Day: February 6, 2020 Archives

ThursdayFebruary 6, 2020

Lincoln limits Eagles’ supporting cast to beat Braxton County, 53-42

Sturm scores 23 to lead three Cougars in double figures.

No. Marion sweeps season series from Fairmont Sr., 69-68

Third quarter surge lifts Huskies to 18th win.

State lawmakers want tougher drinking water regulations

Sen. William Ihlenfeld, D-Ohio, and Delegate Evan Hansen, D-Monongalia, are lead sponsors of the Clean Water Act of 2020.

Solar energy bill zooms through W.Va. Senate committee

But House Energy pulls bill from agenda; Gaunch says developers want solar.

DOH: I-64 eastbound bridge at Nitro closed until Saturday, maybe longer

"I've never seen one fall apart this quickly," DOH engineer says about bridge.

High water in McDowell County, officials fear more is coming

Flood warnings posted for McDowell and surrounding counties with another inch or two of rain in the forecast.

Justice says state ‘needs to get going’ on 2020 Census

Governor announced $1 million from states contingency fund to Census work.

“The girls didn’t need to be saved from anything” – testimony continues in Orellana mercy trial

Two expert witnesses were on the stand in 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge Michael Lorensen’s courtroom Thursday.

Photo Gallery: McDowell County high water

Pictures shared on social media of rising water in McDowell County.

Marshall stays home looking to move up in league standings

In Southern Miss and Charlotte, Herd welcome two teams heading in different directions.

Manchin explains votes to remove Trump on ‘Talkline’

Senator says evidence overwhelming against President Trump.

Satterfield’s play sparks Charleston Catholic

Six-foot-5 junior scoring in variety of ways to average 22 points.

Two deaths recorded in Wood County

One in wreck, the other in a fire.

MetroNews This Morning 2-6-20

A fatal fire in Wood County, a Berkeley County woman convicted of killing her child says she had plans for murder suicide that day, President Trump is acquitted and West Virginia’s two U.S. Senators split on how they voted on the Articles of Impeachment, the Legislative Session reaches the halfway point, Sate School Superintendent Steve

US Supreme Court schedules ‘Obamacare’ discussion for end of month

The discussion, scheduled for Feb. 21, comes after justices refused to take up the case before summer.

Solar bill important for West Virginia’s economic future

The West Virginia Legislature is considering the most modest of alternative energy bills. House bill 4562 and Senate bill 583 create a pathway for regulated power companies in the state to build and operate solar generation. West Virginia gets 90 percent of its electricity from coal, eight percent from natural gas and just two percent