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WV’s first known victim of snake fungal disease found
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

WV’s first known victim of snake fungal disease found

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In an “alarming discovery,” a snake in Kanawha County has tested positive for a deadly disease spreading throughout the eastern United States, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced Monday. The young eastern milk snake was found by a Kanawha County property owner who recognized that […]

By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Controlled deer hunt applications available for four West Virginia state parks

Staff report The Parsons Advocate SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Applications for controlled deer hunts in 2017 are being accepted at four West Virginia State Parks. Those parks are Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park in Wood County, Pipestem Resort State Park in Summers County, Cacapon Resort State Park in Morgan County and North Bend State Park […]

Physical Agility tests for WV Natural Resources police officer candidates set Aug. 25-26
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Physical Agility tests for WV Natural Resources police officer candidates set Aug. 25-26

Tests in South Charleston are for all positions statewide SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Physical Agility Tests (PAT) have been scheduled for anyone interested in applying for Natural Resources Police Officer (NRPO) positions available statewide. Full details about the job description and an online job application form can be found at www.wvdnr.gov/lenforce/employment.shtm. For more information, contact the […]

By July 25, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Tuesday, July 25

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BUOYED BY MCCAIN’S RETURN, GOP SET SENATE HEALTH BILL VOTE The 80-year-old Arizona Republican, undergoing treatment for brain cancer, will […]

WVPA Sharing: The Register-Herald provides photos of President Trump in W.Va.
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: The Register-Herald provides photos of President Trump in W.Va.

  BECKLEY, W.Va. — With the assistance of the Register-Herald in Beckley, the WVPA is providing five photos from President Donald Trump’s visit to W.Va. . The photos and cutlines are below. Please remember to credit photographer Chris Jackson and The Register-Herald of Beckley for the photos. . The WVPA greatly appreciates the support of Register-Herald […]

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Ready for WVPA Convention 2017?  Register today
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Ready for WVPA Convention 2017? Register today

Have you reserved your room at Canaan Valley? CANAAN VALLEY, W.Va. — Registration for the West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention, Aug. 4-5 is open. “West Virginia: Adapting to Marketplace Changes” is the theme of the West Virginia Press Association’s 2017 Convention, Aug. 3-5. The WVPA invites its 70 member newspapers and guests to Canaan Valley […]

By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Dealers coloring heroin as marketing ploy

By BISHOP NASH The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON – William Hackney clenched a baggie of olive green heroin behind his back as Huntington police moved in to arrest him last week. The 25-year-old Akron, Ohio, native, operating under the street name “Hollywood,” was accused of selling a similar pale, sky blue heroin that ultimately caused two Huntington […]

Manchin, Capito pushing for upgrades to G.I. Bill
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

Manchin, Capito pushing for upgrades to G.I. Bill

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., are among a bipartisan group of senators who have signed onto legislation that would expand and reform coverage under the ages-old G.I. Bill. Manchin and Capito are among senators who have joined with Senate […]

By July 24, 2017 Read More →

A rough road for Rover Pipeline: Company working through latest issues with the EPA

By CASEY JUNKINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Earlier this year, developers of the $4.3 billion Rover Pipeline successfully used eminent domain to obtain land for building the 42-inch-wide conduit through Ohio and West Virginia, with the goal of moving natural gas through at least a portion of the system by the […]

W.Va. bets on limited video lottery law changes
By July 24, 2017 Read More →

W.Va. bets on limited video lottery law changes

By JOSELYN KING The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — A move by the West Virginia Legislature to increase the number of limited video lottery machines permitted at one location — while gradually decreasing the overall number of LVL retail outlets — could mean an additional $20 million for the cash-strapped state this year, […]