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  1. WVAWC names new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Brian Bruce will take over March 1 for Jeff McIntyre who is moving on to become senior vice president of American Water's Mid-Atlantic Division which covers West Virginia and Pennsylvania. He'll also be president of Pennsylvania American Water "We can't thank Jeff enough for his leadership in West Virginia and we are so pleased to have Brian join the Mid-Atlantic team," American Water's chief operating officer, Walter Lynch said in a news release.

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  2. Starbucks drive-thru set to open in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A new drive-thru Starbucks in Charleston will open its doors to the public at 5:30 a.m. Friday. Coffee lovers will be able to grab a cup of joe at the new facility located next to the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel along the Kanawha Boulevard.

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  3. 2 arrested in connection with Charleston double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Bond is set at $1 million for two people arrested in connection with a double shooting on Charleston's West Side earlier this week. Scott Breeden, 19, and Yasmin Pegram, 19, both of Charleston, were arraigned Thursday in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

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  4. Williams addresses Huntington financial problems, announces possible solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    In his State of the City address Wednesday, Mayor Steve Williams said citizens must come together to work through the city's budget problem, even after the elimination of 24 firefighters and police officers last month. "I understand the anger and frustration," Williams said.

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  5. Justice picks Charleston insurance VP to serve as insurance commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    McVey is the vice president and agency manager for BB&T-Carson Insurance Services in Charleston, and has 48 years of experience in the insurance industry. This includes working with the West Virginia Workers Compensation Fund as a medical claims examiner/ "He's served in many leadership positions throughout his career and is dedicated to giving back to his profession as well as his community," Justice said in a statement.

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  6. DEA 360 Strategy will provide additional resources to fight opioid-heroin epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The federal government is committing more resources to the Charleston-Huntington corridor to fight the opioid and heroin epidemic.

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  7. Murder charges added in Charleston shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A second victim in a shooting last week in Charleston died Wednesday and police upped the charges against those originally arrested. Audrey Short, 38, of was taken off life support and died at CAMC Wednesday morning.

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  8. Relatives of war hero's widow appeal moving his graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. . - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is being asked to intervene in a case involving the proposed movement of a World War I veteran's remains.

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  9. Kingery resigns from state education boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - West Virginia Board of Education member Beverly Kingery resigned from the board Monday in a letter to Gov. Jim Justice, though she did not specify the reasons for leaving.

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  10. Senate taking a more deliberative pace with budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    It appears the state Senate will be deliberative in putting together its budget plan to address a projected $500 million revenue hole next fiscal year. Senate Finance Committee Chair Mike Hall said Tuesday on MetroNews "Talkline" the Republican members of the Senate want to weigh out the "full impact" of potential budget cuts.

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  11. Stand-alone Starbucks, stone's throw from Civic Center, ready to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Starting at 5:30 a.m. next Friday, Kanawha Valley coffee cravers with a hankering for Starbucks can drive through for a cup of wake-me-up. The drive-through Starbucks, one of the first in West Virginia, has been in development since last summer just three blocks from the newly-remodeled Charleston Town Center. 16 comments

  12. State Police, U.S. Marshal round up sex offenders in 'Operation Frostbite' effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    During a sweep Feb. 6-9, State Police and the U.S. States Marshal Service issued 80 violations to registered sex offenders in Cabell, Putnam and Lincoln counties. As part of an effort called "Operation Frostbite," troopers checked 369 registered offenders.

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  13. Transportation secretary details Justice's road planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - Gov. Jim Justice is making highway construction and repair an early centerpiece of his administration.

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  14. Now asphalt company takes aim at DOH over its criticisms of MorriseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Asphalt companies being sued by the state are defending the time Attorney General Patrick Morrisey took to decide whether to jump into the lawsuit and criticizing the state Department of Highways for plowing ahead. If you're keeping track of the different parties criticizing each other over the asphalt lawsuits filed last fall, you probably need a flow chart.

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  15. Here's how Justice's 'alternative budget' would have lookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Jim Justice's administration presented to reporters Wednesday and has been presenting to members of the House and Senate finance committees today an "alternative budget."

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  16. Detective: Kanawha man charged with murder threatened to kill policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    "It was a very eventful 24 hours," Charleston Police Chief of Detectives Lt. Steve Cooper said of a vehicle pursuit Wednesday which lead to the arrest of two people wanted for murder.

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  17. Suspects in Charleston murder case taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Bobby Hall, 42, was wanted on murder charges connected to a shooting Tuesday evening on Garrison Avenue in downtown Charleston. Misty Rucker, 38, is a person of interest in that case.

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  18. Bernie Sanders has 2 West Virginia events planned over next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The meeting will take place at the Welch National Guard Armory and air later that day on MSNBC, according to NBC News. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 13. Taping will begin at 10 a.m. The meeting will be televised at 8 p.m. that day.

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  19. Toni Poling is 2017 West Virginia Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Poling was awarded a 2017 Toyota Prius and a $5,000 check from High Mark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia. CHARLESTON, W.Va.

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  20. Murder trial juror pleads guilty after lying to judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A juror in a Kanawha County murder trial pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to a judge about going on her own to the crime scene. Taniqra Payne admitted to a false swearing charge, a misdemeanor.

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