Jake Flatley, Author at WV MetroNews

Today May 19, 2019

Chamber report on education says state needs to find way to improve outcomes

The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce uses factual details.

Thursday May 16, 2019

WVEA members prepare for walk-in protest Monday before session begins

Group wants to be heard as special session approaches.

West Virginia files suit against opioid maker Purdue Pharma

The lawsuit claims the company violated the state's Consumer Credit and Protection Act and fueled the opioid crisis in West Virginia.

Wednesday May 15, 2019

Kanawha Parks Commission issues Declaration of Emergency for Big Bend

The golf course has been closed since a microburst caused damage on May 2.

Kanawha County man sentenced to prison for fatal DUI crash

The family of the victim was on hand Wednesday.

Tuesday May 14, 2019

DOJ, State reach agreement to expand mental health services for children following investigation

The state was found to have violated the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Monday May 13, 2019

Charleston’s Live on the Levee series rolls out 2019 lineup

This is the 16th season for the musical events.

More than a dozen arrested after bust of multi-county property theft ring

The property crime spree was three counties wide.

Concord receives grant to move towards smoke-free and tobacco-free campus

Concord hopes to be tobacco and smoke free by 2020.

Sunday May 12, 2019

Wheeling mayor: The Health Plan announcement is a win for the city

The Health Plan employs 400 people in Wheeling and is partnering with WVU Health System.

Friday May 10, 2019

Yeager Airport announces new flight; finance committee approves budget

The new flight begins on Sepetember 7.

Thursday May 9, 2019

Manchin seeks answers from FBI on McKesson pill dump

Manchin making the request on the heels of the settlement between the state and the opioid distributor.

Wednesday May 8, 2019

Albert: The voice of West Virginians has been heard in the education report

Albert said on 'Talkline' he is discouraged by leaders in the Legislature for the last couple of weeks.

Red Cross WV will be getting new response vehicle courtesy of AEP Foundation

This was a donation to celebrate World Red Cross Day on Wednesday.

New technologies being taught at annual WV Public Safety Expo

The event will feature around 600 participants.

Tuesday May 7, 2019

Kanawha County delegate launches 2020 state Senate campaign

Del. Eric Nelson said he can represent more in the Senate.

Monday May 6, 2019

Pair of delegates push for Morrisey to use settlement money for substance use treatment

Delegates Robinson and Kessinger wrote a letter to Morrisey on Monday.

US Attorney announces $17 million Medicaid fraud civil settlement with Acadia

Mike Stuart said Acadia will pay the millions to resolve allegations of a billing scheme.

Sunday May 5, 2019

South Middle School’s passion for biking will only grow with national grant

The Morgantown middle school received a nation grant for biking in schools.

Friday May 3, 2019

Eighth graders earn their recognition on Golden Horseshoe Day

More than 220 were honored Friday.

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