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West Virginia University extends ban on fans at home games

Jan. 7, 2021 4:06 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University has extended a ban on fans attending home athletic events through Jan. 24 due to a recent spike in coronavirus cases in the state. The university said Wednesday that only families and guests of the players and coaching staffs along with essential game...

West Virginia ex-hotel transformed into social services hub

Dec. 31, 2020 11:29 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Ramada Inn will soon become a social services center, the Dominion Post reported. Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday that $3.5 million in federal coronavirus relief money is funding renovations to the Morgantown building that include a new roof, HVAC system...

Southern WVa hospital enters into management agreement

Dec. 21, 2020 4:15 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A southern West Virginia hospital has entered into a management agreement and clinical affiliation with the state's largest health system. The West Virginia University Health System announced the agreement last week between Princeton Community Hospital and WVU Hospitals. Princeton...

Former WVU associate professor sentenced to probation

Dec. 4, 2020 6:13 PM EST

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia University associate professor has been sentenced to probation after admitting to wire fraud and filing a false tax return, a federal prosecutor's office said. Qingyun Sun, 58, of Morgantown, was sentenced Friday to three years of probation, with the first...