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WVU Reed College of Media receives largest single donation in school history
By November 26, 2019 Read More →

WVU Reed College of Media receives largest single donation in school history

Planned gift to support education and journalism in the West Virginia Release from the Reed College of Media: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Students will be better equipped to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing media landscape thanks to a gift from an award winning journalist and West Virginia University alumnus.  Bob and Luanne Kittle have been generous contributors […]

WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, Marshall University announce collaborative agreement
By November 26, 2019 Read More →

WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, Marshall University announce collaborative agreement

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) and Marshall University, through its Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, announced a memorandum of understanding that will allow for collaborative medical education efforts between osteopathic and allopathic programs at each institution.   WVSOM President James W. Nemitz, Ph.D., and Marshall University President […]

Media Advisory: Register today for WVPA Legislative LookAhead on Jan. 3, 2020
By November 22, 2019 Read More →

Media Advisory: Register today for WVPA Legislative LookAhead on Jan. 3, 2020

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WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship, summer Internship applications for $4,000 awards in 2020
By November 22, 2019 Read More →

WVPA Foundation accepting scholarship, summer Internship applications for $4,000 awards in 2020

Each WVPA Foundation award to total $4,000 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia college students are learning the West Virginia Press Association Foundation’s mission of improving the quality and future of West Virginia newspapers and the communities they serve in West Virginia is more than just rhetoric. The WVPA Foundation is now accepting applications for 2020 Summer […]

Salem University, Pierpont Community and Technical College sign working agreement to assist students
By November 22, 2019 Read More →

Salem University, Pierpont Community and Technical College sign working agreement to assist students

By Eddie Trizzino | Times West Virginian FAIRMONT – Salem University is making an offer to graduates of Pierpont Community and Technical College. The universities’ presidents signed an agreement Thursday to decrease tuition for Pierpont graduates who go on to enroll at Salem. “The agreement is about student opportunity,” said Dan Finuf, president of Salem. […]

By November 22, 2019 Read More →

10 things to know: Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. MOUNTING IMPEACHMENT EVIDENCE BEYOND DISPUTE But after two weeks of riveting public hearings with numerous Ukraine revelations, […]

Franklin, W.Va.,  native Mike Mallow’s book ‘Heartspark’ available
By November 21, 2019 Read More →

Franklin, W.Va., native Mike Mallow’s book ‘Heartspark’ available

By Jean A. Flanagan, Moorefield Examiner  Imagine traveling for three years in a suspended state, only to be awakened when your destination drops off the galactic map. Such is the fate of Jonathan Heartspark. Thus begins “Heartspark,” the first book in the Echo Suite Saga, written by Moorefield Examiner Advertising/Produdction Manager and Franklin resident, Mike Mallow.  According to Mallow, “Heartspark” […]

W.Va. Commerce Secretary Gaunch believes cracker is coming to region; talks of  growth in Ohio Valley and state
By November 21, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Commerce Secretary Gaunch believes cracker is coming to region; talks of growth in Ohio Valley and state

By Evan Bevins, Parkersburg News and Sentinel FAIRPLAIN, W.Va. — While visiting Jackson County Wednesday, West Virginia Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch said he believes a cracker plant will come to the Mountain State within the next decade. Gaunch made the remarks during the Jackson County Economic Development Authority’s annual luncheon meeting at Sorella Ristorante in […]

By November 21, 2019 Read More →

Cost of Thanksgiving in W.Va. increases in 2019

By FRED PACE, The Herald-Dispatch BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — For many families, it’s a tradition on Thanksgiving Day to wake up early to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, hop on the couch to enjoy some early afternoon football, eat a few pounds of turkey and finally fall asleep early and content. On Nov. 28, families […]

By November 21, 2019 Read More →

Timberline ski area in W.Va. bought by Indiana ski area operator for $2.2 million

By Rick Steelhammer, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Skiing and snowboarding are expected to return to the Tucker County slopes formerly operated by Timberline Four Seasons Resort for the 2020-21 season, after the bankrupt ski area’s sale to the owner of Perfect North Slopes, near Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Perfect North Slopes, Inc., was actually the second-highest bidder […]