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MondayJune 3, 2019

Charleston council passes ordinance following protests at health care facilities

The Charleston City Council on Monday passed an ordinance aimed at balancing freedom of speech and the right to protest while on the property of a health care facility.

Blue Jays take WVU pitcher Alek Manoah with 11th pick in MLB draft

Toronto makes West Virginia's pitching star the highest MLB Draft pick in Mountaineers history.

House leaders noncommittal on omnibus education bill, unimpressed by Justice remarks

House reconvenes June 17, intending to consider individual bills.

Lottery: Purchaser of $2 million Mega Millions ticket chooses to remain anonymous

First to take advantage of 2018 state law that was updated by state lawmakers this year.

Education savings account bill passes W.Va. Senate

Standalone bill now goes to the House of Delegates.

Omnibus education bill passes the W.Va. Senate, again

Bill now heads to the House of Delegates

Still no sign of bear involved in Upshur County mauling

Officers say Friday morning encounter is an example of how unpredictable any wild animal can be.

Jefferson County man sentenced for shooting, breaking into home with eight occupants

Devin Collins, 22 of Charles Town, sentenced on numerous charges.

Corridor H Authority president welcomes state and federal funding announcements

"We hope to build on this momentum," Robbie Morris told MetroNews.

Updates: Omnibus education bill passes state Senate, 18-15-1

Senate was convening floor session at 9 a.m.

Heartbreaking defeat an all-too familiar tale for West Virginia fans

West Virginia's stunning regional loss to Texas A&M joined a long line of Mountaineer heartbreakers with championship implications.

Career tech students land jobs with help of Simulated Workplace program

The pair are students at Putnam Career and Technical College.

Yeager Airport officials reviewing results of an active shooter drill

The drill started shortly before midnight on Sunday.

West Virginia already has a solution to at-risk students

One of the education success stories in West Virginia is the Mountaineer Challenge Academy.  The program, run by the National Guard, accepts at-risk youth between the ages of 16 to 18 who have fallen behind in their traditional public school and are in danger of dropping out. The students, who go to the Academy in