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WVU researchers working to stop cancer-growth protein

WVU researchers working to stop cancer-growth protein

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — What do one in five breast cancers have in common? Large amounts of a protein called HER2 (or human epidermal growth factor receptor 2). “Every healthy cell produces a normal amount of HER2, but HER2 is produced 10 to 20 times more in a cancer cell,” said Yehenew Agazie, an […]

By July 30, 2018 Read More →

In push to keep opioid pill numbers secret, DOJ claims release would spur robberies

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The nation’s largest drug companies — backed by the U.S. Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration — are fighting to shield the release of information that would show how many prescription opioids they shipped to pharmacies across the country over the past decade. The drug manufacturers […]

By June 27, 2018 Read More →

China Energy officials cancel trip related to WV deal due to Trump trade spat

By MAX GARLAND Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — China Energy has canceled its trip to a petrochemical industry event in the United States — where officials were expected to make an announcement about the company’s more than $80 billion natural gas investment deal with West Virginia — because of the Trump administration’s trade spat with […]

By June 20, 2018 Read More →

WVPA Sharing

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Anti-abortion proponents rally for Amendment 1 at West Virginia Capitol

Anti-abortion proponents rally for Amendment 1 at West Virginia Capitol

By LORI KERSEY Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With a vote looming on a measure proponents say is meant to stop taxpayer funded abortions, anti-abortion activists and lawmakers rallied on the steps of the State Capitol Thursday evening. A reporter counted about 90 people who showed up for rally in support of Amendment 1. The […]

By October 19, 2018 Read More →

Pleasants Power Station to continue operating until June 2022

Staff reports The Parkersburg News and Sentinel ST. MARYS. W.Va.  — The Pleasants Power Station will remain in operation through May 2022, FirstEnergy’s Allegheny Energy Supply (AES) said Thursday. The energy company, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, notified PJM Interconnection (PJM), the regional transmission organization, that it will extend the notice of the deactivation of the […]

By October 19, 2018 Read More →

Opinion

OPINION Coal production: A differing tale of two states

Bluefield Daily Telegraph editorial It was an interesting tale of two states last week with regard to coal production in West Virginia and Virginia. In the Mountain State, officials confirmed that second quarter coal production gains in southern West Virginia had increased over a million short tons from the first quarter of the year to 13.3 […]

By October 15, 2018 Read More →
National Newspaper Week: Journalism matters in your community

National Newspaper Week: Journalism matters in your community

By JIM ZACHARY Deputy national editor of CNHI and editor of the Valdosta (Georgia) Daily Times. Beyond the noise of the Beltway and the daily vilification of national media outlets, are community newspapers serving cities, counties and regions throughout the U.S. Your local newspaper is far from being The Fake News.  Your newspaper is most definitely not […]

By October 12, 2018 Read More →
National Newspaper Week: Journalism under attack when needed most

National Newspaper Week: Journalism under attack when needed most

By SID SCHWARTZ Editor The Gazette, Janesville, Wis. When has the work of journalists been more important? Was it 50 years ago, when America’s inner cities were burning and the Pentagon was hiding the scope and nature of the war in Vietnam? Or 100 years ago, when the administration of President Woodrow Wilson was muzzling newspapers […]

By October 11, 2018 Read More →

Industry News

Jury begins deliberations in Justice Loughry trial

Jury begins deliberations in Justice Loughry trial

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS The Parkersburg News and Sentinel CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — After a morning filled with last-minute appeals by the prosecution and defense, the jury determining the guilt or innocence of Allen Loughry, a justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, began its deliberations Wednesday afternoon. After about an hour of instructions […]

By October 11, 2018 Read More →
National Newspaper Week: Community journalism matters because communities matter

National Newspaper Week: Community journalism matters because communities matter

By Matt Geiger Executive Editor News Publishing Co. BLACK EARTH,  Wis. — “Everything in this newspaper is important to someone.”  It’s become something of a mantra for me, in recent years.  Weekly community newspapers are eclectic, to say the least. We publish photos of ribbons being cut at bakeries, and donations being dropped off at local […]

By October 9, 2018 Read More →
National Newspaper Week: Journalism matters because democracy matters

National Newspaper Week: Journalism matters because democracy matters

By Dave Zweifel Editor Emeritus The Capital Times, Madison, Wis.   An in-depth newspaper investigation revealed that a state-operated home for aged military veterans was providing sub-standard care and that taxpayer money that was to go to improve the home was spent elsewhere. The result was the replacement of the state’s veterans secretary and numerous corrections […]

By October 8, 2018 Read More →

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Protected: Media Alert – Photos, notes, video links from the WV Supreme Court tour

Protected: Media Alert – Photos, notes, video links from the WV Supreme Court tour

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By August 6, 2018 Read More →
Ripley hosting Mountain State Art & Craft Fair

Ripley hosting Mountain State Art & Craft Fair

Charleston Gazette-Mail The 56th annual Mountain State Art & Craft Fair will be held through Saturday at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center, located at 82 FFA Drive in Ripley. The fair features more than 100 exhibitors including heritage artisans, as well as members of the West Virginia Art & Craft Guild. Fair hours are from […]

By July 5, 2018 Read More →
West Virginia’s first lady Cathy Justice is a doll

West Virginia’s first lady Cathy Justice is a doll

By KENNY KEMP Charleston Gazette-Mail West Virginia Division of Culture and History and first lady Cathy Justice unveiled a doll in Justice’s likeness for the First Ladies of West Virginia Collection in a ceremony Wednesday in the Great Hall at the Culture Center. The Cathy Justice doll was hand-sculpted by Washington, D.C., artist Ping Lau […]

By June 28, 2018 Read More →

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Four newspapers earn West Virginia Press Association Editorial Honors

Four newspapers earn West Virginia Press Association Editorial Honors

Perry Nardo of The Intelligencer of Wheeling wins Adam R. Kelly Award CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2018 West Virginia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Gazette-Mail in Division 1, Bluefield Daily Telegraph […]

By August 29, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia Press Association honors advertising excellence at convention

The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, The Inter-Mountain of Elkins, The Times Record and Roane County Reporter, Moorefield Examiner earn top honors CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2018 West Virginia Press Association’s Advertising Awards Competition.   The General Excellence Award winners are The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington in […]

By August 29, 2018 Read More →
Advertising excellence, lively panel discussions highlight WVPA Convention 2018

Advertising excellence, lively panel discussions highlight WVPA Convention 2018

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association recognized winners in the Better Newspaper Contest: Advertising Friday at the first whole day of the WVPA Convention 2018. In addition to the advertising awards luncheon, convention-goers participated in panels on the future of social security — which featured U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, — legal advertising, non-traditional […]

By August 13, 2018 Read More →

Other Recent News

With lawsuit looming, WV Secretary of State agrees to publish texts of Constitutional amendments

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner has agreed to publish the full texts of the two proposed constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 general election ballot as legal ads in state newspapers to stave off a threatened lawsuit by retired state employee and attorney Thornton Cooper. […]

By October 19, 2018 Read More →

Manchin: Cannot support a murderous regime

By JESSICA FARRISH The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Addressing the possible murder and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey earlier this month, United States Sen. Joe Manchin said Thursday that the United States cannot support a regime that uses brutality or murder. “The United States cannot support any […]

By October 19, 2018 Read More →

Conference addresses expanding aerospace footprint in West Virginia

By FRED PACE The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Aerospace in West Virginia? Huntington Mayor Steve Williams says when he is asked that question, his answer is always the same. “I say hell yes,” the mayor said. “We can get there from here. We can reach the world and change the world from right here in […]

By October 19, 2018 Read More →