Month: November 2015

Parade's balloons float in NYC – The DPost

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NEW YORK (AP) — Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan on Thursday for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a heavy police presence keeping a watchful eye.   The parade, in its 89th year, also included marching bands and floats to [Continue]

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WVU volleyball team falls to Oklahoma – The DPost

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NORMAN, Okla. — Sophomore outside hitter Morgan Montgomery tallied nine kills, but the West Virginia volleyball team had 21 attacking errors in a 3-0 loss at Oklahoma in Big 12 action on Wednesday evening, Nov. 25, at McCasland Field House in Norman. The Sooners (12-15, 6-9) topped the Mountaineers (5-23, 0-15) in set scores of [Continue]

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'Star Wars' gets rating of PG-13 – The DPost

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Last modified:Wednesday,November 25 4:53 PM ‘Star Wars’ gets rating of PG-13 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Motion Picture Association of America says “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” may not be entirely suitable for young kids. The organization on Tuesday gave the J.J. Abrams-directed film a PG-13 rating because of sci-fi action violence. The designation tells [Continue]

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Library holds holiday activities – The DPost

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MORGANTOWN — The Morgantown Public Library hosted a Thanksgiving-themed Story Time activity Tuesday, Nov. 24, in Star City, for area pre-schoolers. The kids, generally ages 2-5, also made Thanksgiving cards, sticker scenes and bookmarks. Six kids and their family members attended Tuesday’s story time, held at Star City Town Hall. Star City Story Time is [Continue]

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Hill, Utley receive All-America honors – The DPost

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Last modified:Wednesday,November 25 12:25 AM Hill, Utley receive All-America honors Submitted to TheDPost.com MORGANTOWN — Senior captains Amanda Hill and Kailey Utley of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) earned All-America honors on Tuesday Nov. 24. Hill, a midfielder and native of Washington, Pa., was named to the first team, while Utley, a forward [Continue]

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McKinley meets with Preston mayors – The DPost

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KINGWOOD — Congressman David McKinley heard concerns from some of Preston County’s mayors Tuesday, Nov. 24. McKinley, R-W.Va., met with the mayors of three of the county’s 10 towns — Kingwood Mayor Curtis Stiles, Masontown Mayor Roxie Turner and Reedsville Mayor James Wagner — for about 90 minutes. All expressed a desire for help funding [Continue]

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2016 WVU football schedule released – The DPost

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MORGANTOWN — WVU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Shane Lyons, in conjunction with the Big 12 Conference, has announced the 2016 football schedule. “It’s good to be able to release the schedule early so that our fans have time to plan their fall weekends,” Lyons said. “Adding Missouri, Youngstown State and BYU to an already powerful [Continue]

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Price of gas below $2 in town – The DPost

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Last modified:Tuesday,November 24 5:19 PM Price of gas below $2 in town Katelyn Lester TheDPost.com MORGANTOWN — Gas prices continue to drop at the pump as the holiday season continues. The average price of gas last year at this time was $2.93 across West Virginia. Today, gas prices have reached an average of $2.09 across [Continue]

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IUPUI warns students to beware of online classified ads – IUPUI Newsroom

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis officials are urging students to use caution when responding to postings on Craigslist or other classified advertisement websites that claim to involve a school on campus. Last night, a student responded to a posting soliciting nude models by someone who claimed to be a teaching assistant [Continue]

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Fox's Hasselbeck quits morning show – The DPost

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NEW YORK (AP) — Elisabeth Hasselbeck said Monday that she’s leaving as one of the three co-hosts on the “Fox & Friends” morning show to spend more time with her three children. Hasselbeck was the conservative voice on “The View” before joining Fox News Channel in September 2013. Her co-hosts, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade, [Continue]

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