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Gubernatorial hopefuls share their visions for future of W.Va.

Many differences and few similarities By Pamela Pritt  REGISTER-HERALD REPORTER CHARLESTON — The Democratic gubernatorial candidates displayed many differences of personality and policy but few similarities other than party affiliation Saturday morning during a televised forum that aired on West Virginia Public Television. Jeff Kessler, Jim Justice and Booth Goodwin[Read More…]

Event touts timely immunization shots

National Infant immunization week under way   By Sarah Plummer  The REGISTER-HERALD  BECKLEY, W.Va. — Because West Virginia has one of the lowest rates of infant immunization in the United States, area health departments, school-based clinics and the state Department of Health and Human Resources hope to increase the number of[Read More…]

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, April 18

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, April 18, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FIGHTS LOOM AFTER BRAZIL’S LOWER CHAMBER OKS IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS The measure now goes[Read More…]

Gubernatorial Town Hall Debate set for Monday at WVSU

Civitas Newspapers — Logan Banner, Williamson Daily News, Gilbert Times, Coal Valley News and The Independent Herald of Pineville — assisting with debate   CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia voters will have a chance to see Democratic gubernatorial candidates Jeff Kessler, the state’s Senate Minority Leader, and Booth Goodwin, a former U.S. attorney, on Monday – April 18 – when[Read More…]

Coverage Link: WVDP Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum Coverage

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Democratic Party will host a Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. Watch live stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhSaPxsHOro The forum will be broadcasted live statewide in partnership with West Virginia Public Broadcasting and will be held at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston. All Democratic candidates[Read More…]

Alzheimer’s Association to host community workshops on dementia conversations, warning signs

Events set for Parkersburg and Morgantown CHARLESTON, W.Va. —  The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, is offering a free community workshops in Morgantown and Parkersburg in April. In Morgantown, the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter is offering a free community workshop, Dementia Conversations. The one-hour workshop will be held in Morgantown on Tuesday,[Read More…]

Consider WVPA Statewide Classified Advertising: 4/17/16

Download: Consider Statewide Classified Ads 4-17-16 Statewide Classified Network The Statewide Classified Network enables advertisers to reach more than 500,000 readers in more than 60 daily and weekly member newspapers for one low price. West Virginia Press Services processes the ads and sends them to participating newspapers, generating statewide coverage with[Read More…]

Featured Ad: ‘Band on the Run’ 5K event helps purchase band uniforms, instruments

Register for ‘Band on the Run’ 5K at http://www.tristateracer.com/event.php?RaceID=8343   To make donations to help purchase uniforms and instruments, contact The Pride of Capital High Band Boosters at [email protected]   Don’t miss the Pre-race Spaghetti dinner set for Friday, April 22 DATE & TIME:  Friday, April 22, 2016 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. PLACE:[Read More…]

Manchin, Capito announce funding for WVU Cancer Biology Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced that Federal funding has been awarded by the National Cancer Institute to West Virginia University to fund cutting edge research to fight cancer.   “This is wonderful news for WVU and our entire state,” Sen. Manchin said. “For our[Read More…]

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia to develop food, farm trail

  Attractions, events and destinations to be considered   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia encourages industry partners to submit events, attractions and/or destinations to be considered for the West Virginia Food and Farm Trail which will highlight agritourism in the state.   “Our research has shown that travelers seek[Read More…]

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