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Morgantown Fire Department and WVU students to promote fire safety in community

Morgantown Fire Department and WVU students to promote fire safety in community

By Kristen Basham and Tiet Tran The Morgantown Fire Department and West Virginia University are teaming up in October to promote fire safety in and around Morgantown. The MFD received the Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Michael H. Minger Foundation. The grant will...12:59 pm October 3, 2013
How WVU's couch-burning tradition spawned riots

How WVU’s couch-burning tradition spawned riots

Produced by: Krista Baker, Terry Fletcher, Jonathan Nelson   MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In the hours after West Virginia University’s football team beat the University of Texas Oct. 6, more than 1,000 students filled the streets of Morgantown, toppling a light pole and setting fires to...11:15 pm November 8, 2012