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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, March 14

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, March 14, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. SEARCH FOR MISSING PLANE TAKES ANOTHER TURN India[Read More…]

West Virginia girls basketball tournament photos featured

The West Virginia Press Association is providing its member newspapers with photos from the WV Girls Basketball Tournament in Charleston. These photographs are provided by the West Virginia Press Association staff members Chris Stadelman, Dalton Walker, Samantha Smith and Don Smith and the Putnam Standard’s Kelly Stadelman.  

Employment Opportunities: State Journal looking for reporters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The State Journal, a statewide, weekly newspaper that focuses on business, government, energy and law in West Virginia, is looking for reporters. “Applicants should enjoy the challenge of covering a diverse state with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Our stories are picked up by national news[Read More…]

Officials await toxicology results on Fayette siblings

HILLTOP, W.Va. — The bodies of a 3-month-old boy and his 1-year-old sister who were discovered unresponsive inside their Hilltop home by their mother Tuesday morning showed no signs of internal trauma, strangulation or suffocation in the initial autopsies performed Wednesday by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Fayette[Read More…]

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, March 13

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, March 13, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MALAYSIA DISPUTES REPORT THAT MISSING PLANE KEPT FLYING[Read More…]

Open government is good government

Sunshine Week, March 16-22 Join in a nationwide discussion about the importance of access to public information and what it means for you and your community.  Visit http://sunshineweek.rcfp.org  for information and resources. Sunshine week  

Kessler wants lawmakers to stick around

WHEELING, W.Va. — As lawmakers remain in Charleston to hash out a budget almost certain to include an unprecedented dip into West Virginia’s Rainy Day Fund, Senate President Jeff Kessler is urging Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to call a special session to address a number of other issues left unresolved[Read More…]

Water crisis partly blamed for restaurant closure

CHARLESTON, W.Va.– A Charleston restaurant — which is among the businesses that have sued Freedom Industries over its chemical leak into the Elk River — announced Tuesday that it’s closing, at least in part over the recent water crisis. “This year has not been a good one,” read a post[Read More…]

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