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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. schedules WVa holiday concert tour

Nov. 29, 2021 04:02 AM EST

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is performing a series of holiday concerts around West Virginia next month. The Home for the Holidays Tour includes five shows that are open to the public. The scheduled concerts will be...

WVa hospital, striking union set to resume negotiations

Nov. 29, 2021 04:01 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Negotiations are set to resume for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital. Representatives for Cabell Huntington Hospital and more than 900 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 are...

West Virginia holds off Kansas 34-28 to become bowl-eligible

Nov. 27, 2021 23:13 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia will finish its season in a bowl game. Sure beats Saturday night inside mostly empty Memorial Stadium in Kansas. Jarret Doege threw for 170 yards and three touchdowns, Leddie Brown ran for 156 yards and another...

Zappe leads WKU past Marshall for C-USA East Division crown

Nov. 27, 2021 19:35 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bailey Zappe threw four touchdown passes — all in the second half — and Western Kentucky spotted Marshall 14 points before pulling away for a 53-21 victory on Saturday, laying claim to Conference USA's East Division crown. In a game between...

Gonzales, BYU edge No. 22 West Virginia for St. Pete title

Nov. 27, 2021 15:28 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 20 points, including two free throws with three seconds left, and West Virginia made just one of two from the line with .4 seconds remaining, giving BYU a 58-57 win over the No. 22 Mountaineers in the championship game of the St. Pete...

West Virginia artist helps restore Barrackville bridge

Nov. 27, 2021 09:11 AM EST

BARRACKVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — In his 10 years living in Barrackville, Graham Curry has always appreciated the town’s covered bridge. “(The bridge) is kind of something that is associated with the town... it reflects the life and vibrance of the town,” Curry said....

Charleston West Side developers get into the spirits

Nov. 27, 2021 09:04 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The magic is in the cave, Tighe and John Bullock trust. Tighe and his father, John, learned of its existence near Renick on the Greenbrier-Pocahontas county line. A geological engineer, John Bullock thought a distiller could use that water to...

Sherman scores 28, West Virginia beats Eastern Kentucky

Nov. 26, 2021 21:48 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Taz Sherman scored a career-high 28 points to lead West Virginia to an 80-77 comeback victory over Eastern Kentucky on Friday night. Malik Curry scored 10 of his 16 points over the final seven minutes for the Mountaineers (5-1). ...

FirstEnergy planing West Virginia solar energy project

Nov. 26, 2021 15:17 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — FirstEnergy Corp. has applied to build five solar energy projects throughout its West Virginia service territory. The Akron, Ohio based utility company estimates that the projects, if approved by West Virginia regulators, would generate 50...

West Virginia's bowl hopes resting on trip to Kansas

Nov. 26, 2021 03:17 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia has gone through a rollercoaster of a season that includes soaring wins over Virginia Tech and Iowa State and crushing losses to Maryland and Texas Tech, and it all leaves the Mountaineers with everything on the line Saturday. Knock...