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Yesterday November 13, 2019

Monongalia commission opts out of opioid lawsuit

The lawsuit would distribute any settlement money between at least 34.000 municipalities.

Parents of former WVU student show video on dangers of hazing, excessive drinking

Nolan Burch, 18, died in November 2014 after being found unresponsive outside the former Kappa Sigma house.

County school boards wield the most power over the future of charter schools

State Board of Education set to consider proposed policy that goes along new education reform law.

Manchin gives Hyperloop a push for West Virginia

West Virginia may vie to be development center for high-speed tube transportation system.

Thrasher discusses plan to address drug crisis, says Justice has been disengaged

The former state commerce secretary is challenging Governor Justice for the Republican nomination.

South Charleston coach Messinger remembered as a master motivator

Former South Charleston Coach John Messinger died this week, he was a man who crafted deep relationships with all who knew him.

Wood County school closure, consolidation plan gets approval from state BOE

Supporters of the schools slated for closure spoke before Wednesday's vote.

Horse rescuer from West Virginia wins national award

Tinia Creamer, founder of Heart of Phoenix, will be recognized in New York City on Thursday as the winner of the American Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Equine Welfare Award.

Fire damages Clay apartments

Residents escape safely, but may be left homeless.

Name selected for company formed by merger of Mylan and Upjohn

Mylan and Pfizer announced more details late Tuesday.

Federal attorneys push dismissal of lawsuit by Justice companies against Office of Surface Mining

Justice companies contend federal agency broke settlement agreement; OSM says there was no agreement.

Record low temperatures broken throughout the state Wednesday morning

NWS Charleston Meteorologist said some records had been in place for over 100 years.

Tuesday November 12, 2019

West Virginia Network names Carl Powell as next director

Powell will oversee a staff of technology and higher education professionals, as well as a statewide communications network and other services.

State CHIP now covers maternal services

Coverage includes medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, behavioral health and prenatal care.

4 people arrested while attempting to become licensed electricians

The state Fire Marshal's Office said the men lied during the application process.

PEIA begins hearings on next fiscal year’s insurance plans

Ted Cheatham, the director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency, fielded questions from participants about the proposal for fiscal year 2021.

Aetna ready for new management role regarding foster care

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced last week a contract worth an estimated $200 million for managing the overloaded system.

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