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State, local officials meet with people impacted by April tornados, flooding
Impacted residents are asked to fill out a storm damage survey.[read more]

Man dead, woman hospitalized after early morning domestic incident in Kanawha County
CHELYAN, W.Va. — A man is dead and a woman hospitalized after an early morning domestic incident in Kanawha County. The incident at 100 Gatewood Court in Chelyan led to an officer involved shooting around 1:50 a.m. “There was one female victim who had been stabbed. They started trying to attend t...[read more]

Gray murder trial begins Thursday in Kanawha County Circuit Court
Shooting death was in September 2022.[read more]

State-of-the-art mountain bike park to come to Clendenin
CLENDENIN, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice was joined by several other state and local dignitaries to present an over $2 million grant for a bike park to come to the town of Clendenin. The new, state-of-the-art Air Raid Bike Park was announced Wednesday afternoon followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremon...[read more]

First ever Guns to Gardens event to be held in Charleston in May
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A first of its kind event coming to Charleston will provide people the opportunity to voluntarily surrender their unwanted guns and have them be transformed into garden tools. A nationwide event, Guns to Gardens will now be held in Charleston on Saturday, May 4. Sarah Gottlieb...[read more]

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Charleston murder trial begins Thursday with jury selection
Detroit man charged in 2022 shooting death. The post Charleston murder trial begins Thursday with jury selection appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

West Virginia’s childcare desert
A Talkline listener texted me this week about their problems with childcare. They work so they need childcare, which is their largest single monthly expense. But if they quit work to take care of their children, they wouldn’t be able to pay their other bills. That is a common conundrum, and it is...[read more]

Five are sentenced for running drug operation throughout Eastern Panhandle
The operation was based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The post Five are sentenced for running drug operation throughout Eastern Panhandle appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Milik holds Wheeling Park in check, keys Morgantown to 8-1 win
Tristan Milik tossed a complete game four-hitter and the Mohigans scored five runs in the sixth inning to open up a comfortable advantage in what marked their 14th victory this season. The post Milik holds Wheeling Park in check, keys Morgantown to 8-1 win appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Governor reiterates desire for full financial support of West Virginians with disabilities
In recent years West Virginia spent millions of dollars less than was allocated for waiver programs meant to support people with disabilities, instead shifting dollars to expenses like covid-19 testing or contract nursing. The post Governor reiterates desire for full financial support of West Vir...[read more]

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