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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Dec. 11

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GRIDLOCK EASES ON CAPITOL HILL A budget deal is reached that would avert […]

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Nine counties receive school building funds; Kanawha shut out
By December 10, 2013 Read More →

Nine counties receive school building funds; Kanawha shut out

By Lydia Nuzum Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County school officials were unsuccessful Monday in their attempt to secure state money to deal with mold problems at South Charleston Middle School. The West Virginia School Building Authority, however, awarded nine other counties with grant money during a meeting Monday. Authority members considered Major Improvement […]

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The loss of a social justice giant

 An editorial from the Exponent-Telegram:  CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela Not since the death of Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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Hands-free requirement may not be enough

An editorial from The Register-Herald: BECKLEY, W.Va. — The revolutionary impact of technology on our lives in the past two decades has without question changed them for the better. From improved food safety to miraculous medical treatments to the recent unprecedented advances in communications. But with all such dramatic leaps forward, there often arise new […]

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Who doesn’t love a parade?
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Who doesn’t love a parade?

Christmas parades are taking place across the state. There were smiles all around as the Huntington version moved through downtown on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

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Thirty years and counting, Mountain Stage rocks

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For generations, West Virginia has been known as an energy state – producing coal and natural gas from within the state’s borders for consumption here and across the U.S. and world. The Mountain State produces another high-energy export – live music. For 30 years, the […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Dec. 10

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. A CEREMONY TO HONOR MANDELA Amid cold, driving rain world leaders and South […]

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By December 9, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Exquisite writing leaves an impression

By James A. Haught The Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When the West Virginia Book Festival was canceled because of the Kanawha library’s money crisis, a pang of loss was felt among lovers of writing. Then longtime Gazette staffer Susan Williams asked readers to remember special books that affected their lives. All this prodded me […]

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WVPA Sharing: Courage seen as currency of political activism
By December 9, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Courage seen as currency of political activism

Coalition leader’s book provides insight to ‘Our Children, Our Future’          Editor’s Note: The following is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” coalition. The association is following the coalition’s efforts to develop and push legislation to combat child poverty during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislature. By George Hohmann West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — […]

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By December 9, 2013 Read More →

Getting Away With Health Care Fraud

An editorial from The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — As many as one-fourth of the people who thought they had obtained health insurance through the government’s website, HealthCare.gov, may be “or-phans,” officials confirmed last week. That is the term federal bureaucrats have coined to describe people who enrolled for insurance through the website […]

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