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TodayAugust 8, 2023

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Summary of West Virginia news/sports/weather for Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Charleston council rejects second investigation into incident involving Chief of Police

Charleston Chief of Police Tyke Hunt was suspended last year following an investigation involving a meeting with a woman after-hours.

Charleston City Council turns down needle exchange program proposal from Women’s Health Center

The Women's Health Center had recently applied for a syringe service program license.

YesterdayAugust 7, 2023

Gee tells Faculty Senate he’ll leave presidency in June 2025

Longtime WVU president says his plans are to move to the College of Law after that.

Justice eager to sign bill to designate Summersville Lake as new state park

The governor proposed the bill to state lawmakers Sunday.

Man fatally shoots girlfriend’s father during Monday morning disturbance

Deputies say victim was checking on daughter following a domestic dispute.

PSC urges utilities to submit fire hydrant information to address water pressure issues

The PSC extended the deadline for municipalities to respond to August 25.

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SundayAugust 6, 2023

Legislature gets started on special session agenda

Most bills lined up for passage Monday.

State lawmakers receive update on Alderson Broaddus in first interim committee meetings

State Higher Education Policy Commission Chancellor Dr. Sarah Tucker answered questions from a few state senators and delegates Sunday.

Commissioners in Monongalia County praise upgrade of the Smile Express

The new mobile dental clinic replaces a 2005 retrofitted Winnebago.

Two weeks added for more contract talks between Frontier and CWA employees

Members of the Communications Workers of America will continue to work under the current contract till August 19.

Missing man’s body found in Boone County

Kaden Barker, 21, of Orgas, was found near Woodrow Hendricks Drive in the Orgas area Saturday morning.

West Virginia Alzheimer’s Association seeing good effects from officer training course in handling dementia patients

After Governor Jim Justice signed Senate Bill 570 into law last March, the association has been training law enforcement officers in a specially-designed course which teaches them how to identify people with Alzheimer's Disease.

Marion County Schools awarded after school programming grant, karate to be added

The programs will be offered at Watson Elementary School, East Park Elementary School, and Blackshere Elementary School.