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Man accused of trying to take officer’s gun during fight

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A Lewis County man is accused of trying to take an officer’s gun during an altercation Tuesday afternoon. Officers were performing an undercover operation in Weston when they saw a man, later identified as Eric Groves, 39, and a woman arguing and walking toward Robert L. Bland Middle School, according to a criminal complaint.
LEWIS COUNTY, WV
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Minards Spaghetti Express to close

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Minards Spaghetti Express announced on their Facebook page that Thursday will be their last day open. The post says they have enjoyed their time in Bridgeport but have decided it is time for a change. Big changes are coming soon, according to the post. The closure...
BRIDGEPORT, WV
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Fairmont woman helping others due to baby formula shortage

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The baby formula shortage is hurting families all around our region, but one local woman is trying to do her part to help. Alexis Earle of Fairmont has decided to donate her breast milk to help families in need. Earle, a mother of two, says her...
FAIRMONT, WV
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Former WVU football player developing breakthrough ACL reconstruction technology

In college football, often times the backup long snapper goes unnoticed. However, for this West Virginia University alumni, he is changing the game for the better. Dr. Chad Lavender played at West Virginia from 2000-2003. During his time at West Virginia, Lavender kept seeing teammates getting injured, which is where he developed the passion for what he does now.
MORGANTOWN, WV
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New bakery in Bridgeport announces opening date

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Great Harvest Bakery & Café will soon be opening in Bridgeport. According to their Facebook page, the grand opening will be held on June 3rd. This is the third new business to open at Market Place Plaza on Jerry Dove Drive in the past year. The other two are Stone Tower Brews are Shrimpy and Snappy’s Seafood Market.
BRIDGEPORT, WV
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Fairmont State University president to step down in December

FAIRMONT, W. Va. (AP) - Fairmont State University President Mirta Martin plans to step down from her position later this year. News outlets report Martin said in a letter Tuesday that she won’t seek an extension of her contract when it ends in December. She was named president in 2018.
FAIRMONT, WV
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Flights from CKB to Destin extended

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - NCWV Airport Director Rick Rock unveiled positive news regarding the flight to Destin Tuesday to the Benedum Airport Authority, according to Connect Bridgeport. “You can now book flights to Destin through November,” Rock told the Authority, the airport’s governing body. “Last year it was a summer...
BRIDGEPORT, WV
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Huggins announces signing of Emmitt Matthews Jr.

It’s official: Emmitt Matthew Jr. is once again a Mountaineer. Head Coach Bob Huggings announced Wednesday that the fifth-year forward officially signed a grant-in-aid with West Virginia for the 2022-23 academic year. Matthews will return to Morgantown for his final year of college basketball after playing one year at Washington.
MORGANTOWN, WV
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Duquesne WBB Announces Incoming Recruiting Class

Duquesne women’s basketball head coach Dan Burt has announced his recruiting class for the upcoming 2022-23 season. This year’s class features two incoming freshmen, three Division I transfers and one junior college transfer. Guards Reilly Sunday (Moon Township, Pa./Moon Area HS), Dea Pushkolli (Prishtina, Kosovo/Arizona Compass Prep) and...
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Morgantown accepts police review board agreement

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — City council has signed off on an agreement that would limit the power of the Morgantown Civilian Police and Advisory Board. The board was created by city council last year to accept complaints, audit policies and procedures and review findings of internal investigations and make recommendations to the chief of police. The ordinance also gave the board authority to review evidence and interview witnesses or the complainant.
MORGANTOWN, WV
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WVU School of Nursing accepting applications for Bridgeport Campus

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The newest campus of the West Virginia University School of Nursing, Bridgeport at WVU Medicine United Hospital Center, is now accepting applications for its first cohort of students. “This is a truly unique partnership between WVU Medicine United Hospital Center and the WVU School of Nursing,”...
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Kansas State at West Virginia: Probable starters, game times, and more

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The final conference series of the regular season has arrived. West Virginia has just three games left to improve its standing in the Big 12 ahead of the conference tournament next week. Randy Mazey and company have enjoyed success against this weekend’s opponent, Kansas State, in...
MORGANTOWN, WV
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