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Kroger tightens pseudoephedrine sales limits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kroger supermarkets have joined a growing number of retailers in West Virginia that are restricting sales of a cold medication that’s also used to make methamphetamine in clandestine labs. This week, Kroger agreed to tighten customer purchase limits on products that contain pseudoephedrine, a key meth-making ingredient, according to a letter Kroger […]

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West Virginia miners rally in Pittsburgh
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West Virginia miners rally in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Cory Davis has worked for Walker Machinery in Huntington for four years in the service and equipment department. His company rents, services and sells some of the biggest machines on the planet — the equipment used to mine and haul coal — and the coal industry provides Walker’s most lucrative business. But as […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, July 31

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, July 31, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. ISRAEL VOWS TO DESTROY HAMAS TUNNELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the network […]

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By July 30, 2014 Read More →

VA breakthrough

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A compromise in what has been a sharply contested effort to fund reforms and boost health care coverage for veterans was reached Monday between Senate and House negotiators in Washington. The tug-of-war was noteworthy because it was so public, with Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., releasing a joint […]

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WV judge’s prison lacks fences, offers amenities
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WV judge’s prison lacks fences, offers amenities

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The federal prison where ex-Mingo County judge Michael Thornsbury could spend the next several years has intramural soccer, arts and crafts, Bocce ball and a sunbathing porch. The minimum security Florida camp does not have fences. “There’s no fence,” said Laura Shank, spokeswoman for Federal Prison Camp Pensacola. Thornsbury reported to the […]

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W.Va. county clerks play it safe on gay marriage

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After a federal appeals court declared Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, some county clerks in neighboring Colorado — covered by the same federal circuit — began issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. But a day after Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban met a similar fate, Fayette County Clerk Kelvin Holliday […]

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Daily Mail taps reader views on comics, puzzles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Do you happily tape “Family Circus” to your fridge? Do you love or hate “Pearls Before Swine”? Don’t feel complete without the Jumble? About once a year we take a look at our newspaper syndicated features lineup. Usually that’s prompted by proposed rate increases by the syndicates, so we’re assessing what still […]

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Consumers left stranded along digital highway

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — When trying to move West Virginia forward in the digital age, most would agree broadband Internet is essential. And to an extent, the state’s Broadband Deployment Council has assisted efforts to reach that goal, doling out grants to assist private companies and state agencies working to improve […]

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Wayne County students to use tablets
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Wayne County students to use tablets

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Rising freshmen in Wayne County who are starting a new year at new schools also are starting with brand new tablet devices through a new program in the county.

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The case of the man wearing only a leash

WHEELING, W.Va. – Imagine driving down the road, possibly on the way to work, and looking out the window only to see … a naked man, on all fours, being walked on a leash. That scenario played out Tuesday morning in Ohio County. At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a […]

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