Day: December 13, 2018 Archives

ThursdayDecember 13, 2018

USDA announces pilot program to increase internet access in rural areas

The ReConnect Program will provide $600 million in loans and grants for projects in rural America.

Federal appeals court rejects permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The 604-mile pipeline is planned to run through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.

Final 2 wrongful termination lawsuits against Warner settled

Former investigators Thomas Ranson and Jeff Shriner settled their suits for $50,000 each.

2nd PEIA Finance Board hearing focuses on competing health care proposals

Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association, urged adoption of the 80/20 health coverage plan.

VIDEO: Malik Thompson reflects on career at Marshall

Malik Thompson reflected on his time with the Herd and playing in a bowl game in his home state of Florida.

Vigil held for Martinsburg shop owner shot during robbery

Residents gathered to pray for the critically injured woman.

Seeing Orange: Syracuse leading West Virginia in bowl game sales

Syracuse fans are proving more eager for the Camping World Bowl than West Virginia, which is on a two-game skid and playing without Will Grier.

Closing in on start of regular legislative session, Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Ed. may be headed for all-nighter

The commission is currently crafting potential legislation to go before the State Legislature

Costs of Raleigh County mine rescue being evaluated

Emergency crews rescued three people from the mine on Wednesday.

WVNG celebrates the National Guard’s 382nd birthday

The celebration took place on the WVNG base in Charleston.

Konate joins Kevin Jones, Jevon Carter as recent record-breakers

Blocks, steals and offensive rebounds — a trio that made their marks at West Virginia.

Nonprofits to be urged Friday to broaden partnerships

Annual Policy Institute scheduled in Charleston.

Deputies investigating armed home invasion in Monongalia County

Deputies with the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department were alerted to the robbery just after 4 a.m., Chief Deputy Al Kisner said.

Berkeley County judge, officials weighing options for paralyzed murder suspect

Adam Domer is charged for the September 2 fatal beating of Joan Staubs, 86.

Harrison County school consolidation halted following denial of SBA funding

The SBA made announcement of its funded projects Monday, a total of over $72 million worth of projects. But of the 19 counties to receive funding, Harrison County was not on the list.

AG’s Office warns of ‘pay-for-prayer’ scam

Currently, a call is going around the state where a caller portrays him or herself as a representative of the "St. Mary's Prayer Center Ministry."