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Yesterday January 18, 2020

Jury convicts Georgia man in Fairmont woman’s drug death

Terrick Robinson convicted on all counts.

Morgantown officials working on vacant properties

More than 100 vacant properties in Morgantown are creating challenges for city workers, police and neighborhoods.

Roane firefighter remembered at funeral

Mark Horwich died in fire response crash.

Manchin asks Chao to intervene in Raleigh County airport dispute

The Department of Transportation is requesting $173,888 from the airport, which the department provided to the airport last June.

Friday January 17, 2020

Cheatham: New PEIA Rainy Day Fund will be used in next budget year

PEIA executive director gives update to lawmakers.

Names of victims released in Jefferson County double fatal

Wreck took place Thursday night near Charles Town.

Capitol dome project nears halfway mark

Lawmakers get an update on multi-million dollar job.

A blast of winter–in January

A range of winter precipitation expected this weekend, but forecasters say it won't stick around.

Thursday January 16, 2020

After more than four decades, Duerring retiring from Kanawha County Schools

Ron Duerring has spent the last 22 years as superintendent.

Kanawha-Charleston health board approves vaping ordinance

The board amended the policy prohibiting the use of smoking tobacco products in public places to include electronic cigarettes.

Stollings, Salango officially enter gubernatorial race

Stephen Smith expected to file on Saturday.

Armstead urges lawmakers to review judicial compensation report

Supreme Court chief justice appears before House Finance Committee.

Justice, putting Trump’s name on the line for re-election, says he’s been asked to help pitch coal to China

Justice talks about call from Trump while filing re-election papers for the president and himself.

Visitation hours extended for fallen firefighter this weekend

Public visitation for Mark Horwich will now start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Roane County High School.

Clorox announces plans for Berkeley County plant

The Clorox Company has filed plans with the Berkeley County Planning Office.

Kanawha prosecutors clear deputies in fatal officer-involved shooting

The investigation into the deputies' actions have concluded.

School bus driver charged with DUI in connection with dramatic Charleston accident

Students on a school bus suffer minor injures and Good Samaritans free a woman from her burning car within seconds of it being engulfed in flames.

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