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Charleston council approves racial action ordinance
Passage of the ordinance came as discussions and debate on race continue nationwide.[read more]

Kanawha school board approves name change of Stonewall Jackson Middle School
The school has the highest proportion of African-American students among public middle schools in West Virginia.[read more]

Madison man charged in fatal weekend shooting
It occurred on July 4.[read more]

Charleston Police investigating string of violent crime incidents
Three alleged murders in less than 48 hours.[read more]

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Now it’s an order. Wear a mask.
West Virginia has joined the growing list of states mandating masks to try to reduce the spread of Covid-19.  Governor Jim Justice’s executive order that took effect at midnight last night requires all West Virginians age nine and above to wear face coverings at all indoor public places where soc...[read more]

Parkersburg Care Center worker tests positive for coronavirus
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A Parkersburg Care Center employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department announced Monday. The health department said the employee first tested negative last Wednesday before showing symptoms the following day. The employee has not wor...[read more]

Berkeley County resident enters plea about taking defense information
Elizabeth Jo Shirley had possession of her 6-year-old daughter when she fled to Mexico. The post Berkeley County resident enters plea about taking defense information appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Two recent coronavirus deaths tied to church outbreak
The deaths bring the statewide total to 95. The post Two recent coronavirus deaths tied to church outbreak appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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