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Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com

In EPA Rebuke, Judge Orders Quick Evaluation on Coal Jobs

WHEELING– A judge has ordered federal regulators to quickly evaluate how many power plant and coal mining jobs are lost because of air pollution regulations. U.S....

Agreement Expected to Avert McDowell Sheriff’s Layoffs

WELCH– A McDowell County official says an agreement has been reached to boost the county’s budget and avoid laying off additional sheriff’s deputies....

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WV Faces Questions About Its Own Rich Politician

CHARLESTON– Some of the conflict-of-interest issues swirling around President-elect Donald Trump in Washington are playing out on a smaller scale in West Virginia,...

Major Landlord to WVU Students Sued Over Fees

MORGANTOWN–  West Virginia’s attorney general has sued the state’s largest residential landlord, alleging it charges tenants, mostly college students,...

Man Arrested in Mine Shooting Months Later

KINCAID– On September 28th of last year, we reported on a shooting on mine property that occurred around 10:00am that morning. Today we have learned that the guard...

Adventures Keeps Winter Months Fun

LANSING– Adventures on The Gorge is typically known for whitewater rafting and zip lining, but they have plenty of activities to keep you busy in the winter...

Thursday 1/12/17 PM Weather Update

Good Thursday evening, temperatures were very unseasonable for this time of the year; we made it into the low 60’s!  A strong cold front will move in late tonight,...

Senator Manchin Files Amendments to the Budget Resolution

Superintendent Calls for Consolidating Flood-Damaged Schools

RICHWOOD–  Nicholas County’s public schools superintendent has recommended that officials open just one school to replace two flood-damaged middle schools...

Tomblin Delivers Farewell Address, Proposes Budget

CHARLESTON– After recounting his administration’s efforts to deal with the coal industry’s downturn, a drug epidemic and budget shortfalls, West...

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