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Monday Morning Briefing

By Staff | Oct 24, 2016

Monday Morning Briefing:

Since it’s Monday, the starter’s gun that initiated the Region 1 cross country race last Thursday has sort of a symbolic meaning as we begin the week, so pour a cup of coffee and make every moment count.

SPORTS

Undefeated WVU (6-0) is ranked 10th among the best football teams in the country according to the most recent Associated Press rankings. Worth noting too, the number 1 ranked Alabama team is coached by a West Virginian Nick Saban.

NEWS

The three candidates for a state Senate seat representing West Virginia’s 2nd District will go on the record about a variety of issues facing the Mountain State before an audience of their prospective constituents, during a debate planned for Monday in New Martinsville.

A debate among Republican nominee Dr. Mike Maroney, Democratic nominee Lisa Zukoff and Libertarian candidate H. John Rogers will take place from 7-8 p.m. Oct. 24 in Room 110 of West Virginia Northern Community College’s New Martinsville campus, located at 141 Main St. The event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the Wetzel Chronicle, Tyler Star News, and The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register, in cooperation with WVNCC.