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Today June 19, 2019

Updates: Omnibus education bill is last on long list for House floor session

Omnibus bill is up for amendments, possible passage.

For 60 seconds each, speakers take aim at omnibus education bill

Most speakers describe concerns with charter schools provision.

Human remains found in McDowell County

The death appears to have occurred within the past year.

2 people arrested after exotic animals in poor health found at home

The suspects lived at a home in 2900 block on Hughes Street in Huntington's Westmoreland neighborhood.

Yesterday June 18, 2019

New Kanawha County elementary school inching closer to reality

FEMA representatives, as well as local and state officials, took part in a public meeting Tuesday at Elkview Middle School regarding the institution.

Manchin discusses backlog of federal land maintenance work

The combined backlog of deferred maintenance needs from all land-management agencies has accumulated to $19 billion.

Audit shows Jobs Act has done little for state unemployment

The Jobs Act was enacted in 2001 with the goal of deriving at least 76 percent of workers on publicly funded improvement projects from the local labor force.

House passes bill to allocate $50 million more to highway projects

Most money to be spent on bridges, slips and slides.

Southern District law enforcement sworn-in to CUFFED Task Force by top U.S. Marshal

11 deputies sworn-in as Special Deputy United States Marshals.

Big day in House of Delegates for omnibus education bill

Public hearing, amendments and vote on passage all line up in one day.

Mercer County pastor accused of sexual assault

Anderson H. Martin II is charged with third-degree sexual assault and second-degree sexual abuse.

Justice fills 2 vacancies on state Parole Board

Senate confirmation will be sought.

Body found in Ceredo park

Police are investigating.

MetroNews/WCHS Radio win National Murrow Award

The Morning News takes Murrow Award in newscast category.

Milton floodwall money is in bill moving in House

Without it, the project could lose more than $96 million in federal funding.

Harrison County men sentenced for role in methamphetamine distribution operations

Donald Hickman, Jr., 43, of Reynoldsville, was sentenced Monday to 57 months incarceration for his role in a methamphetamine distribution operation.

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