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  1. Pence to visit West Virginia, rally for MorriseyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Vice President Mike Pence will make his second stop this campaign cycle in support of state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Saturday, Pence spoke at a forum on the federal tax law in July, backing Morrisey's efforts to oust Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin.

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  2. Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center has ribbon cutting ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON W.Va. - The Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. It has a ring to it and the facility to match it.

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  3. Man accused of shooting a gun on High Street liked his own suspect photoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The man police say fired shots into the air on High Street liked the post of his own picture identifying himself as a suspect on Facebook, according to court documents. Shaiheed Jamuro Moore was arrested Thursday by the U.S. Marshal's Mountain State Fugitive Task Force in Charleston, according to a WVU press release.

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  4. MegaMillions jackpot $1 billion for Friday night's drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginians were lining up at West Virginia Lottery retailers Friday afternoon to purchase tickets for the MegaMillions drawing after the jackpot topped $1 billion earlier in the day. The jackpot will represent the second largest jackpot ever for a lottery game in the United States.

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  5. Second forum on Supreme Court race held in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The second forum regarding this year's West Virginia Supreme Court races took place Thursday at the state Culture Center, with the issue of restoring respect in the court hanging overhead. The nine candidates spoke about what they would bring to the high court if elected.

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  6. 20th annual Capital City Pumpkin Drop a big smashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    The 20th annual Capital City Pumpkin Drop hosted by BridgeValley Community and Technical College and American Electric Power took place at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston on Thursday. More than a thousand elementary, middle and high school aged kids from across West Virginia competed to see whose pumpkin could survive a drop from the top of a ladder on an AEP truck..

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  7. Man accused of scamming elderly across West Virginia arrested in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON W.Va. - A Huntington man accused of crimes in multiple states, including several in West Virginia, has been arrested in Kentucky, according to the Charleston Police Department.

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  8. Deputies say medical episode may have caused fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Virginia Metro

    A man who died in a truck crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 79 in Kanawha County may have suffered a medical episode before he lost control of his vehicle, authorities said. Victor Barry Clark, 75, of Charleston, died not long after his southbound truck went out of control near the Big Chimney exit Wednesday afternoon.

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  9. Activity log shows Governor Justice on the go, sometimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Virginia Metro

    A list of the governor's public appearances was submitted this week as supporting evidence in a response to a lawsuit challenging the governor's residency. "A log of Respondent's public appearances shows that Respondent has made 167 public appearances in Charleston during the past two years, and those are just his public appearances," Justice's lawyers wrote.

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  10. Governor's response to residency challenge asks what it means to resideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Virginia Metro

    Lawyers for Gov. Jim Justice say that concept is hard to define. That's the gist of their response to a petition before the state Supreme Court over where the governor is constitutionally obligated to live.

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  11. Students get motivated at West Virginia Gear Up AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON W.Va. - Hundreds of eleventh-grade students from southern West Virginia made the trek to Charleston on Wednesday for a leadership academy hosted by West Virginia GEAR UP and the West Virginia High Education Policy Commission.

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  12. Frosty mornings aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - Chances are wherever you are in West Virginia you're probably going to have to scrape the windshield before you leave for work for the next two days.

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  13. PSC holds public hearing on West Virginia American Water rate proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | West Virginia Metro

    The fourth public comment hearing on a proposed rate increase from West Virginia American Water Company took place Tuesday in Charleston. The utility requested a rate increase of $32.7 million earlier this year for water customers and $218,027 for sewer customers.

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  14. Charleston mayoral candidates discuss needle exchange, treatment programs at debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | West Virginia Metro

    A debate between two Charleston mayoral candidates became heated at times, with Republican JB Akers and Democrat Amy Goodwin going on the attack regarding the treatment of drug addiction in the Capital City. The event Tuesday, held at the Little Theatre of the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center, did not include independent Andy Backus.

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  15. Annual West Virginia Education Summit kicks off Wednesday in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | West Virginia Metro

    The 6th Annual West Virginia Education Summit is at the Embassy Suites in the Capital City. The summit starts with an educator panel and will have strategy sessions, awards, keynote speaker, a student expo and conversations with West Virginia state leaders.

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  16. First Supreme Court forum held in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | West Virginia Metro

    While each of the nine candidates for the Division One seat of the West Virginia Supreme Court have different resumes and legal experiences, all of them agreed the integrity of the state's high court is at stake this November. The nine candidates participated in a two-hour forum Monday at the state Culture Center on why they are the best person for the seat.

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  17. Hurricane Michael response just one more mission for WV National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - Members of the West Virginia National Guard are involved in coordination of the relief efforts for Hurricane Michael.

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  18. Sears, Kmart footprints getting smaller in West Virginia; additional closings announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Two more Sears Holding properties in West Virginia will close in the coming months as part of the company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing announced Monday. Of the 142 Sears and Kmart stores listed for closing in the bankruptcy filing, the Sears store at the Morgantown Mall in Westover and the Kmart store in the Patrick Street Plaza in Charleston are on the list.

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  19. Day of Change celebrated by Ronald McDonald House Charities at local...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON W.Va. - October 15 of this year marks the 44th anniversary of the opening of the first Ronald McDonald House.

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  20. Two forums this week on next Supreme Court justicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | West Virginia Metro

    Two forums will be held this week in Charleston featuring candidates for the two openings on the West Virginia Supreme Court. The West Virginia Bar Association is hosting the events, which will be held at the West Virginia Culture Center.

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