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Today December 19, 2014

One arrested in Charleston homocide

Witnesses say drug deal went wrong and victim got into a fist fight with suspect, which escalated into gunfire

Yesterday December 18, 2014

Clarksburg council member Lopez restored to full member status with resolution

The city will also pay Lopez $50,000 as part of the agreement

Four individuals charged in painkiller distribution operation

The group brought the drugs from Detroit, New Jersey and Florida to Northern West Virginia

Tygart Valley inmate pleads guilty to threatening President

Robert Tasker wrote a letter threatening to kill the President of the United States while incarcerated

Interim AD expects WVU to attract experienced, skilled candidates

Keli Cunningham says her role is transitional and does not expect to be interviewed for Oliver Luck's vacancy.

85 and counting; some school districts putting dent into required 180 instructional days

Some counties get near half of schedule in before Christmas.

Marshall BOG will take time in choosing interim president

Team of senior vice presidents will make day-to-day decisions for now.

Charges upgraded to murder in Kanawha County shooting

The victim died after being shot in the head.

Accused killer of drug informant arraigned in federal magistrate court

If convicted, the Charleston man faces the death penalty.

Wellsburg police: man dies after being shot with arrow

Police conducting a murder investigation.

More coal layoffs in southern West Virginia

ArcelorMittal is reducing its workforce.

Kopp was higher-ed advocate till the end

Marshall president urged leading lawmaker to lean on higher ed in meeting just before his unexpected death.

A helping hand in hard times

Grateful parents take home presents for their children provided by the Angel Tree

Wednesday December 17, 2014

Marshall president Stephen Kopp dies after suffering heart attack

"I lost a dear friend this evening," said Huntington mayor Steve Williams of Kopp, who steered the university to record growth over nine years.

Blankenship will seek change of venue

Trial not likely to meet current Jan. 26 start date.

West Virgina American Water Company applauds indictments

Water company agrees water emergence "completely preventable."

Man jailed, victim hospitalized in Kanawha County shooting

Victim shot in the head Wednesday morning.

4 Freedom officials indicted for Elk River chemical leak

Six connected to Freedom and company itself named in indictments, informations.

In seeking Oliver Luck’s replacement, Gee not pigeonholed to current ADs

West Virginia University's president said he wants "an extraordinary leader" and the hiring wheels are in motion after he was informed of Luck's departure last month.

Morgantown police release identity of murder victim

Police man killed by roommates.

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