund grant. […]

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Jefferson County sees record number change affiliation to Independent ahead of May 8

By ROBERT SNYDER Spirit of Jefferson CHARLES TOWN, W.Va.  — Dr. Seuss’s classic tale “The Sneetches” tells the story of a race of beings separated by a single distinguishing characteristic — the presence or absence of a green, five-pointed star on their abdomens. One genus of the species has them and one genus doesn’t until […]

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