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Spring Turkey Season
This is the first week we've had in a long time without any snow in the forecast and the break in the weather couldn't come at a better time. Spring gobbler season's almost here. Curtis Taylor is the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife …
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Prep baseball notebook: West Virginia represented in Myrtle Beach
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Many West Virginia teams took the road during spring break to catch some of the southern weather and competitive baseball. 18 of the total 70 teams in the Mingo Bay Classic Baseball Tournament came from the Mountain State.
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West Virginia officials promote drug take-back effort
The goal is to spread the word about West Virginia's participation in Saturday's prescription drug collection effort. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and other agencies will be collecting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at …
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W.Va. poet laureate to address W. Liberty grads

W.Va. poet laureate to address W. Liberty grads
West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will be the guest speaker at West Liberty University's spring commencement. The ceremony is set for 11 a.m. May 10 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. The title of Harshman's address is "May You …
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Are new regulations tough enough to prevent another West Virginia chemical spill?
Three months ago, a storage tank leaked up to 10,000 gallons of the chemical MCHM in Charleston, W.Va., where more than 300,000 people were exposed to one of the worst cases of drinking water contamination in U.S. history. To examine the regulations …
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Ohio woman pleads guilty in West Virginia embezzlement

Ohio woman pleads guilty in West Virginia embezzlement
HUNTINGTON, W.Va.: An Ohio woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling $ 150,000 from a government-subsidized apartment complex in West Virginia. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says 51-year-old Connie Lynn Whitley of South Point, Ohio, entered her plea …
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Boulder, Colorado, is fittest place; Huntington, West Virginia is fattest: survey
A national poll by Gallup and Healthways found the Huntington-Ashland region encompassing parts of West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky had the greatest percentage of adults with BMIs in the obese range. Boulder and two other Colorado communities ranked …
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West Virginia Raises Income Eligibility for WIC Program to $44000

West Virginia Raises Income Eligibility for WIC Program to 000
Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014 8:46 AM EDT. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says a program intended to keep mothers and their young children healthy has raised its income eligibility guidelines.
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Anti-Choice Advocates Seize on West Virginia Democrats' Support of 20-Week
When West Virginia's legislature voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks' gestation in March, West Virginia Democrats overwhelmingly backed the ban. Not only did 33 out of 53 Democratic delegates and 19 out of 24 Democratic senators vote for the measure, …
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Court: Government agencies can charge 'reasonable' fees for finding records
West Virginia's FOIA law states that the public body may establish fees reasonably calculated to reimburse it for its actual cost in making reproductions of such records. Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles E. King Jr. looked at the words “actual cost in …
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GOP repeal stance runs into complications, in deep red West Virginia
Here's a really interesting example of how the GOP Obamacare repeal stance is running into complications even in a deep red state like West Virginia. It also shows how Dems can seek to turn the Obamacare war of anecdotes to their advantage by …
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West Virginia editorial roundup
Programs to help U.S. servicemen and women suffering from mental challenges, including post-traumatic stress disorder, have been around for decades. Clearly, more effort needs to be put into them. After Army Spc. Ivan Lopez shot and killed three people …
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As coal fades in West Virginia, drugs fill void

As coal fades in West Virginia, drugs fill void
Editor's note: This is the last in a three-part series examining the impact of the coal industry on health, the environment and overall quality of life for the people of West Virginia. The first part looked at residents beginning to speak out in the …
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West Virginia defense will utilize 'odd' look in 2014
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Signs of spring sprang up around Milan Puskar Stadium Saturday afternoon. There was a steady rain, some slipshod play and a few hundred spectators milling around the Mountaineers' third open practice of the spring.
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Vance strikes out 14 in first start for West Virginia
Who would have known a junior college transfer student could pick up a team on a damp, snowy Morgantown evening after seven straight losses? Who could have envisioned his first career start would end in a complete game, 14 strikeout performance that …
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West Virginia State University Foundation Elects Officers, Directors

West Virginia State University Foundation Elects Officers, Directors
West Virginia State University issued the following news release:. The West Virginia State University Foundation recently held elections for new officers and directors for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014. Fuller is retired from a career in …
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West Virginia Media to Televise WVU Spring Game
West Virginia's annual Gold-Blue Game kicks off Saturday afternoon and if you can't make it to Milan Puskar Stadium, you can watch the game on television in the Mountain State. West Virginia Media stations will broadcast the action live on April 12 …
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WVa official: M in chem spill costs reimbursable
A West Virginia homeland security official thinks responders for a Jan. 9 chemical spill into the water supply could receive $ 2 million in federal help. Homeland security official Greg Myers says the estimate covers state and local agencies, and select …
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Together again? Virginia, West Virginia propose unification — among bankers
The Virginia Bankers Association and the West Virginia Bankers Association are proposing to combine their organizations and operations while still maintaining their own names in their respective state. If approved, "it will be the first time that state …
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Coldwater Creek leaves WV high and dry
The bankruptcy also leaves the state of West Virginia and the Wood County Development Authority with a 1-million-square-foot warehouse. The state and Wood County officials put together a financing package with United Bank to build, and then expand, the …
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Pork and gas prices on the rise across West Virginia

Pork and gas prices on the rise across West Virginia
Pork and gas prices on the rise across West Virginia. Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6:58 PM EDT. Updated: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 7:11 PM EDT. By Christina Fan, Reporter – email. Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>> · Police: Charleston …
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West Virginia scoring guard Eron Harris transferring
“I have enjoyed my time at West Virginia University the past two years, but I want to transfer closer to home,” Harris said in a statement. “I want to be closer to my family, especially being around my little brother.” Harris, a 6-foot-3 guard from …
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How Social Media Changed the Equation on the West Virginia Chemical Leak
On the morning of January 9, 2014, the air around Charleston, W.Va., smelled different, unnatural, but not entirely unfamiliar. It was around 8:15 a.m. when residents first reached state environmental and health officials to complain about the odor.
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West Virginia's Governor Vetoes Abortion Ban
Calling a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unconstitutional, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have made it a crime to carry out such a procedure in West Virginia. Tomblin said the bill was a "detriment" to women's health and …
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