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Local man arrested in connection with dangerous downtown pursuit
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A 26-year-old Morgantown area man was arrested following a pursuit that involved a Mon County School bus Friday afternoon. Morgantown police were conducting a security patrol on North High Street when a car driven by Stephen Thomas Cox rolled through the intersection of Prospe...[read more]

West Virginia Supreme Court rules in felony solicitation case
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Supreme Court has ruled a Parkersburg man’s Fourth Amendment rights were not violated when a detective grabbed a cell phone out of his hand during a felony solicitation case. Justice Beth Walker ruled the officer had ample reason that the suspect would have d...[read more]

Judge dismisses WVEA lawsuit regarding color-coded map
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Carrie Webster dismissed the West Virginia Education Association’s request for an injunction in the color coded map used by state officials. WVEA president Dale Lee issued the following statement: “We are disappointed in the outcome of today’...[read more]

AFT mobilizes to oppose charter schools in Mon County
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Members of the American Federation of Teachers rallied at University High School in Morgantown to show support for public schools and oppose a proposed charter school in Mon County. The legislation passed by lawmakers allows three charter schools beginning in July of 2020. The...[read more]

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Follow along: WVU reaches the midway point of their season at Texas Tech
West Virginia can equal their Big 12 win total from all of last season with a victory in Lubbock. The post Follow along: WVU reaches the midway point of their season at Texas Tech appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

COVID-19 hospitalizations rising in West Virginia
As of Saturday, information from the state Department of Health and Human Resources indicated 209 people were hospitalized statewide because of the virus, what was a pandemic high. The post COVID-19 hospitalizations rising in West Virginia appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Wells hopes quarterback switch provides needed spark to Texas Tech offense
Texas Tech goes in search of their first Big 12 win today against West Virginia. The post Wells hopes quarterback switch provides needed spark to Texas Tech offense appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

National Guard surpasses 50,000 COVID-19 tests administered
According to the National Guard, 418 members are on duty and more than 2,300 missions related to the pandemic are complete. The post National Guard surpasses 50,000 COVID-19 tests administered appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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