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Morrisey campaign chest in primary boosted by out-of-state PACs

By Jaz Brown and Jon Ransone Patrick Morrisey’s bid to capture the Republican nomination for West Virginia’s Senate race this year has been buoyed by thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from a number of very conservative out-of-state political action committees (PACs), according to recent...1:59 pm April 26, 2018
Auto accidents and drowning two of the biggest threats to WV Kids

Auto accidents and drowning two of the biggest threats to WV Kids

Christine Wallace, top, teaches kids to float at The Shack Neighborhood House outside of Morgantown, West Virginia.   Automobile accidents and drowning continue to be two of the biggest threats to child safety in West Virginia according to the annual Child Fatality Review Report submitted...4:30 am August 4, 2017

WVU researcher finds links between asthma and exposure to secondhand smoke

By: Doug Walp, Morgan Farr and Brandon Bates Almost 30 million people across the country are afflicted by asthma, and that number grows every year according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But no one knows exactly why. The state of West...1:36 am October 2, 2013