Morgantown, West Virginia

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work basketball

the course of the season. In his first varsity year under head coach Fred Schaus, West scored 17.8 points per game and averaged 11.1 rebounds; he also started in all 28 games while shooting 49.6% from the field and 73.2% from the free throw line.


providing food

, Oklahoma , before being transferred to FCI Morgantown in Morgantown (Morgantown, West Virginia), West Virginia, in August 2006. On December 7, 2006, Hatch filed an appeal of his conviction in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston. Hatch's lawyer claimed that the trial judge prevented him from arguing that he had made a deal with CBS, whereby CBS would pay his taxes on his winnings, and he stated that CBS cheated on ''Survivor'' by providing food to other


nearby school

of these immigrants retained the Welsh language, and as late as the 1930s it was common to hear Welsh spoken on the streets of Woodburn and the community was known for carrying on a traditional eisteddfod every year. Woodburn Elementary School was the neighborhood school built in 1910. Following World War II, many new families came to Woodburn, attracted by the parkland, close proximity to downtown, community atmosphere, and nearby school. In 1950, Tom and Anna Torch opened the Richwood Avenue


work progressive

University official site * (PRT) *


public history

Further reading * ''History of the Making of Morgantown, West Virginia'', by Callahan, James Morton (Morgantown, W.Va., West Virginia University, 1926) * ''Morgantown a Bicentennial History'', by West Virginia University Public History Option for the Morgantown Bicentennial Commission (Morgantown, W.Va., Monongalia Historical Society, 1985) External links Retrieved on 11-30-2008.


wrestling professional

date October 2012 * Earl E. Anderson, Ret. General (U.S. Marines#Rank structure), youngest active-duty Marine (U.S. Marines) to become General * John O. Bennett, New Jersey State Senator * Thomas Bennett (Thomas W. Bennett (conscientious objector)), U.S. Army medic and conscientious objector, awarded the Medal of Honor * Jeff Bowden, Terry Bowden, Tommy Bowden, college football coaches * Necro Butcher, Professional wrestling professional wrestler


people past

River South Branch Potomac River in Hampshire County (Hampshire County, West Virginia) in the U.S. state of West Virginia. ref


series images

), ''One-Room Schoolhouses'', 1 min. home movie of one-room Barbour County schoolhouses; West Virginia State Archives (Available on DVD set ''Treasures from American Film Archives: 50 Preserved Films'', 2000). *Shaffer, John W. (2003), ''Clash of Loyalties: A Border County in the Civil War'', Morgantown, West Virginia: West Virginia University Press. *Smith, Barbara and Carl Briggs (2000), ''Barbour County'' (Series: Images of America), Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South


created white

, a two-tier system was created: White children attended a regular term (at the second former Monongalia Academy building, purchased in 1867 from West Virginia Agricultural College, the future West Virginia University), only a short term was provided for African-Americans, who met at St. Paul's African Methodist Episcopal Church, on Beechurst Avenue. Core, pp. 54, 632 Roman Catholic schools Image:St.-Francis-panorama-03.jpg thumb right St. Francis High School


national energy

, Maryland Friendsville , providing access to Morgantown, West Virginia, Frostburg (Frostburg, Maryland) and Cumberland (Cumberland, Maryland). US 219 runs concurrently with I-68 at Exit 14A and exits I-68 at Exit 22. US 219 crosses the Mason-Dixon Line, the Pennsylvania border, south of Salisbury, Pennsylvania. * Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility* at Newport News, Virginia (1984) * National Energy Technology Laboratory** at Albany, Oregon

: colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com best-colleges national-top-public "Best Colleges 2011" , U.S. News and World Report. 2010. Accessed December 11, 2001 thumb right National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (File:GBT.png) in Green Bank (Green Bank, West Virginia). The state is home to federal institutions such as the portions of the National Energy Technology Laboratory and Forestry Science Laboratory in Morgantown, West Virginia

Morgantown, West Virginia

established_title Settled (Municipal corporation) established_date 1772 established_title1 Incorporated (Municipal corporation) established_date1 1838 unit_pref Imperial area_magnitude area_total_sq_mi 10.62 area_footnotes area_total_km2 27.51 area_land_sq_mi 10.17 area_land_km2 26.34 area_water_sq_mi 0.45 area_water_km2 1.17 area_water_percent 4.24 population_as_of 2010 (2010 United States Census) population_est 30666 pop_est_as_of 2013 population_footnotes population_total 29660 population_density_km2 1126.0 population_density_sq_mi 2916.4 population_urban 70,350 (US: 393th (List of United States urban areas)) population_metro 136,133 (US: 294th (List of Metropolitan Statistical Areas)) timezone EST (Eastern Standard Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST -4 coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_type region:US_type:city latd 39 latm 38 lats 1 latNS N longd 79 longm 57 longs 2 longEW W elevation_m 293 elevation_ft 960 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 26501-26508 area_code 304 (Area code 304), 681 (Area code 681) (effective March, 2009) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info 54-55756 blank1_name GNIS (Geographic Names Information System) feature ID blank1_info 1555161 website www.morgantown.com footnotes

'''Morgantown''' is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County (Monongalia County, West Virginia), West Virginia. Situated along the banks of the Monongahela River, Morgantown is the largest city in North-Central West Virginia, and the base of the Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area (Morgantown metropolitan area). It has a permanent population of 29,660 per the 2010 census, with West Virginia University adding several thousand seasonal residents to the city and surrounding area from September through May. Morgantown is best known as the home of West Virginia University and the one-of-a-kind Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit system.

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