Alex Wiederspiel

Yesterday February 16, 2018

Federal government files to dismiss case against former coal executive

A jury failed to come to a verdict following 12 hours of deliberation over two days earlier this month.

Teachers in Monongalia County begin the day with walk-in

"I think it signals that we're united -- this younger generation of teachers."

Flooding leads to downed trees, slides across North Central WV

There are no reports of injuries or damage to buildings.

Thursday February 15, 2018

Gee: Proactive approach will save Greek Life at WVU

"A number of institutions are ceasing or closing them down, ceasing to have them as part of their culture. I happen to believe in the role of fraternities and sororities."

Monongalia County Commissioners now have a six-figure number attached to missing tax dollars

"We know in 2013 there's $500,000 missing," Bloom said Wednesday. "We can prove that."

Wednesday February 14, 2018

WVU takes action against 16 fraternities; suggests end to Greek Life a possibility

“We have two paths before us,” WVU President Gordon Gee said.

Defense League: School’s making best arguments for campus carry in spite of opposition

"The defense of your life is the absolute baseline for all liberties," Keith Morgan said.

Tuesday February 13, 2018

Second day of 17-month PEIA freeze hearing draws hundreds of public workers

“We could almost take last year’s plan and slap a new date on it, save for a few things,” Cheatham said.

Friday February 9, 2018

Preston County teachers say big picture more important than pay, PEIA

"Those are both issues, but it's far more than that," Cassandra Sisler said.

WVU opposes House bill that would permit concealed carry on campus

House Bill 4298 is on it's way to the Judiciary Committee following a brief stint in Education.

Thursday February 8, 2018

Monongalia AFT president: Justice presser doesn’t move the needle

"There has to be some way to raise revenue in this state to help more than this," Sam Brunett said.

Wednesday February 7, 2018

Mon Health Systems appoints interim CEO; Darryl Duncan to take leave of absence

The Dominion Post reported Wednesday morning that 28 Mon Health Medical Center physicians signed a letter in January expressing no confidence in CEO Darryl Duncan.

Morgantown Police Chief: Stay off the roads

WVU has already cancelled afternoon classes in preparation for wintry weather.

Morgantown man receives 40 year sentence in 2016 slaying

"Mr. Green was killed for a winning a fight he didn't even want to be involved," Prosecuting Attorney Perry DeChristopher said.

FirstEnergy ending bid on Pleasants Power Station

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission initially denied the first petition Jan. 12.

Tuesday February 6, 2018

Likely not a snow storm, but still dangerous: Accuweather predicts icy mess Wednesday

"Right now, it doesn't look like it's going to be a snow storm."

Faculty senates in Mon County to convene on action authorization vote Tuesday

"I certainly respect the local union's willingness to want to be able to follow the direction of what the state leadership will do," Monongalia County Superintendent Frank Devono said.

Monday February 5, 2018

Public employees lay out demands during major rally in Clarksburg

"What we want is for it to be fully funded in a way that doesn't reduce our paychecks," Phillips said. "That's the biggest thing."

Mon County Senator believes Governor and Legislature will, eventually, exceed one percent on teacher pay increase

"I believe the leadership in the Legislature and the Governor have a figure out there where they believe that this could end," said Monongalia County Democrat Bob Beach.

Man who tried to run over Fairmont police officer among 28 indicted in Marion County

An officer shot Haller after Haller reportedly attempted to ram the officer with a vehicle during the altercation.

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