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  1. Martinsburg radio station named for KerchevalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The building housing three local radio stations in Martinsburg has been officially named for long time radio broadcaster Hoppy Kercheval. Officials from WV Radio Corp., the building's owner, were at the station at 1606 W. King St. Wednesday to unveil a bronze plaque depicting Kercheval during a ceremony Wednesday.

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  2. Pearl Harbor remembered 75 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    World War II veteran Harold Craigo was a teenager and delivering newspapers on Dec. 7, 1941, when he heard about what had happened at Pearl Harbor. "I was in junior high school and I thought our country was invincible.

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  3. Man accused in Morgantown murder enters pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Police said Burford and McGraw were involved in an argument then a fight on Dec. 15, 2016. Burford allegedly hit McGraw and continued to punch him after McGraw fell to the ground.

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  4. History of USS West Virginia recounted for 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The USS West Virginia was the only active ship to be present when Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor and also at the surrender that brought an end to World War II. The vessel was among the U.S. Pacific fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii while Japanese fighters were trying to seize resources in the South Pacific.

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  5. No. 16 West Virginia draws Miami in Russell Athletic BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Miami junior quarterback Brad Kaaya broke Ken Dorsey's school record for career passing yards in the regular-season finale against Duke. MORGANTOWN, W.Va .

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  6. Morgantown council members interested in legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    City council members plan to meet with Monongalia County legislators this month to discuss bills they want passed in the 2017 session. At a recent collaborative meeting about the prevention and treatment of alcohol-related injuries, Mayor Marti Shamberger said she learned police support legislation that would allow law enforcement inside establishments that sell alcohol where the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration has jurisdiction to enforce alcohol related regulations.

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  7. WVU administrator was arrested prior to recent resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va . - The former Greek Life director at WVU, hired in October 2015, had been arrested prior to his abrupt resignation last month.

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  8. Shooter sentenced in Monongalia County murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A man involved in a Morgantown murder has been sentenced to less than half the potential prison time he was facing. Jason Boyd, charged with first degree murder in death of Luther Hill, previously admitted to second degree murder, malicious wounding and wanton endangerment.

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  9. WVU women's soccer team leaves for College Cup TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The WVU women's soccer coach said the win over Duke to get her team to the final four for the College Cup did not come easy. "You do do some tactics and change up your defensive shape.

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  10. Man who fatally shot Morgantown teen ordered to youthful offender facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A Monongalia County judge has deferred the sentencing of a man found guilty of charges in the death of a teenager. Christopher Smith, 22, has been ordered by Circuit Court Judge Russell Clawges to the Anthony Correctional Center, a facility for young adult offenders between the ages of 18 and 25. In August, a jury found Smith guilty of involuntary manslaughter and wanton endangerment following the fatal shooting of Damon Sochko-Seals, a 16-year-old Morgantown High School student.

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  11. Mon Power continues widespread power pole replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Since January 2016, First Energy, the parent company of Mon Power, has spent $1.4 million to inspect, replace and repair utility poles. "It's about 23,000 of these poles.

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  12. WVU beats Duke, headed to soccer's College CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    For the first time in program history the West Virginia University Women's Soccer team is headed to the sport's national semifinals. The No.

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  13. Live blog: Mountaineers aim to bounce back in AmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Iowa State hosts a gorgeous Senior Day in the heartland, where West Virginia must show heart after last week's Oklahoma beating. - West Virginia has recalibrated its goals after being eliminated from the Big 12 title race.

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  14. Flags at half-staff Saturday for HeiskellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin ordered state flags at state facilities to fly at half-staff Saturday in honor of former Secretary of State Edgar "Hike" Heiskell III who died last Sunday. Heiskell served as Secretary of State from 1973 to 1975.

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  15. Consumer spending on Small Business Saturday is growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    "Last year, American Express reported 95 million went out to shop small at small businesses," said Nikki Bowmar, public affairs specialist with the WV District of U.S. Small Business Administration. "That was an 8% increase over 2014."

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  16. Group still hopeful about Route 2/I-68 connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The committee formed to promote the widening of Route 2 and expansion of Interstate 68 into the Ohio Valley has seen slight improvements mile by mile. "We see some progress, particularly on Route 2, because the nature of that construction would be that it could be built 2 or 3 miles at a time," noted Charlie Clements, executive director of the Route 2 & I-68 Authority.

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  17. Sylvia Mathews Burwell says stories of Affordable Care Act need to be told nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Sylvia Mathews Burwell, a Hinton native, says the effects of the Affordable Care Act need to be told by those who have been affected. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, secretary of Health and Human Services, chats with Rocco Massey, community chief executive officer of Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, after a discussion at the University of Charleston.

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  18. Morgantown councilwoman denies harassing city clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A Nov. 17 call summary report by Officer Charles Behm indicated Linda Tucker, a long-time city employee, told him "that she wanted to report a harassment incident that had occurred involving Nancy Ganz". According to Tucker, Ganz addressed her following a Ward and Boundary Commission meeting claiming the clerk hadn't properly advertised the commission's meeting ahead of time.

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  19. Live blog: Big 12 showdown in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va . - No. 14 West Virginia plays its most important home game of the Big 12 era against No.

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  20. Complaint against Morgantown councilwoman claims harrassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    In a November 17 police report, Officer Charles Behm wrote he met with Linda Tucker, a long-time city employee, at 2:25 p.m. where "Tucker stated that she wanted to report a harassment incident that had occurred involving Nancy Ganz." According to complaint, Ganz approached Tucker and "yelled at her for not properly posting notice to the public for the meeting". 2 comments

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