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WV Biosciences Summit highlights new tech, treatments

By CONOR GRIFFITH NCWV Media MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  — Whether it’s new imaging technology, advanced cancer research or another innovation, ways the Mountain State, its resources and its people can further the biosicence sector were explored in Morgantown Thursday. Dr. Brett Hall, keynote speaker for the ninth annual West Virginia Bioscience Summit, gave an overview of […]

First felony charge: Man arrested at MVP protest chains self to equipment, accused of making threats of terrorist acts
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First felony charge: Man arrested at MVP protest chains self to equipment, accused of making threats of terrorist acts

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph LINDSIDE, W.Va.  — Protesting the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) in Monroe County has resulted in the first felony charge. Andrea Preston, deputy circuit clerk for Monroe County Circuit Court, said Holden Dometrius, 22, was charged Thursday with threats of terrorist acts, a felony, after chaining himself to a piece of […]

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Applications now open for WV’s free community college program
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Applications now open for WV’s free community college program

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s new, free community college tuition program, West Virginia Invests, is now open for applications. The state Community and Technical College System has unveiled a website, wvinvests.org, where students may apply. Senate Bill 1, which created the program, said the certificates and degrees that students may […]

WVU celebrates explosion of innovation and entrepreneurship at second annual Demo Day
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WVU celebrates explosion of innovation and entrepreneurship at second annual Demo Day

WVU Today MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — At West Virginia University, students, faculty and staff are charged with pursuing world-changing discoveries, innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges, academic engagement and excellence, and they are responding to the call. WVU’s second annual Demo Day (April 25) is an example in living color of the University-wide commitment to […]

17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday
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17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

  The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON — The 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will take place Saturday at locations across the country, including several in the Tri-State area. The twice-yearly, single-Saturday collection provides an opportunity for people to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications. Hosted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in conjunction […]

New River Health to create medical mall in former Kmart building
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New River Health to create medical mall in former Kmart building

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald OAK HILL, W.Va.  — A Fayette County storefront that has been vacant for more than five years will soon be home to medical mall, filled with health and wellness services. Over the next two years, the former Kmart off Rt. 19 will be transformed into a new location of New River Health […]

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10 things to know: Friday, April 26

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, April 26, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BIDEN ENTERS DEMOCRATIC RACE WITH ANTI-TRUMP THEME Declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake, the former vice president pushed […]

Yeager Airport-hosted police motorcycle program helps West Virginia State Police unit get underway
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Yeager Airport-hosted police motorcycle program helps West Virginia State Police unit get underway

By RICK STEELHAMMER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After a 40-year absence from Mountain State highways, West Virginia State Police motorcycle operators are about to make a comeback. As the state’s largest and most comprehensive law enforcement agency enters its 100th year, 15 troopers are completing a three-week training course at an otherwise inactive taxiway […]

11th annual Ramps and Rail Festival set for Saturday in Elkins
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11th annual Ramps and Rail Festival set for Saturday in Elkins

By TIM MacVEAN The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — For the past decade, area residents and tourists alike have gathered in downtown Elkins to celebrate a local delicacy and sample unique ramp-infused cuisine. This Saturday will be no different than past years, during the 11th annual Ramps and Rail Festival, running from 10 a.m. to 4:30 […]