WVPA Sharing

Girls State Basketball – Morgantown vs. Spring Valley photos
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Girls State Basketball – Morgantown vs. Spring Valley photos

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVPA will share photos from the WVSSAC Girls State Basketball tournament with its member newspapers. Photos will be emailed to the editorial email list and posted on wvpress.org.Morgantown vs. Spring Valley1 –  Morgantown’s Sydney Holloway moves with the ball as Spring Valley’s Karlee Alderman defends during opening round action Wednesday at the WVSSAC Girls […]

WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Tolsia vs. Wyoming East
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WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Tolsia vs. Wyoming East

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVPA will share photos from the WVSSAC Girls State Basketball tournament with its member newspapers. Photos will be emailed to the editorial email list and posted on wvpress.org. Tolsia vs. Wyoming East:            

WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Buckhannon-Upshur vs. Huntington
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WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Buckhannon-Upshur vs. Huntington

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVPA will share photos from the WVSSAC Girls State Basketball tournament with its member newspapers. Photos will be emailed to the editorial email list and posted on wvpress.org. Buckhannon-Upshur vs. Huntington:    

WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Lincoln vs. Grafton
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WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Lincoln vs. Grafton

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVPA will share photos from the WVSSAC Girls State Basketball tournament with its member newspapers. Photos will be emailed to the editorial email list. Lincoln vs. Grafton:    

State’s ‘Learn and Earn’ program helps students go to college and pay bills at home
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State’s ‘Learn and Earn’ program helps students go to college and pay bills at home

By George Hohmann For the W.Va. Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — How to attend college and still pay the bills at home is one of the biggest challenges facing many West Virginians trying to prepare for today’s job market and workplace. One increasingly popular solution is the state’s  “Learn and Earn” program, which provides students with part-time jobs while they study for associate degrees […]

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ACLU of W.Va. opposes drug testing welfare recipients

Organization has serious constitutional concerns with SB 6 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Senate Bill 6, also known as the “Welfare Drug Testing Act,” passed the House today and returns to the Senate for concurrence on amendments added in the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee.   This legislation would require all TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy […]

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OpEd: Passage of SB 705 would help maintain coal jobs and tax dollars

By Chris R. Hamilton Senior Vice President, WV Coal Association and                               Chairman, WV Business & Industry Council The coal industry finds itself trying to survive a national, forced conversion of base fuels and a shrinking market for energy consumption.  West […]

WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Fairmont Senior vs. North Marion
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WVSSAC Girls State Basketball Photos – Fairmont Senior vs. North Marion

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The WVPA will share photos from the WVSSAC Girls State Basketball tournament with its member newspapers. Photos will be emailed to the editorial email list. Fairmont Senior vs. North Marion:  

Warren Buzzerd, West Virginia newspaper industry leader, dead at 83
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Warren Buzzerd, West Virginia newspaper industry leader, dead at 83

James Warren Buzzerd 1932-2016James Warren Buzzerd, 83, died Monday, March 7, 2016, under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville. The son of James Simeon Buzzerd and Margaret duFief Buzzerd, he was born in Hagerstown, Md., on August 16, 1932.He is survived by his wife, Linda Swaim Buzzerd; two sons, James David Buzzerd and wife, Sandra; Todd Carlson Buzzerd and wife, Beverly; one daughter, Elizabeth (Betsy) Lee […]

This week in W.Va. History: March 17-23
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This week in W.Va. History: March 17-23

Charleston, W.Va. – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. March 17, 1837: Mercer County was created from parts of Giles and Tazewell counties and named for Hugh Mercer, a general during the Revolutionary War. March 17, 1858: William Edwin Chilton was born in Coalsmouth, now St. Albans. […]