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3 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Matt Stroud named AP reporter in Morgantown, W.Va.

Matt Stroud, a reporter covering criminal justice for technology website The Verge, is joining The Associated Press as a correspondent based in Morgantown, home of West Virginia University.

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Related Topix: Prison, Morgantown, WV, Point Park University, Park University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Jefferson discusses Common Core issues

Despite ongoing efforts to implement state-mandated Next Generation Content Standard Objectives, West Virginia's version of the Common Core, Jefferson County Board of Education members are still concerned about the transition and what the changes will mean for students - as well as parents, many of whom are now finding it hard to help with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Core, WV, Jefferson County, WV, Charles Town, WV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Mara Burton-McClellan

Mara graduated from Parkersburg High School and attended West Virginia University before becoming a flight attendant for U.S. Airways.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WVU Band To Perform In McDowell County

Bradshaw, McDowell County , West Virginia The West Virginia University marching band will take a side trip to McDowell County on its way to this weekend's start of the college football season in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, WV, Bradshaw, WV, Princeton, WV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Observer

Jamestown mayor reacts to loss of New York-Penn League team

Monday night's Jamestown City Council meeting got off to a somber start as the news of the Jamestown Jammers departure set in.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Jammers Leaving Jamestown

According to West Virginia TV station WBOY, Rich Baseball Operations officially made the announcement that the Jammers are moving to Morgantown during a news conference Monday at the West Virginia University Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY

The Inter-Mountain

Betty Lee Talbott Luff

Betty Lee Talbott Luff, formerly an 83 year resident of Barbour County, passed away on Aug. 23, 2014, at the age of 90 in her current home in Bridgeville, Pa.

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Related Topix: Barbour County, WV, Philippi, WV, Huntington, WV, Thomas, WV, Alderson-Broaddus College

Business Journal

Pirates minor league team coming to WVU

Pittsburgh Pirates Class A farm club the Jamestown Jammers of the New York-Penn League will come to play next year in West Virginia University's new stadium.

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Related Topix: York, PA

The Inter-Mountain

United Way raises more than $16K

The Elkins-Randolph County United Way Auction may have changed venues this year, but its tradition of success remained, thanks to a plethora of support from the community.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

Signatures of selection inscribed on poplar genomes

One aspect of the climate change models researchers have been developing looks at how plant ranges might shift, and how factors such as temperature, water availability, and light levels might come into play.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, California

The Wichita Eagle

DVD, book examine history of W.Va. covered bridges

Terry Lively, the president of Vandalia Productions LLC, wants people to understand the importance of covered bridges in the state.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Entertainment

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Report: Jammers Leaving

Jamestown officials will have to scramble if they are going to keep minor league baseball as a tenant for Russell E. Diethrick Park next season.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, Morgantown, WV

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

FlikNote app created by MOV natives

A couple of Mid-Ohio Valley natives have come up with a new phone app that recreates the lost art of passing notes.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS Local

West Virginia University's New President Plans To Move WVU Ahead

After two stints as president of Ohio State University, and president of Vanderbilt University, Brown University, and the University of Colorado, he is now back for his second stint as the top man at West Virginia University in Morgantown.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Ohio State University, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Sports

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

United Way Auction in new venue

The Randolph County United Way Kickoff Auction is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m. in its new location - the Randolph County Community Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Clay, WV

Independent Herald

WVU professor: Cyber crimes 'an immense challenge'

The announcement last week that a Russian crime organization had stolen the credentials of 1.2 billion Internet users has shaken the technology world.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Family, Teenagers

MassLive.com

Reach for the Stars: Diamond in the sky is no science-fiction fairy tale

About 900 light-years away, near the constellation Aquarius, an ancient white dwarf star has been discovered that is so cold its carbon has crystallized, forming a diamond about the size of the Earth.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Astronomy, Science, Green Bank, WV, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Buck, Kline get new titles at West Virginia University

Buck's promotion is among a number of faculty promotions at the West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, George Mason University, University of Virginia, University of Pennsylvania

Weirton Daily Times

Police issue 182 citations as WVU students return

Police issued more than 180 citations and arrested more than a dozen people during West Virginia University students' first weekend in Morgantown for the fall semester.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV

Philly.com

John Blake Jr., jazz violinist and educator

John Blake Jr., 67, the Philadelphia jazz violinist and music educator who toured with Grover Washington Jr. and McCoy Tyner, and taught generations of students at the Settlement Music School and the University of the Arts, has died.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Black Entertainment, Grover Washington, Jr., Jazz, University of the Arts, Montreux

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