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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 […]

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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

10 things to know: Monday, December 16

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Dec. 16, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. SHUTDOWN THREAT LOOMS AS TRUMP DEMANDS WALL Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House […]

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10 things to know: Friday, December 14

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. SENATE REBUKES TRUMP, SAUDI ARABIA OVER KHASHOGGI’S DEATH The Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump’s response to […]

By December 14, 2018 Read More →

Opinion

Editorial: New W.Va. Commerce Secretary should provide an update On China Energy

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling: … Last week, Gov. Jim Justice announced … C. Edward Gaunch, of Kanawha County, to be the new commerce secretary. Gaunch will take office after his current term as a state senator ends. … One of Gaunch’s first actions ought to be updating West Virginians on the status of the […]

By December 9, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: W.Va. local school systems need money more than state

From the Parkersburg News and Sentinel: State Board of Education members are considering changes in West Virginia’s public school funding formula. Needless to say, that has some educators in the 55 counties concerned. Board members have a variety of initiatives on which they would like to spend more money. They range from paying teachers more […]

By December 9, 2018 Read More →

Editorial W.Va. Gov. Justice’s PEIA recommendations make sense, but where’s the money?

From The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg: Gov. Jim Justice and his administration have done well in trying to live up to the governor’s promises in regard to providing state employees with better pay and benefits. After finding the money in the budget last March to give state employees, including education professionals and service personnel, a […]

By December 9, 2018 Read More →

Industry News

Register now for 2019 WVPA Legislative Lookahead — Jan 4 at W.Va. Culture Center

Register now for 2019 WVPA Legislative Lookahead — Jan 4 at W.Va. Culture Center

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Media from across West Virginia will visit the West Virginia Culture Center at the Capitol Complex on Friday, Jan. 4, for the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Lookahead, a series of seminars that preview the top issues in the state.   “We encourage all media in West Virginia to register for this annual preview of […]

By December 13, 2018 Read More →
Register now for 2019 WVPA Legislative Lookahead — Jan 4 at W.Va. Culture Center

Register now for 2019 WVPA Legislative Lookahead — Jan 4 at W.Va. Culture Center

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Media from across West Virginia will visit the West Virginia Culture Center at the Capitol Complex on Friday, Jan. 4, for the West Virginia Press Association’s Legislative Lookahead, a series of seminars that preview the top issues in the state.   “We encourage all media in West Virginia to register for this annual preview of […]

By December 12, 2018 Read More →

Media Alert: W.Va. Secretary of State Warner to kick-off ‘Wreaths Across America’ kick-off in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Secretary of State’s office has issued the following media alert: WHAT:          Wreaths Across America’s Statehouse ceremonies serve as a kickoff to a weeklong series of events designed to raise awareness and appreciation for the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans and their families. The ceremonies take place in most of […]

By December 10, 2018 Read More →

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Spotted in Pocahontas: Insect fashion show

Spotted in Pocahontas: Insect fashion show

The Pocahontas Times MARLINTON, W.Va. — Last week The Pocahontas Times asked about a spotted bug found on Thistlewood Farm. This September, one of those orange and black bugs showed up in the company of a cloud of migrating butterflies.  Now called the “Ailanthus Webworm Moth,” it looks like a beetle and flies like a […]

By November 5, 2018 Read More →
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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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 →

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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 […]

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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

Winterplace, Canaan Valley to open for snow season, Timberline faces legal woes

Winterplace, Canaan Valley to open for snow season, Timberline faces legal woes

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ski areas at Winterplace Resort in Raleigh County and Canaan Valley Resort in Tucker County announced plans to open for the season on Saturday, following Snowshoe Mountain Resort’s late November season debut. Meanwhile, Timberline Four Seasons Resort, facing legal and regulatory issues, moved back its 2018-2019 ski […]

By December 14, 2018 Read More →
Wheeling feels effect of nationwide bomb threat hoax

Wheeling feels effect of nationwide bomb threat hoax

Staff, wire reports The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — Several businesses in the Ohio Valley received Thursday the same email containing a bomb threat hoax that evacuated organizations across the country as they took measures to make sure employees were safe. The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register was one of the businesses that received […]

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Attorney: Court order calls into question entire route of major pipeline running through WV and other states

By JOANN SNODERLY NCWV Media CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  — Developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have promised to immediately appeal a federal court decision issued Thursday that overturns a U.S. Forest Service permit allowing pipeline construction in two national forests and across the Appalachian Trail. One pipeline opponent said the decision leaves pipeline developers with a […]

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