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  1. Koppel to highlight COPD, West Virginia on 'CBS News Sunday Morning'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A legendary broadcaster whose wife was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in 2001 will highlight West Virginia and pulmonary rehabilitation facilities in a feature that will air during the upcoming episode of "CBS News Sunday Morning."

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  2. Just kicked out of one bankruptcy, Morgantown hotel owner files in a different districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | West Virginia Metro

    The owners of a Morgantown hotel, who were just kicked out of bankruptcy court in the Northern District of Georgia, have filed again for Chapter 11 reorganization - this time in the Middle District of Florida. Earlier that day, U.S. District Judge Lisa Ritchey Craig of the Northern District of Georgia filed an order denying a motion to reconsider Mountain Blue's dismissal from bankruptcy court.

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  3. Judge rules again that owners of Morgantown hotel are dismissed from bankruptcy courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Mountain Blue Hotel Group's Chapter 11 Bankruptcy case was dismissed a month ago because the company had failed to meet a deadline to provide evidence of workers compensation insurance. On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Lisa Ritchey Craig of the Northern District of Georgia filed an order denying the motion to reconsider.

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  4. Morgantown looking to Governor's office for solution on downtown truck trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | West Virginia Metro

    "We have to work on this collectively because we know that one approach did not work in the past, as well intentioned [and] as worthwhile as it was, we have to take a different approach here," Mark Braziaits said Tuesday on Morgantown AM. Brazaitis sent a letter to Governor Jim Justice in hopes of finding a solution at the highest level of state government to the question of how to move Morgantown's truck traffic away from the downtown in a more efficient manner.

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  5. Farmers encouraged to participate in FSA electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | West Virginia Metro

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va . - The head of the Farm Service Agency in West Virginia is out with a message to encourage farmers across the state to remember to fill out their ballots in the County FSA Committee Elections.

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  6. PEIA's finance board holds first public hearing in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | West Virginia Metro

    In the aftermath of proposed changes under the PEIA that include an increase in benefit premiums and a change in costs for prescriptions, employees from various sectors spoke to the PEIA's finance board during a meeting on Monday about how the proposed changes could impact their lives. "People are angry," Lee said.

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  7. State Tax Department wants $1.2 million from defaulting hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Tax Department is taking legal action to claim at least $1.2 million in hotel/motel taxes that were collected but never passed on to the state. Lawyers for the state filed a motion to intervene on Friday in a lawsuit over a Hilton Garden Inn in Morgantown.

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  8. 14 now convicted in Detroit-to-West Virginia oxycodone ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | West Virginia Metro

    A Monongalia County woman admitted to her role in an oxycodone distribution operation broken up federal investigators over the summer. Amanda Gifford, 34, of Morgantown, admitted to unlawful use of a communication facility in March 2017 in Monongalia County.

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  9. Former deputy's hearing continued in Morgantown road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | West Virginia Metro

    The first hearing in the case of a retired Harrison County Sheriff's Deputy accused of getting into a physical altercation with a young girl in a road rage incident will not occur Monday. William Sothen, 63, of Salem, faces a misdemeanor battery charge in the August incident that began on the interstate before ending with him in a physical altercation on Van Voorhis Road in Morgantown with another motorist.

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  10. New mobile parking payment service launches in HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | West Virginia Metro

    Parkmobile is now available at all 1,300 meters on Huntington's downtown public streets, in the public parking garage at the corner of 3rd Ave. and 8th Street and at public parking lots in downtown Huntington with the exception of the privately-owned meters within Pullman Square. "I think it shows that we are very mindful about being user friendly in downtown Huntington," said Bryan Chambers, Huntington's communications director.

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  11. Second-oldest Pearl Harbor survivor finally able to ring the bellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | West Virginia Metro

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - It had been 75 years since Retired Naval Lt. Jim Downing laid eyes on the mast of the The second-oldest Pearl Harbor survivor visited the ship's mast during a ceremony at West Virginia University's Oglebay Plaza on Friday, where he also had the opportunity to ring the ship's bell.

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  12. Routine traffic stop leads to significant heroin seizure in Monongalia CuontyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | West Virginia Metro

    The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle with a burnt out tail light on I-79 on Thursday, leading to the seizure of the heroin. It had an approximate street value of $15,000 to $17,000.

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  13. Monongalia and Harrison county women convicted in 33-person oxycodone networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | West Virginia Metro

    Ariel Blosser, 28, of Morgantown, pleaded guilty Wednesday to distribution of oxycodone. She admitted to selling the drug in Monongalia County in February 2016.

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  14. Four charged in connection to reported teen suicide attempt in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | West Virginia Metro

    Brieanna Renee Harkey, 36, and Blair D. Spath, 30, both of Morgantown, are charged with child neglect resulting in injury and conspiracy. They were arraigned Tuesday in Monongalia County Circuit Court.

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  15. Morgantown Police Chief: Use of fake ID "puts yourself at risk"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | West Virginia Metro

    A significant bust and a round of spot-checks Halloween weekend have led to more than 30 citations against minors using fake identification in an attempt to gain access to bars during the month of October. "Physically they look exactly like a regular state driver's license," Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston said Tuesday on MetroNews "Talkline" with Hoppy Kercheval.

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  16. Investigators: Sabraton School fire intentionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | West Virginia Metro

    The City of Morgantown announced in a press release late Monday afternoon that the fire was intentionally set in one of the first floor rooms, resulting in a total of $167,000 worth of damage.

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  17. Old school building damaged in early Monday fire in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | West Virginia Metro

    "Upon arrival, the crews found a large part of the building on fire," Chief Mark Caravasos said Monday on WAJR's Morgantown AM. "It involved one corner of the building and spread into other parts of the building."

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  18. Fights continue over control of defaulting Morgantown hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | West Virginia Metro

    A receiver has been appointed for the defaulting Hilton Garden Inn in Morgantown, but that doesn't mean the arguments have stopped. The hotel's owner, Mountain Blue Hotel Group, and its lender have continued to wrangle in both bankruptcy court and federal court over control of the hotel.

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  19. MoHawk Bowl has bigger purpose for some in Morgantown communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | West Virginia Metro

    One of the most well-known high school rivalries in West Virginia is also now part of a yearly tradition of giving back to those who you might not suspect are in need. "We wanted to make sure that every kid had whatever opportunities that they wanted were within reach," Morgantown High School counselor Audry Hamrick said.

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  20. Live blog: Top-25 showdown in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | West Virginia Metro

    No. 11 Oklahoma State and No. 22 West Virginia, two of the teams bunched in a four-way tie for second place in the Big 12, let it rip at Milan Puskar Stadium.

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