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Friday December 15, 2017

Advisory Board making progress for medical cannabis in the Mountain State

Loretta Haddy, state epidemiologist of DHHR's Bureau for Public Health, presented the results of this survey a meeting of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board at WVU's National Research Center for Coal and Energy on Thursday.

Thursday December 14, 2017

South Charleston Middle School students showcase projects about opioid crisis

Students design posters, PSAs, graphics to warn people about the dangers of drug addiction.

Secretary of State launches new campaign to educate public about new voter ID law

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Members of the Secretary of State’s Office are getting out to inform county clerks, poll workers and West Virginia voters about the...

Justice says he’ll use National Guard to help with recent violence surge in Huntington

City has had three murders this week in a what has been a very deadly 2017.

Grier’s coming back to West Virginia for 2018

A source told MetroNews that Grier made the decision after receiving a second- to third-round draft grade from NFL evaluators.

Jones opens up about Town Center past, present, future

Charleston mayor hopeful about future of large shopping mall.

Fairmont Mayor leaving door open for compromise, but not expecting it

"I think we would like that too, if not for the [West Virginia] Family Policy Council," Mainella said.

Lobbying rules may not apply to volunteer Bray Cary either

Cary, board member for EQT, serving as citizen volunteer in the Governor's Office.

Doctor stresses importance of getting a flu shot despite effectiveness

Doctors are still encouraging people to get their vaccine even though early data shows the current shot is only 10 percent effective.

Stuart step away from becoming federal prosecutor

Nomination approved by Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday.

Capito ready to back tax reform measure

Senator believes the package has measures which will be a huge boost to all West Virginians

Insurance enrollment deadline comes Friday on ACA exchange

An earlier enrollment deadline may result in thousands of Mountain State residents being left without coverage.

Putnam grand jury returns indictment in 2016 murder case

Suspect was never arrested, but investigators took the evidence straight to the grand jury this week over stabbing death

Two Marshall University students heading to South Korea for 2018 Winter Olympics

Their internships are part of an inaugural collaboration between Marshall and Yongpyong Resort, one of the host sites for the Olympics.

Fayette business owner pleads guilty to not paying employment taxes

A Fayette County business owner pleaded guilty Wednesday for not paying employment taxes.

Wednesday December 13, 2017

Remembrance ceremony to mark 50th anniversary of Silver Bridge collapse

Federal and state officials will speak Friday about the impact of the bridge collapse.

Manchin writes to federal drug officials about scheduling nerve pain drug

The Commonwealth of Kentucky started classifying gabapentin as a schedule V controlled substance in July.

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