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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Feb. 14

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MISERABLE COMMUTE MAY BE IN STORE FOR THE[Read More…]

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Feb. 13

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ARMY OF UTILITY WORKERS LABORING IN THE SOUTH[Read More…]

WVPA 2014 Editorial and Advertising contest information now available

The West Virginia Press Association’s 2015 BNC and Ad Awards Contests are now open and available for entries. Every August, the West Virginia Press Association sponsors a statewide convention for newspaper staff members around the state. Benefits include professional development workshops, awards to the best work in editorial and advertising from[Read More…]

Legislative committee OKs county pay-raise bill

By David Beard The Dominion Post CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A bill to raise the salaries for county elected officials breezed through the Senate Government Organization Committee in a matter of seconds Tuesday, Feb. 11. Monongalia County commissioners are divided on the issue. SB 379, crafted during interims, reduces the number[Read More…]

Coal slurry spills into Kanawha County creek

  By Matt Murphy Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — About 108,000 gallons of coal slurry blackened six miles of Fields Creek in Eastern Kanawha County Tuesday after a coal processing plant line carrying the substance ruptured. “This has significant adverse environmental impacts,” said Randy Huffman, secretary of the state[Read More…]

Some W.Va. homes set to be tested for MCHM

By Ken Ward Jr. and David Gutman Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia will fund an independent team of experts to test water in homes to try to determine long-term effects of the Elk River chemical spill, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Tuesday. Over the next three weeks, the[Read More…]

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Feb. 12

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. HISTORY AWAITS SHANI DAVIS IN THE 1,000 METERS[Read More…]

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