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  1. Davis College hosts sensor building workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 11 | The Republican

    A workshop slide demonstrates how a cheap do-it-yourself sensor module can be made as opposed to commercial ones that cost thousands of dollars. MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University's Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design hosted a workshop to show how easy and cheap it can be to monitor water and soil.


  2. Chamber NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 11 | The Republican

    The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Thursday, March 29, in Kanawha County. The workshop will be held in the Charleston Area Alliance Building, Room 310, 1116 Smith Street, Charleston.


  3. The Latest: Teachers storm back to Capitol in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | The Republican

    School personnel crowd outside of the capitol building on the fourth day of statewide walkouts while waiting for word of an agreement reached between union leaders and Gov. Justice in Charleston, W.Va., on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Striking teachers are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 percent pay raise in the first year to end their statewide walkout.


  4. Charges filed regarding fatal accident in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | The Republican

    Authorities say on Feb. 1, Gelada did not stop her vehicle at a red light at the intersection of Morrill Way and Patteson Drive, she then hit Leah Berhanu, 21, of Monongalia County. Berhanu was in the crosswalk of the intersection when she was hit.


  5. Monongalia County teachers demand permanent PEIA fix to end strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | The Republican

    Some Monongalia County teachers say permanent funding for the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency to stem rising costs would end the statewide strike by school workers. Sam Brunett, an art teacher at Morgantown High and president of the American Federation of Teachers in Monongalia County, said the leadership of AFT West Virginia organizations called for the general strike to continue on Monday.


  6. Meet and Greet Doctors and Receive Free Screenings: The WVU Heart and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | The Republican

    The public is invited to attend the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute Fairmont Clinic Open House on Saturday, February 24, from 12:30pm - 2:00pm. WVU Medicine cardiologist David Tingler, MD and vascular surgeon Luke Marone, MD with both be present on-site for the event to answer questions.


  7. Weston woman identified as pedestrian hit by vehicle in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | The Republican

    A Weston woman has been identified as the victim of a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Tuesday in Morgantown. Sara Queen, 20, was crossing Monongahela Boulevard at the Evansdale Crossing at approximately 10:38 a.m. when she was struck by a 2018 Ford F-250 pickup truck traveling southbound on Monongahela Boulevard, according to press release issued by Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston.


  8. Pawnshop database bill sent back to committee, Cooper: 'As far as I can tell it's a dead bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | The Republican

    Del. Patrick Martin, R-Lewis, introduced an amendment to HB 4329 that would have exempted pawn brokers from the requirement to transmit information on firearms transactions. The amendment was voted down.


  9. Support strong for Mountaineer Trail NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | The Republican

    Del. Joe Statler, R-Monongalia, says the legislation governing the Mountaineer Trail Network would mirror the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, with the big difference being no motorized recreation. Jason Donahue says the Mountaineer Trail Network could connect to rail trails already around Morgantown or could be a separate system.


  10. Road projects, broadband needs discussed during Charleston visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | The Republican

    West Virginia Transportation Secretary Thomas J. Smith tells the Preston-Monongalia County delegation about road projects happening this year in both counties. Sitting to Smith's right is state highway engineer Aaron C. Gillispie.


  11. Susan Bartholow - Mountaineer Artists have been meeting for 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Republican

    Local artist Mandy Steele would like to let everyone know about the Mountaineer Artists, a group that has been meeting monthly for 27 years at the Kingmont Community Building. Originally known as the North Central West Virginia Tole & Decorative Painters, classes and techniques have evolved over the years from cute wood projects to incorporate fine art methods in watercolor, oil, acrylic and exploring the latest artistic creations.


  12. Officer: Suspect struck cruiser, almost hit 2 others, going 60-70 mph in downtown ClarksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Republican

    A felony reckless pursuit suspect rammed a police vehicle, almost collided head-on with two others, ran several red lights and stop signs and was traveling at 60-70 mph on Main Street in downtown Clarksburg, an officer testified Monday. "There were some " on the streets at the time, Clarksburg Patrol Officer Laura McGlone testified about the 15-minute pursuit that occurred around 1:30 a.m. Jan. 20. "Thankfully, not many."


  13. PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Republican

    United Bank, a subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc., the largest publicly traded company headquartered in West Virginia, recently announced the hiring of Greg Harbert, as assistant vice president and branch manager of its Suncrest location and the promotion of Tyler Kolb to branch manager of its Spring Mills location. With 10 years of experience in the local financial industry, Harbert will oversee the profitability of the location, hire and coach employees and promote the bank's products and services.


  14. Chamber NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Republican

    The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 8, in Pendleton County. The workshop will be held in the Pendleton County Economic Development Authority conference room, Pendleton Business Center , 100 Thorn Creek Road, Franklin.


  15. Mylan Park hosts sixth Bob Huggins Fish FryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | The Republican

    West Virginia University men's basketball coach Bob Huggins, left, and Little General President Greg Darby are pictured at Friday night's fish fry fundraiser in Morgantown. The fish fry at Mylan Park sold out and was anticipated to raise $200,000-$300,000 in support of cancer research and scholarships. 3 comments

  16. Mountaineer Star coming to Morgantown, Bloom: 'It's time; something...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | The Republican

    The Mountaineer Star will be able to ferry 250 passengers at a time whether on cruises down to Fairmont or weddings and proms. Michael Hughes points to where the boat's smokestacks used to be.


  17. Morgantown receives $4 million grant to revamp waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Republican

    Future improvements to Morgantown's waterfront areas are anticipated to bring new economic activities to the city and increase the use of the facilities. The city of Morgantown recently received a $4.1 million grant from the Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust for enhancements to the Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park and revitalization of the Walnut Street Landing. 1 comment

  18. Senate president eyes inventory tax wind downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | The Republican

    John Deskins said the inventory tax focuses on mobile assets and pursuing such a policy means those assets will simply be moved to other states where they aren't taxed. Charlie McEwuen, owner of Tanner's Alley, said smaller businesses such as his aren't as affected by the inventory tax but nonetheless said getting rid of it would attract big business.


  19. Upper Mon River Association working to restore traffic on Monongahela RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Republican

    By working with local governments and other community organizations, a Monongalia County-based nonprofit seeks to restore traffic on the Monongahela River to its previous levels. Barry Pallay said UMRA has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to ensure one shift keeps the Morgantown locks open to recreational traffic seven days a week during the summer.


  20. Pennsylvania coal mine to close, laying off nearly 400Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Republican

    The Observer-Reporter newspaper reports that Dana Mining notified Pennsylvania on Tuesday of its decision to close its 4 West Mine. The company, based in Morgantown, West Virginia, says the mine's old age and poor geological conditions have resulted in high production costs.


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