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  1. College basketball Top 25 needs a new No. 1, so why not Villanova?Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | PennLive.com

    Villanova guard Josh Hart and Providence guard Ryan Fazekas reach for a loose ball during the first half of Wildcats' win on Saturday in Providence. Hey, wanna do a top 25? Just throw any 40 teams from near the top of college basketball in a hat, pull out 25 and list them in that sequence.


  2. Habitat for Humanity planning first ADA-compliant houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darien News-Review

    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY FEB. 8 AND THEREAFTER This Monday Feb. 1, 2016 photo shows Shane Unger, right, as he signs papers Tuesday for a new Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Panhandle home, while his father , Mike, looks on in Martinsburg, W.Va.


  3. EducationRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Last week, State Sen. Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, said one of the biggest challenges facing our state is workforce participation - we do not have a skilled, trained, sober workforce. One sector of the workforce that is woefully thin is education.


  4. Company Responsible for West Virginia Chemical Receives 'Symbolic' FineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that contaminated a West Virginia river and fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 residents was fined $900,000 on pollution charges Feb. 4, with a judge noting that Freedom Industries likely could never pay it. "I might as well enter the maximum fine," U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston said.


  5. CareSource officials 'pleased' with 1st year of...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    Officials with CareSource, only the second company to ever offer health insurance plans on the West Virginia marketplace created in the Affordable Care Act, are calling the first year for enrollments a success. So far, enrollments are 20 percent higher than CareSource had forecasted with more than 1,800 West Virginians signing up for health insurance plans from the nonprofit health plan company that's based in Dayton, Ohio, according to early CareSource numbers.


  6. Attorney General Morrisey, 21 States Win Gun Rights VictoryaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey hailed a federal appeals court decision as a crucial victory in protecting the rights of gun owners across the state and beyond. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that a district court must adopt a strict standard when it reconsiders the constitutionality of a Maryland weapons ban, which prohibits sale, transfer and possession of certain firearms.


  7. 1st woman brigadier general in West Virginia's history namedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Retired Lt. Col. Rick Hunter, left, pins his wife Paige Hunter, right, as she is promoted to Brigadier General, the first woman to earn the title in the state's history, during a ceremony held in her honor at the 130th Airlift Wing in Mclaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston ,W.Va.


  8. Village Green teeing up new season under new ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | O-R Online

    He is the new owner of Village Green Golf Course, a 129-acre expanse off Route 18 in the Hickory section of Mt.


  9. #17 Panthers Fall at West VirginiaThe 17th-ranked Pitt wrestling team ...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Pitt Panthers

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. The 17th-ranked Pitt wrestling team fell to West Virginia 18-12 Sunday afternoon at the WVU Coliseum.


  10. Baylor Loses To West Virginia 69-80Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

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  11. Wrestling - 02/05/2016#17 Panthers Fall to #10 HokiesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Pitt Panthers

    PITTSBURGH The 17th-ranked Pitt wrestling team fell to No. 10 Virginia Tech in a Friday night ACC matchup at the Fitzgerald Field House.


  12. Hughes joins Leadership W.Va.Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Inter-Mountain

    Kelly Hughes, assistant professor of business at West Virginia Wesleyan College, was selected as one of 55 members in the Class of 2016 to participate in Leadership West Virginia.


  13. Huge BenefitsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Inter-Mountain

    Private charter schools may not be of direct value to some West?Virginia students, as Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has noted.


  14. An inescapable conclusionRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Lincoln Journal

    It's very hard to find any fault, whatsoever, with last week's ruling by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. The court ruled on a 3-1 margin to deny a request from state Democrats to force Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to appoint one of their own to a State Senate vacancy.


  15. News, Sports, Jobs, WV, Community InformationRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | The Inter-Mountain

    February 6, 2016 Hello from Barbour County! It seems that we mostly weathered Winter Storm Jonas pretty well.


  16. "We don't have good-quality jobs because we're paying our workers too much."Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Construction Equipment

    "We're saying the reason we don't have good-quality jobs is because we're paying our workers too much." So said Senator John Unger, D-Berkeley during Thursday's senate debate.


  17. Libertya s Hakeem Johnson commits to play football at West Virginia StateRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fauquier.com

    Liberty defensive back Hakeem Johnson had multiple football scholarship offers, but chose West Virginia State, an NCAA Division II program in Institute, W.Va.


  18. No. 14 West Virginia beats No. 15 Baylor 80-69Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    The Mountaineers led 38-29 at halftime and extended the lead to as many as 19 in the second half. No. 14 West Virginia beats No.


  19. Fasnacht: A West Virginia town's spooky answer to Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mashable

    Traveling with photographer Pat Jarrett and his wife Carmel, we headed toward a small community of 59 people nestled in a high mountain valley of West Virginia. There we found the pre-Lent and almost pagan holiday of Fasnacht: fried pastries, homemade wine, a night parade, square dancing, and papier-mache masks made to scare off the cold.


  20. Rail safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Seven railroads recently told federal regulators they won't meet the 2018 deadline for nationwide coverage of "positive train control" systems that could prevent derailments. The two largest railroads in Ohio now say they need until 2020 to install technology that could prevent some derailments and crashes after Congress granted the industry a three-year extension last year.