Work continues on Frostburg State University’s Center for Communication and Information Technology. When completed next year, the building will house the academic departments of mass communication, computer science and mathematics and the graphic design program of the Department of Visual Arts. The university’s radio and TV stations will also have studios in the building. Among the building’s features will be a “green” roof planted with vegetation designed to reduce the school’s carbon footprint and a multi-media learning center featuring a planetarium. The architect for the project is Ayers Saint Gross, Baltimore.
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U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never repaid a $1.7 million loan intended to keep the family’s carpet business afloat.
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The new leader of natural resources law enforcement in West Virginia is a native of Hardy County, a graduate of Mathias High School and a field officer for 10 years in Mineral County.
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The Potomac Highlands Airport Authority discussed its stance on responding to the media during Thursday’s meeting.
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