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Overnight fire

By Michael D. McElwain Weirton Daily Times STEUBENVILLE, Ohio – Firefighters from both sides of the Ohio River were pressed into service to battle a building fire in downtown Steubenville Wednesday evening. The blaze broke out at the former Creegan Co. building along Washington Street near the North Fifth Street[Read More…]

The Register-Herald in Beckley hiring multimedia reporter and online editor

The Register-Herald, a 20,000-circulation daily newspaper in Beckley, W.Va., is seeking a multimedia reporter  and an online editor. Both positions come with the company’s full benefit package. Multimedia reporter to cover Fayette County — This position includes a wide range of coverage, including breaking news, enterprise, courts, government and features. Ideal candidate is self-starting with a[Read More…]

Gee, he’s here

WVU’s interim president introduced By Alex Lang The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU Board of Governors Chairman Jim Dailey handed interim President E. Gordon Gee a flying WV hat as he introduced him as the new university president. “Don’t I look good in this hat,” Gee exclaimed as flashbulbs[Read More…]

Who doesn’t love a parade?

Christmas parades are taking place across the state. There were smiles all around as the Huntington version moved through downtown on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

WVPA Sharing: Courage seen as currency of political activism

Coalition leader’s book provides insight to ‘Our Children, Our Future’          Editor’s Note: The following is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” coalition. The association is following the coalition’s efforts to develop and push legislation to combat child poverty during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislature. By George Hohmann[Read More…]

Greenbrier County salvage venture hits airwaves

By Zack Harold Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va — Mark Bowe specializes in making old things new again. For the last 16 years, he has traveled all over the United States dismantling, reconditioning and reassembling old barns and log cabins. Sometimes he and his crew put the structures back together[Read More…]

Marshall to meet Maryland in Military Bowl

By Grant Traylor The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall will take on ACC member Maryland in the Military Bowl at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 27 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md., according to the official release by the bowl on Sunday evening. This will be the Herd’s 11th[Read More…]

A first draft of history from a W.Va. basement

Charleston Gazette reporter Lori Kersey posted this picture on Twitter, saying, “Today someone brought in this @wvgazette from Dec. 8, 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked.” Ever wonder how many saved editions are tucked away in basements across the land? Journalists should sometimes remind themselves of the lasting[Read More…]

Bridgeport puts on fiery Christmas show

By Jeremiah Shelor Exponent-Telegram BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Though it rained for much of the evening, nothing could dampen the Christmas spirit in Bridgeport Thursday night. The Associated Businesses of Bridgeport put on their 9th annual Light Up Night, which culminated in a tree lighting ceremony outside the Benedum Civic Center[Read More…]

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