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6 hrs ago | Improbable Research

The case for medical fist bumping, then and now

Last year, 2013, medical researchers at West Virginia University published the study " Reducing pathogen transmission in a hospital setting.

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Related Topix: Ceredigion County, Wales, United Kingdom, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Independent Herald

England named parks chief8:21 pm

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today named Sam England as the chief of the Parks and Recreation section and Jerry Jenkins as the chief of the Law Enforcement section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Cape Gazette

Millsboro resident receives Forestry Association scholarship

DFA scholarship winner Luke Czapp of Millsboro happily accepts a $1,000 big check from the Delaware Forestry Association as family and friends stand by.

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Related Topix: Millsboro, DE

Independent Herald

WVU Foundation gifts fifth highest ever10:39 am

The West Virginia University Foundation says alumni and friends of the University gave $85.7 million in cash and in-kind gifts between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014, the fifth largest annual amount ever received in the Foundation's 60-year history.

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Related Topix: Enterprise, WV

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The News Journal

Wilmington man admits to 2012 slaying, charges dropped...

Wilmington man admits to 2012 slaying, charges dropped against football standout Zakee Lloyd pleads guilty to second-degree murder on morning of jury selection Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1rMVB3c In a flurry of legal activity Tuesday, a Wilmington man admitted to an April 2012 slaying, and prosecutors dropped ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Strategy to Empty Pockets

Politicians have wised up during the past several decades. They have found new and improved ways to empty our pockets without us even realizing we've been had.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Human Trafficking Conference Set In Morgantown

Morgantown , West Virginia A workshop at West Virginia University will focus on issues related to human trafficking.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV, Charleston, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Bennett joins D&E team

In this position, Bennett represents Davis & Elkins at college fairs and high schools throughout Virginia to seek out potential students.

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Related Topix: Davis, WV, Elkins, WV

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

United Way and 4-H provide programs to kids

Due to the support of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley, the Wood County 4-H Association has been able to help hundreds of children participate in programs throughout the years.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

The Inter-Mountain

West Virginia judge lets stand IMG deal with WVU

A judge has denied a motion by West Virginia Radio Corp. to toss the media rights contract between West Virginia University and IMG College.

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Related Topix: Monongalia County, WV

The Review

Energy Express offers school supplies

On Saturday, some of them were at Tomlinson Run State Park to take advantage of a school supply giveaway organized by the Energy Express program.

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Related Topix: New Cumberland, WV, Newell, WV, Chester, WV, Hancock County, WV

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Urgent care growth, popularity continue locally

Laura Pope didn't have to wait long after arriving at University Urgent Care with her young grandson - his name was called just a few minutes after they had registered and sat down in the waiting room.

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Related Topix: Harpers Ferry, WV, Medicine, Ranson, WV, Inwood, WV, Jefferson County, WV

NewsandSentinel.com

OVU names Morris VP of external relations

Morris' role will include developing and deepening the university's community relations throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Inter-Mountain

Boos & Applause

Editor's note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in - pro, con or neutral.

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Related Topix: Tucker County, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Godwin takes new position

David Earl Godwin began his law career in Upshur County as a part-time prosecuting attorney, and after decades of working with the federal government he is set to return to Upshur as an assistant prosecutor.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Upshur County, WV, West Virginia Wesleyan College

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Items donated to United Way Auction

Items are already being donated to the Randolph County United Way Kickoff Auction, slated for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Randolph County Community Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Elkins, WV, Helvetia, WV

Silicon Alley Insider

Cisco CEO: I Don't Need To Sign A Pledge To Give To Charity

And Bill Gates is pressuring the 1% to sign a "Giving Pledge" vowing to give away a large portion of their wealth to charity.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Duke University

NewsandSentinel.com

College Costs

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee said this week he believes his institution's relationship with WVU-Parkersburg represents a "compelling opportunity."

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Gee: WVU-P affiliation beneficial

An anticipated cracker plant and economic development in Wood County make West Virginia University's continued relationship with West Virginia University at Parkersburg "a compelling opportunity," says WVU President E. Gordon Gee.

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Related Topix: Wood County, WV, West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Parkersburg, WV, Bolt, WV

Tyler Star News

Ash recognized for lifetime achievement

The Mountaineer Collegiate FFA recently recognized Jim Ash of Alma with the Layle D. Lawrence Honorary Mountaineer Lifetime Achievement Award at the West Virginia State FFA Convention held at Cedar Lakes near Ripley, W.Va.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ripley, WV, Tyler County, WV

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