With establishments making workforce cuts across the nation, national unemployment has jumped to 4.4%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Gov. Jim Justice's new executive order requires all essential businesses' employees and contractors to work from home to the fullest extent possible.
Joseph Moser, owner of Ashebrooke Liquor Outlet, said he had to deal with customers yelling at his employees after a rule banning out-of-state residents from buying liquor went into place in Monongalia County.
The Morgantown Parking Authority has announced that parking in Morgantown will be free for the duration of the governor’s stay at home order.
A former WVU physics professor pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge, according to the United States Department of Justice.
Update: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice issued a "stay at home" order and closed all essential" businesses. This will be effective at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Thursday confirmed three new cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the state, making the total positive case count at five. All three new positive cases are travel related.
CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice today issued an Executive Order, directing the West Virginia Department of Commerce and WorkForce West Virginia to provide unemployment benefits to those affected by COVID-19 to the maximum extent permitted under federal law.
Christopher Scott Phillips, 37, was taken into custody by the Morgantown Police Department for his alleged role in an incident that shut down North Willey Street.
To prepare students, faculty and staff for active shooter situations, resources are available on WVU’s campus.
Despite the obstacles that come with convincing lawmakers to support research on state banks in West Virginia, a group of WVU graduate students continue to persevere.
A West Virginia bill that allows elective Bible study courses in public schools passed through the Senate on Thursday.
As students begin packing their bags for spring break travel, the University is preparing to combat any cases of coronavirus that may hit West Virginia.
Over the weekend, three WVU students’ study abroad programs in Italy were cut short as the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow in the country.
In every hallway, study room, break room, and office, one of more than 1000 recycling bins can be found across WVU’s campus.
Katherine Johnson, world-renowned research mathematician and West Virginia native, passed away Monday at 101 years old, according to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.
A bill proposed in the state Senate would increase regulations on needle exchange programs.
Several bills that could impact the University are on the WVU Government Relation Team’s radar, many of which carried over from the 2019 session.
Six people in West Virginia, including four in Monongalia County, are in a self-imposed quarantine to monitor for symptoms of coronavirus, according to WBOY.
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said that he supports Virginia counties unsatisfied with Richmond’s Democratic government joining West Virginia.
Fort Gay, West Virginia, became the first city in West Virginia to declare itself as a Second Amendment sanctuary.
Over the span of the last decade, many programs that were put in place to improve energy efficiency in West Virginia have been scaled back.
West Virginia businesses now have 60 days to apply online for permits to grow, process, dispense and test medical marijuana.
This October, a donation event called the Ready for Work clothing drive was held by WVU for the first time. The purpose of the event was to collect professional clothes and donate them to people who can’t afford them.
WVU researcher Amie Ashcraft is developing an app designed to prevent sex trafficking, which she plans to release in about three years.
Hunters throughout the state of West Virginia can expect a higher black bear harvest and similar white-tail deer harvest this year compared to last year.
Three local religious leaders discussed the interconnectedness between faith and environmental protection at an environmental stewardship discussion on Monday.
A spring cleanup for a historic house in Preston County will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
A state trooper pulled over a man in Preston County who allegedly made threats to kill President Donald Trump and blow up the Pentagon, WDTV reported Wednesday.
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