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Posts tagged "Morgantown WV"

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

Is West Virginia’s new law mandating drug testing for welfare recipients effective?

New Law Mandating Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients Falls Short By Jaz Brown and Mitchell Blahut In 1989, Kirstin Nething’s grandmother was pregnant with her second child. As a single parent with an infection that kept her bedridden, she lost her job at West Virginia...6:01 pm April 12, 2018

Mon Hills Records: The Story

By Alison Kaiser, Morgan Krieger and Kristen Tuell Darko Velichkovski, a West Virginia University music industry professor, had a dream his students would do something larger than life. He knew they had the potential to be great entrepreneurs, manager, marketing professional, leaders, and more. Velichkovski...8:19 pm April 26, 2017

Local Morgantown Pet Shop Reaches Out

By Kelsey Bartlett, Makenzie Bristol, Alissa Hudak and Emily Meadows MORGANTOWN, W.Va. At first glance, Animal House appears to be just another pet shop. However, the 1,000 square foot shop is expanding, not just in physical space, but also in terms of community outreach....7:53 pm February 24, 2014