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Harris, WVU end losing skid against ranked foes
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Harris, WVU end losing skid against ranked foes

  By Justin Jackson The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Eron Harris didn’t even know about the losing streak to nationally ranked teams. Neither did Terry Henderson, although the sophomore recognized the WVU men’s basketball team hadn’t beaten a ranked opponent during his time at WVU. As for Bob Huggins, well, the WVU coach had […]

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Fayette school bus crash sends students to hospital
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Fayette school bus crash sends students to hospital

By Jessica Farrish Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Fayette County School Bus No. 98, carrying students from Valley High and Valley Middle schools, crashed on W.Va. 61 in Fayette County Wednesday afternoon, Fayette Emergency Operations dispatchers reported. Several of the estimated 30 students on the bus were transported via Jan-Care ambulance to Montgomery General Hospital for […]

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W.Va. governor wants home water testing plan
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W.Va. governor wants home water testing plan

  By Ken Ward Jr. CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two hours after dismissing the idea at a high-profile news conference, Tomblin administration officials said Wednesday they would come up with a testing plan to see if Crude MCHM from the Jan. 9 Elk River leak is still inside home plumbing systems in West Virginia. Gov. Earl […]

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By February 6, 2014 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Feb. 6

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. U.N. CHIEF DENOUNCES ATTACKS ON GAYS Ban Ki-moon condemns attacks and discrimination against […]

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Heavy rains and rockslides close W.Va. roads
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Heavy rains and rockslides close W.Va. roads

  By Rusty Marks Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Some areas were flooded, schools closed and roads blocked by high water and rockslides today. The southbound lanes of Interstate 79 just north of Charleston were briefly closed by a boulder that fell around 11 a.m. Flooding, or the threat of flooding, closed two dozen school […]

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By February 5, 2014 Read More →

Rockefeller tells colleagues W.Va. regulation has ‘always been soft’

By Dave Boucher Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Senators from across the country said it’s time to revise federal chemical safety standards in light of the Elk River chemical spill. The scope of those revisions remained under debate at a congressional hearing Tuesday in Washington that saw testimony from several West Virginia officials. At […]

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By February 5, 2014 Read More →

EPA, CDC sending chemical leak team back to W.Va.

By Ken Ward Jr. Charleston Gazette CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Obama administration is sending a multi-agency team to West Virginia this week as public concerns mount about the state’s handling of last month’s chemical leak that contaminated drinking water supplies serving 300,000 residents. Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease […]

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Legislators debate ban on homemade class treats

By Pamela Pritt Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The State Board of Education takes the cake — at least the homemade kind — out of school parties and holiday celebrations. State rules in place since 2008 prohibit parents from bringing homemade treats to their children’s parties. Instead, state education leaders say sweets at parties should be […]

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Rising rivers a worry for Mid-Ohio Valley
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Rising rivers a worry for Mid-Ohio Valley

From staff reports Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – With rain in the forecast and slightly higher temperatures resulting in the breaking up of the frozen river in the Parkersburg area, officials are keeping an eye on the situation. A flood watch was issued by the National Weather Service in Charleston beginning 8 p.m. […]

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Elkins student honored for colossal cabbage
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Elkins student honored for colossal cabbage

By Beth Christian Broschart The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. – A local student has been awarded a $1,000 savings bond toward her education by the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. Anna Belan, a third-grader at Midland Elementary School, was selected randomly after growing a huge cabbage this fall while participating in the program. Anna’s teacher, Debbie […]

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