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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

Applications available for W.Va. Supreme Court vacancy and 19th Judicial Circuit vacancy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will receive applications immediately for the recent vacancy on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, occurring on November 12, 2018.  The deadline for applications and for submittal of letters of recommendation is December 3, 2018.  Interviews will be held on December 11, 2018. Applications and letters of […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →

Judge takes no action on motion to dismiss filed in China energy suit; asks parties to narrow FOIA search

MORGANTOWN — Judge Russell Clawges took no action on a motion by WVU to dismiss a lawsuit filed by nonprofit Appalachian Mountain Advocates Inc., involving a rejected Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Clawges took the motion under advisement and gave WVU seven days to file a brief with additional information after the two parties […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →

With good hunting conditions, WV’s opening-day buck kill almost on par with last year’s

By John McCoy The Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s deer hunters couldn’t have asked for better conditions to open the 2018 buck firearm season. The day dawned clear and cool, and deer appeared to be paying more attention to each other than they were to the 300,000 orange-clad people aiming rifles at them. […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →

Opinion

Editorial: Voter turnout impressive, but civic duty continues

From The Journal of Martinsburg: We all survived another election — perhaps barely, as parts of the nation still grapple with results. As we prepare to dine with our families and give thanks this week, residents of the Mountain State can indeed be grateful. We not only exercised our civic duty, we did so in […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Big changes in the works at Marshall’s business college

From The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington: The Elizabeth McDowell Lewis College of Business at Marshall University received the largest donation in its history recently when Brad Smith, CEO and chairman of software company Intuit, and his wife, Alys, announced they were giving the school $25 million. The donation allows the business school to modernize its curriculum […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Editorial: Emotions, ratings and freedom of the press

From The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg:  For now, CNN’s Jim Acosta is back in the White House and freedom of the press advocates can claim victory. But there is concern that the victory may be temporary, that a promised “code of conduct” will lead to more White House ejections and court battles. To us, it […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Industry News

Media Advisory: WVU College of Law to host launch event for Center for Consumer Law and Education

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU College of Law is hosting a launch of the Center for Consumer Law and Education on Nov. 28. Media interested in attending the CCLE launch should RSVP James Jolly at james.jolly@mail.wvu.edu or 304.293.7439. WHAT: Launch of the Center for Consumer Law and Education WHEN: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28 WHERE: […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →
Master fiddlers to offer free concert Nov. 26 at Frank and Jane WV Folklife Center

Master fiddlers to offer free concert Nov. 26 at Frank and Jane WV Folklife Center

From The Times West Virginian:  FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A free old-time fiddling performance by Doug Van Gundy, a master-fiddler and an eighth-generation West Virginian, and Annie Stroud, his apprentice, will be hosted by the The Frank and Jane WV Folklife Center at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, according to a press release from Fairmont State. […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →
Holdren new managing editor of The Register-Herald of Beckley, W.Va.

Holdren new managing editor of The Register-Herald of Beckley, W.Va.

By Jessica Farrish The Register-Herald of Beckley BECKLEY, W.Va. — Wendy Holdren, an award-winning Register-Herald journalist who hails from Wyoming County, has been appointed managing editor of the daily newspaper in Beckley. “I could not be more pleased to have a person of Wendy’s character and integrity to help lead this newsroom,” said J. Damon […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Photos

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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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 →

Blog: WVPress Extra

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

WV Treasurer’s Office: WVABLE accounts make future brighter for people with disabilities

WV Treasurer’s Office: WVABLE accounts make future brighter for people with disabilities

Release from the West Virginia State Treasurer:  CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The future is uncertain and we embrace it the best we can. For people with disabilities, take the uncertainty and multiply it. Whether developmental or physical or some combination thereof, people with disabilities face health, financial and social obstacles which throw even more difficulty into […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →

‘It changes your entire life’: 50 years after W.Va. Farmington Mine Disaster, families look back

By Kate Mishkin The Charleston Gazette-Mail MANNINGTON, W.Va.  —  Early in the morning, 50 years ago today, Cecelia Donato’s family farmhouse started rattling. In Fairmont, Bob Campione’s mom answered a phone call from his editor. Tina Malcomb waited for her dad to come home from work. It was just before 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 20, […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →

W.Va. AG joins anti-abortion lawsuit

Staff Report PARKERSBURG — West Virginia through the attorney general is among 19 states asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a case from Indiana that challenges state laws prohibiting discriminatory abortions based upon the biological sex, race or disability of an unborn child. Led by Wisconsin, the states in a friend of the court […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →