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  1. Commissioners, State Tax Office finally untangle web of mistakes in Monongalia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Virginia Metro

    Monongalia County Commissioners have finally heard an explanation from the State Tax Office - something they've been seeking for more than a year - on why Monongalia County didn't receive so much as a single penny in tax remittance on wine and liquor tax during the final quarter of 2013 and first quarter of 2014. "In the absence of conversation, all we had was the numbers," Commissioner Sean Sikora said Thursday on WAJR's Morgantown AM.

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  2. WVNG celebrates the National Guard's 382nd birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Virginia Metro

    The offspring of those regiments formed in 1636 are now the Army National Guard. On Thursday, the West Virginia National Guard celebrated National Guard's 382nd birthday on its base in Charleston.

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  3. State BOE opens door for Preston County to try another excess levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Board of Education approved a waiver request from the Preston County Board of Education Wednesday that opens the door for an excess levy election on Feb. 2 that could lead to keeping two elementary schools open. The school board announced plans earlier this year to close both Fellowsville and Rowlesburg elementary schools at the end of this school year after the May 8 defeat of an excess levy.

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  4. Search crews reenter mine as Safety Board discusses optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | West Virginia Metro

    As the search for three missing people in an abandoned Raleigh County mine continues, Senior Vice President of the West Virginia Coal Association Chris Hamilton was adamant at the West Virginia Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety meeting that something needs to be done to try and buck the recent trend of individuals heading in abandoned mines. Hamilton suggested at the meeting in Charleston on Wednesday to take ideas to federal prosecutors and the legislature of increasing the consequences for someone found breaking into unused mining land.

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  5. Hutchison to take seat on state Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | West Virginia Metro

    Gov. Jim Justice named his longtime friend Raleigh County Circuit Judge John Hutchison to a vacant seat on the state Supreme Court Wednesday, filling the seat held by convicted Justice Allen Loughry. Loughry resigned from the Court last month.

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  6. New House majority leader wants to make state a better placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | West Virginia Metro

    House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw has announced three members of his leadership team for the upcoming 2019 legislative session. Among them Taylor County Delegate Amy Summers, who will be the next majority leader - the first Republican woman to hold the title.

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  7. One dead in early morning shooting in Kanawha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | West Virginia Metro

    The incident happened about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Park and Ride off the Mink Shoals exit of I-79 in Kanawha County just north of Charleston. "One carload of people went to sell an item, another went to purchase the item," said Kanawha County Sheriff's Department Sgt.

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  8. Lawmakers urged to approach strong revenue numbers with cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | West Virginia Metro

    Addressing lawmakers at interim committee meetings in Charleston. state Deputy Revenue Secretary Mark Muchow said a key part of revenue collections being above estimates is linked to the ongoing construction of several natural gas pipelines.

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  9. West Virginians kick off Wreaths Across America with ceremony at State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | West Virginia Metro

    Wreaths Across America was created to remember and appreciate the sacrifices from military members and their families during the holiday season. On Monday, dozens gathered at the West Virginia Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol Complex in Charleston to kick off the weeklong event and lay a wreath at a Statehouse Ceremony.

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  10. Storm brings heavy snow to southern West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | West Virginia Metro

    The snow came courtesy of a winter storm system that was dumping snow through much of Virginia, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee and northern South Carolina. "The storm has shifted a bit further north," Ross Giarratana, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Charleston, told MetroNews late Sunday morning.

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  11. Legislative interims begin Sunday in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | West Virginia Metro

    More than two dozen committee meetings are scheduled from Sunday through Tuesday at the state capitol as state lawmakers gather for monthly interim meetings a month before the start of the 60-day legislative session. The Joint Commission on Economic Development will get an update Sunday on what's happening in the state Development Office from executive director Michael Graney.

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  12. Snowstorm coming, but W.Va. will only get a glancing blowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | West Virginia Metro

    A southern snow storm which is expected to dump a lot of snow on southern and southwest Virginia along with western North Carolina will probably not cause too much impact to West Virginia. "We're still looking at some snow in the very southern tip of West Virginia," said Meteorologist Mike Zwier with the National Weather Service in Charleston. 5 comments

  13. Jenkins, Armstead get up-close look at court systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | West Virginia Metro

    Two recently-elected members of the state Supreme Court say theyv'e been on a fact-finding tour since the November General Election. The pair toured Highland Hospital in Charleston on Nov. 15 with Cindy Largent-Hill, the Supreme Court's Children and Juvenile Services Director.

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  14. Warrants out for Charleston man after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | West Virginia Metro

    Police say Devon Webster is wanted after he forced his way into a home on Charleston's Carte Street about 10 p.m. Friday. Police say inside the home Webster pistol whipped one victim in the face and shot another male victim multiple times in the face and body.

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  15. Kanawha County teacher arraigned on 4 felony countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | West Virginia Metro

    A Kanawha County teacher, a former Miss Kentucky, was arrested Friday and charged with sending nude photos to a teenager. Ramsey BethAnn Bearse, 28, of Charleston, a science teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Cross Lanes, was charged with four counts of sending obscene material to a minor.

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  16. Eastern panhandle legislators gather for session preview, networking in MartinsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | West Virginia Metro

    A yearly event with the goal of bringing eastern panhandle business leaders and legislators together aims to bridge the gap sometimes felt between the region and Charleston. Seven delegates, a state senator and around 100 community members gathered for the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce's Annual Legislative Outlook Forum in Martinsburg Friday.

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  17. McLaughlin, founder of West Virginia Air National Guard, celebrates 100th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | West Virginia Metro

    Brig. Gen. James Kemp McLaughlin, the founder of the West Virginia Air National Guard, celebrated his 100th birthday Friday afternoon in Charleston.

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  18. Emergency officials stand ready for weekend weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | West Virginia Metro

    It's still up in the air as to how much snow parts of West Virginia could see from a weekend storm which seems to be tracking to the south of the Mountain State. The bulk of the storm's snow is projected to hit the mountains of western North Carolina and parts of southern Virginia.

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  19. No appeal, Lincoln County team to cheer in state finals SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | West Virginia Metro

    HAMLIN, W.Va. - The Lincoln County High School cheerleading squad will compete in Saturday's state championship in Charleston after the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission decided not to appeal a circuit judge's ruling granting the team's appeal.

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  20. Snowstorm models point toward state's southern edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | West Virginia Metro

    The latest models being analyzed by meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Charleston show a southern track for a storm starting to move its way across the country. Late Thursday afternoon, those models were pointing toward the possibility of heavy snow Saturday night into Sunday in McDowell and Mercer counties and parts of the Greenbrier Valley, according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Ross Giarratana.

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