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Yesterday March 23, 2017

House committee considering bill to allow state to sell Hopemont Hospital

Bill Crouch, Secretary of the State Department of Health and Human Resources, said maintaining Hopemont Hospital is costly, and the DHHR is not the best agency to keep it in operation.

Wednesday March 22, 2017

WVU State of University address focuses on budget, politics, growth

West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, while delivering the State of the University address, was adamant there is no room for complacency even as budgets dwindle, employee hiring policies are certain to change and national politics spark upheaval.

Police say Detroit men “executed” in Fairmont

Fairmont police release the names of the men killed in a March 19 shooting.

Monday March 20, 2017

Fairmont police investigate double homicide

Two men were found dead in a Fairmont apartment Sunday evening.

Monday March 6, 2017

Three arrested in Morgantown armed robbery

The victim reported three white men had kicked his apartment door open and held him at gunpoint while they robbed the residence.

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Drunk driver in fatal Morgantown crash ordered to youth center

A maximum sentence was suspended in the fatal drunk driving case in Morgantown that killed a Charleston native.

Monday February 27, 2017

Driver to be sentenced in hit and run that killed Charleston native

Carli Sears died after she was struck by a truck driven by Alex Hambrick.

Thursday February 23, 2017

Morgantown second grade girl represents state in Google doodle contest

A North Elementary School student will represent WV in a Google contest.

WVUTeach receives more funding to train math and science teachers

This month, WVU announced a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation for WVUTeach.

Tuesday February 21, 2017

Morgantown council adopts gun ban ordinance

The ordinance, passed in a four to three vote Tuesday, Feb. 21, was adopted despite an attempt to at least amend the proposal’s effective date.

Stolen vehicle report leads to high speed chase through three counties

WV State Police have notified Pennsylvania authorities to be on the lookout for the driver and vehicle they pursued through Harrison, Marion and Monongalia Counties.

Morgantown council set for final vote on gun ordinance

Morgantown council is considering prohibiting anyone except police and retire police from carrying a weapon inside municipal buildings.

Thursday February 16, 2017

Trump eliminates Stream Protection Rule

West Virginia's congressional delegation, coal miners on hand for signing.

Friday February 10, 2017

Mountaineer Field House will be remembered for ‘glory days’ of basketball

A proposed timeline for razing the building and new construction has not been released.

Thursday February 9, 2017

Morgantown assistant city manager taking new job

Glen Kelly, who had acted as interim city manager since August 12, will move closer to his Wood County home.

Morgantown parents and school administrators at odds over youth center

Parents in the neighborhood where the state's thirteenth Youth Reporting Center will open are less than thrilled.

Tuesday February 7, 2017

Fairmont State names three presidential candidate finalists

Interviews are scheduled on campus beginning Feb. 13.

WVU celebrates 150 years of mountaineer history

On Feb. 7, 1867, Governor Arthur I. Boreman signed a bill to create the Agriculture College of West Virginia.

Monday February 6, 2017

WVU president on free speech: “Universities are places of ideas”

"We ought to allow those ideas to flourish on a university campus. And, any time that anyone wants to protest an idea, as long as it's done peacefully and civilly, I'm fine," said Gordon Gee

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