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WVU, greater Morgantown earn ‘Safe Communities’ accreditation

Forty-five local groups part of coalition MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Safety is a constant concern for local governments and university administrators. Residents, students and their parents, and visitors expect a safer environment on campuses and across the community. A coalition of community members from West Virginia University, the City of Morgantown and Monongalia County came together[Read More…]

Attorney General Morrisey urges caution during last-minute tax filing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With only a few days left until the April 18 tax filing deadline, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminds last-minute filers to take their time filling out personal information. “It’s easy to feel rushed when you have a limited amount of time,” Attorney General Morrisey said. “However, make[Read More…]

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff Kessler talks about substance abuse issues

  All Three Democratic candidates to express views Saturday at Democratic Party’s Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Kessler has released a video outlining his thoughts on West Virginia’s substance abuse problem. Kessler will join with Democratic candidates for Governor Booth Goodwin and Jim Justice on[Read More…]

W. Va. Democratic Party hosting Democratic gubernatorial candidates forum

W.Va. Public Broadcasting televising Goodwin, Justice, Kessler at statewide forum CHARLESTON, WV — ­​The West Virginia Democratic Party to host Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. The forum will be broadcasted live statewide in partnership with West Virginia Public Broadcasting and will be held at[Read More…]

2016 class of Bucklew Scholars ready to break boundaries at WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The students in the 2016 class of Bucklew Scholars are all tireless workers, curious explorers and analytical thinkers, bound by a love of their home state and a fierce determination to make a difference in the world in which they live. For this group of exceptional scholars,[Read More…]

W.Va. Power stop Greenville, 2-0

GREENVILLE, S.C. —  The West Virginia Power blanked the Greenville Drive 2-0 on Tuesday night – April 12 – at Fluor Field.  JT Brubaker pitched five and two-third no-hit innings before Daniel Zamora and Julio Eusebio finished the shutout effort and the Power offense plated two in the eighth to secure the win.  [Read More…]

Adaptive soccer program “TOPSoccer” available at Milton Middle School

  SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va. — With the support of “The Outreach Program for Soccer”  local youths with disabilities will play soccer this spring. TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer), a six-week program from U.S. Youth Soccer is again being offered in the region. Beginning April 6, the soccer program — designed to[Read More…]

Google gives W.Va. students Internet safety lesson

U.S. Rep. David McKinley brought program to Wood County school By MICHAEL ERB [email protected] PARKERSBURG, W.Va. —  West Virginia parents know this concern: Who and how best to advise their children about personal safety on social media? How about Google? Tuesday, West Virginia students at VanDevender Middle School Tuesday heard a Google Internet safety program with[Read More…]

Times West Virginian looking for sports journalist

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Times West Virginian, the seven-time West Virginia Press Association Newspaper of the Year in Fairmont, W.Va., has immediate openings for full-time sports multi-media journalist. From The Times West Virginian: This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of effective change in a rapidly[Read More…]

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