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By September 22, 2017 Read More →

West Virginia policy experts share concerns about latest ACA repeal bill

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — West Virginia policy experts fear the state and thousands of its residents could suffer if the latest measure to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is advanced. At a press conference held Wednesday afternoon, Perry Bryant, president of West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, said at a minimum, 200,000 […]

By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Senate develops health study amendment

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The first-ever nationwide study of the health impact from exposure into perfluorinated chemicals would be required under an amendment to the Senate’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act that passed the upper chamber on Monday. The amendment proposed by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., […]

By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Highlands Health set to merge with ARH

HD MEDIA The Herald Dispatch HAZARD, Ky. — Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) and Highlands Health System announced this week they have entered into a Letter of Intent to merge the Prestonsburg-based Highlands Regional Medical Center and other Highlands Health facilities and services into the multi-hospital ARH system. ARH and Highlands hope to finalize the transaction by […]

Irish Road Bowling annual event is Saturday in Ohio County
By September 22, 2017 Read More →

Irish Road Bowling annual event is Saturday in Ohio County

Staff report The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Bring a strong arm and a few friends to Wheeling Park Saturday and you just might find yourself the winner of the annual Irish Road Bowling Ohio Valley Championship. Registration for the ninth annual tournament, hosted by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, a local Catholic […]

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

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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 […]