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W.Va. Attorney General, bipartisan coalition join USDOJ antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with a bipartisan coalition of 29 states and the District of Columbia, joined a lawsuit spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Justice against Live Nation Entertainment—owner of Ticketmaster—for alleged antitrust violations. The suit alleges the company monopolized[Read More…]

WVU aims to transform West Virginia’s future as First Ascent Program announces inaugural cohort

West Virginia Press Association MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — An exemplary group of motivated and ambitious recent West Virginia University graduates who have demonstrated leadership, commitment to community engagement and a deep love for West Virginia, are poised to join the First Ascent program’s inaugural cohort. First Ascent, a groundbreaking initiative launched last year through the WVU Brad and Alys[Read More…]

WVDOT releases Turnpike travel estimates for Memorial Day weekend

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Parkways Authority estimates 555,000 total transactions will take place on the West Virginia Turnpike during the Memorial Day holiday weekend between Thursday, May 23, 2024, to Monday May 27, 2024. Friday May 24, 2024, is predicted to be the busiest day on[Read More…]

West Virginia Department of Education, First Lady and United Way Recognize Ball Toyota Scholars

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) joined the Office of First Lady Cathy Justice and the United Way to honor Ball Toyota Family Scholars during a luncheon ceremony earlier today. The scholars are a part of the Communities In Schools (CIS) program, and they will receive four-year[Read More…]

U.S. Sen. Manchin announces $32.2 million from Appalachian Regional Commission to expand broadband access across West Virginia

West Virginia Press Association WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $32,235,629 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the West Virginia Department of Economic Development. This funding is made possible through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD)[Read More…]

Pioneering WVU astrophysicist named prestigious Fellow of the Royal Society, the ‘Oscar’ of the science world

West Virginia Press Association MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A globally recognized leader in astronomy at West Virginia University has been elected to one of the top scientific academies in the world. Duncan Lorimer, professor of physics and astronomy in the WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as a 2024 Fellow of the[Read More…]

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