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Preston County man pleads guilty to federal meth charge, sentenced

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - A Preston County man pleaded guilty to having methamphetamine and was sentenced to nearly six years in jail on Tuesday, authorities said. Jerrid Weaver, 27 of Arthurdale, West Virginia, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” and was sentenced to 70 months of incarceration, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.
PRESTON COUNTY, WV
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Shugars sentenced for breaking and entering

TAYLOR COUNTY—A Flemington man finally learned his fate after pleading guilty in Taylor County Circuit Court. 30-year-old Butch Michael Sugars, of Flemington, faced prosecution for two counts of breaking and entering during the Taylor County Grand Jury’s April 2022 term. During the proceedings, the jury found that there...
FLEMINGTON, WV
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WVU spent far less on this year’s FallFest performance than a decade ago

WVU spent more on this year's FallFest lineup, but it's still hundreds of thousands of dollars less compared to a decade ago. The concert lineup for the event initially faced backlash from students online who felt as though their suggestions were not taken into consideration by WVU Arts and Entertainment (A&E).
MORGANTOWN, WV

New biking and hiking trail opens in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) – The City of Morgantown and West Virginia University have made it a goal to have an outdoor wilderness hiking and biking trail within one mile of every citizen. WVU’s Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Collaborative held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning for the first three miles […]
MORGANTOWN, WV
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Fairmont State crowns Homecoming Royalty

FAIRMONT, W.Va (WDTV) - Two Fairmont State University students were crowned Homecoming Royalty over the weekend by their peers during the 2022 Homecoming celebration. Sophomore, Madelyn Moore, and senior, Asia-Lynn Cooper, were crowned by last year’s Homecoming Royalty, Grant Elliot and Katlyn Cunningham, during halftime at the Fairmont State University versus UNC Pembroke Homecoming football game.
FAIRMONT, WV
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Takubo, pulmonologist and senator, now also joins WVU Health as an executive

Tom Takubo, senator and pulmonologist, is adding another hat. The West Virginia University Health System today announced that Takubo will now serve as executive vice president of provider relations. The announcement indicated that Takubo will continue to maintain his clinical practice. And he remains majority leader for Republicans in the state Senate.
MORGANTOWN, WV
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Bridgeport designated “StormReady” ahead of Hurricane Ian

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Hurricane Ian is roaring towards Florida and the effects of it, while diminished are likely to be felt here in North-Central West Virginia. It comes as the city of Bridgeport was just awarded a special designation. 5′s John Blashke explains. For the past year Bridgeport...
BRIDGEPORT, WV
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Football scores a Huge Comeback Win

Fairmont, W. Va, -- Fairmont State Football had an epic come from behind win over UNC Pembroke. It was a beautiful day for a Homecoming football game and the fans left happy as your Fighting Falcons won 25-23. UNC Pembroke opened the scoring and took an early 7-0 lead. Fairmont...
FAIRMONT, WV
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Doctor stresses the importance of getting a flu shot

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The weather is starting to get cooler and that means we will see more and more people with flu-like symptoms. Dr. Melinda Cooper with Mon Health says it’s important to get vaccinated before the peak months approach. “Typically, we see flu cases starting to increase...
BRIDGEPORT, WV
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