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Posts tagged "Children"
Close to 1,000 children available for adoption in West Virginia

Close to 1,000 children available for adoption in West Virginia

By Kristen Basham and Tiet Tran In early October, 15-year-old, Davion Only approached the pulpit at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church and made a public plea to be adopted.  In the weeks after his public address, hundreds of families reached out hoping to welcome Only...2:33 pm December 3, 2013
Children’s Discovery Museum of Morgantown launches hands-on science exhibit

Children’s Discovery Museum of Morgantown launches hands-on science exhibit

By Kristen Basham and Tiet Tran Tucked away in the old, nearly abandoned, Mountaineer Mall sits a facility full of robots, nanotechnology and inquisitive explorers.  This isn’t a science laboratory though, it’s a children’s museum. The Children’s Discovery Museum of West Virginia hosts a variety...12:39 am October 30, 2013