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Gee appointed West Virginia University president — for a third time
E. Gordon Gee was named West Virginia University’s permanent president today the third time he’s been asked to lead the state’s land-grant, flagship research University.
Area walloped with another round of snow
Extreme winter weather has struck again, causing accidents throughout Marion County.
Town of Monongah confronting trash problem
The Town of Monongah is upset and concerned about issues with its garbage pickup.
Gas monitors will aid county VFDs
Marion County volunteer fire departments have received new gas monitors.
Jeremiah Clark helps where needed with DNR
Officer Jeremiah Clark, 25, hasn’t been with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for long, but he already knows he loves the job.
Special Olympics has personal meaning for director Leeann Pellegrin
The Special Olympics are near to Leeann Pellegrin’s heart.
Her 14-year-old son, Kyle, has Klinefelter Syndrome, a genetic disorder that leads to weak muscles, lack of coordination and learning problems in males.
He also struggles with other learning disabilities.
‘All about the budget’ at Legislature
The 2014 state legislative session is winding down. The 60-day session ends Saturday at midnight.
Last week was the Legislature’s “cross-over week,” where bills that have been passed in one house move to the other for amendments and consideration. Bills had to “cross over” by the end of the day Wednesday to be considered this session, excluding budget and supplementary appropriation bills.
One flown to Ruby Memorial following fire in Monongah
Five fire departments responded to a structure fire at a Monongah residence at 1:30 a.m. Saturday.
One person was flown by medical helicopter to Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Fairmont’s Michael Garcia again in final four of Mountaineer competition
Michael Garcia wants to be the Mountaineer.
The junior political science major, business minor and Fairmont native has dreamed of wearing the buckskins for years and came close last year when he tried out and made it to the final four candidates.
Fairmont obscenities ordinance expanded
The city of Fairmont has expanded its municipal obscenities ordinance to include not only harassment by phone, but also harassment by computer and electronic communication devices, adopting a law that has been on the state’s books since 2002.
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