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1971 WVU basketball team dealt with tragedy
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1971 WVU basketball team dealt with tragedy

A column by Mickey Furfari MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Sonny Moran, undoubtedly the unluckiest coach in West Virginia University men’s basketball history, still golfs three times a week at the age of 88 in Alabama. The Charleston native, an assistant to Bucky Waters from 1966 to 1969, took over the program for the 1969-70 season with […]

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Millennials will figure it out in the end

An editorial from The Parthenon HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Lazy. No work ethic. Undependable. In need of constant affirmation. These are just a few ways millennials – people in their late teens and early 20s – are being defined by their employers as they enter the workforce, according to a recent New York Times article. In […]

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41 of W.Va.’s 55 counties lose population

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Population declines in southern West Virginia counties led to an overall drop in the state’s population last year, according to U.S. Census figures released Thursday. The figures show 41 of the state’s 55 counties lost population from 2012 to 2013, including 15 counties that lost more than 200 residents. Eight of the […]

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W.Va. ‘highway angels’ in funding purgatory

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Its website touts the “highway angels” who stop along the West Virginia Turnpike to assist motorists in trouble. Now, it seems the Courtesy Patrol might be on the curb awaiting the arrival of its own angel. One of nine programs run by the Citizens Conservation Corps based in Beckley, the Courtesy Patrol […]

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Charleston challenges W.Va. gun law in court

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston officials want a Kanawha County circuit judge to decide whether or not the city’s municipal recreation centers qualify as educational facilities under state law. If the judge agrees with the city’s arguments, Charleston would be able to continue to ban firearms from its recreation centers. The complaint stems from Senate Bill […]

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Elk River foam closes water company intake
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Elk River foam closes water company intake

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia American Water shut down its water intake on the Elk River for nearly two hours Thursday, after a white foam was seen floating along the banks of the river. The water company has faced criticism over its decision not to shut down its water intake during the Jan. 9 chemical […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, March 28

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, March 28, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ANALYSIS LEADS TO NEW SEARCH AREA FOR MH370 Crews are scouring a new […]

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Let’s play (snow) ball!
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Let’s play (snow) ball!

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Two dead, several injured in I-81 accidents
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Two dead, several injured in I-81 accidents

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Two people were killed and several others were injured Wednesday morning on Interstate 81 after a sudden snow squall resulted in traffic accidents involving nearly 50 vehicles, including more than a dozen tractor-trailers. According to a press release issued from the West Virginia State Police, a trooper arrived on the scene of […]

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Student’s mushroom business plan scores $10,000
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Student’s mushroom business plan scores $10,000

WHEELING, W.Va. — When John Marshall High School senior Sierra Cook heard her name called at the inaugural West Virginia Statewide High School Business Plan Competition this past weekend, she couldn’t believe her business plan had won first place statewide. “I was so surprised,” Cook said. “I was just shocked because there were other people […]

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