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  1. Morgantown council votes unanimously to add LGBT protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    "The only thing I'd say is this simply verbalized the kind of community I really hope that we are," The ordinance now states, "Equal opportunity in the areas of employment, public accommodations, housing accommodations or real property is hereby declared to be a human right or civil right of all persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, blindness, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, or veteran status." Morgantown had passed resolutions in support of same-sex marriage and a statewide bill banning discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing and public accommodations.

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  2. West Virginia Home Rule Board meets at Elkins City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Members of the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Board hosted their quarterly meeting Thursday morning in the Elkins City Hall Council Chamber. The goal of the meeting was to take action on six plans submitted by the city of Morgantown to amend that municipality's Home Rule Plan.

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  3. Bridge Day this year marks New River Gorge Bridge's 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    In 1977, Eddie Miller was among the first people to walk on the New River Gorge Bridge. On Saturday, he'll do it again, for the first time in 40 years.

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  4. For Zatezalo, mine safety nomination follows history as coal executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The retired coal company executive from West Virginia chosen by Republican President Trump to oversee U.S. mining safety says his first priority is preventing people from getting hurt and that he replaced the managers of a mine plagued by safety violations in 2010 and 2011 where a miner died.

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  5. Milford Leon GreeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Milford Leon Greene, 81, of Grasslick Road in Fairplain, WV, went to be with the Lord on October 17, 2017. He was the son of the Late Basil and Mayme Greene.

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  6. Pearl Harbor survivor coming to WVU anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A survivor of the sinking of the USS West Virginia, one of the oldest survivors of Japan's surprise attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, plans to attend the 150th anniversary next month of West Virginia University, where the ship's mast and bell are displayed. Retired Navy Lt.

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  7. Big Reds resolve battery issues, blank Morgantown, 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A dead 9-volt in the microphone during the senior night festivities proved the only power outage for the Parkersburg High boys soccer team during a 4-0 win over Morgantown Thursday inside PHS Stadium Field. Don Fosselman's No.

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  8. Miscues lead to WVU lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The West Virginia Mountaineers incurred their second loss of the season to a good team by an identical 31-24 score. And similar to their season opening loss to Virginia Tech, key special teams miscues led to their downfall at TCU Saturday.

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  9. WVU Medicine seeks donated items for young patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Fans at West Virginia University's upcoming home football game against Texas Tech are being asked to donate items for young hospital patients. WVU Medicine says in a news release that a collection station will be set up outside of the stadium's north gate on Saturday in Morgantown.

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  10. West Virginia voters back $1.6 billion roads bondingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia voters overwhelmingly agreed Saturday to issue $1.6 billion in state bonds to repair and build roads and bridges.

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  11. Justice makes 1 last stop to support road bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Governor-elect Jim Justice, left, is greeted by Major General James Hoyer as he arrives to deliver the keynote address for the West Virginia Economic Recovery Summit on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Marshall University's Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall in Huntington, W.Va. By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va.

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  12. Coopers Rock State Park: More than just a pretty rock faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The view of Cheat River Canyon from the overlook may be the most obvious thing casual visitors think of when they hear Every year, while some of the 250,000 visitors are attending weddings on the overlook or holding reunions in the picnic shelters built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, others are scaling rock formations named Sunset Wall and the Big Blocks. And other park users are trout fishing in the lake or running through the forest.

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  13. Manchin says Senate bill protects Morgantown lab's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says funding would continue next year for the National Energy Technology Laboratory in Morgantown in the spending bill advancing in the Senate. Manchin says the funding includes $72.7 million for research and development and $58.7 million for infrastructure and operations at the lab, which employs more than 600 people on its campus.

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  14. WVU president says its talent obligates economic leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia University President Gordon Gee says he's committing the school to innovation and research, supporting local business, talent expansion and alumni outreach as part of a statewide economic initiative. In his state of the university address Monday, Gee says WVU and its affiliated medical center are West Virginia's largest employer and economic engine, and its collective talent obligates its leadership in advancing the state.

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  15. Mountaineers QB leads team past East CarolinaRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Coming into the 2017 season it was a well-known fact that West Virginia and veteran head coach Dana Holgorsen would have a lot of weapons on offense to surround University of Florida transfer Will Grier. Fans of the Old Gold and Blue saw some of those weapons in the Mountaineers' 31-24 setback to No.

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  16. Celebrating West Virginia University's birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    When students arrived at the Agricultural College of West Virginia 150 years ago, they could never have imagined what would become of their brand new school, in a new state, in a newly reunited nation. Certainly when I arrived at West Virginia University more than 125 years later, I had not yet imagined what would become of me.

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  17. James W. DinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    James W. Dines, 82, of Belleville, W.Va., died September 7, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. He was born July 27, 1935, in Parkersburg, a son of the late William Hudson and Doris Lorena Mitchell Dines.

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  18. South netters drop twoRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    University swept a volleyball triangular here Tuesday evening inside the Rod Oldham Athletic Center by handing host Parkersburg South a 25-14 and 25-19 setback and dispatching the Rebels of Ritchie County in straight sets as well - 25-16 and 25-18. In the final showdown of the evening, the Patriots of head coach Becky Bennett rallied to force a third set, but Ritchie County held on for a 25-22, 21-25 and 25-15 triumph.

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  19. Pedestrian, cyclist injured in separate incidents in Vienna, ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    At about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, bicyclist Robert Todokou, 21, a student at Ohio Valley University, was going south on Rosemar Road in Vienna and collided with a northbound 2001 Cadillac DeVille driven by James Arnold, 83, Parkersburg, Vienna Police Chief Mike Pifer said. Arnold was turning into Orchard Drive and the bicyclist was not visible, Pifer said.

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  20. Wetzel County teen collects tabs for sick childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    It's fitting that Dexton, of Proctor, has found a knack for this endeavor. His dad, Jim, explained that Dexton earned his first dollar at the age of 2 by helping his grandfather collect cans.

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