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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

West Virginia PEIA: Good financial numbers likely means no premium increases next year

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A month before they will sit down to hash out details of the proposed 2019-20 benefits plan, members of West Virginia’s Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board got good news on the financial health of the plan. Preliminary results Thursday show PEIA finished the 2017-18 plan year […]

By September 21, 2018 Read More →
Agriculture is growing on West Virginia

Agriculture is growing on West Virginia

By CARYN GRESHAM For the Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Since its inception, West Virginia has always had a connection with farming and agriculture. The Great Seal of the State of West Virginia, adopted in September 1863, features a farmer with an ax and plow standing before a cornstalk, as well as a miner with […]

By September 21, 2018 Read More →
Lincoln County farm gains southern counties’ first permanent designation

Lincoln County farm gains southern counties’ first permanent designation

By TRAVIS CRUM Williamson Daily News HAMLIN, W.Va. —  Glenn Stickler’s eyes welled up with tears as he described the 200 acres of land in Lincoln County that has been part of his family since 1922. His grandfather spent his life farming the land, as did his father “from daylight to dark,” he said. Now […]

By September 21, 2018 Read More →

Opinion

GOpac endorsements for West Virginia Legislative candidates

GOpac Endorses the following Legislative Candidates in November 6, 2018 General Election   CHARLESTON, W.Va. ─ GOpac, the Gas and Oil Political Action Committee of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGAWV) has endorsed 64 candidates for legislative races in the upcoming West Virginia 2018 General Election on November 6, 2018.   “IOGAWV, […]

By September 18, 2018 Read More →

ENDORSEMENT: W.Va. Directors of Senior and Community Services “Senior Power” PAC announce 2018 General Election candidate endorsements

Release from the West Virginia Directors of Senior and Community Services Senior Power PAC: CHARLESTON, W.Va. The West Virginia Directors of Senior and Community Services Senior Power Political Action Committee announced its candidate endorsements for the 2018 general election today. The West Virginia Directors of Senior and Community Services is the association that represents senior centers across […]

By September 14, 2018 Read More →

EDITORIAL: Labor Day: Celebrate workers and be safe

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel editorial Each year, the Labor Day holiday weekend signifies the end of summer, the first break in a young school year, the return of college football … it is another holiday that often includes a lot of good food and a chance to spend a day off work with family […]

By September 3, 2018 Read More →

Industry News

Hampshire Review looking for full-time journalist

The Hampshire Review is looking for a full-time member for our editorial team, which produces the best weekly in the state (9 of the last 10 years), runs a robust website and keeps up an active Facebook page. You need to bring the tools of a 21st-Century journalist — solid writing and reporting skills, production ability, […]

By September 17, 2018 Read More →
Remembering The Register-Herald’s Dan Stillwell, a genuine friend

Remembering The Register-Herald’s Dan Stillwell, a genuine friend

By GARY FAUBER The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — I walked into the office one day 18 years ago, and there he was. Right away, it was plain to see Dan Stillwell was his own man. After nearly two decades at the Welch Daily News, Dan was beginning a new chapter with us here at The Register-Herald. […]

By September 17, 2018 Read More →
2018 WV Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Sept. 18-19 in Morgantown

2018 WV Governor’s Conference on Tourism set for Sept. 18-19 in Morgantown

Industry awards, updates and educational seminars highlight event MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Tourism industry representatives from across West Virginia will gather in Morgantown on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19, for educational seminars and industry updates as part of the 2018 West Virginia Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The agenda includes the 2018 Stars of Almost Heaven Awards Dinner; Dean […]

By September 14, 2018 Read More →

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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 →
West Virginia’s first lady Cathy Justice is a doll

West Virginia’s first lady Cathy Justice is a doll

By KENNY KEMP Charleston Gazette-Mail West Virginia Division of Culture and History and first lady Cathy Justice unveiled a doll in Justice’s likeness for the First Ladies of West Virginia Collection in a ceremony Wednesday in the Great Hall at the Culture Center. The Cathy Justice doll was hand-sculpted by Washington, D.C., artist Ping Lau […]

By June 28, 2018 Read More →

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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

West Virginia Blue Ribbon subcommittee pitches $10M for colleges, with formula or not

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The new finance subcommittee for Gov. Jim Justice’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education plans to recommend increasing funding for the state’s smaller colleges by $10 million annually. Subcommittee members’ comments Thursday shed doubt on whether they’ll have consensus behind a college funding formula in the […]

By September 21, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia Justices appointed to hear case against Jenkins, Armstead

Staff reports NCWV Media CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Recently appointed state Supreme Court Justice Paul T. Farrell has appointed four justices to hear a case challenging the temporary appointments of outgoing Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., and former House Speaker Tim Armstead to the court and Jenkins’ election bid. In an administrative order handed down Tuesday, Farrell […]

By September 21, 2018 Read More →
West Virginia addiction experts talk counseling shortage

West Virginia addiction experts talk counseling shortage

By JIM McCONVILLE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia’s opioid crisis is far from over and the resources — both human and monetary — for fighting it in the Eastern Panhandle are in short supply, according to experts. Those are the two conclusions from a panel of 25 Berkeley County medical, education and law […]

By September 21, 2018 Read More →