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After two year hiatus FallFest delivers for Morgantown Mountaineers
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University students were more than ready to celebrate FallFest to kick off the 2022-23 school year. After a two year pause due to COVID concerns, WVU hosted the annual live music event on the Evansdale Rec Center athletic fields with thousands of Mountaineer stud...[read more]

Semitruck fire closes I-79 southbound in Marion County
WHITE HALL, W.Va. – Multiple agencies including the medical examiner were called to a semitruck fire on southbound I-79 at exit 132 Tuesday. The first call was received at 4:24 in the construction zone. Both lanes of southbound traffic were closed and police directed traffic onto Pleasant Valley ...[read more]

Virtual job fair for veterans happening Tuesday afternoon
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A virtual job fail is being held this afternoon for veterans. More than 116 employers from different industries with a wide variety of openings available. Online attendees can also participate in career counseling, resume assistance and networking opportunities will be availab...[read more]

Three year Marion County drug investigation yields 16 indictments
MANNINGTON, W.Va. – Sixteen are facing indictment in Marion County following a three year investigation. Investigators call the operation an “organized criminal enterprise” and were believed to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl. Several of the 16 people indicted have been im...[read more]

Schools in Mon County work to stop pandemic testing score drop
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – “You can’t put enough lipstick on the pig. They’re terrible. Plain and simple,” state Board of Education President Paul Hardesty said last week on “MetroNews Talkline,” after release of the state Department of Education’s assessment from the 2021-22 academic year. In Monongali...[read more]

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MetroNews This Morning 8-17-22
Summary of West Virginia news/sports/weather for Wednesday, August 17, 2022 The post MetroNews This Morning 8-17-22 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Internal competition helps to keep Martinsburg as West Virginia’s premier program
The Bulldogs are unbeaten in postseason play since 2015. The post Internal competition helps to keep Martinsburg as West Virginia’s premier program appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

After hiatus, FallFest met with Mountaineer excitement
After a two-year pause because of coronavirus-related concerns, the institution held the annual live music event Tuesday. The post After hiatus, FallFest met with Mountaineer excitement appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

I’m Off!
I’m taking a few days off.  Dave Wilson is filling in.  Meanwhile, how about giving me a grade for the job I’m doing?  A, B, C, D, F, and please explain your evaluation. Thanks, Hop The post I’m Off! appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Gupta returns to West Virginia with focus on overdose response efforts
Dr. Rahul Gupta, who became the White House drug czar last November, is in West Virginia this week to meet with local, state and federal officials about the matter and related response efforts. The post Gupta returns to West Virginia with focus on overdose response efforts appeared first on WV Me...[read more]