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Summary of West Virginia news/sports/weather for Tuesday, August 8, 2023
August 8, 2023 - 6:36 am
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.
August 8, 2023 - 2:00 am
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.
August 8, 2023 - 1:00 am
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.
August 7, 2023 - 7:03 pm
Increased services coming with Morgan County Homeless Coalition moving under the Martinsburg Union Rescue Mission umbrella
Agreement became final on July 25.
August 7, 2023 - 6:49 pm
Damage reported after tornado warning in Preston County
Storm hit Monday afternoon.
August 7, 2023 - 4:44 pm
Update: Police say man who went missing after attending LIV Golf Tournament event found dead
Lewisburg police say no foul play suspected.
August 7, 2023 - 4:15 pm
Justice eager to sign bill to designate Summersville Lake as new state park
The governor proposed the bill to state lawmakers Sunday.
August 7, 2023 - 12:55 pm
Man fatally shoots girlfriend's father during Monday morning disturbance
Deputies say victim was checking on daughter following a domestic dispute.
August 7, 2023 - 12:30 pm
Most of state under a tornado watch until Monday evening
Risk is higher than normal.
August 7, 2023 - 11:31 am
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.
August 7, 2023 - 11:24 am
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August 7, 2023 - 6:25 am
Legislature gets started on special session agenda
Most bills lined up for passage Monday.
August 6, 2023 - 8:00 pm
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.
August 6, 2023 - 6:00 pm
Commissioners in Monongalia County praise upgrade of the Smile Express
The new mobile dental clinic replaces a 2005 retrofitted Winnebago.
August 6, 2023 - 4:41 pm
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.
August 6, 2023 - 4:00 pm
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.
August 6, 2023 - 12:45 pm
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.
August 6, 2023 - 12:00 pm
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.
August 6, 2023 - 11:55 am
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