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Morgantown council approves conversion therapy ban, approves deal with DOH for Beechurst improvements
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown City Code will now see changes to its Human Rights Ordinance and an agreement has been reached between the City of Morgantown and the West Virginia Department of Highways over a Sunnyside road project. Those topics, were the main focus of the discussions during Morg...[read more]

Virtual public comment period held for Longview Power expansion
MAIDSVILLE, W.Va. – The Longview Power air quality permit public comment session Tuesday night drew 32 people, both for and against the $1.1 billion gas-fired expansion at the facility in Maidsville. Currently, Longview Power is a 700 megawatt facility that employs 150 full-time workers and produ...[read more]

After days of trying, Senate overwhelmingly passes a map of its own districts

WVU relaxes some protocols, teams with Marshall faculty for vaccine mandate
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Citing falling infection and hospitalization rates, West Virginia University officials say mask requirements will be lifted for individuals in all indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status, beginning Thursday, October 21. Staff and students will be required to wear masks...[read more]

Morgantown man implicated in Preston County murder case
PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. – A Morgantown man has been charged in connection with the murder of a Maryland man in Preston County. Detectives from Garrett County say Andrew Wassick, 24, of Morgantown, Dashawn Scott, 25 and Roy Cheshire, 20, located Jimmy Barkley in Oakland, Maryland and brought him to ...[read more]

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Sanders Whiffs Trying to Pressure Manchin
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders went after West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin recently in an opinion piece published in the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Sanders, employing his predictable “greedy rich vs. the helpless poor” rhetoric, tried to shame Manchin into backing the $3.5 trillion budget reconcil...[read more]

Photo gallery: Trinity advances in sectional soccer playoffs
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Photo gallery from Trinity’s 10-0 win over Magnolia in the opening round of the Class AA-A sectional soccer playoffs. The Warriors will face Wheeling Central Catholic in the semifinal round Thursday. (Photo gallery by Teran Malone) The post Photo gallery: Trinity advances in s...[read more]

Photo gallery: Cabell Midland bests George Washington
ONA, W.Va. — Photo gallery from Cabell Midland’s 35-7 win over George Washington. (Photo gallery courtesy of John Hagley Photography) The post Photo gallery: Cabell Midland bests George Washington appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Hearing takes place regarding proposed Longview Power expansion
The forum focused on a $1.1 billion expansion of the Longview Power facility, which currently generates enough electricity to serve 65 million people in a 13-state region. The post Hearing takes place regarding proposed Longview Power expansion appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Short-handed Herd beat Wright State 1-0 for 7th straight shutout
Minus four regulars, Marshall got a goal from Agustin Iusem to top the Raiders. The post Short-handed Herd beat Wright State 1-0 for 7th straight shutout appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]