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TodayOctober 3, 2022

Cross Lanes man sentenced for role in drug trafficking group

Leo Antoine Smith, 38, of Cross Lanes, was one of 17 people involved in the drug organization.

Morgantown native rides out Ian in Florida

Mark Furfari said the 13-hour storm was like nothing he's been through and he's in no hurry to experience it a second time.

Mason authorities identify homicide victim, secure warrant

According to Mason Police Chief Colton McKinney, the body of 34-year-old Jason Peirce of Racine, Ohio, was found Friday evening.

Gee cites ‘WVU degree value,’ accomplishments during State of the University

Longtime WVU president says higher education makes a difference.

West Virginia justices consider constitutionality of public aid to students leaving public schools

The hearing at the Supreme Court will explore the arguments of parents who want the scholarship money for their families' unique education needs versus other parents who say the program will diminish the public education system.

Natural gas utilities submit plans to lessen the blow anticipated with winter heating bills

Mountaineer Gas proposes a $1 decrease in Mcf rate for winter months.

WorkForce West Virginia set to host first of monthly virtual job fairs

The fairs will occur the first Wednesday of every month.

Marker honoring Little Jimmy Dickens is dedicated in Bolt, W.Va.

Known for his small stature, Little Jimmy Dickens stood tall among America's greatest country music legends

Injured first responder may have fallen asleep at the wheel in single-vehicle wreck

Buffalo Creek Volunteer Fire Department Lt. Dustin Hurley was critically hurt Friday morning.

Amendment 4: Should the Legislature have more oversight of education policies?

The amendment would specify that the Legislature, which reviews the rules that most state agencies operate under, would also do so for the state Department of Education.

Thieves fail in attempt to rip off an ATM in Kanawha County

A plan to rip off an Elkview bank Monday morning did not appear to have been thoroughly planned out.

MetroNews This Morning 10-3-22

Summary of West Virginia news/sports/weather for Monday, October 3, 2022

YesterdayOctober 2, 2022

As power companies ask for big rate increase, their coal supplies are a major subplot

The companies say they have been running behind by millions of dollars on recouping costs while also facing the likelihood of additional costs.

Ian moves through West Virginia with no reported flooding

Most parts of the state received between 2 and 3 1/2 inches of precipitation from Friday to Sunday.

US Senate will have ‘extremely’ busy lame-duck session; Capito hopeful about election bill

The U.S. Congress does not have another scheduled roll-call vote until Nov. 14, six days after the midterm elections.