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FOP attorney: Morgantown police oversight ordinance could still land in court
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The attorney representing the Mon-Preston Fraternal order of police. Teresa Toriseva is pleased the current citizens police review committee ordinance passed by Morgantown city council, some provisions could still send the two sides to the courtroom. “Most of what offended civ...[read more]

Morgantown Fire Civil Service Commission sets second meeting date for differential pay dispute
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown Fire Civil Service Commission will meet in special session May 12 at 9 a.m. Commission members will hold a hearing for 47 firefighters seeking to have differential pay restored. This is the second meeting for the two sides on the issue. Morgantown City Manager K...[read more]

West Virginia Treasurer ready to take on Biden administration over climate policy
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – According to West Virginia treasurer Riley Moore, President Biden’s administration is putting pressure banks to stop financing fossil fuel industries. On WAJR’s Talk of the Town, Moore said he is looking the claims very seriously and plans to take action if financial instituti...[read more]

Mylan workers continue to fight for the Chestnut Ridge facility
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A petition on behalf of United Steelworkers Local 8-957 members at the Morgantown Viatris plant would appear to be a final effort to ask lawmakers to take action in order to save the Chestnut Ridge Road facility formerly operated as Mylan Pharmaceuticals. Since the late 1960’s...[read more]

Beckley basketball player killed in shooting

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$100 = Shot
As the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations has slowed across the country, states and communities are trying creative incentives to encourage individuals to get their shots. New Jersey and Connecticut are buying beers for the newly vaccinated. “This is the place to be, and the drinks are on us. What mor...[read more]

Toepfer’s buzzer-beater lifts Wheeling Central over Nitro, 40-39
Maroon Knights win low-scoring affair to advance in Class AAA state tournament. The post Toepfer’s buzzer-beater lifts Wheeling Central over Nitro, 40-39 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Poca gets by Bluefield, 49-42
Despite shooting 60 percent from the field, the Beavers fell short against the Dots. The post Poca gets by Bluefield, 49-42 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Vigil held honoring late Woodrow Wilson basketball player
Members of the Beckley and Woodrow Wilson High School communities came together Wednesday for a vigil honoring Dwayne Richardson. The post Vigil held honoring late Woodrow Wilson basketball player appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Mon-Preston FOP lawyer likes Morgantown police board changes, but still looking at legal action
City officials agreed last month to remove the authority for the board to conduct investigations and hearings into alleged police misconduct. The post Mon-Preston FOP lawyer likes Morgantown police board changes, but still looking at legal action appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]