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  1. Monongalia County prepares to become center of 'unprecedented' road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Virginia Metro

    At a time when Monongalia County is part of a coalition clamoring for more funding for road maintenance, the County will instead see an unprecedented boon in new road projects. "The scope of the work and the amount of work ," said DOH District 4 Engineer Don Williams.

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  2. Writers of 2016 law praise concept of 'roads caucus' in North Central West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | West Virginia Metro

    The authors of a 2016 law that gives more power to County Commissions to facilitate road projects offered their praise to the concept of a "roads caucus" representing a region of the state. "Road improvements require leadership," said Jason Donahue, who helped co-write Letting Our Counties Act Locally Act.

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  3. Accused Morgantown bank robber back in WV custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | West Virginia Metro

    A Pennsylvania man who allegedly robbed two Morgantown banks has been extradited from Pennsylvania and is now lodged in the North Central Regional Jail. Dustin Albert Bohna, 37, of Hiller, Pa., was booked Thursday evening.

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  4. Scattered, steady showers could cause some problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | West Virginia Metro

    There will be scattered rounds of rain in West Virginia through Friday with the possibility of flooding, according to the National Weather Service. Lots of moisture from the south is meeting up with a boundary weather front just west of the Mountain State creating a funnel for the precipitation, according to NWS Meteorologist Maura Casey.

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  5. Three people busted for prostitution in Monongalia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Stephanie Clark, 34, of Morgantown; Erica Herrod, 38, of Monongalia County; and Clara Ernest, 25, of Tampa, Florida and of Morgantown are all facing charges of prostitution. The Mon Metro Drug Task Force, Harrison County Drug Task Force, the DEA, and the Morgantown Police Department all worked in conjunction to make the arrests.

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  6. Mylan and WVU partner on STEM outreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | West Virginia Metro

    Mylan Pharmaceuticals CEO Heather Bresch said it's important to remember that Mylan is committed to West Virginia, something the company believes is best showcased through its outreach to West Virginia's communities. The company, fresh off of a surprise round of layoffs involving around 400 union employees and 100 salaried employees , announced Monday a new partnership with WVU, WVU Extension Services, and 4-H that will pump $5 million over the next 10 years into greater STEM awareness for West Virginia's youth.

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  7. Mylan, WVU to make community announcement MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | West Virginia Metro

    The announcement will be made by Mylan CEO Heather Bresch and WVU President Dr. Gordon Gee at the Media Innovation Center in Morgantown at 10:30 a.m. According to a news release, the announcement "will highlight Mylan's dedication to the community and the company's continuing effort to create better health for a better West Virginia."

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  8. 'Proud as a peacock,' thousands of parents and students celebrate commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | West Virginia Metro

    Across a 72-hour span, nearly 4,500 undergraduates, grad students, and doctoral students will have their names called to honor their completed work at West Virginia University. "Proud as a peacock," said Rex Bound, a Weston native seeing his daughter graduate with her Doctorate in Pharmacy Studies.

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  9. Woman killed in Preston County wreck was WVU sophomoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | West Virginia Metro

    Police have identified the woman killed in an accident on Interstate 68 on May 9 as Tonya Rebecca Cesa, 20, of Morgantown. Preston Sheriff's Deputies released the name May 11. According to an earlier press release, Cesa was killed and a man injured when the 1999 Toyota they were in hit a road sign and two concrete bridge pillars.

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  10. Police upgrade charges in Charleston elderly neglect deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | West Virginia Metro

    Charleston police say a woman will face a more serious charge in connection with the care of her elderly mother. Lisa Dunlap, 50, had her charge upgraded to neglect of an incapacitated adult causing death.

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  11. Preston County man charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | West Virginia Metro

    Second-degree murder is the charge against a Preston County man accused in the stabbing death of his estranged wife. The Dominion Post in Morgantown reported Joseph Harrison, 26, was arrested late Tuesday night for allegedly killing Kimberly Harrison, 27. Kimberly Harrison was found Tuesday afternoon at Kingwood's Rodeheaver Trailer Park, according to deputies with the Preston County Sheriff's Department.

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  12. Between local races and the Senate race, voters discuss motivationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | West Virginia Metro

    "Education, fire and foremost, is an important issue to me," said first-time voter Steven Murphy, a Morgantown resident. "I think that the state of education in West Virginia needs to be repaired and more funds need to be allocated towards it.

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  13. Former Reps Rahall, Staggers part of WVU historical display of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | West Virginia Metro

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A small fraction of 38 years worth of documents highlighting the career of former West Virginia Democratic Congressman Nick Rahall is just a small portion of West Virginia's Congressional history now on display at WVU.

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  14. Election Night is busy night for MetroNewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | West Virginia Metro

    It takes a big team of people to pull off Election Night coverage on the MetroNews Radio Network and at wvmetronews.com. "There's so many people who go into making this night a huge success," said Jodi Hart, human resources director for West Virginia Radio Corporation and tabulation coordinator for MetroNews Election Night coverage.

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  15. Trump tweet urges WV primary voters to steer clear of BlankenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | West Virginia Metro

    President Donald Trump, who remains very popular in West Virginia, has weighed in on the contentious Republican primary for U.S. Senate with his favorite form of communication, a tweet. Trump, early this morning, urged West Virginia primary voters to not be tempted by the campaign of ex-coal boss Don Blankenship.

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  16. Warrants out for two involved in April 22 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | West Virginia Metro

    Search warrants have been obtained for two of the three individuals believed to be involved in the murder of Timothy Pahl. Police issued a warrant for Glenn Weaver, Jr., 25, of Morgantown, for felony conspiracy, accessory after the fact, daytime burglary and grand larceny in connection to the April 22 murder of 67-year-old Pahl.

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  17. Doctors' indictments reveal sinister facts for U.S. AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | West Virginia Metro

    WHEELING, W.Va . - The United State's Attorney for West Virginia's Northern District tells MetroNews he had a startling realization during a recent investigation of suboxone fraud.

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  18. Five doctors from opioid addiction clinics indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | West Virginia Metro

    Five doctors, including three who practice in West Virginia, are facing charges for unlawfully distributing buprenorphine and defrauding Medicare and Medicaid. The five physicians, all with Redirections Treatment Advocates, LLC, are accused of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances at treatment facilities in Morgantown and Weirton in West Virginia; and Washington and Bridgeville in Pennsylvania.

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  19. Senate candidates exchange fire in Fox News debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 1 | West Virginia Metro

    A crowd of people wait outside during the Fox News GOP debate on Tuesday, at the Metropolitan Theatre, in Morgantown. Janice Kovac of Morgantown, holds a sign across the road from the Fox News GOP debate on Tuesday, at the Metropolitan Theatre.

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  20. Fox News begins debate schedule tonight in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 1 | West Virginia Metro

    Fox News anchor Bret Baier has moderated debates with as many as 17 candidates. He said Tuesday during an appearance on MetroNews "Talkline" the managing of the back-and-forth of debates can be a challenge.

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