January 11, 2017

Justin Crawford vows ‘one more amazing year’ at West Virginia

The junior tweeted he is returning to school after running for 1,184 yards and four touchdowns this past season, averaging a Big 12-best 7.3 per carry.

WVU’s 17-point rally goes for naught at Texas Tech

The Lady Raiders won 75-66, beating a ranked team for the first time in four years.

Capito supports Trump’s transportation secretary pick

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., participated in the Tuesday confirmation hearing of Elaine Chao.

Statement win: University freshman hits game-winner at Morgantown

Freshman Kaden Metheny hits a game-winning 3 as No. 3 University beats No. 5 Morgantown.

State Board of Education considers replacing Smarter Balanced tests

Statistics have shown students have been rushing through the exam. Current assessments are not connected to final grades or college readiness assessments.

Martinsburg No. 1 in first boys basketball MetroNews Power Index

Martinsburg is the top rated team in the first edition of the boys basketball power index, presented by AARP.

Carmichael, Armstead talk budget, jobs in acceptance speeches

Senate and House choose leaders for next 2 years.

Protect WV campaign wants state lawmakers to avoid budget cuts this session

The group met Wednesday in Charleston to discuss different revenue options like raising taxes.

Tomblin says goodbye with encouragement and a suggested tax hike

Governor-elect Jim Justice swears oath on Monday.

State’s largest school system deals with losing more than 700 students

Kanawha County will eliminate 72 positions before next school year.

New movie shines proud light on WV State University

New movie "Hidden Figures" spotlights the contributions of W.Va. State alum Katherine Johnson and two colleagues to the U.S. Space Program with almost no recognition.

Gibson enters NFL draft, reshaping look of 2017 passing attack

West Virginia’s receiving yardage leader for back-to-back seasons, Shelton Gibson is skipping his senior season.

WV Early Learning Academy opens at state Capitol

State employees are encouraged to enroll their children at the newly remodeled daycare.

Attorney General now takes the lead in state’s asphalt antitrust lawsuit

Department of Transportation had earlier contracted with private counsel.

Four arrested in Morgantown robbery investigation

Three of the four suspects were jailed on a $200,000 bond.

Mercer County leaders considering possible pill lawsuit

The McDowell County Commission is already moving forward with similar lawsuit against drug companies.

Justice names new WV Tax Commissioner

Dale Steager, a lawyer in Charleston with Spilman Thomas and Battle.

Fairmont Senior sophomore Dobbs with bigger role for AA defending champs

Fairmont Senior sophomore Zyon Dobbs a key part of the Polar Bears defending state championship team.

Investigation continues into Wood County double murder

Mineral Wells man allegedly killed couple during domestic dispute with wife.

Kanawha County flood recovery group updates citizens on efforts

The Greater Kanawha Long-Term Recovery Committee held a meeting Tuesday to discuss progress made by the group and others so far.

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