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WVU expected to name athletic director

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Shane Lyons, the deputy athletic director at the University of Alabama, is expected to be named the next athletic director at West Virginia, sources told the Charleston Daily Mail on Sunday. According to multiple sources, Lyons, who has his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from WVU, met with university president E. Gordon Gee […]

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Officials warn of flu outbreaks at W.Va. schools
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Officials warn of flu outbreaks at W.Va. schools

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With flu activity now widespread in West Virginia, state health officials are concerned students returning to school Monday could cause the virus to spread further. Dr. Rahul Gupta, the state’s new health officer and commissioner for the Bureau for Public Health, said schools are likely to see flu outbreaks now that winter […]

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By January 5, 2015 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Jan. 5

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. JURY SELECTION TO GET UNDERWAY IN BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING CASE Seating jurors in […]

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By January 2, 2015 Read More →

Times West Virginian hiring Assistant News Editor

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Times West Virginian, the seven-time West Virginia Press Association Newspaper of the Year , has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant news editor/writer. Job responsibilities will include copy editing and layout and design of daily newspapers, special sections and other projects, as well as regular writing for daily newspaper, lifestyle pages and […]

By January 2, 2015 Read More →

Times West Virginian hiring director of Audience Development

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Times West Virginian is hiring a director of Audience Development. The Times West Virginian is a seven-day newspaper with a circulation of 9,000 and a website that produces 1.5 million page views from 100,000 unique monthly visitors. In addition, we publish the weekly Marion Times and the award-winning Corridor magazine. Our […]

Marshall raises pay for Holliday, Hamrick
By December 31, 2014 Read More →

Marshall raises pay for Holliday, Hamrick

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University football head coach Doc Holliday and athletic director Mike Hamrick are receiving six-year contract extensions with pay raises. Marshall announced Tuesday that it has agreed in principle with Holliday and Hamrick on new contract terms. Details of the contracts will be finalized in the next several weeks, according to a release […]

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Monongalia authority vacates recycling facility
By December 31, 2014 Read More →

Monongalia authority vacates recycling facility

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Tuesday, Dec. 30, was moving out day for the Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority (SWA). Machinery and equipment in the Morgantown Industrial Park facility’s processing plant was loaded onto trucks while files, office equipment and computers were boxed for transport. The SWA Board of Directors voted unanimously on Dec. 11 to cease […]

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By December 31, 2014 Read More →

NASA program will remain at Fairmont site

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — NASA’s Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) program will remain in Fairmont, officials said Tuesday. NASA’s future in North Central West Virginia had been in doubt ever since the agency’s Office of Inspector General issued a July report recommending that the program consider moving to the Goddard Space Flight Center near Washington, D.C., […]

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By December 31, 2014 Read More →

Thousands in W.Va. sign up for health plans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 12,000 West Virginians selected health insurance plans in the first month of open enrollment for health care plans taking effect on Jan. 1. About 46 percent of those who enrolled in the Health Insurance Marketplace plan for 2015 had previously been enrolled in the program, while 54 percent had signed […]

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By December 31, 2014 Read More →

Flu peaks in W.Va.; CDC declares epidemic

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia is seeing outbreaks of one strain of influenza two months ahead of normal flu season, according to state officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared a flu epidemic, as of Tuesday. The number of people seeking medical care for flu-like symptoms at West Virginia medical facilities has […]

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