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  1. Waiver aside, WV regulators express confidence in pipeline oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia environmental regulators drew scrutiny this month by waiving the state's option to tailor its own requirements within a federal permit for the enormous and controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline. Trying to better explain their rationale, the state's regulators say they weren't giving up their say-so but instead were opting for a different form of oversight.

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  2. Interim committee will hear regional jail reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The recent escape of an inmate at the South Central Regional Jail in Charleston could be a topic of discussion when the state legislature begins interim committee meetings Sunday at the state capitol. The first meeting scheduled is that of the Oversight Committee on Regional Jails and Correctional Facilities.

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  3. Veterans Day tradition continues in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    For the 76th year, Charleston residents will honor those who served in the armed forces at city's Veterans Day Parade, which is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Ed Converse of the American Legion's John Brawley Post 20, said between 75 and 80 units are expected to participate in the event.

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  4. New W.Va. indoor percussion group seeks performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Kanawha Knights Independent Percussion, based out of Charleston, is looking for drummers and dancers to join the group for its inaugural season. Anyone ages 13-22 is welcome to attend Experience Camps on Nov. 11 and Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at John Adams Middle School.

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  5. WVU energy official: West Virginia to be "entry point" to U.S. market for China EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    China Energy committed to using West Virginia as its entry point into U.S. markets even before signing a Memorandum of Understanding with state Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher this week, according to the director of the WVU Energy Institute. For that reason, Dr. Brian Anderson said he's optimistic about the future investments in the Mountain State from the integrated company which is considered the largest power plant in the world.

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  6. West Virginia State University, West Virginia Radio sign broadcast agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia State University has entered into an agreement with West Virginia Radio Corporation to provide coverage of Yellow Jacket basketball this season. All of the school's men's basketball contests, both home and away, will be broadcast live on "The Beat", WRVZ at FM 98.7, beginning with this weekend's Earl Lloyd Conference Challenge games.

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  7. Charleston police officer avoids trial by entering guilty plea in deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A Charleston police officer will not go on trial in connection with a deadly accident that happened earlier this year. Officer Stephen Doss was supposed to go on trial Monday, but instead pleaded guilty Wednesday to failing to use his lights and sirens in the crash that killed an 80 year old woman.

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  8. Auditor is dismissed from Baber's lawsuit, and case goes back to Nicholas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The mayor of Richwood was suing state Auditor J.B. McCuskey to compel him to complete an investigation over Baber's state-issued purchasing card. Baber also was suing Richwood Council members after they placed him on paid leave until the investigation is completed.

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  9. Charleston panhandler ordinance gets attention of ACLU of West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The legal director with the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia is calling a proposed ordinance written to set limits on panhandlers in the Capital City unconstitutional. "I just think that there are existing laws that the City can enforce in situations where there is actual criminal activity and, because of that, we don't need to enact laws that are restrictions on speech," said Jamie Lynn Crofts.

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  10. Lucas announces bid for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State Republican Party Chair Conrad Lucas announced his bid for Congress in West Virginia's 3rd U.S. House District on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

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  11. George Washington High community remembers longtime coach at vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A candlelight vigil was held Tuesday evening at George Washington High School to honor the football coach who led the Patriots to victory in the 1982 Class AAA state championship. Steve Edwards Sr. died Saturday morning at the age of 81. He coached George Washington from 1968 to 1983, earning a record of 99-67, four playoff berths and one championship over the 16 seasons.

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  12. Boyes' identity confirmed in Texas courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A judge in Webb County, Texas, ruled Tuesday a man accused of escaping from South Central Regional Jail last month is indeed the person authorities claim him to be. Todd Boyes, 43, of Caldwell, Ohio, allegedly walked out of the Kanawha County facility, and was caught trying to cross into Mexico four days later.

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  13. Families welcome W.Va. airmen back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Members of the 130th Airlift Wing were deployed in the Middle East for about four months. They returned home Monday and Tuesday where family members and friends anxiously awaited their arrival at the McLaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston.

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  14. Charleston City Council to consider ordinances that address homeless crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The first ordinance seeks to restrict people soliciting in areas with public safety concerns related to high vehicular traffic, especially intersections, and high pedestrian traffic such as outdoor dining areas. The second ordinance requires anyone asking for money from other people, without offering anything of value in exchange, to obtain and display a permit.

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  15. Man sentenced after pleading guilty to Charleston murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Butler walked toward Deandre "Dravo" Moore, 22, and said those words Monday in Kanawha County Circuit Court before the bailiff held him back and ushered him back to the public seating area. Moore pleaded guilty Monday to first degree murder in connection with Stewart's death at the Orchard Manor Housing Complex.

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  16. Rise WV hopes HUD money for flood rebuild comes soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The contractors awarded the bids were Appalachia Service Project, of Brenton; River Valley Remodeling, of Charleston; Thompson Construction, of Lavalette; and Dan Hill Construction Company, of Gauley Bridge. Development Office Director of Community Advancement and Development Mary Jo Thompson said once the funds arrive from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development they will get to work.

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  17. Kroger and union reach tentative contract agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - The union which represents Kroger Workers in West Virginia is reporting a break through in contract negotiations.

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  18. Manchin, Schumer speak to Democrats about party's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., addressed the Democratic Party's future during a speech Friday night at the Charleston Civic Center.

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  19. Sierra Club considers response for EPA-scheduled CPP public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Sierra Club is weighing its options on how it will take part in the late-November public hearing scheduled by the federal Environmental Protection Agency in Charleston on the repeal of the Clean Power Plan. "The EPA is headed to the heart of coal country to hear from those most impacted by the CPP and get their comments on the proposed Repeal Rule.

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  20. Fifth worker suspended in connection with regional jail escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Another correctional officer at the South Central Regional Jail has been suspended without pay in connection with the ongoing internal investigation by the state Regional Jail Authority into the Oct. 25 escape of inmate Todd Boyes. The latest move marked the fifth officer who has been suspended.

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