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White-tailed deer test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park: First detection for a national park in the state of West Virginia
WASHINGTON, DC — Two deer at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).  A press release from the National Park Service indicates the two deer were from the Jefferson County area of the park. The discovery was made during white-tail deer reducti...[read more]

WVDOH remembers fallen workers, urges work zone safety
CHARLESTON, WV – On Thursday, April 4, 2024, Kathy Ann Ruth, a flagger working for contractors A.L.L. Construction was killed in a work zone on US 340 in Jefferson County when she was run over by a driver who allegedly failed to yield for stopped traffic. The West Virginia Division of Highways wi...[read more]

West Virginia Government Issues Funding for Several Trails Projects Throughout the Eastern Panhandle
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Projects around the Panhandle will benefit from an allocation of taxpayer dollars to boost regional recreation and trails. A statement from the city of Martinsburg Friday is praising the recent announcement from the governor’s office regarding the allocation of funds. “We wou...[read more]

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Senate passes $95 billion aid package for U.S. allies, with Manchin and Capito voting in favor
The package also includes legislation to ban or force a sale of TikTok because of concerns over the video-sharing platform’s Chinese ownership. The post Senate passes $95 billion aid package for U.S. allies, with Manchin and Capito voting in favor appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Strong effort from Michaelis, big day for bats send Bridgeport to 13-3 win over Morgantown
The Indians scored four runs in the first inning and six more in the sixth to end their matchup with the Mohigans early. Zach Rohrig and Jacob Stavrakis each hit a home run in the victory, while Mark Biafore added a pair of two-run doubles. The post Strong effort from Michaelis, big day for bats ...[read more]

Morgantown high schoolers capture Academic Showdown Championship
The Showdown's finale took place at the Culture Center in Charleston. The post Morgantown high schoolers capture Academic Showdown Championship appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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