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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
SWA to collect TVs, computersThis will be the fourth collection the authority has conducted this year to dis
SWA to collect TVs, computers
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
This will be the fourth collection the authority has conducted this year to dispose of televisions. "We have done twice the number of events we normally offer, but we want to emphasize the Sept. 12 event is only for televisions and computers," said... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV officials celebrate opening of adult drug court serving Roane, Calhoun countiesA new adult drug court has been established to help residents of Roane and Calh
WV officials celebrate opening of adult drug court serving Roane, Calhoun counties
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
A new adult drug court has been established to help residents of Roane and Calhoun counties beat their addiction. There are now 24 active adult drug courts serving 39 of West Virginia’s 55 counties. Four more that would serve 10 other counties are... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
W.Va. Adult Drug Court for Two Counties Opening TuesdaySPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is
W.Va. Adult Drug Court for Two Counties Opening Tuesday
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 2 days ago
SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is opening. Supreme Court Justice Brent D. Benjamin will attend the opening ceremony Tuesday at the Roane County Courthouse in Spencer. Adult drug courts are aimed at... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
W.Va. adult drug court for 2 counties opening TuesdaySPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is
W.Va. adult drug court for 2 counties opening Tuesday
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 3 days ago
SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is opening. Supreme Court Justice Brent D. Benjamin will attend the opening ceremony Tuesday at the Roane County Courthouse in Spencer. Adult drug courts are aimed at... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
W.Va. adult drug court for 2 counties opening TuesdaySPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is
W.Va. adult drug court for 2 counties opening Tuesday
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 3 days ago
SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is opening. Supreme Court Justice Brent D. Benjamin will attend the opening ceremony Tuesday at the Roane County Courthouse in Spencer. Adult drug courts are aimed at... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
W.Va. adult drug court for 2 counties opening TuesdaySPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is
W.Va. adult drug court for 2 counties opening Tuesday
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
SPENCER, W.Va. (AP) - An adult drug court serving Roane and Calhoun counties is opening. Supreme Court Justice Brent D. Benjamin will attend the opening ceremony Tuesday at the Roane County Courthouse in Spencer. Adult drug courts are aimed at... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
WVEA is concerned about tests, pay ratesWVEA President Dale Lee told The Inter-Mountain the group's primary concerns fo
WVEA is concerned about tests, pay rates
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 3 days ago
WVEA President Dale Lee told The Inter-Mountain the group's primary concerns for this year include increasing wage scales for teachers and ending test-driven curriculum in state schools, while continuing to lobby against a charter schools bill. "I... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Business summit poll surveys WV climateWhether it’s pop culture or pop fiction, humans are naturally curious. Rex Rep
Business summit poll surveys WV climate
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Whether it’s pop culture or pop fiction, humans are naturally curious. Rex Repass, President and CEO of REPASS| Research • Strategic Consulting, satisfies the inherent curiosity regarding West Virginia trends every year at the Annual Meeting and... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Federal inmate at FCI McDowell has 15 months tacked onto his 20 year sentence for possessing weapon Rico Joy, 34, already serving a 20 year prison...
Federal inmate at FCI McDowell has 15 months tacked onto his 20 year sentence for possessing weapon
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Rico Joy, 34, already serving a 20 year prison... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Charleston, WV man who tried to flush drugs down toilet admits dealing heroin, faces up to 20 years in prison Michael Ealm, 36, of...
Charleston, WV man who tried to flush drugs down toilet admits dealing heroin, faces up to 20 years in prison
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Michael Ealm, 36, of... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Lawmakers join WVCALA in Bluefield for final stop on 2015 Summer Business TourMembers of West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse joined small business o
Lawmakers join WVCALA in Bluefield for final stop on 2015 Summer Business Tour
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Members of West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse joined small business owners and community leaders in Bluefield to discuss legal reforms passed by the West Virginia Legislature this year. Attendees at the group’s final Small Business Summer... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Legislative summit reviews new stormwater designationOn Thursday, the council hosted an all-day legislative summit for area county g
Legislative summit reviews new stormwater designation
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 9 days ago
On Thursday, the council hosted an all-day legislative summit for area county governments and local legislators to discuss specific county and regional issues facing the Eastern Panhandle. Jefferson County Commission declined to participate, and the... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WVBecause of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WV
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 11 days ago
Because of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed a safety commission to study the issues that arise with drilling in the Mountain State. “We must work together to maximize the development of our abundant... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WVBecause of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
Natural gas commission formed to study safety of drilling in WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Because of the state’s boom in the oil and gas industry, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed a safety commission to study the issues that arise with drilling in the Mountain State. “We must work together to maximize the development of our abundant... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Even single-day events enrich communities, can stimulate local economies Aug. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON - Fair and festival season in West Virgi
Even single-day events enrich communities, can stimulate local economies
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Aug. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON - Fair and festival season in West Virginia provides more than candy apples, musical acts and livestock competitions; it also helps fuel... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Psychiatric hospital battle goes to West Virginia Supreme CourtA decades-old battle over conditions at the state’s two psychiatric hospitals m
Psychiatric hospital battle goes to West Virginia Supreme Court
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 13 days ago
A decades-old battle over conditions at the state’s two psychiatric hospitals moves to the West Virginia Supreme Court in September, when the justices will hear the Department of Health & Human Resources’ appeal of orders mandating pay raises for all... Read more
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The Times Leader
Highlands may not get a second interchangeOhio County officials, though, say they've experienced bumps in the road toward
Highlands may not get a second interchange
The Times Leader / Posted 13 days ago
Ohio County officials, though, say they've experienced bumps in the road toward completing projects before, and they know when a project is necessary the state will find a way to pave over issues. A second interchange at The Highlands connecting it... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
W.Va. DOH: Highlands Ramp Not in PlansOhio County officials, though, say they've experienced bumps in the road toward
W.Va. DOH: Highlands Ramp Not in Plans
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 14 days ago
Ohio County officials, though, say they've experienced bumps in the road toward completing projects before, and they know when a project is necessary the state will find a way to pave over issues. A second interchange at The Highlands connecting it... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Opinions wanted on pot reform Aug. 20, 2015 @ 08:22 AM HUNTINGTON - The West Virginia chapter of the Natio
Opinions wanted on pot reform
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
Aug. 20, 2015 @ 08:22 AM HUNTINGTON - The West Virginia chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is conducting a survey about West Virginia residents' stances on cannabis reform. Residents... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Using self-defense in West Virginia and VirginiaJulie Lockhart is a 911 dispatcher in Mercer County. She says they receive home
Using self-defense in West Virginia and Virginia
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
Julie Lockhart is a 911 dispatcher in Mercer County. She says they receive home invasion calls, and they are stressful. "A lot of times people are screaming, they're raising their voice, and so you have to bring it down. Your voice has to be calm,"... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Our Children, Our Future to hold workshop MondayThe workshops are being hosted by the Our Children, Our Future campaign, a coal
Our Children, Our Future to hold workshop Monday
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
The workshops are being hosted by the Our Children, Our Future campaign, a coalition of West Virginia community organizations with the goal of making West Virginia's families and children healthier, happier and more prosperous. Locally, a workshop... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
MU forensic lab faces hurdle Aug. 15, 2015 @ 11:34 PM HUNTINGTON - Where some people may see a busted iPh
MU forensic lab faces hurdle
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Aug. 15, 2015 @ 11:34 PM HUNTINGTON - Where some people may see a busted iPhone beyond repair or hope, Dale Mosley sees an opportunity potentially to bust open a case for the West Virginia State Police. Recovering... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Parkersburg officials not interested in marijuana decriminalizationMayor Jimmy Colombo and Police Chief Joe Martin aren't interested. "That will
Parkersburg officials not interested in marijuana decriminalization
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Mayor Jimmy Colombo and Police Chief Joe Martin aren't interested. "That will do nothing but tear more morals from the fabric of society," Martin said. Justin Quinn, who recently moved to Parkersburg, is the communications director for the West... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Boone County Ambulance Authority under investigation following financial decisionThe Boone County Ambulance Authority is being investigated following a financia
Boone County Ambulance Authority under investigation following financial decision
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 20 days ago
The Boone County Ambulance Authority is being investigated following a financial decision that was made public. The investigation focuses on a large sum of money loaned to Boone County Ambulance Authority Director, Randy Lengyel. Lengyel confirmed... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Late Editor of The Intelligencer Enshrined in Press Hall of FameThe Wheeling native spent more than 60 years writing and editing for The Intell
Late Editor of The Intelligencer Enshrined in Press Hall of Fame
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 21 days ago
The Wheeling native spent more than 60 years writing and editing for The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register. Flynn, who died in 1983 at the age of 91, left a legacy as an editorial page editor. Even after his "retirement" in 1972, he continued... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
WV launches new comprehensive background check system for nursing home employeesA new background screening program for nursing home workers in West Virginia ha
WV launches new comprehensive background check system for nursing home employees
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 29 days ago
A new background screening program for nursing home workers in West Virginia has gone into effect, according to the Department of Health and Human Resources. The program, West Virginia Clearance for Access: Registry and Employment Screening (WV... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
WV launches new comprehensive background check system for nursing home employeesA new background screening program for nursing home workers in West Virginia ha
WV launches new comprehensive background check system for nursing home employees
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 29 days ago
A new background screening program for nursing home workers in West Virginia has gone into effect, according to the Department of Health and Human Resources. The program, West Virginia Clearance for Access: Registry and Employment Screening (WV... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
Group seeks input on child poverty Aug. 05, 2015 @ 09:00 AM HUNTINGTON — A workshop coming to Huntington next w
Group seeks input on child poverty
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
Aug. 05, 2015 @ 09:00 AM HUNTINGTON — A workshop coming to Huntington next week is seeking input on child poverty and health issues in an effort to shape policy for the regular session of the 2016 West Virginia... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Photographer zooms around racetrack, WV CapitolFrom music to photography, Perry Bennett has always been interested in the arts
Photographer zooms around racetrack, WV Capitol
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 1 months ago
From music to photography, Perry Bennett has always been interested in the arts. Having lived in Georgia most of his life, Bennett packed his bags and headed for the hills of West Virginia on a whim. “I wanted to be indispensable,” he said of his... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
W.Va. Derby a grand traditionToday's 46th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby represents fa
W.Va. Derby a grand tradition
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Today's 46th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby represents far more than just another renewal of the race. It's the day when racing in the state's upper panhandle puts on the best show it can - adding another chapter to its... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
West Virginia Derby anchors a grand traditionVery few tracks in this country ever card a racing program comprised entirely o
West Virginia Derby anchors a grand tradition
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 1 months ago
Very few tracks in this country ever card a racing program comprised entirely of open stakes. But that's what occurs on West Virginia Derby Day at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. Purses for the card total $1.65 million. That's a lot of money... Read more
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