Justice unveils broadband investment plan

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CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s governor unveiled Friday a new $1 billion plan to upgrade and expand broadband internet in West Virginia. “Today is a monumental day beyond belief,” Gov. Jim Justice said. The initiative will accelerate the expansion of broadband, critical for the ...

House passes vaccine exemption

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CHARLESTON – The West Virginia House of Delegates passed a last-minute COVID-19 vaccination exemption bill Friday morning after more than two hours of debate, sending the bill to the state Senate where there is pressure from business and healthcare groups to block the bill. The House ...

Weirton Rotary sets tailgate fundraiser

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WEIRTON – The Weirton Rotary Club is inviting the community to a pre-game tailgate, with food, fun and more, all to benefit the club’s charitable endeavors. Festivities will be under way from noon to 4 p.m., Oct. 23 at Marland Heights Park. “We’re doing a tailgate, pre-game party ...

Pittsburgh International Airport breaks ground on $1.4B terminal

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PITTSBURGH — Work on the Tri-State Area’s airport of the future is officially under way. Officials broke ground Thursday on a new, 700,000-square-foot terminal project, marking Pittsburgh International Airport as the first terminal in the country to be built from the ground up in a ...

Lucas: WLU board will make decision about president

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WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Board of Governors has asked the schools’ human resources department to gather information pertaining to plagiarism accusations against WLU President W. Franklin Evans, but HR staff won’t be involved in any determinations about their boss, ...

Weir High royalty

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Caroline Pulice, daughter of Sara and Daniel Pulice of Weirton, was crowned 2021 Weir High Red Riders homecoming queen during halftime ceremonies Oct. 8 at the Weir High football game against Williamstown. -- Michael D. McElwain