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Governor Jim Justice, Babydog Hand Out Prizes at West Liberty University

WEST LIBERTY — A teenage soccer player at West Liberty University has a brand new luxury sports car to drive — if her parents let her keep it. Kassidy Wolfe, 19, a Morgantown native, was presented with the white Audi automobile Wednesday by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and the state’s ...

Prep for $17.9M Wheeling Suspension Bridge Rehab To Begin Soon

WHEELING — With a bid officially awarded to repair and rehabilitate the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, what’s next for the historic structure? While preliminary work on the span is expected to begin over the coming weeks, the heavy construction work is expected to take place during the 2022 ...

Doing More With Less: Experts Say Wheeling Primed for Promising Future

WHEELING — While it’s undeniable the halving of the city’s population is a living memory, what that means going forward is more complicated — and potentially brighter — than it might look, according to a trio of experts. One is a demographer who noted there are other markers that ...

Dividing Lines: Getting West Virginia’s New Congressional Districts Right

CHARLESTON — The first draft maps laying out what a future with only two congressional districts in West Virginia could look like will be available for public review as soon as next Wednesday. The West Virginia Senate Redistricting Committee held an organizational meeting Thursday approving ...

Ohio County Schools To Require Masks for at Least 30 Days

WHEELING — Students and staff in Ohio County Schools now must wear a mask while in a school building or on a school bus — at least for the next 30 days. Board of education members Monday night voted 4-1 to impose a mask mandate that starts today, and will be reviewed after a month. It is ...