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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A trial date is set for the New Year for a former Massey Energy executive.
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Police are investigating two armed robberies in Fairmont committed by the same person. The first happened around 10 p.m. Sunday when a man walked into the Kentucky Fried Chicken on the East Side with a gun. Three hours later, police were called to the McDonald's on the West Side after a man with the same description robbed that restaurant. No one was injured in either incident. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a face mask. Fire people were seriously injured in a single vehicle crash in Taylor County Sunday afternoon. An SUV traveling on Route 50 toward Grafton left the road, rolled several times and hit three trees before coming to a stop. Two children were taken by HealthNet to Ruby Memorial Hospital. Two adults and another child were taken to the hospital via ambulance. Investigators say it appears speed was a factor in the crash. Lucrative natural gas drilling bids being reviewed this week by the state Department of Commerce. Four bids were opened last ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: West Virginia taxpayers have shelled out more than $63,000 over the past 18 months to defend the state Board of Education against a lawsuit filed by former Superintendent Jorea Marple. Marple was fired back in November 2012 after a closed door vote by the Board. She has since filed multiple lawsuits. The group West Virginian Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse is speaking out about that money saying it could have been used to improve the education system. U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller says the Childrens Health Insurance Program, CHIP, is better than the Affordable Care Act in several ways. The senior senator made the comments during a subcommittee meeting Tuesday. CHIP funding is set to run out next year and Rockefeller is battling to find the money to keep the program going. Rockefeller says CHIP funding will be one of his top priorities during his last months in office. A driver was killed late Monday night in western Monongalia County after fleeing police in a pursuit that b ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Charleston Police have arrested three people in connection with a weekend murder. Authorities say Martin Snodgrass, 51, of Charleston was found beaten to death and dumped in the Kanawha River at Magic Island. Charged with murder are Anthony Harriman, 21, of Charleston and John Thurmond, 27, of Campbell's Creek. A third suspect, Erica Cogar, 21, of Campbells Creek is charged as an accessory. Former Mingo Co. prosecutor Michael Sparks faces up to a year in federal prison this afternoon when he's sentenced. Sparks pleaded guilty to denying a man his rights to legal counsel connected to a corruption scheme in Mingo County. Sparks is asking for an alternative sentence. A big switch is coming to the state's computer system tomorrow. Phase three of a five phase project to bring all state government agencies into a single computer system will include financial procurement and collections. More than 3,000 Boy Scouts and Adventurers will be camping and enjoying activities a ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A body found in Hancock County is believed to be that of a missing 16-year old.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power will seek a 17% rate hike from the PSC. Much of the increase is aimed at recovering costs from the Derecho and Superstorm Sandy damages as well as covering the cost of required right-of-way trimming cycles. A Cabell County middle school librarian has died of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Catherine Dray was traveling with her husband on a motorcycle Saturday when a big rig in front of them lost a steel pipe. It crashed into the motorcycle. Police are calling it a freak accident. Dray was a librarian at Huntington East Middle School. Her husband remains in serious condition. Berkeley County's new indoor clean air ordinance too effect at midnight. The ban forbids all indoor smoking including video gaming parlors and bars. It also bans e-cigarettes from those establishments. The Tournament Director for The Greenbrier Classic says anything can happen on the Old White Course at The Greenbrier Resort. Monte Or . ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: DEP officials say the discovery of asbestos at the Freedom Industries site wasn't a big surprise given the age of the tanks. Work to remove asbestos is underway, but there's no word on how the discovery impacts the dismantling of the tank farm. AEP subsidiaries Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power have asked the state Public Service Commission for a 17% rate hike. The increase in base rate is based on the Derecho, Superstorm Sandy, and increased requirements of right of way maintenance in the wake of those storms. State Board of Education is due to vote today on the hiring of Dr. Michael Martirano as the state's next state School Superintendent. ..and a North Carolina man is facing a range of charges after he allegedly stole an ambulance in McDowell County and went on a joy ride. Steven Goins, 33 of East Bend, NC is lodged in the Southwestern Regional Jail. Among the charges, not so surprisingly, is DUI.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A Raleigh County man is behind bars this morning after allegedly stabbing another man with a screwdriver. It happened early Sunday morning outside Billy Joe's Bar in the Beckley area. Investigators say Matthew Toler, 34, stabbed Steven Graveley several times in the face. The victim was taken to Appalachian Regional Hospital. A teenager was shot at a party over the weekend in Kanawha County. The 16-year-old male, whose name has not been released was one of dozens of people at a party in Tornado early Sunday morning. Investigators say alcohol was present. At some point, a fight broke out, someone pulled a gun and fired several shots. One hit the 16-year-old in the back. Frontier Communications and the West Virginia Communications Workers of America have agreed to yet another contract extension. Both sides have been negotiating for more than a year. The original contract expired in August. This is the 7th contract extension. It runs out at midnight on August 2. The sticking ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A crime spree over the weekend in Glen Daniel. Three robberies in two days in the tiny Raleigh County town. Among the stores hit, Family Dollar and the Dollar General. Four people are hospitalized after a pleasure boat struck a barge on the Kanawha River overnight. It happened near the Quincy Docks. The DNR is investigating. Two WVU students are set to be in court later today. Andrew Nemes and Christopher Lazzell are charged with hazing in an incident that took place at the Phi Kappa PSi fraternity on North Spruce Street in Morgantown. William Sousa, 21, was sentenced to 48-hours in jail, 9-months on probation and a $1,000 fine earlier this year. Prosecutors called the incident a "planned attack" on the victim. A seat on the West Virginia Board of Education has now been empty for 18 months. It was back in December 2012 when Priscill Haden resigned in protest over the firing of then Superintendent Dr. Jorea Marple. It is up to the governor to appoint a replacement. He ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A stabbing in Parkersburg leaves a man dead. Anthony Armstrong, a recent parolee, was stabbed after he got into a fight with a man and woman in their home. Police say it appeared the stabbing was in self defense and so far no charges filed. Four people are hospitalized after a boating accident on the upper Kanawha River. The pleasure craft apparently collided with a barge near the Quincy docks. No word this morning on the condition of the four victims. A hearing is scheduled for today regarding the sale of Fairmont General Hospital to Alecto Healthcare Services. Three West Virginia mayors were part of a select group invited to the White House over the weekend to talk about technology and helping inventors bring their ideas to the market place. The Mayors of Ranson, Charles Town, and Morgantown were among the 27 mayors nationally invited to the event.
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: There was plenty of lightning last night -- but not a whole lot of light this morning for nearly 58,000 power customers this morning as a result of downed power lines. The former sheriff of Barbour County was sentenced Tuesday to a year in prison for mail fraud. 48-year-old John Hawkins resigned from the office when he entered his guilty plea back in February. He'll self-report to prison in July and he must also make full restitution. A Kanawha County woman who twice threatened to kill Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is headed to prison. Joyce Gilley, 54, entered a plea Tuesday in Kanawha County Circuit Court to one count of attempt to commit terrorist acts and one count of terrorist acts. A train traveling through McDowell County Tuesday smoked out part of Northfork. The train caught fire near Keystone. But the engineers wasn't able to fully stop the rain until he reached Northfork. By that time heavy, thick smoke was billowing out and making visability nearly impossible in .. ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: State Senate Majority Leader John Unger says the legislature should address the Fetal Pain Bill again. Unger, who supported the measure earlier this year, says there's no use delay taking it up. Supporters are nearing the necessary number of signatures on a petition to force a special session on the matter. Governor Tomblin vetoed the bill earlier this year saying it was unconstitutional. The DEP has put a halt to dumping drilling waste from a Pennsylvania well site into a Harrison County landfill. The material was brought to the Meadowfill Landfill after it was rejected at a Pennsylvania landfill for radioactivity. West Virginia presently doesn't required radiation monitoring, but those rules are being crafted by the agency. A Logan County family escaped their burning home earlier this week, but investigators now say the home on Peach Creek was sprayed with gasoline before it was set fire while the family slept inside. A Monongalia County judge gives a WVU fraternity m . ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: West Virginia is under a flash flood watch over the entire state through 11 p.m. However, once today's system of pop up and powerful showers and thunderstorms is passed, the weekend is looking fantastic. The state Public Service Commission has ordered Mon Power and Potomac Edison to do in person meter readings and stop their estimated billing system. The order follows an investigation into numerous customer complaints over the last three years. Dominion Energy is in the design phase of a multi-state pipeline to deliver Marcellus Shale natural gas to points south. The pipeline would start in Harrison County, but the route it takes to the Virginia border and into the Carolinas is yet to be determined. The U.S. EPA is due to release new air emission standards next week on existing power plants in the United States. Already, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is out with projections which indicate the new standards will be a crushing blow to the economy of Appalachia, particularly ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The St. Albans community is in a state of shock and sadness amid the loss of a beloved teenager. Leland Brown II, 15, of St. Albans collapsed and died suddenly after a game of pickup basketball over the weekend. A crowd packed the school's football field last night for a candlelight vigil remembering him. He was a member of the schools baseball and football squads. State fire investigators say a Lincoln County woman died of smoke inhalation, unable to get out of her burning home Sunday. Glenna Ann Hager, 73, of Alkol wasn't touched by the flames which were contained to a grease fire on the stove. The home had no smoke detectors. The Governors Highway Safety Program says it is doubling down on eradicating drunk driving. As the summer travel season gets underway, drivers are being reminded yet again if you drink don't drive. They say chances are more likely than ever that you'll be caught if you attempt to do so. The DHHR is attempting to save some money with the hiring ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: It's a day set aside to pay tribute to those who died in military service to the country. Ceremonies are planned all across the state today to honor West Virginia's war dead, including a parade in Grafton. The 147th Memorial Day service at he National Cemetery in Taylor County was held on Sunday. The place which probably honors the most West Virginia vets killed in action is closed this Memorial Day. There are 10,000 names etched in the granite of the state Veterans Memorial at the Capitol Complex. However, the memorial is undergoing renovation and not open today. The goal is to have it ready by Veterans Day in November. President Obama paid a surprise visit to 32,000 troops serving in Afghanistan on Sunday. Along with him on the trip, West Virginia native Brad Paisley who performed a litany of his hits for the troops. Two shootings in as many nights are under investigation at Myrtle Beach. The shootings happened along Ocean Boulevard. The Saturday night shooting left ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Authorities now confirm two are dead after a roof fall on the evening shift Monday at the Brody Mine in Boone County. The incident happened around 10 p.m. The mine is owned by Patriot Coal. An investigation into the incident is now underway. It's the primary election day across West Virginia. Polls are open until 7:30 p.m. Among the races gaining attention, the GOP nomination for the Second District Congressional Seat. Also all House of Delegate races are up for grabs. There are a number of local races like school board, county commissioners, and in seven counties will decide if Sunday hunting should be allowed on private land. Wayne County voters have an important question today. An $18 Million school construction bond is up for approval. At stake is another $18 Million from the SBA for the projects if voters approve the bond. The bond would build two new elementary schools and pay for additions and renovation at Wayne High School. Deputy U.S. Marshal Wesley Fre ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A disturbing story in Mingo County where administrators and staff at Burch Middle School are accused of ignoring and actually retaliating against girls who reported sexual abuse and assault by two boys. The state Attorney General has filed a civil lawsuit over the matter, so far no criminal charges have been filed. A Fayette County doctor entered a "Kennedy" plea to charges he over prescribed medication and at time traded pain pills for sexual favors. Dr. Oscar Gosien of Oak Hill faces sentencing in July. West Virginia native Sylvia Matthews Burwell appeared before a Senate committee in Washington on Thursday. The Hinton native is President Obama's nominee for U.S. Health and Human Resources Secretary. She committed to fixing the problems associated with the ObamaCare website during her initial appearance before the committee. The National Guard celebrated the groundbreaking on a new bridge over the Elk River in Mink Shoals on Thursday. The bridge will finally allow the . ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says if the matter comes up for a vote, he will support construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Senate may get a stand alone vote on the construction of the line from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast today. Register nurses at Appalachian Regional Hospitals in southern W.Va. and southeast Ky. will vote on a proposed three year contract today. Office Depot has announced plans to close 400 stores across the country. It's not known if the closings will impact West Virginia stores in Morgantown, Huntington, and Parkersburg. and the Charleston Building Commissioner says the city would be willing to work with owners of Top O Rock House if they'd be interested in renovating the iconic structure in Charleston's south hills. Right now though, the city wants the house secured and a plan of action in place. A demolition contractor says he's ready to tear down the house in the next three to four weeks.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Two Nicholas County women are behind bars, charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 13-year old girl. One of those charged is the victim's mother who deputies say was aware of the assaults, but continued to allow them to go on. A Mingo County jury convicts a man in the murder of his girlfriend. Donald Medley, 45, was found guilty of the killing of Evelyn Farnum, 55. Farnum was found dead in her SUV near Laurel Lake in December 2012. Kanawha Charleston Health Department Administrator Dr. Rahul Gupta is set to meet with the press this morning to talk details of scientific research regarding the January 9 chemical spill in the Elk River. Meanwhile WVAW is reporting a first quarter profit of $68.1-million. They estimate the water crisis cost them about $5.9-million in lost revenue. Two fishermen are fine after their boat capsized recently in the South Branch of the Potomac River near Moorefield. A Maryland State Police helicopter was called in to fish the two angler ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: WVU Economics Professor emeritus Tom Witt says the state's beleaguered road fund is going to need a lot more money than the current 54-cents a gallon fuel tax. Witt is part of the governor's blue ribbon commission on highways and says fixing West Virginia's roads won't be a cheap undertaking. An overnight fire destroyed an abandoned home in Logan County. Fire crews are unsure of a cause, but say no utilities were hooked to the abandoned house and it's not the first fire they've fought there. Meanwhile, a fatal fire at Mount *** on Sunday morning is blamed on a stove which was accidentally left on. Mary Bryant, 57, perished in the blaze. ..a mock prison riot at the old Moundsville prison is set for this weekend. The drill will feature drones overhead. Authorities say it's to work on how to respond to a growing problem of drones flying over prisons across the nation and dropping contraband and weapons into the prison yard.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Former State Supreme Court Justice Spike Maynard died overnight. Maynard, 71, had been hospitalized for nearly a month suffering a respiratory ailment. The state Supreme Court will ultimately decide what if any disciplinary action should be taken against Randolph County Circuit Judge Jaymie Wilfong. Amy Shuler-Goodwin, Communications Director for the Tomblin Administration will be moving to a new position. She'll become the Tourism Commissioner and Deputy Commerce Secretary next month. Shuler-Goodwin replaces the retiring Betty Carver in that position. A former Lewis County High School band director gets probation for filming minors engaged in sexually explicit activity. Floyd Friend, 40, pleaded guilty to the charges and the agreement included suspending a 10 year prison term.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A forest fire in West Virginia's New River Gorge has grown to 130 acres and a firefighting team from Illinois has arrived to help battle the fire in the rough terrain. A private developer plans to build a $615 Million gas fired power plant in Marshall County. The facility will be on 38 acres along Route 2 and should be operational by 2018. The United Bank branch in Star City has been robbed a second time in a month. A masked gunman came in Tuesday and robbed the bank. The whole ordeal lasted 43 seconds. Police say they are certain the two robberies were not committed by the same individual. The head of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department says the health effects from the January 9th chemical spill into the Elk River were far wider than at first believed. Dr. Raul Gupta says a recent survey of health professions indicates around 100,000 people suffered some malady from the water. These include those who sought medical attention--but not necessarily at a hospital.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The Washington Post has classified the U.S. Senate race between Democrat Natalie Tennant and Republican Shelley Moore Capito as one where a seat could change parties. The Post noted Tennant's tremendous fundraising quarter, but calls Capito "the candidate to beat" in the race. State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey still has a campaign debt of more than a Million dollars. Morrisey said he's confident he can collect that money, but for the past several months has concentrated on running his office. Two finalists, both in-house candidates, will be interviewed for the job as the next Raleigh County Superintendent today. A group called the "Freedom From Religion Foundation" has filed a complaint over the wrestling team at Parkersburg South High School. The group wants to see an end to t-shirts worn by team members with the Bible verse, "I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." School officials say the t-shirts were provided by parents and are not part of the of . ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants says he will not resign. Plants addressed reporters on Monday, saying he's done nothing wrong. He faces a charge of battery for what's described as an excessive spanking of his son--the charge leveled by his ex-wife. He's also facing a recommendation by the Office of Disciplinary Council to the Supreme Court that he be suspended. A third Wheeling area bank robbery in recent weeks. A man held up the United Bank branch at Bethlehem on Monday. The man was armed with a handgun and demanded cash, then fled in a maroon Dodge Spirit. Security at Huntington's Tri-State Airport stopped a woman back on Friday trying to board a plane with brass knuckles and a loaded gun in her carry on bag. The weapons were confiscated, but no word on whether she'll face charges. The woman was allowed on a later flight to Charlotte. Teamsters Local 175 President Ken Hall believes Rite-Aid is not being honest. The union has been in talks with the company for ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A vocational-agriculture teacher at Pocahontas County High School faces charges after an alleged sexual relationship with a former student. Samantha Barley, 25, of Marlinton was arrested this week. The alleged victim was 16 at the time of the incident. A man who drove the getaway car in the robbery of the Stonewood Police Department gets three years in prison. Dominic Sutherlin, 28, is among six who have now pleaded guilty in the break-in and theft at the police department. U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy tells lawmakers they are looking for a "path forward for coal" in what she called a "carbon strained future." McCarthy testified Tuesday before a Congressional committee trying to sell the agency's upcoming budget. ..and tonight is the home opener for the West Virginia Power. It marks the 10th anniversary season at Appalachian Power Park.,
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Kanawha County Deputies are investigating after a man was shot and killed near...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Legislative leaders announced overnight they have reached compromise on a more than $4 BILLION budget. Lawmakers will return to the capitol to vote on the spending plan today. The big secret which surrounded legislation giving a 10-year tax credit to the Greenbrier is revealed. The New Orleans Saints will spend a month of their preseason training camp at the resort in White Sulphur Springs. A Kanawha County magistrate is the target of an extraordinary complain from the Supreme Court Administrator. Magistrate Ward Harshbarger is targeted in the company. Court Administrator Steve Canterbury said it stems from the case filed against Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants by his ex-wife, but would not elaborate further on the case. A Pennsylvania woman has been charged in a fatal car wreck from October. Janel Sturm, 28, is charged with DUI causing death. She wrecked on Route 250 in Barbour County while under the influence of meth and other controlled substances according to .. ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The Department of Highways has taken advantage of a couple of warm days to try and do some pothole repair across the state. They are trying to encourage asphalt providers to fire up the hot plants early this year with so much road damage across the state. The acting director of Juvenile Justice Services in the state confirms there's been a change in leadership at the Lorrie Yeager Jr. facility in Wood County. A riot happened there in recent days,leading to changes. A medical examiner's report indicates an elderly Martinsburg woman was strangled and smothered in her home. The investigation into the murder of Martha Tyler, 72. Senate President Jeff Kessler is excited about the approval of his bill to create a West Virginia "Future Fund." The fund takes 25 percent of severance revenue when it hits $175 Million and places it into an interest bearing account for future state investment.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Former Mingo County Magistrate Dallas Toler is due in U.S. District Court in...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A bill to regulate above ground storage tanks in West Virginia is now clear of both legislative chambers--but the differences in the two versions are vast. Lawmakers will have to work those out by midnight tomorrow. California Senator Barbara Boxer continues to crusade on the Freedom Industries spill. The spill was talked about during a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday. Boxer bristled when an EPA administrator referred to the spill as an "accident". Two pre-school aged children were killed in a three car crash in Mercer County on Wednesday. Deputies say both were in age appropriate car seats, but haven't released their names. Several adults in the accident remain hospitalized. A Webster County woman is convicted a second time of killing her husband. A jury in Braxton County found Julia Surbaugh guilty of the 2009 shooting death.
Morning News Headlines for Thursday, March 6: Pressure is growing for Indonesian authorities to revoke Schapelle Corby's parole, after a rash of bad publicity and attempts to take her own life - Australia says it is trying to help workers gain overseas business in the wake of its decision to shut down local production by 2016 - Australian missionary detained in North Korea for almost two weeks has recounted "long and gruelling" interrogation sessions - has pulled off one of cricket's most dramatic victories to claim the Test series against South Africa 2-1 - forecast:
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Temperatures will rise into the 40's today and 50's tomorrow. Should help with...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The clock is ticking on the 2014 Regular Legislative session. Last night the...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The Tomblin Administration and Legislative leaders are at odds over how best to balance the budget. With two weeks left in the session the governor wants to pull money from the lottery and road fund while lawmakers are more inclined to draw from the Rainy Day Fund. Negotiations are ongoing. There's been another coal slurry spill, this time in McDowell County. The black water leaked form a sediment pond near Gary. It comes less than a week after a release into Fields Creek in Kanawha County from an operation of Patriot Coal. Business owners from last month's chemical spill in Charleston say things are still not back to normal and the cost has been tremendous. A dozen of those business owners laid out their concerns in a discussion with Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito. .and the Senate Judiciary Committee as advanced a bill which would clear the way for the sale of wine at WVU games in the years to come. The bill was introduced at the request of WVU Athletic Director ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: West Virginia has been hit by the southern snow storm which is tracking up the...
Morning News Headlines : • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says, he will resign if Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed; Congress and BJP term it a tactic to run away from responsibility. • Delhi Police constitutes Special Investigation Team to probe the rape of a 14-year-old Manipuri girl. • Death toll in Odisha boat tragedy rises to 13; 20 still missing. Iran agrees to address IAEA concerns over its nuclear program. • Bangladesh’s 90-minute documentary, ‘Are You Listening’, bags Golden Conch Award for Best Documentary at the Mumbai International Film Festival. • Fiifteen-year-old figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya of Russia becomes the youngest athlete to win a Gold at the Winter Olympics.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: It's another snowy day across West Virginia. So far this year, the DOH has burned through 236,000 tons of salt and is trying to get more. Officials say it's not a "crises" yet, but they are starting to make contingency plans if the hard winter continues. A member of the Clendenin VFD died Saturday night. Lt. Nathan Smith was killed when his car left the roadway near Elkview and crashed into a house. Nobody else was injured. Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito will lead a Congressional Field Hearing in Charleston today. She, and other committee members have questions about the Jan. 9 chemical spill and the handling of the water emergency. WV Regional Jail Authority Director Joe Delong says the idea of hiring more correctional officers to save money has worked in the jails where it's been tried. He projects spreading the program statewide to the entire RJ system could save 4-Million dollars a year. Delong is asking lawmakers to consider taking a portion of that savings ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Governor Earl Ray Tomblin suggests he would be in favor of sampling and...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Rainfall is causing low level flooding across the state and a flood watch until midday. There is also a winter storm watch along the Ohio River and a winter storm warning in the Eastern Panhandle. The State Senate will entertain a resolution this morning which blasts the federal government for not getting more involved in the aftermath of the water emergency in Charleston. Meanwhile, representatives of the CDC and EPA will meet with Governor Tomblin in Charleston today. Tomblin will bring the feds up to speed on where they are with the water recovery. IN Washington the water emergency was high profile in one Senate subcommittee on Tuesday. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-Ca) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) have crafted a bill aimed at keeping such leaks from happening elsewhere. Three people including a four-year old child are recovering from severe burns after a fire last weekend in Westover. The fire is blamed on fried chicken left on a stove which caused a grease fire.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Travel is dangerous on the state's roads today. Northern West Virginia is...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A Marshall University professor caused a stir Wednesday in an address to state lawmakers. Scott Simonton told members of the legislature he's found formaldehyde in the drinking water in downtown Charleston--claiming it's the by-product of the MCHM spilled into the Elk River. State officials and West Virginia American Water were quick to respond to his claim saying formaldehyde hasn't been part of the situation in the chemical leak and Simonton's remarks were irresponsible and a disservice to the public. Appalachian Power has deal with a number of outages this week. Most are blamed on equipment failure caused by an excessive load on the infrastructure during sub-zero temperatures. Today about 1,000 are out of power in Raleigh County. Former Mingo County Commissioner David Baisden is headed to federal prison for 20-months and must pay restitution. Baisden was sentenced in Charleston Wednesday for extortion.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Temperatures are at or below zero across West Virginia today and there isn't much warmth coming today--highs in the upper teens in the warmest spots. Another bombshell from Freedom Industries. President Gary Southern revealed on Tuesday, 12 days after the original spill of the chemical MCHM, that wasn't the only thing stored in that tank. An addictive chemical called PPH was also present. Unclear how much of that leaked. The Cabell County sheriff's department and Huntington Police are hoping somebody has information to help find out who killed Diane Bess. Her body was found along Route 10 near Salt Rock last week. She had been murdered, last seen alive on Christmas Eve heading out for some shopping. State Police say three people found dead after a fire in the Wetzel County Community of Littleton were murdered. All three were killed before the fire started.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: We're under a winter storm warning across West Virginia. Accumulating snow will fall throughout the day, tapering off this afternoon and followed by cold, arctic air with temperatures in the single digits and below zero. The snow has caused the cancellation of every county's school system in West Virginia today. West Virginia American Water is trying to reassure customers the water in their taps is safe to drink. Officials say testing both at the plant, in the field, and in the Elk River continues and shows no level of contamination. Some aren't so sure and say until the licorice smell is gone, they won't be drinking the water. The Cincinnati Reds Caravan rolls into Charleston on Friday. Among those due to attend, new manager Bryan Price and pitcher Homer Bailey.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: West Virginia American Water has now lifted the do not use advisory for the Southridge/Southside area of Charleston. Residents need to flush their house according to the instructions included at the WV American website and check the interactive map to see if your house is included. Clean Water activist Erin Brockovich is in Charleston and urging local residents to hold the feet of those responsible to the fire over this situation. She staged a town hall meeting in Charleston last night with about 100 people in attendance. A Venture Crew of the Boy Scouts of America is staging a drive to collect empty water bottles for recycling. The group in Cross Lanes decided to take the step out of concern the influx of millions of plastic bottles into the state would begin to fill up landfills. Those can be dropped off at Cross Lanes UMC or the Buckskin Council headquarters at Daniel Boone Park in Charleston. Clean water continues to roll out to distribution points around the region. ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Governor Tomblin's proposed 2014 budget includes $70 Million in spending cuts across state government. It dips into the Rainy Day Fund to offset some costs, but includes a proposed 2% raise for teachers and school service personnel and a $504 raise for other state employees. The state Department of Education is giving its blessing to a transfer of the Cedar Lakes Conference center from its control to that of a private foundation. Investigators say a hot water tank was the source of an explosion during a house fire in Crab Orchard this week. The blast hurt five firemen. ..and the DEP's Office of Oil and Natural Gas has issued a cease operations order to Jay-Bee Oil and Gas company on a drilling site in Tyler County. The well pad was the scene of a leak and spill from an on-site tank earlier this month.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The Polar Vortex is leaving West Virginia. Temperatures today should moderate back to more seasonal conditions with highs around freezing or just below. That is little consolation to about 3,500 Appalachian Power Customers out of service in Putnam County today. Officials say it could be 4 p.m. before service is restored in Hurricane/Teays Valley. Mon Power is working on about 900 outages in Hampshire County. State Police in Lincoln County are looking for a man who broke into First Sentry bank in Hamlin. The suspect was caught on video surveillance breaking a window and letting himself in. He took several papers and documents--including several cancelled checks. U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller voted to advance legislation to extend unemployment benefits on procedural votes. Rockefeller favors extending the benefits, Manchin says he's only in support if they identify a way to pay for them.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Officials at the National Weather Service in Charleston say today will be cold, we'll have a warmup over the weekend into the 40's, and Sunday night and Monday WV could see record low temperatures. A legislative audit reportedly found suspicious activity within the state Department of Agriculture under the former administration. Legislative leaders say the audit findings have been presented to the U.S. Attorney. Those include falsified spending reports and other questionable bookkeeping. Former Commissioner Gus Douglass says the findings are a shock to him. State revenues in December were drown $66 Million. The shortfall is causing state Tax and Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss to call for action. He and others crafting the state's budget say more cuts will be necessary to deal with the shortfall--and possibly another one looming. ...and fresh off a win in the Military Bowl over Maryland Marshall Coach Doc Holliday is back on the job. Holliday says he and his coaches plan t ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Christmas is forever marred for two Kanawha County families after a young girl dies of gunshot wounds. Relatives say Payton Thomas, 10, was spending the night with a friend who sneaked a shotgun out of the house. The gun somehow fired as they walked down the road and struck Payton who later died. Relatives are now wanting to know where the adults were when this happened. In Randolph County a truck driver is credited with pulling a five-year old child from a burning car. The car collided with his truck and burst into flames on Rt. 219. The driver of the car was killed and the trucker injured, but he spotted the child in the car and dragged them out. The child is at Ruby Memorial Hospital. A close call on the Ohio River at Huntington Monday. A barge broke loose from it's moorings and was headed straight for the pier of the 31st Street Bridge, but was caught in time by a tug boat. ..and look for malls and shopping centers to be crowded right up until closing time today--w .. ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Temperatures in four West Virginia cities hit new record highs over the weekend. Charleston, Huntington, Elkins, and Beckley all had new all time highs on Saturday. This week temperatures will become much more seasonal. Winds which accompanied that storm have left nearly 2,000 out of power in various locations this morning. Crews are working to restore that service. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams plans to propose an ambitious first step to fixing the city's stormwater system. Williams says the last time anything of any real substance was proposed for the stormwater system was 1948. A ten year old Kanawha County girl is recovering from a shotgun wound. The girl and a nine-year old were target practicing with a .410 gauge shotgun last night in the Pinch area when the accident happened. ...and Wheeling Police say they haven't ruled out foul play in the death of a Martin's Ferry, Ohio man. He was found dead over the weekend along the banks of Wheeling Creek near the Ohio ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The former Clay County Sheriff faces prison time today after he admitted to...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: I-77 northbound in Mercer County is detoured again this morning. The DOH is working to remove a problematic hillside where rock slides have happened several times. Traffic is detoured northbound at exit 1 just after the tunnel. Another slide is causing problems for residents in a part of Wayne County. The slide has blocked the road in the community of Hubbard's Branch in Ceredo. Rocks and boulders tumbled off the hill Sunday and damaged several homes. Huntington Police are looking for a bandit. The man stole the Salvation Army red kettle at gunpoint from two bell ringers in their 70's at a Kroger store in Huntington on Saturday afternoon. Salvation Army officials say if the man needed help, all he had to do was ask. Yeager Airport Director Rick Atkinson said he believes a merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways will improve service at Yeager. Atkinson said the merger will streamline service and increase competition among carriers leading to improved servic ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A man who was being ejected from a Huntington bar this morning pulled a gun and started shooting. He wounded three people before a bar employee pulled his own gun and shot the suspect--fatally wounding him. A Charleston man who was a career criminal is headed to prison for 13 to 50 years. Antonio "Shake" Collins got that sentence on Thursday. His most recent crime was shooting two men in a Charleston 7-11 store for bumping into him. A Mingo Co. teacher has been charged for having an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year old student. The relationship with the female student and Jennifer Parson, 32, started earlier this year. State Police say the two exchanged notes and had physical contact. Tucker Co. School Superintendent likes the changes to the school calendar. The new rule expands the year from 43 to 48 weeks in which school systems can fit in their 180 days of instruction. Under the plan approved this week schools have to make up any missed snow days and those h . ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Former WVU and Ohio State President E.Gordon Gee is expected to be named the interim president of WVU when the state's Higher Ed Policy Commission meets this morning in South Charleston. A massive weather system which put the midwest in a deep freeze in recent days is arriving in West Virginia today. We'll see off and on rain with a wintry mix of rain, sleet, and snow throughout the weekend. Flood watches are also posted with up to two inches of rain in the forecast with the system. Consol has finalized the sale of five of its massive longwall mining operation in northern West Virginia to Murray Energy of St. Clairesville, Ohio. The purchase was announced by Consol in October as the company moves into a more prominent position with natural gas production and exploration. Famed comedian Jerry Seinfeld will perform in Charleston tonight. Seinfeld will be at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium. Fans are hoping this show will have a better result than a 2005 appearance w ...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: West Virginia is getting the first statewide snow of the season. Rain changed...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Veterans Day ceremonies are set around the state today--the biggest of those will be in Charleston. The capital city will feature the 72nd Annual Veterans Day Parade at 10 a.m. -- one of the oldest in the country. West Virginia Medal of Honor Recipient Woody Williams is in Washington D.C. today. He's one of nine living Medal of Honor holders who'll be recognized on a U.S. Postage Stamp. The unveiling ceremony is set at the WWII Memorial on the Mall in Washington. Wiliams was awarded the medal for his actions on Iwo Jima. An investigation is underway into a fire that raged for hours in Marlinton Sunday. It left three buildings which made up an entire downtown block in ashes. The fire broke out about 3:30 a.m. and took nine hours to control. Kanawha County voters on Saturday soundly rejected a proposed excess levy for the county school system and library. Those who advocated for the levy say asking voters to agree to a tax increase was a tough sell, especially in these unce ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Human remains discovered Sunday near Henlawson in Logan County may be those of...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The state Fire Marshal determines a fire that left a three and four year old dead in Logan County was a result of an electrical problem. Two more Mingo County elected officials implicated in the ongoing federal corruption investigation there are expected to plead guilty. Former county prosecutor Michael Sparks is expected to admit to violating a man's Constitutional rights and former Magistrate Dallas Toler to voter fraud. A plan is in the works to move a number of West Virginia Regional Jail inmates into privately run prisons. The plan aims to get those inmates into the treatment programs they need which they cannot get in the jail setting. ..and a new study finds the economic cost of delaying the completion of Corridor H past the year 2020 would be 1.25 Billion dollars to West Virginia.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The investigation continues into the collision of a train and log truck in Randolph County from back on Friday. Four people who were passengers on the train remain hospitalized. The truck driver was killed. An older model Mustang is being sought by authorities in Kanawha County this morning. The driver was pulled over on I-64 near Nitro in a routine traffic stop. The officer immediately came under fire. The officer was not hit and returned fire, but couldn't stop the vehicle which had no visible license plate on the back. A Monongalia County judge will hear motions today in the high profile murder case against Shelia Eddy. The Monongalia County teenager is charged with killing 16-year old Skylar Neese. Her attorney plans to ask for the murder indictment to be dismissed, and if there is a trial that it be moved out of Monongalia County. The trial of Tennis Maynard has now been put off until next spring. Maynard is charged in the April murder of Mingo County Sheriff Eugen . ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The Dept. of Transportation now says all lanes of I-79 between Mink Shoals and 77-split are now open following a morning rock slide which damaged several vehicles. A lot of questions still need answers in Randolph County after Friday's accident involving a log truck and a scenic train. The truck struck the Cheat Mountain Salamander killing the driver at a crossing on Route 250 near the Pocahontas County line. Two Kanawha County teenagers are dead after a head-on collision back on Saturday night. Mason Roush, 18 and Cody Perdue, 17 were killed near Marmet on Route 61. Roush is a 2013 grad of Riverside High School, Perdue was a senior. ..and a new policy is in place for Raleigh County educators. The policy disallows teachers from having any contact with a student via e-mail, text, or instant message.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The U.S. Attorney for northern WV says the man who shot up the federal courthouse Wednesday in Wheeling had a beef with the government and not any single individual. Tom Piccard, a retired Wheeling Police Officer, fired more than two dozen shots into the building before he was killed by responding officers. The UMWA has reached an agreement between Patriot Coal and Peabody Energy over the healthcare and pension benefits of retirees. If approved by a bankruptcy judge it will end the long dispute between the three. The union however continues to pressure Arch Coal to fulfill obligations to retirees who worked their career for that company. Mingo County has filled the positions of prosecutor and magistrate a day after they were vacated by Michael Sparks and Dallas Toler--both implicated in a federal corruption probe. Teresa Maynard becomes acting prosecutor and former Putnam County Magistrate Kim Blair was appointed acting Magistrate by the Supreme Court. Congress may be ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A Putnam County man is dead and his brother charged with murder. The incident...
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MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Jonas Blixt comes from behind in a rain delayed Greenbrier Classic for the win on Sunday. A shooting in Charleston leads to the arrest of two restaurant managers. Police say a drive-by shooting a the establishment left a Detroit man wounded. Police found when they arrived the restaurant was illegally serving alcohol and the two managers were charged. Eight workers are recovering, some of them from severe burns, after an explosion on a drilling site Sunday in Doddridge County. The well is owned by Antero Resources of Denver. ..in Cabell County 16-storage units were destroyed when the land on which they sat was washed away and the units fell into the Guyandotte River. Owners say priority one will be to salvage as much of customers' stored items as they can from the building.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Scattered showers and rainfall on this 4th of July. Some could get heavy and cause flooding problems across central and southern WV counties. PGA officials say if the storms become too severe, they'll stop play at the Greenbrier Classic which is underway today in White Sulphur Springs. State Police say they are going to be watching closely this weekend for hand-held cell phone use. That just became illegal in WV on July 1. The former branch manager of the Huntington Banks branch in Weston pleads guilty to embezzlement. Deborah Radcliff admitted to embezzling and misapplying $250,000.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: A flood watch is posted for much of southern and central WV today all the way through tomorrow morning. Saturated ground may lead to more localized flooding amid even the smallest downpours. Harrison Co. Prosecutor Joe Shaffer says he'll take the case of a grandmother who accidentally shot and killed her 11-year old grandson to the next Harrison Co. grand jury to determine if she should face charges. Lena Lunsford, the mother of missing 3-year old Aliayah Lunsford, has been arrested for the second time in as many weeks. She's now accused of violating probation by contacting a convicted felon. Greenbrier owner Jim Justice says in hindsight he probably should have canceled last year's Greenbrier Classic amid the aftermath of the 2012 derecho. Justice says however at the time he was so focused on pulling off the event he was unaware of just how bad the storm had devastated the entire state of West Virginia.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Congressman Nick Rahall is among those criticizing this week's climate change speech by President Obama. Rahall says instead of closing out coal altogether--more should be done to find cleaner ways to burn it as a fuel for power. Senate Democrats, including U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, have unveiled plans aimed at keeping the interest rates for federal student loans at present levels after July 1. A Jackson Co. man charged with chaining up his wife for 10-years in their home and torturing her is indicted. Peter Lizon faces the indictment on three counts, but his wife now denies any of it ever happened. ..and three environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against FOLA Coal in federal court in Huntington. The groups claim runoff from FOLA's surface mine near the Clay/Nicholas Co. border is harming aquatic life.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The Sesquicentennial marking 150 years of West Virginia statehood gets started today as the Governor and legislature gather in Wheeling to recreate the acts which led to West Virginia becoming the 35th state. Folks in Roane County had just started to get back on their feet from last Thursday's flood when the waters rose again on Tuesday. Many of the same areas were hit a second time--and new locations were impacted by high water. Harrison County Delegate Tim Miley has been elected the new Speaker of the WV House of Delegates. He replaces Rick Thompson. Meanwhile, Governor Tomblin named Lavalette resident Timothy Kinsey as the new delegate from Wayne Co. to replace Thompson. ..and Bubba Watson and Vijay Singh are the latest commitments to play the Greenbrier Classic next month.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: The House of Delegates could be called back into special session tomorrow for the purpose of electing a new Speaker of the House. There's been a lot of clean-up going on over the weekend in Roane County, but still much more left to do after last week's high water particularly in the Spencer area. The first mile and a half of the New River Parkway will be officially dedicated this afternoon. It's the first of a new 10-mile highway connecting I-64 at Sandstone to Hinton. ..and the state's Sesquicentennial is this week and celebrations are planned in more than 100 towns large and small to celebrate the state's big 150.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Members of the National Guard are active in Roane County helping residents with cleanup from Thursday's flood. The water level at Spencer reached the 500-year flood mark. Governor Tomblin declared a state of emergency for the county. A Summers Co. man is at CAMC recovering from gunshot wounds. State Police say Gary Richmond, 63, of Hinton was wounded when he opened fire on a State Trooper. The trooper, who wasn't hit, returned fire and hit him in the chest and stomach. The city of Martinsburg faces a $200 Million dollar federal civil rights lawsuit over the shooting of a black suspect in the city by police. 50-year old Wayne Jones was killed when he tried to stab an officer, his brothers claim excessive force when he was shot 15 to 25 times. House Speaker Rick Thompson will step down from his leadership post and his House seat tomorrow to become the state Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The Wayne Co. Democrat Executive Committee meets Monday to come up with a list ...
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: Rain is expected to be steady, and at times heavy today, that could push small streams and creeks out of their banks. A flash flood watch is in effect for much of the state through 6 p.m. A man is dead and a woman hospitalized after an ATV accident overnight in Marshall County. The driver struck a tree and was killed. The woman on the bank suffered face and head trauma and is in the hospital in Pittsburgh. In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, the security has been upgraded at the Greenbrier Classic. Officials say one noticeable change is no bags will be allowed at this year's event. ...and state Auditor Glen Gainer continues to mull over whether he'll run for the Democrat nomination for the First District Congressional seat.
MetroNews Morning News Headlines: State Police continue to look for suspects in the murder of a Clay Co. man. Clarence Stone, 65, was found shot to death in a garden near Clay Tuesday. A Monroe Co. woman and her boyfriend are behind bars charged with the murder of the woman's husband. State Police arrested Amber Richardson, 26, Monday and took the boyfriend Joshua Hubbard, 27, into custody after a manhunt Tuesday. The UMWA isn't allowing a ruling by a Federal Bankruptcy Judge in St. Louis detract from their fight for retiree benefits with Patriot Coal. The union staged yet another rally Tuesday in Henderson, KY. ..and golfer Phil Mickelson will be among the players at this year's Greenbrier Classic which starts July 1 in White Sulfur Springs.
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Morning News Headlines: A different kind of ceremony at the Kinnard Veterans Cemetery in Institute today as the service will dispose of more than 1,000 old, worn out American flags; residents of a Clarksburg apartment were evacuated in a fire last night; Pleasants Co. authorities are investigating a shooting at a boat ramp; eight people were hurt on the Ohio River Sunday when two boats collided near Buffington Island; Congressman David McKinley says what has happened at the IRS creates a lack of confidence in the agency by the American people--and may only be the tip of the iceberg; and championship eater Joey Chestnut wins the Pepperoni Roll Eating Contest at Fairmont's Three Rivers Festival downing 28 in 10-minutes.
Morning News Headlines: Governor Tomblin has signed the legislation which makes failing to wear your seat belt a primary offense--the new law takes effect July 9; Congressman Nick Rahall voted against a bill in the House this week which would have pushed construction of the Keystone Pipeline---Rahall says the right wing has hijacked the project; a Raleigh Co. man is free on bond after he allegedly made terrorist threats against Sherman High School in Boone Co.; Kroger stores are teaming up with the American Red Cross to raise money for Oklahoma tornado relief; and gas prices are on average nationally at $3.65/gallon headed into Memorial Day weekend--here in WV the average is $3.66/gallon and the cheapest place to fill up is Princeton at $3.39 according to gasbuddy.com
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Morning News Headlines: Higher elevations of WV are going to see a mix of sleet, snow, and ice in the forecast today, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito says there is an alternative to the sequestration expected to happen on Friday--but says the President has been unwilling to compromise with Congressional leaders on a spending plan, exports out of WV to foreign countries grew for a third straight year--coal was the highest exported WV product, police in Wheeling are working to identity and determine how a man found on the banks of the Ohio River on Wheeling Island died, and former WVU player and high school basketball coaching legend Willie Akers continues his recovery from neck surgery.
Morning News Headlines: A wintery mix of weather is expected in the WV mountains today--lowlands will see mostly rain from the system, State Police say a Justice Dept. grant has helped to identify and locate more than 1,000 sex offenders in WV and get them on the sex offender registry, the sequester expected to come on Friday to the federal budget will have impacts in WV--a number of WV National Guard members could be laid off or see work hours cut, Appalachian and Wheeling Power believe they have a proposal to pay off a big debt service for their cost of coal without having to raise rates--they'll present the plan to the PSC today, and this year's FestivALL will be folded into a celebration of WV's 150 years of statehood.
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Morning News Headlines: A Wyoming Co. judge denies bond for 20-year old John New who's charged with murder in Brenton earlier this week, Kanawha Co. deputies charge Tremale Straughter with murder after a Donovan Taylor died Thursday in a hail of gunfire in Rand, MSHA wants a coal slurry pond at an idle mine in Barbour Co. closed immediately--inspectors say the impoundment near Century hasn't been certified by a professional engineer in two-years, a miner injured in an accident at Consol's Loveridge mine on Tuesday has died at Ruby Memorial Hospital--the third mining death this month in WV, and state AG Patrick Morrisey has joined a lawsuit challenging the federal Dodd-Frank Act as unconstitutional.
Morning News Headlines: East Bank Area schools on a two-hour delay as Kanawha County authorities look for a shooter believed to be armed and dangerous. The shooting happened about 5am leaving one dead in Rand. IN other news, Governor Tomblin talked a lot about education reforms last night in his SOS address--but made no mention of any pay raises, other topics Tomblin touched on drug eradication, job creation, supporting the coal industry, mine safety, and pipeline safety, Roane Co. Deputy John Westfall was a guest of Tomblin in the House Chamber last night--Westfall is still on the mend after he was shot while coming to the aid of two WV troopers killed last year in Clay County, and Buckwild cast member Salwa Amin remains behind bars on drug charges--Salwa waived her preliminary hearing and her bond was reduced from $200,000 to $100,000 on Wednesday.
Must be thinking about Lent then. In my early morning fog I checked out BBC news and expected to see a report on Lent make the headlines!
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