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Some stuff I found while looking for other stuff

President Trump has a good reason for everything he does!

Here, Trump explains to Fox & Friends why he didn't like Ukrainian Ambassador Yovanovitch.
According to CBS News:

President Trump attacked former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday, saying she was "not an angel" and . . .

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November 23, 2019

Jury members lunch with the accused and discuss the upcoming trial

Earlier, Republican jurors/senators met to discuss impeachment strategy

Publicly, a number of Republican senators have declined to comment on the mounting evidence against president Donald Trump citing the possibility that they would later become jurors -- they would weigh the evidence in the Senate trial. For example, here’s West Virginia’s Capito:

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) said she’d . . .

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November 21, 2019

Some thoughts on the future of newspapers

Is Ogden’s “newspapers on the cheap” the only way to go?

No news on yesterday’s front pages

The front page of yesterday’s Wheeling Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register consisted of two word-for-word PR releases and two old articles from another Ogden paper. On page 1 were the following:

West Liberty’s International Month Grows

Other than updating date . . .

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November 19, 2019

Weekend front pages and a righteous Mike Myer column

Irrelevant news and "handling the truth"

Saturday

Trump barely makes the front page

As noted in my previous post, President Trump was only referenced once in Friday's Wheeling Intelligencer -- on the last page of the paper in an article about the Kentucky governor's race. Despite Friday being an especially newsworthy day in the impeachment hearings, . . .

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November 17, 2019

Keeping us informed as only Ogden papers can

Can’t have enough pictures of bridge work!

Looking for President Trump

If you get a chance, take a look at the front page of today's major American newspapers featured at Kiosko. You’ll notice that stories that deal with Trump and impeachment dominate those pages. On the other hand, at the end of the first week of the House investigation into the Trump presidency, our . . .

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November 15, 2019

No bias here -- so please keep moving (with afternoon update)

Our morning “newspaper” continues its efforts to re-elect Senator Capito

Headlines are important. Frequently, it’s all that readers read.

Here’s the headline from The West Virginia Press Association:

U.S. Senators Capito, Manchin announce more than $7 Million in EDA Grants

From WDTV:

Senators Manchin and Capito announce more than $7.9 million for workforce and . . .

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November 12, 2019

Once again – little credit to teachers

Ogden's political reporter explains the Republican governor's loss in Kentucky

Steven Allen Adams discusses the Kentucky governor race in today's Wheeling papers:

First of all, let’s pop some balloons and rain on some parades. A few narratives are out there on why this happened. The first one was that teachers played a role in ousting Bevin.

Bevin ran afoul of teacher unions during his first term. . . .

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November 11, 2019

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