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  1. Charleston ready for FestivAll 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Festivall will begin its 12th year in Charleston Thursday night at Appalachian Power Park. Normally, it's a ten day event, but this year it's a 12 day celebration to mark 12 years of the annual summer expo of the arts in the capital city.

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  2. Charleston man gets decades behind bars for 19 counts of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Juan Moore was placed in handcuffs Wednesday and said one final goodbye to family members after a Kanawha County judge sentenced him to 40-80 years in prison for sexually assaulting his daughter 19 times. "This defendant has never admitted what he did and he never will," Kanawha County Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer Gordon told Circuit Judge Tod Kaufman in Kanawha County Circuit Court.

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  3. Simulated Workplace Summit draws over 700 W.Va. teachers, students to CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Department of Education has an initiative in place that allows students to run their own business and, so far, it's working, according to Dr. Kathy D'Antoni, chief career and technical education officer at the department. "We have see a phenomenal change in students," D'Antoni said.

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  4. Tomblin not pointing fingers after budget passageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin chalks up the three-week special session on the new state budget as "part of the legislative process."

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  5. Special session over; lawmakers leave CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | West Virginia Metro

    State lawmakers ended their special session on the state budget Tuesday evening after passing several bills including a new funding source to stabilize the Public Employees Insurance Agency. The bill gives authority to the state revenue secretary during the next four budget years to sweep revenue accounts to come up with $15 million for PEIA.

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  6. Report finds Beckley atop list of unhealthiest American cities; three ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | West Virginia Metro

    A new report by the publication 24/7 Wall Street found the unhealthiest city in America is in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Beckley took the top spot on the list of 25 cities and metropolitan areas due to high rates of poverty, obesity, smoking, inactivity and uninsured adults.

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  7. Mon County Del. Brian Kurcaba will not seek second termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | West Virginia Metro

    Monongalia County Delegate Brian Kurcaba wants to spend more time with his family and less time under the capitol dome in Charleston and for that reason, Kurcaba has decided to remove himself from the November ballot and will not seek a second term in the legislature. "The grueling nature of the 60-day legislative session on top of holding down a full time job and leading a family is not something I can do long term," Kurcaba stated.

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  8. Man who murdered confidential informant to spend life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | West Virginia Metro

    Dewayne Dixon, 39, previously pleaded guilty to witness tampering by killing. Dixon lured Branda Mae Delight Basham, 22, to a secluded section of railroad track in Charleston near the 700 block of Breece Street in July 2014, where he murdered her.

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  9. Fallen Heroes Ride raises more money for Gold Star Families in second annual rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | West Virginia Metro

    The 2nd annual Ride for Fallen Heroes will likely rise in excess of $50,000 for the Gold Star Families in West Virginia following their Sunday afternoon ride through southern West Virginia. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin joined the ride as well to highlight the difficult times Gold Star families often face in the aftermath of losing a loved one in combat.

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  10. Tobacco tax bill wins easy approval in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - Governor Tomblin's proposal to increase the state's tobacco tax by .65 per pack on cigarettes and to raise the taxes on other tobacco products and e-cigarettes won approval in the state Senate Saturday on a vote of 24-7.

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  11. Crews work to repair water line break near CAMC GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | West Virginia Metro

    Crews with West Virginia American Water Company are working to repair a water line break on Charleston's East End. The break was reported at around 4:30 a.m. Friday on Washington Street East from Morris Street to Leon Sullivan Way.

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  12. ACLU says letter to schools about transgender directive is about a "dialogue"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The interim executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia denies that letters sent this week to local school officials about compliance with a federal directive dealing with transgender students were "warning letters" about potential future legal action.

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  13. Charleston police swear in 5 new officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | West Virginia Metro

    The Cooper family together at the CPD ceremony including Lt. Steve Cooper , his sons Matthew, Jacob and their uncle Chris Cooper . 2 comments

  14. Superintendent: Boone County Schools still needs $2.1 million from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | West Virginia Metro

    Trying to figure out a balanced budget to avoid a government shutdown on July 1 isn't the only issue lawmakers must deal with when they return to Charleston this weekend. Boone County Superintendent John Hudson says his district still needs $2.1 million from the state to meet financial obligations for the 2016 fiscal year.

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  15. W.Va. Trump Campaign co-chair: 'Let's move forward' from federal judge statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | West Virginia Metro

    The co-chair of the Donald Trump Campaign in West Virginia says the presumptive GOP presidential nominee needs to look ahead instead of dwelling on statements he made in connection to the Trump University controversy. "I think he needs to move past this issue, I mean, every moment we spend on this issue is a moment we don't have to litigate the case against Hillary Clinton," Mike Stuart said on Wednesday's "580 Live" hosted by Charleston Mayor Danny Jones on MetroNews affiliate 580-WCHS in Charleston.

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  16. Kanawha murder trial begins for man charged in Raleigh body dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | West Virginia Metro

    "It's a bloody, brutal, personal attack" was the way Kanawha County Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer Gordon described the 2013 beating death of a Charleston man. Opening statements were given Tuesday in Kanawha County Circuit Court for the trial of Miguel Quinones, 37, of Charleston, who previously pleaded guilty to first degree murder.

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  17. Robbery victim chased down suspect, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | West Virginia Metro

    William Courts, 26, of Charleston, was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in his car at just after noon Monday at the intersection of Washington Street East and Ruffner Ave. Courts took off after the suspect, identified as Jallen Malik Alexander, who was running toward the state capitol. Courts also chased Alexander on foot police said.

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  18. Kanawha County Planning Commission to hear about Sunday huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - Right now, Kanawha County is one of 33 West Virginia counties where hunting on Sunday is not allowed.

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  19. One dead in morning fire in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | West Virginia Metro

    We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.

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  20. Legislature could look at laws governing women using drugs while pregnant in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | West Virginia Metro

    A ruling by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals could prompt the Legislature to change the state statute's governing child neglect in 2017. The Court overturned the conviction of a Nicholas County woman, who was set to face between three and fifteen years in prison for child neglect resulting in death.

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