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LCSD arrests six on prescription drug crackdown — report by Erin Beck of the Exponent Telegram

Erin Beck, Exponent Telegram WESTON — The Lewis County Sheriff’s Department had arrested at least six people by Thursday as part of a crackdown on prescription drug abuse in the county, according to Sheriff Adam Gissy. Read the full story: http://www.exponent-telegram.com/lewis-deputies-arrest-half-dozen-on-prescription-drug-charges/article_356c8b2e-05e2-11e3-9575-0019bb2963f4.html

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Mingo Judge arrested on federal charges — report by Kate White, Charleston Gazette

By Kate White Charleston Gazette Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury was arrested Thursday after federal authorities allege he targeted his ex-lover’s husband, using his position on the bench to manipulate criminal charges against the man. The indictment returned Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Charleston charges Thornsbury with conspiring to violate the constitutional rights […]

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WVPA Convention 2013 photos gallery 1 – All photos by WVPA Foundation Intern Dalton Walker
By August 15, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Convention 2013 photos gallery 1 – All photos by WVPA Foundation Intern Dalton Walker

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Perry Nardo is the new president of the West Virginia Press Association
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Perry Nardo is the new president of the West Virginia Press Association

WHEELING – Perry A. Nardo, general manager of the Wheeling News-Register and The Intelligencer, was elected president of the West Virginia Press Association during its annual convention, held Aug. 8-10 at Oglebay Park. He will serve in the position for the coming year. Nardo, a 32-year veteran of the newspaper industry, heads a slate of […]

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By August 14, 2013 Read More →

Dominion Post, Times West Virginian, The Time Record and The Fayette Tribune win WVPA’s top advertising awards

WHEELING – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Advertising Awards Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Dominion Post of Morgantown in Division I, Times West Virginian of Fairmont in Division II, The Times Record of Spencer […]

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West Virginia Press Association honors Given of Braxton Citizens’ News as Premier Journalist
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West Virginia Press Association honors Given of Braxton Citizens’ News as Premier Journalist

WHEELING, W.Va. – Ed Given, publisher of Braxton Citizens’ News in Sutton, was honored with the Adam R. Kelly Premier Journalist Award by the West Virginia Press Association during its annual convention at Oglebay Resort, Aug. 10. 2013 Premier Journalist winner Ed Given, left, receives his plaque from newly elected WVPA President Perry Nardo, publisher […]

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The Dominion Post wins top newspaper honor
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The Dominion Post wins top newspaper honor

WHEELING — The Dominion Post of Morgantown has earned the West Virginia Press Association’s top honor: Newspaper of the Year. The newspaper excelled in the advertising division earning first place in General Excellence in the West Virginia Press Association’s Advertising Competition. The Dominion Post also scored very well in the editorial competition. It’s combined high […]

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By August 11, 2013 Read More →

WVPA General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Daily Mail, The Inter-Mountain, Hampshire Review and The Record Delta

WHEELING  – Four West Virginia newspapers have earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding editorial achievement by circulation division, in the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Daily Mail in Division I, The Inter-Mountain of Elkins in Division II, Hampshire Review of Romney in Division […]

Panel talks newspaper advertising
By August 10, 2013 Read More →

Panel talks newspaper advertising

The Advertising Agency Panel at the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Conference allowed newspaper individuals to interact with agency representatives. Sponsored by Mountain State Brewing Company, the discussion focused on how advertisers view the value offered by West Virginia newspapers and methods that can be used to increase the value. Samantha Smith, advertising director of […]

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Social media can help build audience
By August 10, 2013 Read More →

Social media can help build audience

West Virginia Press Association Conference attendees were treated to a seminar on Practical Social Media to Build Audience and Revenue Online by two industry specialists. Matt See, manager of social media for the American Public University and consultant for the Hampshire Review and other See media operations, and Andrew Springer, senior editor of Social Media […]

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