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UVa faculty: New president should have academic background

Added: 24.03.2017 6:13 | 18 views | 0 comments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Faculty members at Virginia Tech are calling on the search committee for the University of Virginia's next president to choose someone with an academic background.
The Daily Progress reports ( ) that faculty members said at a public meeting this week that they believe the next ...


West Virginia loses to Gonzaga, Twitter jokes hit nothing but net

Added: 24.03.2017 5:07 | 5 views | 0 comments

This is why they call it March Madness: those last painful minutes waiting for the shot that just never comes.

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Top-seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia (Mar 23, 2017)

Added: 24.03.2017 4:53 | 10 views | 0 comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn't allow West Virginia to get off a third.


Gonzaga, Holding Off West Virginia, Draws Closer to an Elusive Goal

Added: 24.03.2017 2:40 | 7 views | 0 comments

The top-ranked Bulldogs, who have never reached the Final Four, needed a scrappy performance to hold off the Mountaineers.

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Gonzaga and West Virginia Tied, 30-30, After Physical First Half

Added: 24.03.2017 1:53 | 5 views | 0 comments

Neither team shot particularly well, and West Virginia’s notorious full-court defense flustered the No. 1-seeded Bulldogs.

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Coal slurry spills into Crooked Run in Boone County

Added: 23.03.2017 22:36 | 15 views | 0 comments

PEYTONA, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia environmental officials say coal slurry has leaked into Crooked Run near Peytona in Boone County, south of Charleston.
The Department of Environmental Protection said in a news release Thursday an imminent harm cessation order was issued for the Admiral Processing operation, which is an ...


Colonial Williamsburg, top Virginia tourist draw, lobbies for new entry fees

Added: 23.03.2017 20:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Walking the carefully restored streets of one of Virginia's top tourist draws may soon come with an admission fee, if the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is granted permission to build a fence around part of the historic area.
In a memo to city officials, the foundation said it loses between $1.3 ...


West Virginia drug OD deaths rose 15 percent in 2016

Added: 23.03.2017 20:19 | 6 views | 0 comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The number of reported overdose deaths that occurred last year in West Virginia has continued to rise.
Citing data released Wednesday, the Charleston Gazette-Mail ( ) reports that at least 844 people died in the state of drug overdoses in 2016.
That number is a 15 ...


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