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Today August 22, 2019

Ohio Valley lawmakers looking at all options to avoid ‘healthcare crisis’ with OVMC closure

Behavioral health and ER visits are the two main services of concern.

Putnam County unveils new student app

The StopIt app gives students in the county school system another way to "say something if they see something" and as well as report various other sensitive issues

Interactive map shows road work around West Virginia

Map is meant to give citizens better perspective on road work being done.

Man convicted of impersonation of a federal prosecutor

He claimed he was on the staff of U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart---the same staff which is now putting him in prison for that claim.

Man killed in Harrison County fire

Thursday morning blaze under investigation.

Kanawha County doctor prepares to lead State Medical Association through ‘Year of Giving Back’

Dr. Sherri Young, the executive director of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, will be sworn in as the organization's president during this week's Healthcare Summit.

Bernie Sanders set to have rally in Morgantown

Sanders has visited Morgantown in past presidential runs.

Yesterday August 21, 2019

2 arrested, charged for Wheeling murder

Danny Ivan Mendoza and Maiā€™ehia Lane-Plater were arrested on Wednesday.

Brennan to be installed Thursday

Bishop Mark Brennan most recently served as the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Bloom shares support for judicial raises

Judge Duke Bloom appeared on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Hino Trucks opens Mineral Wells facility, announces additional $40 million investment

The plant that employs nearly 500 people will add 250 new manufacturing jobs.

Flooded homeowners move up the list for mitigation grant funding

'Oversubscribed' list no longer includes homeowners, but there's still no guarantee of funding.

Start-up of 2 new sports betting apps in Mountain State imminent

Both expected to be up and running before Aug. 31 college football games.

Death of 3-month-old girl under investigation in Nicholas County

Body has been sent to state Medical Examiner's Office.

VA facilities in Clarksburg, Beckley, Huntington receive fleet of new transport vans

West Virginia recently resumed a transportation partnership with Disabled American Veterans.

One dead in McDowell County ATV crash

The accident happened near Wilmore.

Poor crops result in layoffs in Weirton

About 100 will be temporarily laid off at Arcelor-Mittal in Weirton after crop failures resulted in a lower demand for tin to produce food cans. Officials expect the work stoppage to be temporary.

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