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Football
Notebook: WVU's Keith Washington throws bait at Stanley Carter on self-tipped interception
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. With a struggling defense late in the game for West Virginia and Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley starting to get into a rhythm, the Mountaineers needed something to slow the K.
September 21, 2019 - 10:16 pm
Football
PHOTO GALLERY: WVU gets road win at Kansas
West Virginia quarterback Austin Kendall (12) passes to a teammate during the first half of an college football game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan.
September 21, 2019 - 10:07 pm
Football
Martell Pettaway scores twice, West Virginia holds off Kansas to earn first Big 12 win
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Martell Pettaway couldn't remember the last time he spent an entire game watching from the sideline, never once getting onto the field after warmups much less getting a carry.
September 21, 2019 - 10:03 pm
Football
HOW THEY SCORED: West Virginia 29, Kansas 24
First quarter TOUCHDOWN: Kennedy McKoy 3-yard run (7:37), West Virginia leads, 7-0.
September 21, 2019 - 7:57 pm
WVU Sports
WVU men's soccer team falls to Dayton 2-0
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. The West Virginia mens soccer team fell to Dayton 2-0 on Saturday night at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
September 21, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Trinity Christian
Trinity boys' soccer team defeats Monroe Central 8-1
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Kyle Knight and Noah Kurilko each had hat tricks as the Trinity Christian boys soccer team soundly defeated Monroe Central (Ohio) 8-1 on Saturday.
September 21, 2019 - 6:08 pm
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Police: Inmate steals, crashes ambulance at Chateau Royale Apartments

Police have identified an inmate who stole an ambulance from J.

Featured
Morgantown High hosts yearly Band Spectacular
Sounds of scales and warms up scattered the parking lot of Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium as bands from West Virginia and Pennsylvania prepared for the Morgantown High School Band Spectacular on Saturday.
September 21, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Latest News
MFD accepting applications for firefighter positions
The Morgantown Fire Department is taking applications for entry-level firefighters.
September 15, 2019 - 9:04 pm
Cops and Courts
Man arrested after 30-minute chase, police say
Morgantown man on a stolen motorcycle is under arrest after leading a Monongalia County Sheriffs Deputy on a 3- minute chase into Preston County and back, according to police.
September 17, 2019 - 5:01 pm

Latest News
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Preston could gain delegate with accurate 2020 census count
Preston Countys representation in the State House of Delegates could change based on the results of the 2020 U.
September 21, 2019 - 11:31 pm
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Three past Queen Ceres tend to former mentor's garden
Bill and Mildred Lindley have been involved with the Preston County Buckwheat Festival since 1966.
September 21, 2019 - 10:24 pm
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West Run Road closed this week
West Run Road, near Point Marion Road, will be closed due to drilling Monday through Friday, according to Monongalia County Sheriff Perry Palmer.
September 21, 2019 - 10:22 pm
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Funeral costs continue to rise and prepaying guards against inflation
Forty percent of Jason Smiths business comes from pre-paid funerals.
September 21, 2019 - 10:20 pm
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Trump’s plan to cut SNAP benefits could harm thousands
More than 3,400 households in Monongalia County could lose government assistance for basic food needs if a government plan to curtail the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or for short, moves forward.
September 21, 2019 - 9:15 pm
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Police chief: Downtown issues face everyone
Whether its due to overdoses, public intoxication, arrests, mental health calls or frequent rides to the hospital, Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston said there are individuals frequenting the downtown with whom his department has interacted more than 100 times since January.
September 21, 2019 - 9:14 pm
Latest Opinion
Football
We still don't know what this West Virginia team is, but if you're winning, that's A-OK
COMMENTARYMORGANTOWN, W.Va. After West Virginia's 17-point win a week ago against N.
September 21, 2019 - 9:42 pm
Editorials
How does nanotechnology revolutionize the world?
Physicist Richard Feynman is the father of nanotechnology.
September 21, 2019 - 9:00 am
Football
Column: Kansas backfield should be feared if you're West Virginia
COMMENTARYMORGANTOWN, W.Va. Kansas has long been the game on the Big 12 slate that was easy to ignore.
September 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Hoppy Kercheval
Another challenge in our state that weighs us down
This column is not about fat shaming, but rather an acknowledgment of this fact: West Virginians are too heavy.
September 20, 2019 - 8:12 am
Columns/Opinion
A music born out of hard times
Ive spent the past couple of years working on a new album on my experiences over the last 62 years, from childhood to the trials of adult life in marriage and parenthood.
September 20, 2019 - 8:05 am
TDP Editorials
We got more than a win, we finally got back our team spirit
We would like to claim WVUs lopsided-win over the Wolfpack last week didnt surprise us.
September 19, 2019 - 9:41 am

News

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ClearFiber, Morgantown end lawsuit with settlement agreement
The city of Morgantown and Networks LLC, doing business as ClearFiber, have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed on June 4 by the fiber optic Internet service provider.
September 19, 2019 - 6:37 pm
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WVU students host ‘Climate Solutions Fair’
While large marches through the streets of major cities caught global attention, Morgantown took its own approach to the global, youth-led climate strike on Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 9:02 pm
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Morgantown Marathon returns Sunday
As the old Saturday Night Live sketch with Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken decreed, there are times in life when youve just gotta have more cowbell.
September 20, 2019 - 8:00 pm
WVU News
WVU Campus Club to hold Fall Welcome Coffee
Campus Club will hold its annual Fall Welcome Coffee from 10 a.
September 20, 2019 - 6:49 pm
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Arraignments include Morgantown Motel robbery, Sheetz parking lot attack
Twenty-three defendants in cases assigned to Judge Debra Scudiere following their indictments by the September 2019 term of the Monongalia County grand jury appeared in court pleaded not guilty on Thursday.
September 20, 2019 - 6:47 pm
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W.Va. jobless rate drops to 4.6%
West Virginias seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.
September 20, 2019 - 10:37 am
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Judge Scudiere kicks off election campaign
Judge Debra Scudiere used to start her talks by telling her follow attorneys how much she loved being a lawyer.
September 19, 2019 - 10:33 pm

Sports

Clay Battelle
Notebook: Clay-Battelle finds another playmaker in Carson Shriver
As a sign of just how unconventional Clay-Battelles offense can be, one only needs to look at how many quarterbacks the Cee-Bees play.
September 21, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Morgantown
Morgantown girls' soccer team routs Grafton 9-0
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. The Morgantown High girls soccer team defeated Grafton 9-0 on Saturday.
September 21, 2019 - 6:05 pm
Football
As they score: West Virginia knocks off Kansas 29-24 for first road win
LAWRENCE, Kan. FINAL: West Virginia 29, Kansas 24KANSAS, 2:10 4th quarter, 29-24 West Virginia: Kansas makes a last ditch effort as Carter Stanley finds Andrew Parchment wide open in the end zone.
September 21, 2019 - 8:00 am
Local Sports
Turnovers costly, but Preston hangs tough in 28-18 loss to Robert C. Byrd
KINGWOOD, W.Va. On Friday night at Knights Stadium, the weather outside was warm and a little muggy definitely not frightful yet the Knights seemed to be in the Christmas spirit early against Class No.
September 21, 2019 - 12:02 am
Local Sports
University picks up second loss at hands of Wheeling Park air-raid offense
WHEELING, W.Va. While much fuss was made about the Area 51 raid scheduled for Friday, there was yet another raid this one on Wheeling Island that caused more havoc than pranksters in Nevada could have Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 11:49 pm
Local Sports
Morgantown clips Hedgesville in 49-14 blowout
Morgantown's Gunner Latimore (7) against Hedgesville on Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 11:43 pm
Clay Battelle
Fourth-down stop leads Clay-Battelle past Valley-Wetzel in OT
Clay-Battelle running back Sean Hays rushes for one of his three touchdowns against Valley Wetzel on Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 11:31 pm

Government

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Preston could gain delegate with accurate 2020 census count
Preston Countys representation in the State House of Delegates could change based on the results of the 2020 U.
September 21, 2019 - 11:31 pm
Latest News
ClearFiber, Morgantown end lawsuit with settlement agreement
The city of Morgantown and Networks LLC, doing business as ClearFiber, have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed on June 4 by the fiber optic Internet service provider.
September 19, 2019 - 6:37 pm
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Business owners fear future hangs on city's parking decision
After nearly two years of back and forth with the city on a variety of issues, Chris Yeager said he lives with the nagging worry that hes going to lose his business Appalachian Cannabis Co.
September 19, 2019 - 5:55 pm
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County to review subdivision regulations
An issue that has veered in and out of the pubic eye since the late 1960s is about to make a return.
September 18, 2019 - 11:23 pm
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Delegate Hansen to host climate change video conference for students from Capitol
Delegate Evan Hansen, D-Monongalia, will be conducting a video conference for students on the topic climate change from 10:30-11:15 a.
September 18, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Government
Preston Commissioners hear of need for drug, mental health services for residents
Addiction recovery options for Prestonians are limited, but work is being done to expand them, Preston County Commissioners learned Monday.
September 18, 2019 - 10:49 am
Latest News
Business owners ask city for help in addressing issues downtown
handful of downtown business owners are asking the city for help in dealing with what they see as an epidemic of homelessness, loitering, substance abuse and criminal behavior in the citys business district.
September 17, 2019 - 11:19 pm

Opinion

TDP Editorials
How you conduct yourself at games and in life counts
Listen up! Roane County High Schools football coachs message to his team applies to all of us.
September 18, 2019 - 10:18 am
Columns/Opinion
The crackers and frackers could hold keys to 2020
MONACA, Pa.All Darrin Kelly wanted for the energy workers in Western Pennsylvania was that the Democratic presidential hopefuls would talk to them before going to war against shale.
September 19, 2019 - 7:55 am
Letters to the Editor
Sept. 19 letters to the editor
Reader put off by recent cartoon in newspaperI, like most people claim to have a pretty wide sense of humor.
September 19, 2019 - 7:53 am
Columns/Opinion
Something’s a little off about Elizabeth Warren
Ed Rendell recently whacked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
September 18, 2019 - 8:13 am
Letters to the Editor
Sept. 18 letters to the editor
most deserved honorfor great, No. 44It was a wonderful honor for Jerry West to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom and great to hear what West Virginians like myself are very familiar with Jerome Alan Wests story of building great triumph from the tragedy of incredible poverty in his early years in Chelyan.
September 18, 2019 - 8:12 am