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YesterdayMay 7, 2021

Jill Biden visiting West Virginia next week

The first lady will be in West Virginia on Thursday.

Lincoln County crash claims life

Fatal wreck occurred Friday on Route 3.

Rader testifies of first-hand experience with opioid epidemic

Drug distributors decide not cross-examine Huntington fire chief.

Justice says mask mandate can end on West Virginia Day

By then, Justice said, state health advisers project 65 percent of all West Virginians 12 years of age and older will have been vaccinated.

PSC Chairman expects Suddenlink to comply

Charlotte Lane says Suddenlink has a serious financial stake in West Virginia and doubts they'll want to jeopardize it by ignoring the PSC's demands to answer to a long list of customer complaints.

Pocahontas County school gets out-of-world opportunity with space chat

Students spoke with astronaut Mark Vande Hei on Friday while he was in space.

Video, updates: Governor’s briefing on covid response at 11:30 a.m.

Additional information can be found at CDC’s Situation Summary or at DHHR’s COVID-19 information hotline, 1-800-887-4304.

MetroNews This Morning 5-7-21

Gayle Manchin is now the federal co-chairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission–the first West Virginian to serve in that role in the agency’s 56 year history. Reports indicate First Lady Jill Biden will visit West Virginia next week. West Virginia’s Congressional Delegation urging President Biden to declare a disaster in West Virginia’s southwestern and central

Lane wants improvement plan from Suddenlink by June 7

PSC chair issues directive after meeting with company officials.

ThursdayMay 6, 2021

Berkeley County man charged following largest marijuana seizure in county history

Jamie Lewis Jean, of Bunker Hill, has been charged with the cultivation of marijuana and being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.

WVU officials urging students, faculty to get vaccinated

The fall semester will begin on Aug. 18 with the intention of operating at pre-pandemic levels for research and educational opportunities

Gayle Manchin sworn in as Appalachian Regional Commission co-chairman

Gayle Manchin is the first West Virginian to serve as the commission's federal co-chairman.

Second person charged in Kanawha County murder

Deputies say 10-year-old provided key information.

Summit Bechtel Reserve to host Adventure and Freedom celebration

GNCC Racing and the DNR will team up to bring a major off road race combined with National Hunting and Fishing Day to the sprawling Boy Scout Camp this September

Kanawha-Charleston Health Department to hold more sensory sensitive clinic Friday

Those with developmental disorders from across the state scheduled for clinic in Charleston Friday.

Judge approves $23 million final settlement in class action over doctor’s sexual abuse

Each of the patients represented by the lawsuit is expected to receive about $5,000.

Divers find murder weapon in Mingo murder investigation

Discovery comes almost a year after a man is killed in his Williamson home and a month after three people were indicted for that killing.

DHHR confirms 385 new COVID-19 cases, eight deaths in Thursday report

Active cases total in the state continues to stay around 7,200.