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CHARLESTON — As Marshall University’s commercial pilot bachelor’s degree program enters its second year, plans are already in the works to build a second hangar to accommodate its growing fleet of training aircraft and to launch a new cycle of student pilot training during the 2023 spring semester.

HAMLIN — Southern West Virginia Health System announced in a news release plans to merge Hygeia Facilities Foundation, Inc. into its Federally Qualified Health Center network of primary care facilities.

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter who became a pillar of country music, has died. Lynn's family said she died Tuesday at her home in Tennessee. She was 90. Her compositions reflected her pride in her humble background and spoke frankly of her experiences as a woman and mother in Appalachia on such hits as “Coal Miner’s Daughter," “You Ain’t Woman Enough” and “The Pill.” Her bestselling 1976 autobiography was made into a movie, with Sissy Spacek winning an Oscar for her portrayal of Lynn. Lynn wrote unfiltered songs about sex and love, cheating husbands, divorce and birth control that sometimes got her in trouble with radio programmers.

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Archives and History will present “West Virginia and the Civil War” in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex, in Charleston on Saturday, Oct. 8. The symposium will begin at 10 a.m. and is free and open to the public. No regis…

HUNTINGTON — When Marshall University students are working in the microbiology teaching lab in the Department of Biological Sciences, they’ll now be able to capture images of their samples and download them using tablets that are attached to the microscopes themselves.

MADISON — Boone Memorial Health will host its annual health fair on Oct. 7. The health fair will be at the Madison Civic Center located at 261 Washington Ave. in Madison from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University A.E. Stringer Visiting Writers Series will kick off its 2022 season with Writers’ Harvest: A Benefit for Hunger Relief, featuring Dr. Sara Henning, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Drinko Atrium on Marshall’s Huntington campus.

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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency fund finished fiscal year 2022 with an almost $92 million loss, board members learned Thursday.