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Marsh: Cold Weather Could Increase COVID Cases

Colder weather may bring with it an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, according to West Virginia's coronavirus adviser on Thursday.Studies from the United Kingdom indicate increases in cases and hospitalizations have occurred with the arrival of cooler weather, Dr. Clay Marsh said. ...

WVNCC Signs Admission Agreement With Salem University

Students will be able to pursue degrees at Salem University after beginning their college careers at West Virginia Northern Community College, thanks to a new guaranteed admission agreement signed between the two schools Thursday.Under the new partnership, WVNCC graduates are guaranteed ...

I-70 On-Ramp at Exit 208 Near Belmont Closed

A 10-day road closure is coming to the Belmont area, affecting the eastbound 208 on-ramp to Interstate 70 beginning Friday. Lauren Borrell, spokeswoman for Ohio Department of Transportation District 11, said there will be “limited access” to I-70 for motorists traveling on Ohio 149 and ...

Township Trustees From Belmont County Discuss Opportunities

Preparations to make the most of available funding and to take advantage of developments in the area led the discussion Thursday when the Belmont County Trustees Association met at the county engineer’s garage. The trustees unanimously voted to reappoint Pultney Township Trustee Mark ...

Wheeling University Simulation Lab Prepares Nurses of Tomorrow

New Health Care Simulation Equipment To Train Wheeling University StudentsBy JOSELYN KINGStaff WriterWHEELING – Wheeling University’s Health Care Simulation Lab now has a mannequin that can be programmed to simulate childbirth.Other mannequins in the lab have the computerized capacity to ...