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By November 28, 2016 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Nov. 28

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BUSY SLATE FOR TRUMP IN NEW YORK The president-elect has more top posts to fill while trying to tamp […]

Dominion gives more than $1 million to charitable groups

By November 22, 2016 Read More →

Dominion gives more than $1 million to charitable groups


Staff Report The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Dominion Resources will again mark the holiday season by providing more than $1 million in grants to help feed, shelter and care for people in need across the company’s footprint. Donations will be shared by 140 non-profit organizations that provide critical community services in 13 states. This […]

By November 21, 2016 Read More →

PNRC accepting public notice journalism entries

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Public Notice Resource Center is now accepting entries for the 2017 Public Notice Journalism Contest. “Getting editors and reporters to realize that the public notices in their own newspapers are a fertile source of good stories is a priority for PNRC. In addition to leading to some great reporting, we think […]

Wards of the State: Foster Care strains a family
By November 21, 2016 Read More →

Wards of the State: Foster Care strains a family

Editor’s note: This ongoing ‘Wards of the State’ series explores West Virginia’s challenges in caring for its foster children as their numbers rise during the drug crisis. Names have been changed to protect the privacy of the children. Part 2: By M.K. McFarland For the West Virginia Press Association Fairmont, W.Va. – When Ana Gray […]

Wards of the State: Foster Care — West Virginia’s growing concern
By November 21, 2016 Read More →

Wards of the State: Foster Care — West Virginia’s growing concern

Editor’s note: This ongoing “Wards of the State” series explores West Virginia’s challenges in caring for its foster children as their numbers rise during the drug crisis.  Names have been changed to protect the privacy of the children. Part 1:   By M.K. McFarland For the West Virginia Press Association FAIRMONT, W.Va. – At the beginning of […]

By November 15, 2016 Read More →

WVU assisting residents with health insurance plan questions

WVUToday Press Release: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Four West Virginia Healthy Start navigators, working in communities across the northern half of West Virginia, are helping people sign up for health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare.” Although the recent election has raised questions about the future of the healthcare law, nothing has […]

WVONGA selects Blankenship as new executive director
By November 15, 2016 Read More →

WVONGA selects Blankenship as new executive director

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association has hired a new executive director to lead the industry group, as the state’s gas industry continues to grow. The group has announced the hiring of Anne Blankenship, who currently is an attorney with Babst Calland in Charleston, where she focuses on environmental and natural […]

By November 13, 2016 Read More →

Ken Kniceley, 85, died Nov. 10

NITRO, W.Va. — Kenneth Karl Kniceley, 85, of Nitro, departed this life and ascended for eternity to dwell among God’s angels in Heaven on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. He will be joining his wife Betty Jo Kniceley (deceased November 2003), whom he married July 22, 1954, and his son Joe Kniceley (deceased April 2006). Funeral arrangements […]

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Veterans Day Parade draws patriotic crowd in Charleston
By November 11, 2016 Read More →

Veterans Day Parade draws patriotic crowd in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Veterans Day parade route through Charleston was crowded with parade watchers Friday as veterans, guests and high school bands, marching units and ROTC units led the way to Haddad Riverfront Park on Kanawha Boulevard for the Veterans Day Ceremony. U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.,  joined the Veterans Day parade and ceremony Friday. Scenes from the 2016 Veterans Day […]

By November 11, 2016 Read More →

Manchin: Americans owe liberties, freedoms to veterans

  From the office of Sen. Joe Manchin:   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of Veterans Day, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, encouraged West Virginians to recognize the sacrifices and contributions and thank our nation’s Veterans not just on Veterans Day, but every day. Thursday, Sen.Manchin celebrated Veterans Day at Capital High School in Charleston, where […]