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Yesterday October 18, 2017

RJA trainee fired after allegedly sending racist message to Texas Tech football player

Brandon King purportedly sent the message to redshirt freshman wide receiver T.J. Vasher on Oct. 14.

Survey launches on medical marijuana care

The anonymous survey comes nearly six months after Gov. Jim Justice signed the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act into law.

Man arrested in connection to Boone County death

Allen Lambert was charged with murder in the death of Charles Lester.

Driver charged in fatal April Turnpike accident

Bertram Copeland, of Rockford, Illinois, was charged Wednesday with four counts of negligent homicide and reckless driving.

Westover Taco Bell employee arrested in alleged assault of 14-year-old girl

Chad Campbell, 34, of Westover, is facing a 3rd degree sexual assault charge after an alleged sexual encounter with a 14-year-old.

Defiant defense fueling Herd on 4-game win streak

At midseason, Marshall ranks ninth in points allowed in the FBS.

BrickStreet Foundation awards $1 million grant for Shawnee multi-sport complex

According to Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango, this is one of the largest cash donations in the history of the county.

Tuesday October 17, 2017

West Virginia Legislature passes 6 bills during special session

The special session was called after the passage of the road bond referendum, in which voters approved of the state government issuing bonds to fund road construction projects.

State water quality permits among those still pending for Atlantic Coast, Mountain Valley pipelines

The most recent project approvals came from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Monday October 16, 2017

Senators speak before Shepherd University forum discussion

The presentation looked at how university-based research is impacting economic development in the state and locally in the Eastern Panhandle.

Groundbreaking ceremony held at Jefferson County welcome center

The center is adding an expansion that will feature improvements to the entrance, larger spaces for exhibits and technology and new bathrooms.

Three Guys Before The Game; Post Texas Tech Edition

Will Saturday's rally over the Red Raiders propel the Mountaineers?

Mountain State Fright Nights: Sickler Farm

"It does scare you more when you know something is going to happen, but you don't know exactly when it's going to happen," Sykes said.

Sunday October 15, 2017

Prosecutor to pursue death penalty in quadruple murder case

Arron Lawson in custody.

Saturday October 14, 2017

WVU men settle for scoreless draw at Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — The West Virginia men’s soccer team earned its eighth clean sheet of the season with a scoreless draw in double overtime...

Recap: Marshall 35, Old Dominion 3

  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Recapping the scoring after Marshall’s 35-3 win over Old Dominion on Saturday: First Quarter In a scoreless first quarter, the Monarchs...

Photo gallery: West Virginia 46, Texas Tech 35

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Images from West Virginia’s homecoming game against No. 24 Texas Tech on Saturday.

Friday October 13, 2017

After rolling Cyclones, No. 7 WVU gets good news with Texas loss

If the Mountaineers (12-3, 5-1) win their final three regular-season matches, they'll claim their six straight Big 12 title.

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