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When is the deadline for the final ‘Do it for Babydog’ West Virginia vaccine lottery drawing?

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)—This coming Sunday is the deadline to register for the seventh and final round of the “Do it for Babydog” vaccine lottery in West Virginia. Eligible West Virginians have until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, for their names to be included in the Wednesday, Aug. 4 drawing of the “Do it for Babydog” vaccine lottery. The winners for that drawing will actually be selected on Monday, Aug. 2 and then announced on Wednesday, Aug. 4.
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Charleston, WVUS News and World Report

West Virginia State University President Resigns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State University's president has resigned after facing pressure from school officials to leave office. Nicole Pride resigned on Friday, less than a year after becoming the historically Black college's first woman president. Earlier this month, five members of her senior Cabinet asked the school’s...
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Huntington, WVwchstv.com

Annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival held in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — An annual summer tradition returned to Huntington on Saturday. The 16th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival was held at Pullman Square. “It’s electric,” Midway Drive-In Manager Brandon Roberts said. “Everyone’s been pinned down and they’re so ready for it. It’s smiles everywhere.”. Tasty takes on...

Local kickers get attention at WV Specialist Combine

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - They may not always get attention, and that’s exactly why the West Virginia Specialist Combine exists. Local former college kicker Matt McCullough recognized the need for special attention to specialists, so he hosted the camp to benefit the local kickers of the area. Nearly 30 kickers...
Buckhannon, WVmybuckhannon.com

West Virginia Wesleyan alumni support ‘Bobcats and Bookbags’ project

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan College alumni have donated backpacks and school supplies to help the Upshur Parish House with the annual backpack and school supply distribution. Trent Girard ’97 discussed ideas for a community service project involving alumni with WVWC Director of Development for Alumni Joshua Stump. “We collectively...

Dr. Nicole Pride resigns as president of West Virginia State University

INSTITUTE, WV (WOWK)—According to a release from the university, Dr. Nicole Pride has resigned as the president of West Virginia State University, effective immediately. Dr. Pride resigned during a WVSU Board of Governors meeting on Friday, and the board members voted to accept her resignation. Members of Pride’s senior Cabinet...
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West Virginia's tax-free, back-to-shopping weekend begins

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — Starting at midnight tonight, back-to-school shopping in West Virginia won’t be taxed for a few days. For the first time since 2004, back-to-school supplies like notebooks, clothes and even laptops are exempt from taxes, which could save families 6 to 7 percent on what they buy.
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West Virginia Picks Up Commitment From 4-Star Pennsylvania Wide Receiver Kevin Thomas

West Virginia head coach Neal Brown and company have landed one of the biggest recruits in Pennsylvania this cycle, bolstering the 2022 class with yet another four-star. A week after Neumann-Goretti teammate Raleigh Collins III committed to WVU, four-star wide receiver Kevin Thomas has committed to the Mountaineers. Thomas (6-foot-3, 190 pounds) announced his decision Friday afternoon, via Instagram, committing to WVU over Michigan State after delaying his decision from Wednesday.
Moundsville, WVIntelligencer

Boxing Returns to Former W.Va. State Penitentiary

MOUNDSVILLE — Boxing returns to the former West Virginia State Penitentiary on Saturday, Aug. 7 as Jim Frio Promotions has an 11-fight card on tap. It promises to be a full day of action inside the squared-ring as USA Boxing will have fights from 1-3:30 p.m. The first bell for the regular card — which includes amateur and professional bouts — is set for 6.