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In this photo from the Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, Wayne running back Nathan Spurlock (9) is tackled into a puddle of mud by Sissonville defensive back Houston Hill (14) during the West Virginia class AA quarterfinal football game at Pioneer Field, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Wayne, W.Va.

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WVU SOJ and WVPA providing multimedia packages for newspapers

West Virginia University’s P.I. Reed School of Journalism, in cooperation with the West Virginia Press Association, has again agreed to make a number of multi-platform news and feature packages available to member newspapers of the WVPA. These are outstanding student-generated news packages for your print and online editions.  A budget[Read More…]

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WVPA Sharing: New book chronicles two West Virginia NFL greats, Huff and Gatski

“The book had to be written.  The story is just too good.” Author Seseen Francis was explaining the simple reason for writing his new novel, “Sam Huff and the Gunner,” which chronicles the young lives – the growing up years – of football legends Sam Huff and Frank “Gunner” Gatski.   Both Huff and Gatski grew up in[Read More…]

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Eastern Panhandle groups tackle child poverty

By John McVey The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — More than 50 interested individuals gathered Thursday evening for a community conversation on Poverty in the Panhandle: Children at Risk. “The most apparent thing is the numbers – the percentage of boys and girls living in poverty,” Tiffany Lawrence said to open[Read More…]

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Exponent-Telegram shines light on JFK legacy

  Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The next time you drive to Charleston, remember that Interstate 79 would not be there if not for John F. Kennedy. The interstate highway system devised under President Eisenhower did not include any roads for West Virginia. Once in office, JFK, who was grateful to[Read More…]

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