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United States of America: A young country that's come a
What today is the United States looked a lot different in 1836. Just two states existed west of the Mississippi: Missouri and Louisiana. Even Florida, Michigan and Arkansas were still just territories, while there was still a dispute over whether the upper part of Maine should belong to us or the United Kingdom.
Interstate 79 accident near Anmoore (West Virginia
God bless everyone on the roads in the whole USA. Put your phones down and drive. Report Add Reply. MCounts Sep 15, 2021 7:08pm. Thank God nobody was hurt! Thank God for cameras because it's quite clear this straight truck driver was not at fault! Silver car should have left a lot sooner!
Bridgeport (West Virginia) High School students earn
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia students competed virtually in the state SkillsUSA competition in March, with a pair of Bridgeport students showcasing their smarts. Dalton Nutter and Tayshaun Douglas, who both attend Bridgeport High School and United Technical Center in Gore, earned silver medals in the March 26 competition.
Bridgeport, WV, named among USA Today's best U.S. cities
USA Today listed the top 50 in those rankings. Bridgeport was the only West Virginia city to make the list. Bridgeport was the only West Virginia city to make the list. Statistics of each city accompanied its entry on the list.
Americans souring on Biden — and Washington Columns
Seventy percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the direction of the USA. The president’s disapproval exceeds his approval rating by eight points, just eight months in office. Republicans and Democrats in Congress both get negative ratings from the American people. And only 37% of registered voters approve of the Supreme Court’s handling
Gruppo Fanti, Italian manufacturing company, to open
West Virginia was one of three states in consideration for the company’s expansion into the United States. “Fanti USA will be the largest expansion in the history of the Fanti Group,” said Nicola De Santis, CFO, M&A, Business Development, Board Member of Fanti Group.
Shale Crescent USA region and West Virginia $3.6 Billion
A new study, just released by IHS Markit, a large and highly respected global consulting firm, says a new petrochemical plant built in our Shale Crescent USA Region (West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania) would have a 4 times greater cash flow and save $3.6 Billion over a 20-year period compared to a similar plant built on the US Gulf Coast.
Hino Trucks USA could be next big automotive announcement
Hino Motors Manufacturing USA Inc (HMM), headquartered in Farmington Hills MI, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hino Motors Ltd and sister company to Hino Motors Sales Inc (Hino Trucks). With a combined 10 facilities spanning five states, the two companies employ more than 1,000 people.
WVU men’s soccer moving to Conference USA for 2022 season
WVU men’s soccer moving to Conference USA for 2022 season. Dan Stratford will guide WVU into a new conference in 2022. Conference USA has announced the addition of West Virginia University as an affiliate member for the sport of men’s soccer. The Mountaineers will begin play in C-USA for the fall 2022 season.
Shale Crescent USA bringing manufacturing plants to Mid
The good news is that as Shale Crescent USA continues to meet with international companies looking to invest, even more manufacturing plants will make their way to the Mid-Ohio Valley. “We’ve identified some of the top energy users in the world,” James said.
West named to C-USA 3rd team College wvnews.com
Taylor was a three-time C-USA Freshman of the Week and finished the season third on Marshall in scoring with 9.9 points per game. Sports editor Michael Minnich can be reached at 304-626-1441, by e-mail at [email protected], or on Twitter @michaelminnich.
Notre Dame High School grad & current West Virginia
Martino was named Miss West Virginia Teen USA on Oct. 27, 2019, at the Creative Arts Center in Morgantown. During her reign, she has featured the platform, “Helping the Hungry.” Martino is the daughter of Gary and Donna (Rohr) Martino and the sister of Gianna Martino.
Louisville names Jarrod West as co-captain Sports
The career steals mark is the second-most in Conference USA history, just 10 short of the league record, and ranks fourth in the nation among active players. He was a career 37.6 percent shooter from 3-point range, making 215-of-572 3’s, the fifth-most 3’s made at Marshall.
Apex Entertainment® and 110 Grill® Announce Partnership
Apex Entertainment®, which first opened in Destiny USA in December 2018, is a family entertainment center that is 55,000 square feet of pure fun! It features 24 bowling lanes and attractions such as a large arcade, laser tag, bumper cars, axe throwing and more.
Shale Crescent USA could challenge Gulf Coast
IHS Markit’s study, commissioned by Shale Crescent USA, looked at the risk-reward of developing cracker plants and downstream opportunities in the crescent vs. the Gulf Coast. Applied Economics Vice President Ron Whitfield said the study, which he oversaw, looked at the potential return on investment over a 20-year time frame, how pricing
Pickleball athletes across country competing in Bridgeport
Oliverio, who lives in Clarksburg and is also the local ambassador for USA Pickleball Association, and Director Kayla Kurczak began organizing the tournament with the complex’s Director of Business Development and Events Andrew Kurtz in September 2020.
Marshall unveils C-USA hoops slate College Sports
The Herd returns the vast majority of its roster. Junior guard Taveion Kinsey returns coming off a 2019-20 second-team all-Conference USA honor. The Columbus, Ohio, native led Marshall in scoring with 16.4 points per game, fifth in C-USA, and was third in …
Jarrod West honored by C-USA for academics College
A Notre Dame alum, West earned his undergraduate degree in Business Management and is pursuing his MBA. He leads C-USA in steals per game (2.56), in assists (113), assists per game (6.3), and in assist to turnover ratio (2.69), while ranking third in C-USA in total steals (46).
2 Marshall football games rescheduled College Sports
The Thundering Herd (5-0 overall, 3-0 C-USA) will now host Rice (1-1, 1-1) on Saturday, December 5 in an affair that was originally scheduled for October 3. That game will be carried by one of the ESPN platforms at a start time that will be determined at a later date.
Pathway to poverty Letterstoeditor wvnews.com
The USA, having the highest standard of living, was targeted. Mass migration was designed to activate that policy and is the organizing and funding agent for this insurgency! Our country furnishes 22% of the United Nations budget, and they are using our money to …
People or profit
Facebook papers show deep conflict within. FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, speaks at the CEO summit during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Lima, Peru. From complaints whistleblower Frances Haugen has filed with the SEC, along with redacted internal documents
West Virginia Gov. Justice defends latest COVID-19
In addition to ordering staff members at all nursing homes in the state to undergo virus testing twice a week, ordering the start of winter sports delayed until Jan. 11 and ordering schools to switch to virtual instruction the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday following the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Justice ordered all adults to wear a face covering indoors in all public buildings at all times.
West Virginia University releases details on in-person
He received the 2017 Vandalia Award from the state of West Virginia and the 2005 Folklife Award from Fairmont State University. Sullivan serves on the West Virginia Faculty Merit Foundation to select the state’s Professor of the Year and is one of two West Virginians to have been an officer and board member of the National Federation of State Humanities Council.
What's your car's name
USA Today wrote that picking the right name for a car boils down to location. “So don’t expect automakers to name their vehicles anywhere nondescript or forgettable or motionless. They tend to pick places associated with an active, hip lifestyle, such as …
Some options as West Virginia awaits Big 12 scheduling
With the other Power 5 conferences no longer being an option, West Virginia would almost certainly turn to teams from the Mid-American, AAC, Conference USA (with Marshall being a possibility), the Sun Belt (with Appalachian State officials already reportedly having conversations with their counterparts at WVU) or another FCS foe to join Eastern
Fairmont State alum Baker returns to Olympic stage Local
The USA men’s Rugby Sevens team begins play Monday with games against Kenya and Ireland, followed by a Tuesday matchup against South Africa. The knockout round begins later on Tuesday, with the medal rounds wrapping up on Wednesday.
Miller, Owusu named to final AmeriCup roster Sports
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Rising juniors Ashley Owusu and Diamond Miller of the Maryland women’s basketball team are two of 12 athletes named to USA Basketball’s roster for the AmeriCup next week in Puerto Rico. Following four days of trials in Columbia, S.C., in April, 13 finalists were selected from 20 athletes.
State SkillsUSA competition showcases technical education
“They have the opportunity to meet students and prospective employers from all over the United States.” Staff writer Darlene J. Swiger can be reached at (304) 626-1403 or [email protected] You must be logged in to react.
Jefferson, Berkeley counties sue drug manufacturers
Named as defendants are drug manufacturers — Purdue Pharmaceutical Products, Purdue Pharma LP, the Purdue Frederick Company Inc., Actavis Pharma Inc., Allergan USA, Allergan Sales LLC, Cephalon Inc., Ortho-McNeil-Jannsen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Johnson & Johnson, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, TEVA Sales & Marketing and Mallinckrodt Enterprises Holdings Inc. — and drug …
Report: Appalachian shale leads to $1.1 trillion in
Furthermore, industrial users in Shale Crescent USA have realized nearly $25 billion in savings over the past 10 years, increasing the attractiveness for new manufacturing investments. This conclusion aligns with the findings of previous studies conducted by IHS Markit for Shale Crescent USA.
Ohio Valley perceptions on shale show approval of industry
Greg Kozera, director of marketing for Shale Crescent USA, said the unfolding petrochemical industries in the region aren't the same as the last time something like this happened and the focus is on hiring local. For example, he said, when the shale deposits were at first being explored, West Virginia lacked the equipment and expertise to
WV Attorney General announces lawsuit against generic drug
The drugs at issue account for billions in sales in the United States, and the alleged schemes increased prices affecting the health insurance market and individuals who must pay artificially-inflated prices for their prescription drugs. Those drugs include medications to treat or manage depression, diabetes, cancer, epilepsy, multiple
Hino Trucks plans to resume production in Parkersburg
“The operations at our Mineral Wells plant (will) remain very similar given that the Hino engines were imported from Japan and going forward the engines for our trucks being assembled will be shipped to the plant from Cummins USA,” Hino marketing director Dominik Beckman said via email.
Weekend ponderings WVU SPORTS wvnews.com
Weekend ponderings. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons (right) with Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby at a 2019 game. I hope West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons didn’t have any family plans for the weekend. Might find himself busy.