Charleston Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Charleston man charged with murder in April shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    John Ford, 27, was arrested and charged with first degree murder Tuesday. He's accused of killing Bryant Johnson, 52, last month.

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  2. New program at BridgeValley aimed at helping students get "TechHired"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - More than 70 students from ten West Virginia counties are already on the job while still in college for advanced manufacturing and information technology as part of BridgeValley Community and Technical College's TechHire Initiative.

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  3. AG Sessions to speak in Charleston ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will deliver the opening remarks Thursday at a summit on the heroin and opioid epidemic scheduled Thursday in Charleston. Sessions, a former U.S. Senator from Alabama, is scheduled to speak at 9 a.m. at the federal Drug Enforcement Administration 360 Heroin & Opioid Response Summit to be held at the University of Charleston.

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  4. Charleston police arrest 4 Indiana men after 'dramatic' armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Four Indiana men were arrested a few minutes after an armed robbery Saturday morning at a CVS Pharmacy in Charleston, police said. Investigators believe Julius Finch, 31, Darrell Lamont Harris, 28, Marquis Smith, 25, James Brown, 23, all of Indianapolis, targeted Charleston and the CVS on Oakwood Road for their crime, according to Charleston Chief of Detectives Lt.

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  5. WV Symphony to announce new conductor by late May; Final candidate to perform in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Maestro Kevin Rhodes, a music director and conductor of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Massachusetts, is one of six finalists vying to replace retiring Maestro Grant Cooper, who has led the Symphony since 2001. The conductor search process began a year ago with over 160 applicants from around the world.

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  6. Flights canceled at Yeager; Passengers look to rebook tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Passengers at Charleston's Yeager Airport are looking to rebook their trips after all flights were canceled Friday following a deadly cargo plane wreck that left two crew members dead. "My grandson is graduating college tomorrow and they're going to try and get me there in time, but they don't know," Pauley told MetroNews.

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  7. Two dead in cargo plane crash at YeagerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A cargo plane crashed upon landing at Yeager Airport, killing two people on board, officials have confirmed.

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  8. "The Greatest Show on Earth" says goodbye to CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Feld Entertainment, who owns "The Greatest Show on Earth", announced in January the circus would conclude in May after 146 years. Company CEO Kenneth Feld said in a letter declining ticket sales and increasing costs were the reasons for the change.

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  9. Shinnston couple claims $1 million Powerball prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Tim and Jo Varca claimed their $1 million Powerball winnings during a Thursday press conference at the West Virginia Lottery Building in Charleston. The winning ticket was sold at a Go Mart in Shinnston. 11 comments

  10. Kanawha County delegates hold town halls before budget sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A day before the start of a special session on the state's budget, Kanawha County delegates took part in two town hall events to better understand constituent concerns. Democratic Delegates Andrew Robinson, Larry Rowe, Andrew Byrd and Mike Pushkin answered questions at Capital High School in Charleston, while Republican Delegate Ron Walters hosted a similar forum at the Alders Community Center in Sissonville.

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  11. Divergent viewpoints on budget proposal from Carmichael, ArmsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The day before a special session to work on the state budget, the two leaders of the Senate and House of Delegates have very different perceptions of how it's going. Senate President Mitch Carmichael is excited about a compromise proposal that couples his caucus's desire to lower the state's personal income tax with Gov. Jim Justice's tax proposals.

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  12. Kanawha County residents learn more about chemical spill settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Kanawha County residents met Tuesday to learn more information about the possible claims in a court settlement related to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. Details were released April 27 regarding the settlement of a class-action lawsuit between plaintiffs and West Virginia American Water and Eastman Chemical Company.

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  13. 'At the wellhead' language key in gas royalties caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A significant natural gas royalties case to be decided by the state Supreme Court could come down to three words "at the wellhead."

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  14. Natural gas royalties to be decided in Supreme Court rehearingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals will rehear a case Tuesday regarding drilling rights and if oil companies are allowed to deduct post-production costs from royalty payments to landowners. In November, the state Supreme Court made a decision in Leggett v.

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  15. Delegates express doubt about budget dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The majority whip in the House of Delegates, responsible for keeping accurate predictions of vote counts, has a simple answer about whether members of her party will cross over to support Gov. Jim Justice's budget proposal. Those keeping an eye on the budget situation have wondered the Justice administration might be able to persuade enough Republicans to combine with all 36 House Democrats - assuming all of those would be on board - to pass a Justice-backed budget.

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  16. Charleston police release victim's identity in deadly shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A 52 year old man was shot and killed on Charleston's West Side late Sunday night, according to police. Bryant Keith Johnson, of Charleston, died inside his apartment on the 1000 block of 1st Avenue.

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  17. Yeager to seek federal funds for short term hillside fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Yeager Airport officials will travel to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to meet with the Federal Aviation Authority in hopes of receiving federal funds to rebuild the airport's runway safety area. Yeager's overrun area in Charleston collapsed more than two years ago.

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  18. Some legislators advocate simplifying budget sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    As the Legislature prepares for a special session to consider balancing the state budget, raising the sales tax, lowering the personal income tax, raising the corporate net income tax, tiering severance taxes and raising fuel taxes, there's another point of view emerging. These are lawmakers who are coming to believe that given the time available and the divergent points of view, the to-do list is too much.

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  19. Water customers will have opportunity to file additional claims as part of settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia American Water Company customers who decide not to accept the simple claim amount as part of the $151 million settlement in the 2014 water emergency case will have to back up their additional claims with documentation, a plaintiffs' attorney said Friday. Charleston attorney Tony Majestro said some residents may have receipts from the purchase of hot water tanks, time spent in hotels during the crisis or for the purchase of bottled water. 1 comment

  20. Drug Take Back Day returns with nearly 100 drop off sites in W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Law enforcement agencies across West Virginia will be at nearly 100 locations this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agencies' National Drug Take Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring any unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs to the drop off sites.

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