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BOPARC board backs MUB’s recommended route through White Park

The Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners voted 5-1 with one abstention on Monday to support MUBs selected route through White Park for the placement of a raw water pipeline.

Granville Council

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Granville resubmits annexation request
While all the annexation talk of late has focused on Morgantown, an ongoing annexation effort by Granville will likely come before the Monongalia County Commission first.
July 5, 2019 – 10:10 pm

Morgantown Council

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City council adopts anti-bullying initiative
law prohibiting bullying in city youth services, activities, programs and facilities was recently adopted by Morgantown City Council.
July 4, 2019 – 10:01 pm

Preston County

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Arthurdale Heritage applying for National Historic Site designation
Preston Commissioners are endorsing Arthurdale Heritages bid to become the first National Historic Site in West Virginia.
August 26, 2019 – 12:25 pm
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Preston agrees to buy land by Caddell tower
Preston Commissioners approved the purchase Monday of .
August 19, 2019 – 1:55 pm
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Kingwood Council urged to start enforcement actions against six properties
Kingwood Councils enforcement committee is recommending action be started against six properties.
August 15, 2019 – 2:20 pm
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Kingwood Council considers new businesses, signage
Kingwood Council was pleased to see business license applications this week but wrestled with whether all the owners requests met code.
August 14, 2019 – 4:35 pm
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Preston County offices working on cyber security
County offices in Preston passed the first cyber security test with good marks, County Network Specialist William Biff Armstrong reported Monday.
August 12, 2019 – 2:09 pm
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Fire at former Preston County rehab center deemed suspicious
The cause of a fire that destroyed the administration building of a former youth drug treatment center is under investigation.
August 12, 2019 – 11:54 am
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Buckwheat Festival named a Top 20 Event by tourism society
The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) named the Preston County Buckwheat Festival a Top 20 Event for September 2019.
August 11, 2019 – 9:26 pm
Newburg concerned that acid mine drainage may enter lake
Water pollution and acid mine drainage were the main topics of discussion at the Tuesday meeting of Newburg Council.
August 7, 2019 – 4:11 pm
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Preston Commission gets good budget news
Preston County Commissioners got some good fiscal news this week.
August 7, 2019 – 11:48 am
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Jurors to hear closing arguments in Strawser murder trial
Herald-Mail Media CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. Jurors in the murder trial of John W.
August 5, 2019 – 10:05 pm

West Virginia Legislature

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Delegates call for West Virginia to adopt ‘red flag’ laws
Shortly before Sen. Joe Manchin talked with the press about federal gun-safety legislation, Delegates Barbara Evans Fleischauer and John Doyle issued their own release calling for a West Virginia red flag law.
August 8, 2019 – 2:57 pm
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Morrisey seeks dismissal of domestic violence shelters’ suit challenging parking lot gun bill
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has moved to dismiss the federal lawsuit filed against the state by a coalition of domestic violence organizations seeking to have the parking lot gun bill nullified.
August 7, 2019 – 4:49 pm
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Recently patched portion of Jakes Run Road suffers slide
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  potholed portion of Jakes Run Road that had caught the attention of Monongalia Countys five delegates in late March and was then patched has since collapsed slid down the hillside.
August 6, 2019 – 6:05 pm
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House of Delegates takes up education, money bills during long floor session
The House of Delegates assembled Wednesday morning the third day of this weeks resumption of the special session for a 12-plus hour floor session to handle a long list of education and appropriations bills, including 206, the omnibus, which generated nine hours of debate on amendments and the bill itself.
June 19, 2019 – 11:26 am
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One education tax credit bill narrowly passes Finance; other one dies without a vote
The House Finance Committee spent just overtwo hours hashing over 168, the so-called Equal Opportunity EducationScholarship program, and barely passed it, with two Republican members crossingover.
June 18, 2019 – 4:32 pm
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House of Delegates takes up education reform bills
With red-shirted teachers packing thegalleries, hallways and meeting rooms, the House of Delegates convened Mondaymorning to take up education betterment.
June 17, 2019 – 12:22 pm

Westover Council

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Westover Council talks Holland Wall, accepts paving project bid
Mayor Dave Johnson said the section of the Holland Wallacross from Paulas on Holland Ave was completed at Mondays city councilmeeting.
August 5, 2019 – 7:59 pm
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Westover bear killed, confirmed by police chief; Holland Wall project soon to be underway
The Westover bear, which was seen running through the citys streets, was shot Tuesday, according to Westover Police Chief Richard Panico.
July 16, 2019 – 5:24 pm