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  1. Building better gourd protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    School children strained their neck to look into the air and hoped for the best. Silhouetted against a gray Charleston sky two line workers in cherry pickers hoisted an array of contraptions up to the 100 foot mark and on the countdown released their payroll.

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  2. State official on Ebola: "Our job is to protect the public's health"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Saying the United States must monitor Ebola in a much more aggressive way, President Barack Obama has called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to more quickly deploy rapid response teams to areas where Ebola is diagnosed. The President said Wednesday, if already-established health protocols are followed properly, "The likelihood of widespread Ebola outbreaks in this country are very, very low."

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  3. One dead, one charged with murder in Kanawha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Charleston Police arrested Patricia Miller, 50, of Charleston, in the early morning hours Thursday soon after officials said the victim was stabbed on Nancy Street on Charleston's East End. Detectives said the two had been involved in some kind of dispute about a lease and drugs and alcohol were also involved.

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  4. 35th Bridge Day on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Saturday marks the 35th anniversary of one of West Virginia's biggest celebration. Bridge Day marks the one day of the year it is legal to walk onto the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayette County.

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  5. South Charleston plans for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    South Charleston Mayor Frank Mullens believes extending the city's utilities to the south is the most important project facing the city long term. Mullens and other city leaders have met with the Tomblin Administration and continue to explore options about how best to extend sewer service down Corridor G in the years ahead.

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  6. PSC reviews Mitchell Power Plant settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Two consumer groups support a proposed settlement that would transfer partial ownership of the Mitchell Power Station in Marshall County to Wheeling Power. Energy Efficient West Virginia and West Virginia Citizen Action Group both signed off on the proposal that was submitted to the state Public Service Commission last week.

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  7. Law change called "a step toward equality"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The executive director of Fairness West Virginia calls the law change this week in West Virginia - allowing same-sex couples to legally apply for and receive marriage licenses for the first time - "a step toward equality." 142 comments

  8. First marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Chris Bostic and David Epp of Charleston were the first gay couple to apply for and receive a marriage license in Kanawha County on Thursday. Bostic and his partner, David Epp, 33, became the first gay couple to legally apply for and receive a marriage license in Kanawha County when they paid their $56 fee in Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick's office shortly after 4 p.m. on Thursday. 60 comments

  9. Tank law rule up for public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    There's been less controversy about one part of the Aboveground Storage Act than another. The less controversial section is up for public hearing Thursday evening in Charleston.

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  10. Charleston council member has nothing but praise for Project West InvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    A Charleston city councilman from the West Side said a new program aimed at putting officers into homes in that neighborhood is a great opportunity. Rev. James Ealy knows the problems that area faces with increased crime and a feeling of disfranchisement.

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  11. Teacher of Year inspired to teach in Jazzercise classRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Gail Adams, an English and Fine Arts teacher at Wheeling Park High School in Ohio County, came to the profession a decade ago - at the age of 47. "I had raised my children and I knew that I wanted to still be in touch with our youth and teaching high school English seemed to be the way to go," said Gail Adams on Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline," a day after she was introduced as Teacher of the Year in Charleston. "In the songs, I was always correcting the grammar and the lyrics and I said to my class one day, 'Maybe I should become an English teacher,'" Adams said.

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  12. Hold put on new Charleston to Orlando flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    A budget carrier will not begin flights to Florida from Yeager Yeager in Charleston next week as originally scheduled. PEOPLExpress announced Thursday it won't be beginning its operations at Yeager or resuming operations at other airports until after the previously announced Oct. 16 date.

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  13. Fake Boone County mine foreman to be sentenced in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    A Boone County man who lied on required mine safety reports faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he's sentenced on a federal charge of falsifying those mandatory documents in December. Shawn Glenn Stover, 29, of Whitesville, plead guilty to the charge in U.S. District Court in Charleston on Wednesday.

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  14. West Invest: Charleston police officers to live on West SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    The Charleston Police Department unveiled a new program Wednesday that it believes can help reduce crime on Charleston's West Side and revitalize the community. It's called 'Project West Invest' and it will involve 10 police officers who will move into existing houses on the West Side and then rehabilitate them while at the same time becoming active in the community. 17 comments

  15. Students prepare new HealthNet simulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Students in the collision repair program at Kanawha County's Carver Career Center proudly showed off their work Wednesday in helping to refurbish what will eventually be a state-of-the-art training simulator for HealthNet Aero Medical services. The students have been working to repair and paint a retired medical helicopter from Connecticut which Wednesday was moved to HealthNet's Corporate training facility in Charleston.

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  16. Senate debate tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Two U.S. Senate candidates will talk issues on Tuesday night in Charleston during the only scheduled debate for Republican 2nd District Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito and Democratic Secretary of State Natalie Tennant prior to the Nov. 4 general election. Hoppy Kercheval, the host of MetroNews "Talkline," will moderate the 60-minute debate that is sponsored by AARP West Virginia, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, the West Virginia Press Association and MetroNews.

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  17. Lambda Legal attorney predicts same-sex couples will soon be getting married in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A senior attorney for Lambda Legal, a national civil rights group, says the three same-sex couples challenging West Virginia's definition of marriage as between one man and one woman should "call the caterer." 6 comments

  18. Two U.S. Senate candidates meet Tuesday for only scheduled debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Two U.S. Senate candidates will talk issues on Tuesday night in Charleston during the only scheduled debate for Republican 2nd District Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito and Democratic Secretary of State Natalie Tennant prior to the Nov. 4 general election. Hoppy Kercheval, the host of MetroNews "Talkline," will moderate the 60-minute debate that is sponsored by AARP West Virginia, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, the West Virginia Press Association and MetroNews.

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  19. Court hearing Monday on proposed Mountain State University settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    A court hearing is scheduled Monday afternoon in Beckley where a proposed settlement involving former students at Mountain State University will be presented for preliminary approval. More than 400 individual suits were filed along with at least two class action suits in state court and two in federal court after the school lost its accreditation in 2012.

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  20. No bacteria found in tech park water; testing continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Officials at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park in South Charleston said Friday no bacteria was found in the park's water system before or after flushing of the water lines. The workers and students who use the park were greeted earlier this week with signs telling them not to drink the water.

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