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Challenges and success stories of American Rescue Plan spending shared by municipal leaders
Morgantown, W.Va. – During meetings of the West Virginia Municipal League in Morgantown, officials were able to share challenges and success stories of American Rescue Plan spending. The American Rescue Plan was passed into law in March of 2021 and sent $4 billion to West Virginia over the next t...[read more]

Suspected illegal canine operation under investigation in Preston County
KINGWOOD, W.Va. – An investigation into a suspected animal breeding business resulted in the seizure of 36 dogs in Preston County. The investigation began when a worker from the Preston County Animal Shelter spotted a dog walking along the road between Lenox and Cuzzart. When the worker found the...[read more]

Rain returns to eastern Kentucky as Backpacks for Disasters continues
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – For the last week, WVRC Media and PR Plus Events have been cash and supplies for Backpacks for Disaster to help the flood ravaged residents of eastern Kentucky. Forecasts indicate slow moving storms will linger in the area bringing the potential for another 2 to 4-inches of ra...[read more]

Lithium batteries suspected cause of Jane Lew structure fire
JANE LEW, W.Va. – An attempt to charge lithium batteries in a Jane Lew home resulted in a fire that caused $10,000 in damage Friday. Investigators believe the wiring in the Old Mill Road home could not handle the load or an improper charging device was being used. Damage was confined to one room ...[read more]

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Troopers investigate fatal shooting involving 14-year-old
No charges have been filed. The post Troopers investigate fatal shooting involving 14-year-old appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Soaring inflation, supply chain issues become project ‘speed bumps’ statewide
Plans have had to change on some projects. The post Soaring inflation, supply chain issues become project ‘speed bumps’ statewide appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

US Senate approves domestic policy package in party-line vote
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. voted for the Inflation Reduction Act on Sunday. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., joined Republican colleagues in opposing the measure. The post US Senate approves domestic policy package in party-line vote appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

New law requires WV students, staff to receive training on eating disorder prevention
The legislation, dubbed "Meghan's Law," was signed by Gov. Jim Justice earlier this year. The post New law requires WV students, staff to receive training on eating disorder prevention appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]