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Past articles by Riley:

Morgantown student selected to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A student from Morgantown High School has received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play on a national stage this November. Sophomore Maddie Carver was watching last year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade when something piqued her interest. → Read More

United Way of Mon and Preston raises $1.2M during campaign

The United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties officially wrapped up its 2023 fundraising campaign on Tuesday, which raised a total of $1,217,449. The money will go towards benefiting more than 20 agencies and 30 programs in the counties. → Read More

TMC Technologies to help establish center of excellence in Morgantown

TMC Technologies has been awarded a contract from West Virginia University Research Corporation to help establish the West Virginia Small Satellite Center of Excellence in Morgantown. → Read More

Eat at Westover Texas Roadhouse Wednesday to support United Way

If you mention the United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties before or while dining, 10% of your total food purchases will be donated to the group. → Read More

Expert, WVU student react to student loan forgiveness plan

Millions of student loan borrowers across the United States are waiting in flux hoping President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan passes. → Read More

Water and sewer infrastructure upgrade in Monongalia County

The Monongalia County water and sewer infrastructure upgrade took over 60 hours to plan and hopes to leave an impact even 40 to 50 years down the road. → Read More

Mooney campaigning ‘full steam’ ahead for Senate

It has been three months since Congressmen Alex Mooney (R) announced his plans to run for senate in the 2024 election. On Wednesday, he doubled down on devoting his efforts to running for the spot that Senator Joe Manchin (D) currently holds. → Read More

Mon. Co. broadband project in progress

The Monongalia County Commission held its weekly meeting on Wednesday morning and provided an update that focuses on keeping the county better connected. → Read More

Ash Wednesday observed locally, nationally

While most people receive their ashes in a church, two Morgantown area churches teamed up to do a drive-through imposition to provide people with a unique and different way to receive their ashes. → Read More

Irene Riggs finishes 12th, helps U.S. to bronze finish

BATHURST, AUSTRALIA – There’s no doubt that Morgantown’s Irene Riggs is among the best cross country runners in the area, state and country. Early Saturday morning, She tried to prove that she’s among some of the best in the world. Riggs took part in the U20 World Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia as a […] → Read More

Restaurant Road Trip: Pickens General Store and Café

For this week’s Restaurant Road Trip, 12 News visited Pickens General Store and Cafe, which is seen as a hidden gem in Marion County. → Read More

Gambling responsibly ahead of Super Bowl

A record number of approximately 50 million people are estimated to bet on the most-watched event of the year on television. → Read More

Harmony Grove I-79 interchange looks to be 4 years away

The new exit project in Monongalia County now has a finish date four years from now, instead of two as many were hoping. → Read More

Mountain Lion utilizing ‘RideMon’ partnership with Uber

An Uber ride for 75 cents might nearly be impossible to come by. Not in Monongalia County though due to a partnership between Mountain Lion Transit Authority and the ride-sharing app. → Read More

Monongalia Co. looks to team up with Kanawha Co. Commission

The Monongalia and Kanawha County Commissions teamed up to take a stand against the amendments on the ballot in the previous November election. Now, they're looking to team up once again for the best interests of the citizens of the counties and the state as a whole. → Read More

Monongah Miner’s Bell to remember 1907 mining disaster fixed

The town of Monongah has repaired the bell dedicated to remembering the Mining Disaster of 1907. The bell was struck by lightning and disabled three years ago. → Read More

Monongalia County Health Department Dentistry celebrates ‘Give Kids a Smile!’

Children ages 18 and younger without dental insurance celebrated Friday with a fresh smile due to the Monongalia County Health Department Dentistry’s “Give Kids a Smile!” event. → Read More

Chestnut Ridge Park unveils ‘tubular’ new addition

A new tubing hill at Chestnut Ridge Park has recently opened to the public. → Read More

Mon EMS now able to transport patients to Hope Hill Sobering Center

Intoxicated patients in Morgantown can now be sent to a new sobering center rather than ending up in the emergency room, or worse. → Read More

‘AmazonSmile’ shutdown affects nonprofits locally and nationally

Nonprofits both locally and nationally have been hit hard by Amazon’s decision to end its AmazonSmile program, one of these programs is the Marion County Humane Society. → Read More