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Under the hood with Puccini, on Pietro
There are numerous definitions to the word "Bohemian" or, in Italian, "La Boheme."
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
W.Va. Supreme Court reschedules cases canceled by storm
The West Virginia Supreme Court has rescheduled oral arguments and a moot court competition that were canceled because of a winter storm.
More remains found at Greene Co. well blast site
A coroner says he and a team of anthropology students have recovered what they believe to be more fragmented remains of a worker who was killed when a southwestern Pennsylvania natural gas well exploded last month.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
WPHS Speech Team Lauded
Madison Elementary School guidance counselor Jessica Laslo is West Virginia's Elementary School Counselor of the Year for 2014, and she and members of the state champion Wheeling Park High School speech team were among those honored by the Ohio County Board of Education on Monday.
Gordon Gee formally appointed West Virginia University president
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission approved his appointment at a special meeting, the final approval needed to solidify his role, according to a WVU release.
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Gee contract not yet finalized
West Virginia Higher Education Chancellor Dr. Paul Hill said Monday there are a few things to clear up before a contract is finalized with new WVU President E. Gordon Gee.
After passage, steps remain for tank bill
On the last night of their session, West Virginia legislators passed a bill in response to the Elk River chemical leak that dominated both the 2014 legislative session and the Kanawha Valley's attention for the past two months.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Curt was a 1979 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School, a member of the Laborers International Union, Local #1149, Wheeling, and a Golden Gloves Boxing Champion.
WV Habitat For Humanity Dedicates 700th Home
West Virginia Habitat for Humanity is celebrating the construction of its 700th home in the state.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Berkeley deputies investigate possible homicide
Berkeley County sheriff's deputies were investigating a possible homicide Saturday night after a woman was found dead on Picture Mountain Drive.
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KU's Wiggins found second home in West Virginia [The Wichita Eagle :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) March 08--MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- The teenage basketball prodigy from Canada had been in West Virginia for just a few months when his host father came home with an idea.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Packed House for Avett Brothers Concert
There was plenty of jumping on the court of The Coliseum on the campus of West Virginia University last week, but not for a basketball game.
I was a corporate spy who learned tough lessons about business ethics
Huddled with seven colleagues in a dimly lit hotel room in Morgantown, W.V., and bleary-eyed from days of reviewing thousands of pages of documents, a clandestine plan was being hatched that I now regret.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Rocking out with The Roils
The band currently plays blues-centered rock tinged with indie and alt-country influences, but its sound has evolved a lot since band members Kevin Hamrick and Leo Schlosnagle first began rearranging Kevin's original songs together in 2011.
Coalition urges legislators to raise minimum wage
A state coalition is urging the West Virginia Senate to pass a bill that would increase the state's minimum wage.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail
Sheetz grocery concept store coming to WVU in Sunnyside development
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Convenience retailer Sheetz plans to open a one of a kind, fuel-free location at University Place, a new student apartment and retail complex under construction at West Virginia University.
Weather Records Continue To Fall During Winter 2014
The winter of 2014 continues to break records in West Virginia. The National Weather Service said a blast of arctic air on Tuesday broke low temperature records for March 4 in Wheeling, Morgantown, Elkins and Lewisburg.
From ordinary to extraordinary
Artist Susan Poffenbarger, a 2014 YWCA Woman of Achievement, works on her latest artwork.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
National Pancake Day Has Special Meaning For IHOP Employee
It's National Pancake Day at IHOP across the country, Tuesday, where customers can enjoy a free stack of pancakes while helping out a great cause.