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  1. Huntington announces new plan to combat opioid overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | West Virginia Metro

    Mayor Steve Williams joined representatives of the Cabell-Huntington Health Department and Marshall University School of Pharmacy on Wednesday to announce a new drug plan for the city. The Health Department received a supply of 2,200 doses of EVZIO naloxone auto-injectors from kaleo, a Richmond-based pharmaceutical company.

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  2. Cabell County couple arraigned Thursday on multiple sex crimes involving childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | West Virginia Metro

    Daniel Lovejoy, 31, and Nicole Lovejoy, 29, both of Milton, were indicted last week by a grand jury in Huntington. The couple was arrested in November after State Police spent months investigating child porn trafficking found more than a dozen files shared online, portraying what appears to be adults engaging in sexually explicit conduct with children.

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  3. Consumer Advocates Division report: Utilities in WV decrease slightly in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | West Virginia Metro

    Utility rates slightly decreased in Mountain State in 2015, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Consumer Advocate Division. State Consumer Advocate Jackie Roberts said that low natural gas rates and higher electric rates basically cancelled each other out.

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  4. Huntington mayor blames CSX decision directly on WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | West Virginia Metro

    The steep decline in the nation's coal industry is starting to have major ripple effects on the West Virginia economy. Earlier this month, Norfolk-Southern announced it would move rail operations out of the Pocahontas Division in Mercer County and relocate to facilities in Roanoke, Virginia.

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  5. CSX closing Huntington offices; 121 workers impactedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | West Virginia Metro

    The depth of the steep downturn in coal reared its ugly head again Monday when CSX announced the closing of its division and administrative offices in Huntington. The move will impact 121 train dispatchers, yardmasters, clerks and signal workers.

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  6. New Marshall President Gilbert takes up position MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | West Virginia Metro

    Gilbert was a guest last week at Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's State of the State Address, which he said he was honored to be a part. "This is just a great experience to be here and listen to the governor, and to really participate in the legislative process in this way as an observer is really exciting," Gilbert said.

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  7. Gilliam appointed to Brigadier General in the West Virginia National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Harrison B. "H.B." Gilliam of Huntington was appointed to Brigadier General in the West Virginia National Guard at a ceremony in Charleston Friday. "H.B.'s service has earned him the respect of government officials, military superiors, fellow officers and, most importantly, his soldiers.

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  8. Charleston, Huntington named semifinalists in national competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Charleston and Huntington are both still in the running for $3 million available to the winner of a nationwide contest between communities. America's Best Communities competition announced Wednesday the two West Virginia cities are on the list of 15 semifinalists.

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  9. Recovery Point dedicates building as expansion to Charleston advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Five years after opening a long term substance abuse treatment program in Huntington for men, operators of Recovery Point on Tuesday dedicated a similar facility in Charleston for women. "We're hoping to start renovations in the next month or two months and we are optimistic we'll at least be partially operational by summer," said Rachel Thaxton, program coordinator for Recovery Point on Tuesday's 580 Live on 580 WCHS.

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  10. Three dead in Huntington fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A tragic morning in the city of Huntington. Authorities say three people are dead after a Saturday morning fire in the city.

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  11. W.Va. welcomes 37 new American citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin lead a naturalization ceremony that included an oath of allegiance by the applicants, the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag, the singing of "America the Beautiful," "The Star Spangled Banner" and West Virginia's famous "Country Roads." Maria Maza of Venezuela told MetroNews she moved to the United States nine years ago to start a family in Florida.

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  12. Fatal crash on I-64 closes interstate near HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.

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  13. Huntington work release escapee back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Investigators said Marcum was found with another man after they'd allegedly broken into an outbuilding on Huntington's 8th Avenue to steal a chainsaw.

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  14. Record warmth recorded in Charleston for DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The record high average temperature for the last month of the year was broken in Charleston and nearly broken in Huntington. It was an average of 49.6 degrees in Charleston for the 31 days, which shattered the previous record of 47.4 degrees set back in December 1918.

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  15. Marshall to ring bells Thursday in honor of late president KoppRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Marshall University will honor late president Stephen Kopp on the one-year anniversary of his death by ringing bells on its Huntington campus Thursday morning. The ringing will take place at 10 a.m. and the bells will be rung 10 times in honor of President Kopp's nearly 10 years of service to the university.

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  16. Jenkins says steady funding coming to public transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins joined Huntington Mayor Steve Williams and others Tuesday morning in Huntington to talk about the impact. The main component, according to Jenkins, is stable funding.

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  17. Thundering Herd players to hold annual toy driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    The Marshall University football team and Coach Doc Holliday will once again put on the Thundering Herd's annual toy drive. Coach Holliday started the activity three years ago and it has become a Marshall tradition.

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  18. Record highs could fall amid unseasonably warm tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va . - The temperatures for November were above average and the trend continues into the month of December with no real expectation of winter in sight.

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  19. Trio of gas stations robbed in Huntington on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    The first was reported Tuesday morning at the Speedway at 28th Street and 5th Avenue in which the suspect did not get away with anything. The second robbery was reported just after noon at the Marathon on Bridge Street in Guyandotte.

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  20. Man dies in fatal two-car crash on Route 2 in Mason CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Deputies say a car was headed south near Apple Grove toward Huntington when another car pulled out from Jerry's Run Road. The driver of the southbound car didn't see the other car and collided with it, killing the driver of the car pulling out.

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