WVPA Sharing

By January 24, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Tom Miller Legislative Column for Jan. 26 posted

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, on Jan. 21, announced his proposed legislation to give state government more clout in inspecting facilities like the one responsible for the recent chemical leak that left some 300,000 people in Kanawha County and the surrounding region without safe drinking water.          The legislation, titled the “West Virginia Source Water Protection Act,” also provides […]

WVPA Alert: Register now for Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 6
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Alert: Register now for Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 6

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association encourages all publishers, editors and advertising directors of WVPA member newspapers to register for WVPA’s 2014 Legislative Breakfast. This year’s event will be held at the Charleston Marriott Town Center, 200 Lee Street East, on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Coffee and the breakfast buffet will be available at 7 […]

WVPA Sharing: Ribbon cut on Four Points by Sheraton Charleston
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Ribbon cut on Four Points by Sheraton Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  Officials today cut the ribbon the Four Points by Sheraton Charleston hotel. Offering a view of the Kanawha River, the hotel is Starwood’s first property to open in West Virginia. The newly renovated hotel — formerly the Charleston House Hotel — features 176  guest rooms and suites, 12,000 square feet of meeting facilities, […]

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WVPA Sharing: Photo of Secretary of State and a WVU Mountaineer
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Photo of Secretary of State and a WVU Mountaineer

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By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Column from Senator Jeff Kessler, president of W.Va. Senate

Editor’s Note: The West Virginia Press Association hopes to provide our member newspapers with regular columns from the Governor, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House and Majority and Minority leaders in both chambers, along with the other State Constitutional Officers: Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Auditor and Commissioner of Agricultural. The following column […]

Posted in: Opinion, WVPA Sharing
WVPA Sharing: OP-Ed looks at economic impact of oil and natural gas industries
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: OP-Ed looks at economic impact of oil and natural gas industries

By Nicholas “Corky” DeMarco Executive Director West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association   Oil and natural gas industries revitalizing economy CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In 2007, West Virginia ranked dead last in per capita income in the United States. In the next five years, our per capita income grew by about $1,000 a year, shooting us past Mississippi, Idaho and South Carolina. […]

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WVPA Sharing: Photo of Freedom Industries Bankruptcy hearing
By January 22, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Photo of Freedom Industries Bankruptcy hearing

The WVPA, through its Sharing Network, is providing a photo of Freedom Industries President Gary Southern as he left the company’s bankruptcy hearing in downtown Charleston Tuesday evening, Jan. 21, 2014. The WVPA thanks The Charleston Daily Mail and Photographer Craig Cunningham for providing this photo.       Photo by Craig Cunningham/Charleston Daily Mail Freedom Industries […]

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Photos of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. state celebration available
By January 20, 2014 Read More →

Photos of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. state celebration available

       

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By January 18, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Thinking of MLK, W.Va., water and a thirst for justice:

Editor’s Note: This article and photo are provided by The Spirit of Jefferson and made available to all WVPA member newspapers through the WVPA Sharing Network. BY CHRISTINE SNYDER The Spirit of Jefferson CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. – I hope the water crisis in and around Charleston is over by the time we mark Martin Luther King […]

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WVPA Sharing: New plant president sees bright future for Toyota
By January 18, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: New plant president sees bright future for Toyota

Expansion at Toyota plant in Buffalo generating 80 new job Editor’s Note: This article and photo are provided by The Putnam Standard and made available to all WVPA member newspapers through the WVPA Sharing Network. By Justin Waybright justin@theputnamstandard.com BUFFALO, W.VA. — As the first female president of Toyota’s Buffalo plant, Millie Marshall wants to inspire […]