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By February 4, 2020 Read More →

WVU Reed College of Media fellowship to find West Virginia’s next generation of newspaper owners

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Aspiring journalists looking for a pathway to newspaper ownership will get a leg up at West Virginia University thanks to the nation’s only fellowship program designed to maintain and strengthen local news ownership.  “Many current owners are aging and ready to retire but have no succession plans and don’t want to sell their legacy operations […]

Taking the whoop out of whooping cough
By February 4, 2020 Read More →

Taking the whoop out of whooping cough

From WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The whooping cough vaccine for babies and young kids—called “DTaP”—came to the United States in 1996. That year, people were still using dial-up internet connections to look up Spice Girls lyrics on Ask Jeeves. A lot of things have changed since then, but the whooping cough vaccine isn’t one of […]

West Virginia American Legion Auxiliary Unit 174 issues ‘Chip Challenge’ to benefit veterans and military families
By February 3, 2020 Read More →

West Virginia American Legion Auxiliary Unit 174 issues ‘Chip Challenge’ to benefit veterans and military families

Release from American Legion 174: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Kim Mellie, general manager of American Legion Unit #174 and president of the Ladies Auxiliary, issued a challenge to other West Virginia American Legion units and other service groups to purchase Mister Bee Potato Chips’ new specialty 5-ounce “Salute Our Military Personnel and Veterans” chip bags that […]

By February 3, 2020 Read More →

Media Advisory: Second Chance Dental Program Award set for 9 a.m. Feb. 4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mountain State Oral and Facial Surgery has issued the following media advisory: Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery’s Second Chance program is designed to provide an opportunity for residents of Charleston, Kanawha City, Hurricane (Teays Valley), Huntington, Parkersburg, and Beckley, WV, and Ashland, KY, to receive a free full-arch restoration. The innovative full-arch […]

Media Advisory: Alzheimer’s Association State Advocacy Day at Capitol is Feb. 4
By January 30, 2020 Read More →

Media Advisory: Alzheimer’s Association State Advocacy Day at Capitol is Feb. 4

Release from Alzheimer’s Association – West Virginia Chapter: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, has issued the following media advisory: The 2020 Alzheimer’s Association State Advocacy Day West Virginia State Capitol – Charleston, WV, is Tuesday, February 4 About the Event: In an effort to increase awareness and promote better public policy, advocates […]

By January 30, 2020 Read More →

Betting on the Super Bowl? W.Va. group says follow rules for responsible gaming

Release from Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — According to the American Gaming Organization, $6.8 billion will likely be wagered on this year’s Super Bowl, including legal and illegal bets.  In West Virginia, three casinos offer in-person sports betting and mobile betting is also available throughout the state.  For most people, this […]

By January 29, 2020 Read More →

More join fight to keep region’s Minor League teams

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph CHARLESTON — Area Congressional representatives are on board with keeping Minor League Baseball in the region, but no progress on the issue has been reported. Both Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va. 9th District, and Rep. Carol Miller, R-W.Va. 3rd District, want to keep the Appalachian League together after Major League […]

WVONGA, IOGA WV working on oil and natural gas license plate
By January 29, 2020 Read More →

WVONGA, IOGA WV working on oil and natural gas license plate

Release from IOGA of WV: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia are working to promote a new oil and natural gas industry license plate. Driving a personal or fleet vehicle with this special plate will enable you to identify and promote the […]

Ramaco Carbon appoints research director to direct new facilities in Wyoming, West Virginia
By January 23, 2020 Read More →

Ramaco Carbon appoints research director to direct new facilities in Wyoming, West Virginia

Release from Ramaco Carbon: SHERIDAN, WY — Ramaco Carbon, a coal technology company headquartered in Sheridan, announced today it had hired Christopher Yurchick to serve as director of research. Yurchick will manage research operations in both Sheridan and Charleston, West Virginia. Coming to Ramaco with over a decade of experience working in joint academic/industrial ventures, and 15 […]

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. through service and action
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. through service and action

Release from WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  West Virginia University Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Meshea L. Poore encourages West Virginians to recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a call to action to create and strengthen more inclusive communities. Poore is an attorney who has served as a member of the West Virginia House of […]