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University improves recycling habits, but expert says they could do more
By April 25, 2017 Read More →

University improves recycling habits, but expert says they could do more

By JENNIFER GARDNER The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU says its efforts to increase recycling on campus are working, but some believe the University could be doing more. WVU implemented a single-stream recycling system three years ago in an effort to increase the amount recycled by the University and cut down on waste. Despite […]

By April 25, 2017 Read More →

Philanthropy summits scheduled for June

Staff reports The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Philanthropy West Virginia is partnering with nine other organizations to have summits in Charleston and Morgantown in June on community investments. The meetings are to assist companies with best practices for charitable giving, community involvement, employee volunteerism and finding partners during lean times to maximize their company’s […]

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10 things to know: Tuesday, April 25

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. PROGRESS MADE TO AVERT GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN A major hurdle is overcome when Trump signals he would put off his demand that […]

Mountain State Millennials: Generation WV expands its mission of attracting, retaining young talent
By April 24, 2017 Read More →

Mountain State Millennials: Generation WV expands its mission of attracting, retaining young talent

By LINDA HARRIS The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Natalie Roper figures there are three things West Virginians need to know about Millennials: They can’t stay where there are no jobs; they won’t stay in a place they don’t like; and they want to stay where they can make a difference in the communities around […]

Huntington’s science march joins global movement
By April 24, 2017 Read More →

Huntington’s science march joins global movement

Staff, wire reports The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — From the Washington Monument to Germany’s Brandenburg Gate to Huntington, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on a soggy Earth Day, conveying a global message about scientific freedom without political interference, the need for adequate spending for future breakthroughs and just the general value of scientific pursuits. Around […]

WVU professor authority on bees
By April 24, 2017 Read More →

WVU professor authority on bees

By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — Jim Amrine looks at lawns and likes the ones with dandelions, clover and other growth considered weeds. Those are the yards where the homeowners aren’t using chemicals, said Amrine, a researcher, retired professor at West Virginia University and an authority on bees. “They’re my […]

By April 24, 2017 Read More →

Citizens speak out on President Trump’s first 100 days in office

By BLAKE STOWERS Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va.  — As President Donald Trump nears his first 100 days in office, citizens spoke out both in support of Trump and against him. Jason Dale Walker, from Nashville, Tennessee, said he thinks Trump has done well with the presidency especially “considering that Congress is against him.” “I […]

Charleston trying to find balance in addressing homelessness
By April 24, 2017 Read More →

Charleston trying to find balance in addressing homelessness

By ALI SCHMITZ Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston leaders say they are struggling to find solutions to handle homelessness in the city. During a city council finance meeting earlier this month, Mayor Danny Jones referred to Charleston as a mecca for people who have “taken over our streets.” He’s since continued to speak about […]

By April 24, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Monday, April 24

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, April 24, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. 100-DAY MARK NEARS AS BUDGET DEADLINE LOOMS As the symbolic milestone approaches, Trump juggles a renewed health care push and his […]

West Virginia Business College’s permit to operate revoked
By April 21, 2017 Read More →

West Virginia Business College’s permit to operate revoked

By JOHN McCABE The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Citing West Virginia Business College’s failure to gain accreditation for the 2017-18 school year and its inability to offer its students financial aid, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education on Thursday revoked the college’s permit to operate in West Virginia, […]