Day: February 24, 2020 Archives

MondayFebruary 24, 2020

Baylor deals WVU ninth loss in twelve games, 64-39

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Baylor outscored West Virginia 25-9 in the third quarter en route to a 64-39 win at the Coliseum. The victory secured at least a share of the Big 12 regular season title for the second-ranked Bears (26-1). “Winning never gets old,” said Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey. “Losing will put you in

Listless West Virginia continues late swan dive with loss at Texas

West Virginia lost for the fifth time in six games as its once-promising season continues swirling the wrong direction.

US Supreme Court hears arguments on Atlantic Coast Pipeline, seems friendly toward allowing work

Dominion Energy Inc. is developing the project with Duke Energy Corp.

Morrisey explains opposition to Johnson & Johnson settlement

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey was a guest on Monday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Catholic lay leader says release of diocese audit is significant but not enough

Bishop Mark Brennan released the diocese's financial audit for the first time ever on Friday.

Senators narrowly pass tax overhaul bill, but delay difficult hurdle on accompanying resolution

Package would cut property taxes for manufacturers and vehicles but raise sales taxes and tobacco taxes.

‘Pioneering legacy’ of West Virginian Katherine Johnson remembered following her death

Johnson, a native of White Sulphur Springs, died Monday at the age of 101, according to NASA.

Wheeling Park ends season on top of MetroNews Girls Power Index

The Patriots begin their postseason run Friday evening.

House passes similar legislation to Senate’s ‘Tebow’ bill

The House's version is only for homeschooled kids to participate in public school sports.

Tennessee man pleads guilty, sentenced in connection with 2018 CAMC shooting

Bryan Ogle fired two shots at Charleston police officer.

Bowlsby: Big 12’s opinion on one-time transfer exception coming in March

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby discussed issues facing the conference and the NCAA as a whole on Monday.

Whayne and Walker close ranks under new name

Two well known names in the heavy equipment industry will transition under a new umbrella

Teamsters reject AHF Products contract, next move is unclear

Workers remain on the job with no contract and await the company's next move on restarting bargaining negotiations.

House passes bill allowing state oversight of big development projects in very small towns

Bill passes 88-11 but goes back to Senate to resolve differences.

Both sides of Bible courses bill heard at House public hearing

A third reading and passage vote on the bill is expected on Tuesday.

MetroNews This Morning 2-24-20

An overnight shooting death in Clay County and a fatal fire in Wyoming County are under investigation. Teamsters reject a new contract at AHF Industries in Randolph County. There are many who don’t like the idea of a New River Gorge National Park and Preserve and at the Legislature time is growing short with several

Investigators probe deadly Wyoming County fire

Blaze occurred Saturday evening.

West Virginia looking to solve road woes against banged-up Texas

If West Virginia is ever going to win on the road, an injury-plagued Texas squad seems like the best hope.