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Past articles by Shayla:

WVU announces FallFest 2022 lineup

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) – West Virginia University’s annual FallFest celebration is kicking off the university’s fall semester on Tuesday, Aug. 16 for the first time since taking a two-year break due to the coronavirus. The concert is scheduled to start at 5:45 p.m. on the Evansdale Rec Fields next to the Student Rec Center. FallFest […] → Read More

Morgantown is in the top 5 most expensive areas in WV

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) – According to the most recent statistics from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, West Virginia is one of the least expensive places to rent an apartment. The Fair Market Rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $800. The report says that in order to afford this level of rent and utilities without […] → Read More

You have ramps… Here’s what to do with them

Similar to a green onion, ramps are a West Virginia delicacy that can be used in a number of dishes as a substitute for onions. For first-time rampers, here's where to start. → Read More

Morgantown family advocates for teen’s epilepsy cure

After years of trial and error, 17-year-old Reagan has found some relief from her seizures with CBD products, and her family is hopeful that medical cannabis could be another successful treatment option once she turns 18. → Read More

Teens displaced from WV treatment facility after DHHR investigation

The West Virginia DHHR investigated the Board of Child Care in Martinsburg, West Virginia, and as a result, new placements at the Board of Child Care were suspended. → Read More

WVU to charge students for parking at the Coliseum

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Parking Management announced they will begin charging students $1 to park at the Coliseum during the day. The lot was previously known as the only free parking option for students on campus. This change is expected to start Aug. 17. In addition, the university said there will be no […] → Read More

Rape is one of the most underreported crimes—here’s why

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — The latest abortion bill in the West Virginia legislature bans the procedure with exceptions in the cases of rape or incest, but only if the victim reports the crime to law enforcement within the first 8 weeks of pregnancy and at least 48 hours prior to the abortion. 12 News talked […] → Read More

Could you pass your permit test if you had to take it again?

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — West Virginians aged 15 and older take a test at the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to get their permit, which is the first step to getting their license. Similar to other tests, the permit test requires people to memorize facts about the road that some of us might have forgotten […] → Read More

WVU researchers looking for participants for children’s long COVID study

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – COVID symptoms are nothing to sneeze at, but what raised an eyebrow with medical professionals in the past couple years is how some patients say they lose their ability to taste or smell for months after recovering. Or, they are plagued with chronic fatigue and brain fog long term. What’s now being […] → Read More

Corridor H petition gets more signatures than populations of Thomas and Davis

A grassroots organization supporting the alternative northern route for Corridor H has received over 1,700 signatures on, which is more than the populations of Thomas and Davis combined. → Read More

Why are gas prices going down?

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — According to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report, the price of gas in Northern West Virginia is 14 cents lower this week. Prices now average at $4.364 compared to last week’s average of $4.508. The current average is 63 cents less than a month ago, but still $1.20 more than a […] → Read More

Which businesses will be most affected by inflation?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — Inflation is surpassing 9%, the biggest such increase since 1981, and economists are now warning that we could see another major inflation-induced hike as the Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates a full percentage point. It’s the Fed’s most recent attempt to fight high inflation rates by tightening credit […] → Read More

Wackiest foods released in 2021-2022

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – From cheesy cocktails to spicy sodas, the past year has had its fair share of strange food creations. Though some of these options are sold out, we collected some of our favorites to reminisce. Would you eat these? Velveeta Martini Most recently, Velveeta unveiled a martini inspired by the cheese product, nicknamed […] → Read More

Restaurant Road Trip: Side Tracks Cafe

ELKINS, W.Va. (WBOY) — Side Tracks Cafe opened earlier this year with a menu curated with the idea of having a little something for everyone. The restaurant serves soups and sandwiches, but its most popular menu items are its build-your-own bowl options. “It’s so nice to have something where you know the food is going […] → Read More

Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise, AAA warns

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — After initially spiking during the pandemic, catalytic converter thefts are on the rise across the country again, according to AAA East Central. The motorist membership group reminds car owners to take steps to protect their vehicles and catalytic converters. The coveted car part changes harmful substances in a car’s exhaust gasses […] → Read More

North Central WV gets millions toward broadband

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — More than $20 million in grant funding will be provided for six major broadband projects across West Virginia, according to a press release from Gov. Jim Justice. Millions of those dollars will be going to projects in North Central West Virginia. The funding comes through the Major Broadband Project Strategies (MBPS) […] → Read More

Admissions expert says Roe v. Wade impacts college choice

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — Leelila Strogov, CEO of AtomicMind, works with college students and parents to get teens into the universities of their dreams. But, she said she was surprised when that list of dream schools got shorter after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, making abortions unconstitutional in some states. Some students and […] → Read More

18 WV counties are in economic distress, ARC says

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The Appalachian Regional Commission released the FY 2023 interactive map of county economic status and distressed areas in Appalachia. The classification system compares each county in the region to national averages to understand how counties are performing in areas such as unemployment rate, per capita market income, and poverty rates. 18 of […] → Read More

What’s in a real ghost hunter’s kit?

Trying to start ghost hunting? Kalani Ghost Hunter, a paranormal investigator with 1.9 million followers on TikTok, shows what equipment he uses on ghost hunts. → Read More

Morgantown teen murder victim Skylar Neese remembered 10 years later

A Morgantown teen murder victim is being remembered 10 years later by her family and through an Amber Alert law that helps protect children who are in danger. → Read More