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Posts tagged "veterans"

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

The Healing Waters of Morgantown

By Ryan Herdman and Cara Devenney Twice a month, Aaron Barkhurst drives to a local outdoor shop. There, he meets with a handful of men who can be found sitting at a long wooden picnic table in the back of the store. One man wears a...4:09 pm November 10, 2016
Veterans fight for a better life at West Virginia University

Veterans fight for a better life at West Virginia University

by Kevin Hooker, Joe Lipovich and Kiley Putnam The clock strikes 4 am and Christopher Morris is still tossing and turning, unable to sleep. Morris, a veteran now enrolled at West Virginia University, hasn’t slept in six days.  In bed at night, he is haunted...10:50 pm April 1, 2015