Aggregated West Virginia News Articles
- Norfolk Southern breaks ground on first responder training center in East Palestine
The training center is expected to provide free training for first responders from Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and other nearby states.
Mary Vanac. American City Business Journals. Thu, 21 Sep 2023 23:48:22 +0000.
- The Cuts At West Virginia University: Trend Setter Or Outlier?
Will the unprecedented program cuts and faculty terminations at West Virginia University lead other financially stressed colleges to take similar cost-cutting steps?
By Michael T. Nietzel, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 18 Sep 2023 08:57:44 -0400.
- University Guts Academic Programs, Eliminates Over 100 Jobs Amid Budget Troubles
West Virginia University Board of Governors voted to remove several academic programs and faculty positions.
Nicole Littlefield. Daily Caller. Fri, 15 Sep 2023 21:22:14 +0000.
- Bracketology: After Bob Huggins' resignation, West Virginia picked up the pieces
There was the predictable exodus of key personnel following Bob Huggins' arrest and resignation. But interim coach Josh Eilert went to work -- and quickly.
Joe Lunardi. ESPN. Tue, 12 Sep 2023 10:04:44 EST.
- WVU Faculty Senate casts vote of no confidence for President E. Gordon Gee
At a meeting on the evening of Sept. 6, the Faculty Senate of West Virginia University cast a vote of no confidence against WVU President E. Gordon Gee.
Jordyn Hronec. American City Business Journals. Thu, 07 Sep 2023 15:31:58 +0000.
- West Virginia University Faculty Vote No Confidence In President Gee
The West Virginia University Assembly has voted no-confidence in President E. Gordon Gee, and it has also passed a resolution to freeze his proposed academic cuts.
By Michael T. Nietzel, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 06 Sep 2023 16:54:42 -0400.
- West Virginia baristas help coworker get a new car
A West Virginia Starbucks barista will soon be driving a new car thanks to a fundraiser set up by her fellow baristas.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Sat, 02 Sep 2023 21:22:00 GMT.
- FirstEnergy's (FE) Units to Build Three Solar Energy Sites
FirstEnergy's (FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison receive approval to construct three solar projects in West Virginia that is in sync with FE's clean energy commitments.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 01 Sep 2023 13:35:00 GMT.
- REVEALED: The 10 cheapest states to retire - and why Florida does NOT make the list
According to Bankrate's 'Best and Worst States to Retire' list, West Virginia's light tax burden and low cost of living makes it the cheapest state in the US to retire in.
Daily Mail. Fri, 01 Sep 2023 01:38:04 GMT.
- Convicted rapist who escaped from Arkansas prison using jet ski in 2022 is captured, authorities say
Samuel Paul Hartman, 39, escaped prison last year and was arrested along with others at a hotel in West Virginia.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Thu, 31 Aug 2023 02:08:00 GMT.
West Virginia Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of West Virginia as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||1,831,102||-0.54|
|July 1, 2015||1,841,053||-0.40|
|July 1, 2014||1,848,514||-0.25|
|July 1, 2013||1,853,231||-0.18|
|July 1, 2012||1,856,560||0.09|
|July 1, 2011||1,854,972||0.04|
|July 1, 2010||1,854,230|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of West Virginia was 1,852,994.
In 2008, the estimated population of West Virginia was 1,814,468, whereas
in 2006, the population of West Virginia was about 1,806,760.
For detailed, up-to-date information about West Virginia's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about West Virginia
web page. For maps of West Virginia,
visit this West Virginia Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
West Virginia library
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about West Virginia
can be found here.
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