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  1. Charleston detectives hope to get a handle on "swarm of thieves"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Chief of Detectives Lt. Steve Cooper says the Capital City has what he describes as a "swarm of thieves."

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  2. 90 years old, a lifetime on the airwaves and the desire to keep goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | West Virginia Metro

    Paul Howard, left, chats about an advertisement with lawyer Harvey Peyton in the "Green Room" at West Virginia Radio Corp's Charleston office. Paul Howard and employees of West Virginia Radio Corp. toast to his continued health at his 90th birthday party Oct. 13 in the office conference room in Charleston.

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  3. Mac Warner announces top staff in W.Va. Secretary of State's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | West Virginia Metro

    Chuck Flannery will serve as chief of staff; Mike Queen will serve as deputy chief of staff for external affairs and director of communications; and Steve Connolly will be chief legal counsel. "Chuck, Mike and Steve have decades of experience working across West Virginia and will serve our great state well as leaders in the Secretary of State's office," Warner stated in the announcement.

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  4. Consumer protection advocate wants stronger regulation of bank overdraft feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | West Virginia Metro

    Consumer protection advocates spent time in Charleston in December, hoping to drum up support to keep the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau strong in the next administration. "We're calling on our legislators to protect it," Woody Little, a campaign organizer with the U.S. Public Interest Research Group , said.

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  5. Charleston mayor says Sears space doesn't have to be used for retailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | West Virginia Metro

    Mayor Danny Jones says the owners of Town Center Mall have known for some time that Sears was likely to leave the anchor store that it's occupied since 1983. Sears will have a liquidation sale beginning next week with plans to be out of the mall by early April.

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  6. RISE West Virginia grants for flood recovery top $1.8 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - More businesses in Greenbrier County received grant funding from the RISE West Virginia program than any other county hit hard in June 23 storms.

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  7. Incoming commerce secretary says self-esteem is just one of West Virginia's issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | West Virginia Metro

    "West Virginia needs help in a substantial way" in the view of Woody Thrasher, the incoming state commerce secretary, who said that's why he's leaving the private sector to join the administration of Governor-elect Jim Justice heading into the New Year. "I certainly wouldn't have taken this position unless I felt that something significant could be accomplished," Thrasher said during an appearance on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

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  8. Sears leaving CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | West Virginia Metro

    Sears will close its large store at the Town Center Mall in Charleston in April, a corporate spokesman said Wednesday. "We can confirm that we are making the difficult, but necessary decision to close the Sears store and Sears Auto Center at Town Center Mall in Charleston," Howard Riefs, director of Sears Corporate Communications told MetroNews in an email. 34 comments

  9. Teenager apprehended in Charleston mall shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | West Virginia Metro

    Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Tuesday night and charged him with armed robbery and wanton endangerment following a shooting in the service area of the Charleston Town Center Mall Monday afternoon. Cooper previously said the 16-year-old knew the boy he was trying to rob from school.

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  10. NWS: High temperature records broken day after ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | West Virginia Metro

    Temperatures made their way into the mid to upper 50's Tuesday, nice, but nearly 20 degrees below what Monday produced. The official reading was 73 degrees in Charleston which broke the 1942 high of 70. It was 74 in Huntington which exceeded the previous record of 69 set back in 1940.

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  11. Mountaineer fans begin arriving in OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia University football fans began arriving in more significant numbers Monday in Orlando ahead of Wednesday evening's Russell Athletic Bowl between WVU and Miami. MetroNews Statewide Sportsline Host Tony Caridi also arrived Monday and noticed a good number of Gold and Blue fans, many choosing to spend the day after Christmas driving to Florida.

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  12. Charleston native among LAX passengers frustrated by holiday travel delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Thursday was one of the busiest days of holiday travel, and for some airline passengers, delays were an issue heading to Charleston's Yeager Airport. Larissa Cottrill flew to Charleston from LAX with a connecting flight in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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  13. Group gathers at state Capitol to observe National Homeless Persons Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Ten homeless people who died in Charleston over the past year were remembered during a ceremony Wednesday at the state Capitol. The Kanawha Valley Collective hosted the 2nd Annual Homeless Persons Memorial in the Lower Rotunda where a small group gathered to pay their respects.

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  14. Consumer advocate says PSC has "responsibility" to review ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia Consumer Advocate Jackie Roberts urged the state Public Service Commission Wednesday to broaden its look at how West Virginia American Water Company responded to the January 2014 chemical spill on the Elk River in Charleston that caused a water emergency. The PSC launched a general investigation into the water company's response in the months after the spill that impacted drinking water for approximately 300,000 residents in parts of nine West Virginia counties.

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  15. Vo-Tech students deliver on deadline for flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Vo-Tech students gave up nights, weekends, and even Thanksgiving vacation to get the project completed by the Christmas deadline CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Fifteen families who lost everything in the June floods in West Virginia get a Christmas present beyond anything they could have imagined.

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  16. "Don't take away our ACA" chants heard at Charleston rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Nearly 200,000 West Virginians stand to lose their health care coverage next year if the Affordable Health Care Act is repealed and replaced, as promised by the Trump administration. Protests were held across the country Tuesday by those in favor of keeping the ACA.

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  17. Salvation Army Red Kettle donations up in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The Salvation Army of Charleston is confident they'll reach a goal of $200,000 in Red Kettle donations when the campaign ends Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. Volunteers have raised $178,000 so far this holiday season, according to Major Brooks Gilliam. He said he was concerned less donations would pour in this year because many people gave back to families impacted by the June 23 flood.

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  18. One facet of Ken Hechler's full life stands out at memorial service: mentorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A large American flag is draped overhead as the memorial service begins for former Congressman and Secretary of State Ken Hechler. Friends, family and West Virginia political figures gather for the memorial service of Ken Hechler at the state Culture Center.

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  19. Ex-Mountaineers basketball coach Sonny Moran dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Sonny Moran, West Virginia's basketball coach during a five-year stint from 1970 to 1974, has died at age 91, according to family members. The Charleston native began as a WVU assistant and was promoted to head coach when Bucky Waters left for Duke in 1969.

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  20. Volunteers deliver Christmas presents to W.Va. families impacted by June floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    On Monday, volunteers with Friends Helping Friends WV and HealthSmart joined together in Charleston to wrap presents for families whose homes were washed away in the storms nearly six months ago. "To let them know that it is going to be okay and that they're going to be able to have that Christmas for their children, it's unbelievable.

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