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  • To hear music, just press ‘play’ To hear music, just press ‘play’ Can you imagine living a day without music? Or having a month without your iPod or mp3 player? Just think of how the world would be if you were not able to hear your favorite song echo through a speaker. Well, the way that music players have branched out over the years, there are no worries for not having music by your side for generations to come.

    May 25, 2009 1 Photo

  • In case of emergency ... In case of emergency ... Within a week, West Virginia University sent out two separate WVU Alerts by text message and e-mail concerning armed robberies on and near campus.

    The first alert was sent in mid-April warning that a suspect with a knife demanded a wallet from a student near Lincoln Hall.

    May 25, 2009 1 Photo

  • Nothing to do this summer? “I’m bored.”

    These two words, uttered (or moaned or even whined) by a child in the summer, can strike fear and dread in the heart of even the most seasoned parent.

    Fortunately for all involved, Marion County offers a wide variety of summertime activities for children of all ages.

    May 24, 2009

  • Jessi Pierson, Brigitte Morris TRF: three days of excitement Whether you like country, pop or magic, you will enjoy the entertainment at this year's Three Rivers Festival.

    From now through Saturday night, Palatine Park will be a hub of music, laughter and excitement at the 30th annual festival.

    The following entertainment will take place at the Palatine Park Main Stage and is free of charge.

    May 20, 2009 1 Photo

  • Fleet of the future Fleet of the future Some soccer moms will have to give up hulking SUVs. Carpenters will still haul materials around in pickup trucks, but they will cost more. Nearly everybody else will drive smaller cars, and more of them will run on electricity.

    May 20, 2009 1 Photo

  • Annie Williams A night to remember The night was just like any other dance we seniors had attended. North Marion’s Prom of 2009 hit it off from the start. Students danced to songs including “Just Dance”, by Lady Gaga and “When You Say Nothing at All.”

    May 19, 2009 1 Photo

  • The finals frontier The finals frontier Finals.

    Seven days that could make or break your semester. A botched final could drop your grade a letter or worse and a particularly brilliant exam could be the boost your GPA needs after a less-than-impressive semester.

    May 18, 2009 1 Photo

  • Traditional music Traditional music A brisk wind whipped around the outbuildings at Pricketts Fort and the heavily wooded hillside across the one-lane road leading to the fort.

    Elmer Rich, the oldest and unofficial leader of a stringed sextet gathered beneath a tent protecting them from the threatening rain, closed his eyes as he coaxed the plaintive chords of “Over the Rainbow” from his German-made fiddle.

    May 17, 2009 1 Photo

  • Town & Gown Players set summer productions Town & Gown Players set summer productions The play’s the thing this summer, courtesy of the FSU School of Fine Arts and Town & Gown Players.

    • “Always, Patsy Cline” will be presented at 8 p.m. May 30-31 and June 4-6, 12-13 at the Pricketts Fort State Park Amphitheatre.

    Directed by Troy Snyder, this is the story of the friendship between Houston housewife Louise Seger and legendary country singer Patsy Cline.

    May 14, 2009 1 Photo

  • Fairmont filmmaker part of ‘Faces of Schlock’ premiere in Morgantown The Warner Theatre in Morgantown will host the world premiere screening of “Faces of Schlock” at midnight Saturday. The film is a horror-comedy anthology, featuring four different short films from horror directors from four different states, including West Virginia filmmaker Justin Channell, Henrique Couto (Ohio), Chris LaMartina (Maryland) and Andrew Shearer (Georgia).

    May 14, 2009

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