MetroNews This Morning



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MetroNews This Morning 3-17-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --The state's 21.5 percent tax cut is about to take effect --Senator Capito weighs in on bank struggles in the United States --The Parkersburg South basketball team continues to tradition of "Anna's Army" --In Sports, updates from the state tournament and the disappointing fall of the Mountaineers in the NCAA Tourney

Mar 17
MetroNews This Morning 3-16-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Governor Jim Justice fields questions about an investigation into serious allegations within the State Police and addresses reports of the sale of his coal company --Gas prices on the rise --Vendors spend a lot of time making the state tournament fan experience a good one --In Sports, WVU prepares to open up play in the NCAA Tournament

Mar 16
MetroNews This Morning 3-15-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Another West Virginian gets jail time for a role on January 6th --The DOH and law enforcement team up to crack down on speeding in work zones --WVU prepares to open play Thursday in the NCAA tournament --The boys state high school basketball tournament enters day 2

Mar 15
MetroNews This Morning 3-14-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Snowfall across much of West Virginia as winter isn't quite done. --Governor Jim Justice is thrilled with the income tax cut from the session, but worries about the failure of a measure to give corrections officers a pay raise. --A Charleston fire fighter injured in the line of duty is released from the hospital --WVU men and women's basketball teams prepare for the NCAA and the boys state tourney starts today in Charleston.

Mar 14
MetroNews this Morning 3-13-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A Charleston fire fighter is injured in the line of duty --The House and Senate close out the 2023 Regular Legislative Session --One of our own prepares for a 50th year behind the microphone at the boys state basketball tournament --In sports both the WVU men and women land NCAA Tournament invites

Mar 13
MetroNews This Morning 3-9-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: -Amtrak's Cardinal Line is impacted by a West Virginia derailment in Summers County --Child marriage act dies at the Legislature and a pay raise for lawmakers is up for amendments today --A green energy company believes its planned Jackson County location will be the model for the future --In Sports: WVU takes down Texas Tech and a classic at the girls state high school basketball tourney

Mar 09
MetroNews This Morning 3-8-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Governor Justice signs the state income tax cut into law --A double-fatal wreck in Raleigh County results in murder charges --There are concerns from stake holders about plans to split the DHHR into three separate agencies --In Sports, the girl's state tournament continues and the boys regionals are underway.

Mar 08
MetroNews This Morning 3-7-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Governor Justice to sign what is billed as the largest tax cut in state history today --Justice signs bill to divide DHHR into three agencies ---A dramatic water rescue in Hampshire County saves a life --In Sports, the Girl's State HS Basketball Tourney starts today in Charleston.

Mar 07
MetroNews This Morning 3-6-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --House of Delegates advances bills on tax cuts, the budget and PEIA --Berkshire Hathaway breaks ground on green power plant at Ravenswood --A Boone County native will be the next Mountaineer --In Sports the Girls State Tourney starts this week, MEC crows the men's and women's basketball champs, and WVU advances to Kansas City on the strength of winning 3 out of 4.

Mar 06
MetroNews This Morning 3-3-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --There's severe weather in the forecast for West Virginia --Labor leaders hope to get more input on a PEIA fix in the House of Delegates --Human remains discovered in Morgantown while a body found in Mason County is a woman missing from the New River Gorge --In Sports, the brackets for the girls state tournament are set and the MEC conference tournament continues in Wheeling.

Mar 03
MetroNews This Morning 3-2-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Governor Justice signs the Campus Carry Legislation --House ready to consider a budget bill with $4.6 billion in general revenue funding --Charleston's Sternwheel Regatta entertainment lineup is revealed --In sports, the brackets for the Girl's State Tourney continue to take shape and the MEC tournament is underway in Wheeling.

Mar 02
MetroNews This Morning 3-1-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Lawmakers move ahead with more high profile legislation but a bill on locality pay is stopped dead --Governor Jim Justice is set to sign the Campus Carry Bill --U.S.Senator Shelley Moore Capito reacts to the federal response in East Palestine, Ohio --In Sports: The Girls Class AA state tourney bracket is set and boys basketball begins sectional play

Mar 01
MetroNews This Morning 2-28-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A state labor leader has reservations about PEIA and the House prepares to tackle a tax cut plan --There are some frightening facts about the next generation of drug use in West Virginia --Federal funding is on the way to Milton to tackle historic flooding problems --In Sports, a huge road win for the Mountaineers at Iowa State last night. Kyle Wiggs has all the days sports.

Feb 28
MetroNews This Morning 2-27-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A Kentucky man has died on a mining job in Mingo County --Tax cuts, PEIA reforms, and a state employee pay raise advanced in the Legislature over the weekend --The House approves a memorial dedicated to West Virginians who have died in the War on Terror --In Sports, the Mountaineers have a road contest tonight at Iowa State and post season play starts in high school basketball

Feb 27
MetroNews This Morning 2-24-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --The House and Senate near agreement on a tax cut plan --A bill aims to increase the marriage age in West Virginia --A group is seeking a federal investigation into a high number of deaths at the Southern Regional Jail --In Sports, #1 Morgantown knocks off #2 George Washington and Marshall vies for the Sunbelt Conference title tonight

Feb 24
MetroNews This Morning 3-23-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --An overnight shooting claims a life in Huntington --A woman is sentenced to prison time for buying a gun used in the murder of a Nicholas County deputy --Senator Manchin warns state lawmakers to be careful with tax cuts and dealing with the state surplus funds --In Sports: Marshall wins again on the road and a heart breaker Wednesday night for the Mountaineer women.

Feb 23
MetroNews This Morning 2-22-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --The House approves the Campus Carry bill following emotional debate on both sides --A pay raise for state workers is modified and moving in the Senate --A Logan man charged with sexual assault of underage girls will have his case presented to a Grand Jury --In Sports: High School hoops are headed toward the post season and Marshall is on the road at JMU tonight.

Feb 22
MetroNews This Morning 2-21-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Charleston Police have made a quick arrest in the murder of a woman who sat on her porch Sunday --The controversial campus carry legislation is up for passage in the House today --The Legislature pays tribute to the Old Guard which is assigned to provide the honor guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery --In Sports: WVU takes down Oklahoma State at home and readies for two tough road games

Feb 21
MetroNews This Morning 2-20-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A Charleston woman is shot dead while sitting on her porch --Fayette County Sheriff says rude and hurtful comments force the shutdown of their presence on social media --Tax cut conversations continue at the State Capitol. --In Sports: The Daytona 500 was extended due to a huge crash and WVU readies for tonight's game vs. Oklahoma State

Feb 20
MetroNews This Morning 2-17-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A flood warning has been extended for much of West Virginia until 12:30 as the state deals with high water this morning --State officials hope the additional water will help to speed the dissipation of contaminated water on the Ohio River from the East Palestine, OH derailment --Anger over a charter school in Kanawha County boils over --In Sports: Marshall has a comeback victory for the ages.

Feb 17
MetroNews This Morning 2-16-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Weather conditions are changing and helping to diminish the chance for forest fires in W.Va. --A bill to allow for concealed carry of firearms on college campuses in West Virginia advances --The state Senate approves a funding package for development of the Form Energy site after extended debate --In Sports the Mountaineer women get another key victory and the new MetroNews Power Index is out

Feb 16
MetroNews This Morning 2-15-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A public hearing is set for campus carry legislation today in Charleston --Lawmakers advanced PEIA repairs and are working on a bill to improve early childhood reading skills --The DEP is monitoring water quality on the Ohio River after an Ohio train derailment --In Sports: a record setting performance last night in high school basketball

Feb 15
MetroNews This Morning 2-14-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Huntington Mayor Steve Williams touts the future of his town in his State of the City Address --The Legislature and Governor Jim Justice are talking tax cuts --A WVU student group voices opposition to campus carry legislation --In Sports, road woes continue for the Mountaineers

Feb 14
MetroNews This Morning 2-13-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --West Virginia American Water monitors Ohio River water quality after Ohio train derailment --Tax policy with some leading national experts will be on the agenda for the Governor today in Charleston --Celebrations today at WV International Yeager Airport of what would have been Chuck Yeager's 100th birthday --In Sports: The Chiefs make a comeback to beat the Eagles in the Superbowl.

Feb 13
MetroNews This Morning 2-10-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: ---High winds cause big problems in parts of West Virginia ---A Logan business owner is arrested on charges of sexually assaulting children ---A Morgantown singer prepares to play on a legendary stage in Nashville tonight ---In Sports, Marshall gets another road win and it's Super Bowl weekend

Feb 10
MetroNews This Morning 2-9-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --The W.Va. Senate rolls out and passes its proposal for income tax cuts --The Superintendent of Logan County Schools gives an update on progress there since a state BOE takeover --Fire causes major damage to a Fairmont hotel --In Sports, WVU gets an extremely important victory over Iowa State

Feb 09
MetroNews This Morning 2-8-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Reaction to President Biden's State of the Union Address from West Virginia leaders --Governor's Chief of Staff defends administration's use of CARES Act funds --The Hope Scholarship hits a little different in the Eastern Panhandle --In Sports; a key game tonight between the Mountaineers and Iowa State

Feb 08
MetroNews This Morning 2-7-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --PSC temporarily rejects rate increase request by Appalachian Power --Morgantown Police Chief answers questions in a use of force incident --Bill advancing which would increase the penalty for the death of a first responder --In Sports: the Par-Mar Shootout continues at West Virginia State University

Feb 07
MetroNews This Morning 2-6-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --The boyfriend of a woman charged with murdering an infant says there's more to the story ---Lawmakers ready to consider a measure to allocate $105 Million in state funding for a battery plant in Hancock County ---The Ways and Means Committee will meet in West Virginia today. ---In Sports: WVU mashes Oklahoma and Marshall stumbles against the Ragin' Cajuns

Feb 06
MetroNews This Morning 2-3-23

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Anger among those opposed to a ban on gender affirming surgery for children in W.Va .--The Senate advances a bill creating tighter restrictions on tobacco use in the state --Herbert Hoover High School is nearing completion after the old school was destroyed in the 2016 flood --In Sports: Marshall grabs a road with at Appalachian State and WVU prepares for a struggling Oklahoma team

Feb 03