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WVU space robotics research helps Mars rovers find their footing  

West Virginia University scientists have developed a way for extraplanetary rovers to use nonvisual information to maneuver over treacherous terrain. This research aims to prevent losses like that of the Martian exploration rover Spirit, which ceased communications after its wheels became trapped in invisibly shifting sands in 2010. Space roboticist...
MORGANTOWN, WV
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One-on-ones from WVU Football practice

West Virginia held their fourth open practice of fall camp on Wednesday afternoon. EerSports' Mike Casazza was in attendance, taking in all the sights and sounds, hoisting up his camera phone to record some video of the action. Included in what he was able to see that day were some one-on-ones toward the end of the session. Check the receivers and defensive backs go at each other above.
MORGANTOWN, WV
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WV Italian Heritage Festival returns after 2 year hiatus

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival is returning to Clarksburg. On Wednesday, the Harrison County Commission granted festival organizers $3,000 in funding. County Commissioner David Hinkle says the festival is not only a staple for Clarksburg but for...
CLARKSBURG, WV

Heston Farm estate sale to benefit WV Caring Hospice

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — A massive estate sale in Fairmont is being billed as a “decorator’s dream.” The owners of Heston Farm are downsizing their collection of items from their business and personal collections, and the proceeds will benefit WV Caring Hospice, according to a press release sent Wednesday. The collection is described in the […]
FAIRMONT, WV
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Clarksburg Water Board offers free water as incentive for completing survey

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Clarksburg Water Board customers will have an opportunity to receive free water for six months as an incentive for returning a survey. The CWB will be mailing out surveys to determine the composition of customer-side service lines and where people most at risk of complications from lead exposures are located at.
CLARKSBURG, WV
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Restaurant Road Trip: The Fruitful Market

JANE LEW, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Fruitful Market opened its doors for business about a month ago, after Hannah Furby and her husband jumped at the opportunity when the building went up for sale. The Furby family had always wanted to open a produce and meat market, and they felt that this was their chance. […]
JANE LEW, WV
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FCI Gilmer inmate sentenced for threat charge

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - An inmate at Federal Corrections Institution Gilmer was sentenced on Monday for a threat charge, officials said. Shawn L. Price, 42, was sentenced to 5 years behind bars, according to United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld. Price pleaded guilty in May to one count of “Transmitting Threatening...
CLARKSBURG, WV
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Countdown No. 22: Third Down Offense

No. 22 - Third Down Offense. In Neal Brown's first year at West Virginia, the Mountaineers were absolutely dreadful in third down offense. The team finished dead last (by a significant margin) in the Big 12 Conference in that category, and ranked 104th out of 130 teams nationally. It was maybe the key stat that needed to improve the most for WVU to turn things around moving forward.
MORGANTOWN, WV

Happy Tales: Mystic and James McManus

SALEM, W.Va. (WBOY) — James McManus spends much of his time traveling between Pennsylvania and Parkersburg via Interstate 79 and U.S. Route 50. One day, he decided to change up his stopping point. “I typically stop in Clarksburg at a rest area to walk my dogs,” McManus said. “I bypassed that and decided to pull […]
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From Murray State to Morgantown, Floyd Continues His Move In Secondary

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Junior Marcis Floyd is one of the leading contenders to take over the cat safety position Sean Mahone handled last year. Interestingly enough, he was brought here from Murray State to play cornerback, similar to what Charles Woods did last year in transferring from Illinois State before last season.
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CKB flights to Myrtle Beach remain seasonal amid fuel costs, pilot shortage

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Sunday’s Myrtle Beach flight will be the last flight from North-Central West Virginia Airport this year, according to airport director Rick Rock. Rock and airport officials, along with officials at Myrtle Beach International Airport, were hopeful August 14 would just be another in long line of flights available into the fall or perhaps year-round. Both airports worked with Allegiant this year to extend the spring and summer flights from Bridgeport to the popular destination spot to one extended or even made year-round.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC
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From Ghana to West Virginia, Kpogba is ready to roll

Lee Kpogba will be the centerpiece of WVU’s defense this fall, and he has had quite the road to get to that point. His story in football is somewhat commonplace in this era of college athletics — start with a Division I program, move on, to another program and land at another home. Kpogba’s story before football, however, is much more unique.
MORGANTOWN, WV

Preview: Cee-Bees striving for back-to-back playoff trips

BLACKSVILLE, W.Va – The 2021 season was a special one for the Clay-Battelle Cee-Bees as they returned to the Class A playoffs for the first time since 2014 before bowing out to eventual state champions Ritchie County. Now, entering his 27th year at the helm in Blacksville, head coach Ryan Wilson is plenty familiar with […]
BLACKSVILLE, WV
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