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WVU board won’t impeach student president
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WVU board won’t impeach student president

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Four days before the end of his term, the Student Government Association’s Board of Governors decided in a more than two-hour long executive session not to impeach Student Body President George Capel. Capel was arrested on March 17 allegedly for public intoxication and trespassing at a Cornell Avenue residence. He was later […]

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EPA still studying C8 levels in Parkersburg, Vienna

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The federal Environmental Protection Agency is studying whether additional action is warranted over C8 contamination in the Parkersburg and Vienna water systems, according to a letter to an attorney in the class action lawsuit against the company. The agency is continuing to study drinking water data from communities, including Vienna and Parkersburg, […]

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Fidel Castro not interested in diplomacy

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel  PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Lest anyone forget the regime President Barack Obama flirted with in Cuba last week, that nation’s former ruler Fidel Castro penned a mocking response to Obama’s visit and speeches, which was published in the Communist government’s official newspaper, Granma, Monday. That means, little brother Raul […]

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Buckhannon mayor subject of multiple allegations

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Mayor Richard Edwards’ alleged misuse of a gas card wasn’t the only concern among angry citizens who attended a special City Council meeting on Monday. His history in his former home of Bexar County, Texas, and his interpersonal dealings with city residents also were among the top complaints against the embattled mayor. […]

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Nearly $1M in meth seized in two WV busts

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An investigation into a multi-state drug ring is believed to have led to the largest-ever single seizure of methamphetamine in Southern West Virginia, according to federal authorities. About 13 pounds of methamphetamine was recovered inside the spare tire of a vehicle parked outside a Huntington hotel on March 18, according to court documents. […]

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Instructor killed in crash started flying as a teen
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Instructor killed in crash started flying as a teen

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Brenda Jackson got her pilot’s license before she got her driver’s license. She took her first flying lesson at age 14, after her she’d seen a flight instructor showing off his planes at the Beckley Mall. “I want to do this,” she told her dad, back in 1973, according to family lore. “Well, […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, March 29

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. GOVERNMENT NO LONGER NEEDS APPLE’S HELP IN CRACKING IPHONE Instead, the FBI says it was able to hack […]

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By March 28, 2016 Read More →

SBA Administrator honors nation’s top small businesses

Allegheny Science & Technology Corp. CEO among honorees WASHINGTON – Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, has announced this year’s Small Business Person of the Year winners from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. West Virginia’s 2016 Small Business Person of the […]

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Action Facilities Management of Morgantown among National Small Business Week awardees

Awardees invited to Washington, D.C. recognition ceremony, May 1-2 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, has announced the 2016 National Small Business Week awardees for 17 different categories ranging from exporting, outreach, contracting, lending, disaster recovery to manufacturing and research and development. Among the national winners was  Action Facilities […]

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SBA announces second National Road Tour to Champion STEM Innovation  

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced  today that it will launch a 20- state road tour led by the SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs with participation from 11 other federal agencies. This will be the second year of the SBA-led Innovation Road Tour. […]