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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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W.Va. coal miner charged with falsifying records

W.Va. coal miner charged with falsifying records
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia coal miner has been charged with falsifying safety records at an Ohio County mine. The U.S. attorney's office in Wheeling announced Monday 31-year-old Sean A. Chase of Spencer was indicted by a grand jury on 29 …
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W.Va. Supreme Court lets stand parking fine
CHARLESTON, W.Va. A Charleston attorney went to the West Virginia Supreme Court to contest a $ 25 parking ticket. He lost. Timothy N. Barber argued he was improperly ticketed for leaving his vehicle in a no-parking zone while he delivered a prescription …
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James River Coal Files Bankruptcy
The company's operations are managed through operating subsidiaries located throughout eastern Kentucky, southern West Virginia and southern Indiana. James River has filed various motions with the bankruptcy court in order to ensure the continuation of …
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