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WVPA accepting nominees for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award
By May 13, 2015 Read More →

WVPA accepting nominees for Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is accepting nominations for the Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award. The Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award is the most prestigious award presented by the West Virginia Press Association. The award was established in 1991 in memory of the late Adam R. Kelly, legendary “Country Editor” columnist […]

Justice running for Governor
By May 11, 2015 Read More →

Justice running for Governor

Citing need for jobs, family support and elected officials without political agendas, Greenbrier Resort owner says now is his time to run WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Jim Justice, a successful West Virginia businessman in several industries who rescued The Greenbrier from bankruptcy, officially announced his campaign for Governor of West Virginia Monday during a packed […]

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By May 11, 2015 Read More →

69th annual Victory Awards Dinner set for Sunday

WHEELING, W.Va. — The nation’s oldest statewide sports fete will be held Sunday at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling.  The 69th annual Victory Awards Dinner sponsored by the 83-year-old West Virginia Sports Writers Association will feature the induction of two more members of the W.Va. Sports Hall of Fame as well as present major awards to 19 […]

By May 6, 2015 Read More →

Alliance promotes auction of endangered W.Va. buildings

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is promoting the auction of three buildings formerly slated for demolition in an endangered historic district that may soon become home to a new southern campus for West Virginia University. The availability of grants and tax credits for historic properties and a renewed local interest in […]

Gov. Tomblin: State will meet workforce needs
By May 5, 2015 Read More →

Gov. Tomblin: State will meet workforce needs

SOUTH CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has a message for West Virginians: If you’re drug-free and earnestly want a job, the state has an array of programs to get you trained and employed. Tomblin also has a message for business and industry: Whether you’re expanding in the state or looking to come here, West Virginia is committed to providing the skilled, drug-free, productive workers […]

Rail-Trail Sojourn injects $38,000 in Morgantown-area businesses
By May 4, 2015 Read More →

Rail-Trail Sojourn injects $38,000 in Morgantown-area businesses

Organizers say event demonstrates economic potential of completing trail systems MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A tour of rail-trails in and around Morgantown last weekend attracted about 100 riders and support staff from 12 states. Participants left more than just tire tracks according to the event organizers, who report that event spending during the three days totaled more than $38,000 […]

Locally grown food movement expands
By May 4, 2015 Read More →

Locally grown food movement expands

           PHILIPPI, W.Va. — Locally grown food, always popular in the Mountain State, is becoming even more so.        “The local food movement is really taking off in West Virginia. We are one of the top states for caring about local food and local food sourcing,” said Elizabeth Spellman, executive director of the West Virginia Food and Farm […]

By May 1, 2015 Read More →

U.S. Rep. Jenkins: Funding for rural veterans programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., has announced his efforts to help secure full funding for rural health programs for veterans in a House-passed appropriations bill. The Veterans Affairs Department would receive $250 million for the Office of Rural Health to improve the quality of care for the nation’s three million rural veterans. […]

By May 1, 2015 Read More →

State cancer clinical trials network formed

By Richard Babich Times West Virginian MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — West Virginia has one of the highest cancer mortality rates in the nation. That’s one of the reasons hospitals statewide will be working together to extend the length of and increase the quality of life for cancer patients by bringing in a cancer trial network. On […]

The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington offering commemorative front-page prints
By May 1, 2015 Read More →

The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington offering commemorative front-page prints

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