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  1. Huntington police raid a hive of drug activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | West Virginia Metro

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va . - At least 20 people have been detained, three are charged, and more arrests expected in a drug raid in Huntington.

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  2. Justice Ketchum steps away from the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | West Virginia Metro

    Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum resigned his seat today after months of controversy surrounding the court and ahead of a deadline for the vacated seat to be on the November ballot. Ketchum is retiring, effective at the end of the business day June 27. The justice, whose resignation letter was handwritten, said he would have no further comment.

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  3. My Huntington Movement encourages residents to share what they love about the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | West Virginia Metro

    Downtown business owners, the America's Best Communities team, Marshall University and the City of Huntington had all been working separately on campaigns to promote the city. After learning they all shared the same interests, the groups came together and decided to start a movement- My Huntington.

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  4. 'Dire' need to be filled in Huntington with new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | West Virginia Metro

    Oct. 1, 2018 is the projected completion date for the newest residential treatment facility for women and their children in Cabell County. Currently being renovated is the future home of "Project Hope for Women and Children" located near the Huntington City Mission. 1 comment

  5. Expanded on-campus composting, more food waste recovery planned at Marshall this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | West Virginia Metro

    When the fall semester begins on Aug. 20 in Huntington, students, faculty and staff will see several new or expanded food sustainability initiatives on campus, including what organizers have called the largest composting effort at a university in West Virginia. "We can take our own waste and turn it into something that we can use," said Amy Parsons-White, sustainability coordinator at Marshall University.

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  6. State, Huntington officials investigate fuel odorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | West Virginia Metro

    Huntington and West Virginia officials believe a fuel odor at Fourpole Creek can be traced to a fuel tank at Cabell Huntington Hospital. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, the Huntington Sanitary Board and Huntington Fire Department have been investigating complaints for several days regarding an odor in the areas of Enslow Park and Southside of Huntington.

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  7. Appalachian Power braces for more damaging stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | West Virginia Metro

    Crews from Appalachian Power spent much of Monday working to restore power outages scattered across a wide area of the company's service territory. Storms along the I-64 Corridor from Huntington to Charleston Sunday afternoon created a lot of damage and left power crews trying to keep up.

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  8. Chancellor search likely to halt because of higher education size-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | West Virginia Metro

    The search for a new higher education chancellor is likely to end next week because of Gov. Jim Justice's call for a broad study of West Virginia's higher education system. Justice was flanked at a Monday news conference by West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, Marshall President Jerome Gilbert and Concord University President Kendra Boggess as he kicked off his Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Education.

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  9. National Council on the Arts welcomed to CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | West Virginia Metro

    Before the National Council on the Arts' meeting Friday in Charleston, council members and arts advocates were welcomed to the Capital City with a showcase of West Virginia performing arts groups. The council, which advises the National Endowment for the Arts chairman on policy and funding, will meet Friday at the state Culture Center, the first time the council has met outside of Washington, D.C., in 27 years.

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  10. Museum, Huntington theater, Clay Center on West Virginia stop list for National Council on the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | West Virginia Metro

    The arts in West Virginia will get a national showcase to close out the week with stops planned in both Huntington and Charleston for members of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory body for the National Endowment for the Arts. On Thursday morning, preparations were wrapping up at the Huntington Museum of Art ahead of a planned Thursday afternoon visit.

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  11. Rise WV officials have quit, surprising flood committee where they were to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | West Virginia Metro

    Two employees of the West Virginia Development Office who were deeply involved with the Rise West Virginia program for long-term flood relief resigned Friday. That was a stunner for members of the Legislature's Committee on Flooding, where Mary Jo Thompson and Russell Tarry were to testify this morning.

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  12. Williams humbled with VA renamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | West Virginia Metro

    Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams says never in his young life could he have imagined the honors what would come his way later in life. Williams is about to receive another of those rare honors when the VA Medical Center in Huntington is renamed in his honor.

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  13. Ground broken on new Marshall University School of PharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | West Virginia Metro

    On Monday morning, Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert joined Marshall School of Medicine Dean Joseph Shapiro, Marshall School of Pharmacy Dean Gayle Brazeau, Signet LLC Chair Anthony Manna and others to break ground on the new site. Also officially getting started during Monday's ceremony was planned new graduate student housing for pharmacy and medical students along with resident physicians.

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  14. Huntington police adjusting to change in overdose responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Police Chief Hank Dial says his officers will still respond to overdose calls, however, under a policy recently changed in the city, there will be better coordination of emergency response to overdose situations. "We were often misutilizing resources," Dial recently told MetroNews.

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  15. Stuart: Additional arrest made in Operation Saigon SunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    A Detroit man, called a major target in the Peterson Drug Trafficking Organization, was arrested Friday, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia Mike Stuart said. Terrell Ledez Redd was picked up in Detroit.

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  16. Juvenile charged in Huntington murder could be transferred to adult statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Cabell County prosecutors plan to pursue adult status against a teenage girl who allegedly shot and killed a woman outside a Huntington housing complex Wednesday. The juvenile was arrested Thursday on murder charges.

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  17. Woman killed in Huntington shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    A woman was shot and killed at a housing complex in Huntington Wednesday afternoon, the second murder investigation to be launched in the city this week. The woman was at Marcum Terrace when the shots rang out.

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  18. State Parks to host farm to table eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia State Parks will launch the first in a series of Farm to Table events in the state park dining facilities for the summer. The initial meal will be Thursday night at Pipestem Resort State Park.

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  19. Feasibility studies key in possible expansion of state's aerospace footprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Efforts are underway to see if there's a need for a second federally certified aerospace training center in West Virginia. The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing at Marshall University plans to soon conduct feasibility studies that will look at possibilities for development at both Yeager Airport in Charleston and Tri-State Airport near Huntington.

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  20. General Hoyer says he's up to task of getting flood recovery movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    The adjutant general of the West Virginia National Guard has taken on the task of making sure long-term relief for flooded West Virginia communities succeeds. "Number one priority the governor has is to make sure those who were flooded from 2016 who need and deserve housing get taken care of," Hoyer said today on MetroNews' "Talkline."

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