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BHS Senior Madison Seti Named as National Merit Scholarship Finalist February starts out with a rodent predicting the weather and transitions into a holiday of love midway through. For Br…

W.Va. 'Ban The Box' Bill For Job Applications Fails To Advance After Calendar Removal Shortly before the full House was scheduled to vote on it, members of the chamber’s Rules Committee voted to remove a ‘Ban the Box’ bill from the agenda,.

Mamadi Diakite a finalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Virginia big man Mamadi Diakite is one of 10 finalists for the 2020 Naismith Men's Defensive Player of the Year, according to a Thursday morning release. This is the third year of the award, given by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to the best defensive player in the country.

For Second Time in Five Months, National Media List of Best Cities in U.S. to Live includes Bridgeport Last September, USA Today ranked the 50 best cities to live in the United States. The rankings proved to be kind to th…

Bridgeport's Mullett Set to Become President, CEO for Burlington United Methodist Family Services West Virginia native and Bridgeport resident Chris Mullett will be joining the Burlington United Methodist Family Serv…

Put On Your Boots And Head To Sweetwater Tavern, A Cowboy-Themed Restaurant In Virginia Tucked away in Centreville, Virginia awaits a cowboy-themed restaurant that promises to delight. Here's more on why you'll want to visit.

Washington Spirit announce 2020 schedule; 4 games to be played in Loudoun County Coming into the 2020 National Women's Soccer League season are 23 World Cup champions, including Washington Spirit standout Rose Lavelle-who scored the game-winning goal in the World Cup final.

Arlington Public Schools offering homeowner classes for local residents Arlington Public Schools offering homeowner classes for local residents. Whether you're looking to build a shed, design your home landscaping or figure out a 55-plus plan, here's how to learn more. February 27, 2020. Travel. 8 local hotels offering cherry blossom-themed packages.

8 local hotels offering cherry blossom-themed packages Book a staycation at one of these hotels offering cherry-blossom themed deals. Georgetown SuitesMarch 1-April 13Treat yourself to a staycation at Georgetown Suites with its Cherry Blossom Special, including free parking for the length of your visit and, if you stay for a third night, you'll receive a $30 Uber gift card to get around town.

Craving a bagel? Here’s 8 places to find them in NoVA The world is big enough for us all to have favorite go-to spots or schmears, so here's where to find your very own in NoVA. Ashburn Bagel and Sandwich Shop Some mornings, you just need a bagel. There are no regrets afterward either.

Crossover Day: House passes tobacco cessation bill, defeats auto inspection measure - WV MetroNews Long debates and lots of votes one session's 50th day.

Dalton Keene thankful for time at Virginia Tech That is tight end Dalton Keene, who announced last month he was forgoing his final season of eligibility to enter the 2020 NFL Draft. On Monday, Keene weighed in, and from all accounts, stacked up pretty well. Keene was a three-year starter for the Hokies at tight end.

Tax overhaul resolution falls short in state Senate - WV MetroNews Passage required a two-thirds majority vote.

Grandfamilies Of The Opioid Crisis Chemical addictions and the opioid crisis have divided millions of U.S. families. An addicted parent can abandon responsibilities to their children. When a.

Senate passes bill specifying no racial discrimination based on hairstyles - WV MetroNews Bill was inspired by a young athlete from Beckley who was barred from basketball participation because of his dreadlocks.

National healthy-living campaign comes to southern W.Va. - West Virginia Explorer Fayette, Raleigh, Summers, and Nicholas counties in southern West Virginia have been selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to participate as a pilot program to help residents lead healthier lifestyles.

Bill would restore drivers licenses for many in WV - WV MetroNews — The House of Delegates has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would reverse a state policy of taking away…

Justice announces $2 million commitment to Greenbrier Valley Aquatic Center - WV MetroNews The facility is a $6 million project.

West Virginia State's Anthony Pittman happy to take the court Before every game West Virginia State’s men’s basketball team played last season, Anthony Pittman prepared himself, mentally and physically, like he was going to tear off his warm-ups and take.

West Virginia Fails to Pass 1916 Women's Suffrage Referendum One hundred years ago, women won the right to vote. As early as 1867, Samuel Young, a minister and state senator from Pocahontas county, introduced a.

Southern West Virginia JROTC students sworn into military at Princeton Senior High The Army National Guard Swearing-In Ceremony took place today. In Princeton, high school students came from all over Southern West Virginia to participate.

Another major threat to the already fragile W.Va. grouse numbers - WV MetroNews DNR trying to determine if shortening grouse hunting season would help amid growing problems with West Nile virus.

Bil Lepp: 'Under new management' sign might help WV Our state leaders do such a bad job that they are threatening their own jobs — not through elections, but through downsizing. We are bleeding population so fast that West.

Local hospital administrators create plan if coronavirus comes to West Virginia As the coronavirus continues spreading in other countries, local hospital administrators have plans if it comes here.

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