Latest Geography of West Virginia Stories

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Tim Thornton, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 16--NARROWS -- Danny Melvin was playing pool in Blacksburg on Sunday night when he got the call. Riverview Campground was flooding. There was a smell like diesel fuel in the air.

2008-07-11 12:00:59

By Kelly Holleran, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Jul. 11--MORGANTOWN -- With spiking energy prices, West Virginia University is noticing interest soaring and student enrollment increasing in its petroleum and natural gas engineering programs.

2008-07-10 15:00:30

Today the law firms of Levin, Fishbein, Sedran & Berman, Cuneo, Gilbert & LaDuca and The Dominion Law Center filed a lawsuit under the Virginia Constitution against Fairfax County and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDoT) on behalf of over 100 residents of Fairfax County's Huntington neighborhood for $20 million in compensation for damages caused by the massive flood of Cameron Run on June 25, 2006.

2008-07-10 00:00:28

The West Virginia University Physicians of Charleston has begun offering on-site geriatric medical services to the residents of Edgewood Summit and Ridgemont, a senior living community that features both independent living and assisted living residences on Charleston's West Side.

2008-07-10 00:00:28

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Charleston Area Medical Center is developing a pilot project aimed at reducing deaths from one type of heart attack.

2008-07-02 18:00:09

By CRAIG CUNNINGHAM/DAILY MAIL PHOTO Students from the National Youth Science Camp listen to MATRIC technician Paul Aubry talk about polymer additives.

2008-07-02 00:00:28

By Eric Eyre Staff writer The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department's investigation of three recent cases of Legionnaires' disease is drawing to a close. But the agency's response continues to spark criticism and has prompted the health board's outgoing president, Dr.

2008-07-01 00:00:36

Outdoor spaces Enjoy the summer in a hillside haven or a garden meant for child's play 1F (c) 2008 Sunday Gazette - Mail; Charleston, W.V.. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-06-30 21:02:29

By Christian Giggenbach, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Jun. 30--LEWISBURG -- The Greenbrier County Commission voted unanimously Monday to commit $175,000 to subsidize a Delta Airlines flight which lands at Greenbrier Valley Airport.

2008-06-28 00:02:29

By Vicki Smith Steelmaker and distributor Esmark Inc. has an attractive assortment of plants and equipment with unrealized potential, but Russian metals and mining company OAO Severstal said Thursday it plans to change that with a $250-million, five-year capital investment.

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