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  1. Senators approve rules for Supreme Court impeachment trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The state Senate has agreed on the rules for impeachment trials of the remaining members of the West Virginia Supreme Court, debating over who should have authority over the order of the trials. Separate jury trials are anticipated for West Virginia's remaining three justices, Margaret Workman, Beth Walker and suspended Allen Loughry.

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  2. WV impeachment: Senators establish rules for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    Senators will be working on the rules for the jury trials of West Virginia's remaining three justices, Margaret Workman, Beth Walker and suspended Allen Loughry. 1:49 p.m. The Senate has approved the proposed rules for the impeachment trial.

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  3. Justice Davis would keep retirement benefits, order statesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    Former Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis is assured of her retirement benefits, according to a filing with the Secretary of State's office. The filing makes reference to an order by Gov. Jim Justice, assuring that Davis is eligible to claim credit for her years of service as a justice.

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  4. Senators take next steps toward impeachment trials for Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | West Virginia Metro

    Senators will be working on the rules for the jury trials of West Virginia's remaining three justices, Margaret Workman, Beth Walker and suspended Allen Loughry. "It doesn't feel very good at all," said Senator Mark Drennan, R-Putnam, one of those who would serve on a jury.

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  5. PEIA Task Force still aims to shape insurance plan by fall deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | West Virginia Metro

    The full task force met Thursday morning and accepted a report from a subcommittee responsible for assessing public opinion about what the insurance plan should be. The coverage and plan subcommittee plans to meet next Thursday.

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  6. Former mall owner suspected of diverting rent checks, bankruptcy trustee saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | West Virginia Metro

    The owner of a bankrupt mall where the state paid almost a million dollars for rental property not actually being used has failed to provide a variety of financial documents, a trustee wrote in a newly-filed motion. The motion also accuses Pin Oak Properties' former owner Dietrich Fansler of intentionally misdirecting rental checks valued at a half-million dollars. 2 comments

  7. WVU groups tackle Welcome Week projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | West Virginia Metro

    Sometimes, a paintbrush and a helping of Sherwin-Williams "Woodscapes" Exterior House Stain will do just fine. "This is really going to add to the aesthetics of the place, I think," said Kyathari, a WVU incoming freshman from Parkersburg who will study immunology and microbiology.

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  8. Autopsies planned in Parkerburg deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Medical Examiner's Office is scheduled to perform autopsies on the bodies of two Wood County men found dead in their mobile home Friday. Emergency dispatchers received a call Friday morning at around 10 o'clock that two men had been found unresponsive inside a mobile home in the 400 block of 36th Street just outside the city limits of Parkersburg.

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  9. Most claims dismissed in Parkerburg warehouse fire lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | West Virginia Metro

    A federal judge has dismissed all but one claim made in a class action lawsuit filed following the IEI warehouse fire in south Parkersburg last October. According to reports in the Parkersburg News Sentinel and WTAP-TV , U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston, in an order filed Friday, dismissed seven of eight claims made in the lawsuit by residents living near the plant that burned for several days.

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  10. Ahead of House impeachment hearing, Justice Walker hires counsel and releases statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | West Virginia Metro

    Justice Beth Walker, the least tenured among the West Virginia Supreme Court justices being considered for impeachment, has hired legal counsel and issued a statement. "Since joining the Court in 2017, Beth has been nothing but fair to everyone who has come before her," stated J. Zak Ritchie and Ryan McCune Donovan, the Charleston lawyers who are representing Walker. 1 comment

  11. Housing progress means flood relief funding may move to other priorities, Hoyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | West Virginia Metro

    Two months after being named point man for long-term flood relief in West Virginia, Adjutant Gen. James Hoyer says he is seeing significant progress.

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  12. Delegates vote to impeach all four remaining WV Supreme Court justicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | West Virginia Metro

    Making West Virginia political history, the House Judiciary Committee has voted in favor of impeachment articles for all four remaining members of the state Supreme Court. Only former Justice Menis Ketchum was spared because he announced his resignation the day before impeachment proceedings were set to begin.

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  13. Nation's first Facebook Workshop Wednesday night in ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | West Virginia Metro

    PARKERSBURG, W.Va . - There are thousands of West Virginia residents who use Facebook every day, but far fewer actually know how it works.

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  14. Impeachment Day 8: Articles of impeachment under consideration for all justices of WV Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | West Virginia Metro

    The House Judiciary Committee is continuing hearings to determine whether to recommend impeachment of one or more members of the West Virginia Supreme Court. Moment by moment, here's what's happening: 10:03 a.m. Here is the letter from the Supreme Court to the state Auditor, maintaining that opinions issued by the http://W.Va .

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  15. Collision in Wood County leaves one dead and one hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | West Virginia Metro

    PARKERSBURG, W.Va . - One person is dead and another hospitalized after a collision Thursday night on U.S. Route 50. The Wood County Sheriff's Department confirms Shirley Leasure, 64, of Walker, West Virginia was killed in a collision around 9:30 p.m. Thursday near the Dallison Road intersection.

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  16. Delegates go over impeachment evidence by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | West Virginia Metro

    Delegates who are considering impeachment of one of more West Virginia Supreme Court justices examined the evidence by the numbers. The House Judiciary Committee on Friday morning reviewed some of the court's spending totals that have led to controversies over office remodeling, working lunches, professional framing and travel in state vehicles.

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  17. Impeachment Day 6: A deeper dive into Supreme Court expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | West Virginia Metro

    The House Judiciary Committee is continuing hearings to determine whether to recommend impeachment of one or more members of the West Virginia Supreme Court. Moment by moment, here's what's happening: 10:22 a.m. The star witness on Thursday was fired Supreme Court Administrator Steve Canterbury, who testified for more than 8 hours.

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  18. EQT says new WV royalties law invokes improper use of 'police power'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | West Virginia Metro

    The natural gas company EQT contends in a federal court filing that West Virginia is acting improperly with police power because of legislative changes to a royalties law. EQT is asking for a federal judge to deny the state's motion to dismiss the company's lawsuit filed earlier this year in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of West Virginia.

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  19. JIC clears Workman, Davis, Walker in ethics complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Judicial Investigation Commission announced Monday it has closed ethics complaint cases against three Supreme Court Justices and has taken no disciplinary action against them. In related matters, the Supreme Court sent a letter on Monday to House of Delegates Judiciary chair John Shott, R-Mercer, agreeing to allow a joint committee/media tour of justices' offices as part of its impeachment hearings process, but on dates different from those requested.

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  20. State grant to fund QRT for overdose victims in Wood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 22 | West Virginia Metro

    PARKERSBURG, W.Va . - Officials in Wood County hope a quarter Million dollar grant from the state Department of Health and Human Resources will help cut into the region's opioid problems.

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