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Marshall University revising baseball stadium plan

Marshall University is revising its plan to build a new baseball stadium. Originally the stadium was slated to be built on 5th Avenue, but instead will be built next to Dot Hicks Field at 2nd Avenue and 22nd Street. The new site will be developed at a lower cost, with an accelerated time line. The … Continue Reading Marshall University revising baseball stadium plan

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WVU board approves tuition hike

The West Virginia University Board of Governors approved an over one-billion-dollar budget for the coming fiscal year that will include an increase in tuition and housing rates. Tuition will go up about 120-dollars-per-semester for residents and over 300-dollars-per-semester for out-of-state students. Housing rates will go up by about three-percent.

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Hope Scholarship challenged in court

A controversial West Virginia school funding plan is now being challenged in court. The Hope Scholarship program essentially allows parents to take tax dollars they put into the public school system, and use that money to pay for their kids to go to private schools. Three thousand students have already applied to get up to … Continue Reading Hope Scholarship challenged in court

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Workforce WV text scam

Steer clear of text message from WorkForce West Virginia. It is a scam. The scammers claim to be associated to the Job Jumpstart Program, and the text prompts you to click a link to receive funds. The website is fraudulent and dangerous, and you shouldn’t respond.