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Missing St. Marys chicken mascot returns
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Missing St. Marys chicken mascot returns

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — Chuck the Chicken has come home to roost. The chicken, many considered the unofficial greeter for the town of St. Marys, was returned Tuesday to its owner Sheila Smith after being missing for over a week. “I got in at home (Tuesday) morning and got a call from a lady who […]

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Charity holds off on donations for immigrant minors

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The executive director of Catholic Charities West Virginia says the organization is not seeking donations for 20 unaccompanied immigrant minors located in the state. Mark Sliter-Hays, executive director of Catholic Charities West Virginia, said Tuesday fundraising efforts have been put on hold due to confusion over how donations would be given to […]

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Gas export facility OK to spark more shale fracking
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Gas export facility OK to spark more shale fracking

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Opponents and supporters of Dominion Resources $3.8 billion Cove Point liquefied natural gas exporting facility agree on at least one front: Approval of the project will lead to more Marcellus and Utica shale fracking. On Tuesday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission officially authorized Dominion to site, construct and operate the Cove Point […]

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WVU media school hits 75-year mark
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WVU media school hits 75-year mark

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — With a new name in hand, the WVU Reed College of Media celebrated its long history with a party Tuesday, Sept. 30. The college celebrated the start of its 75th anniversary with an event in the Mountainlair ballrooms that featured food and games for students of the college and other Mountaineers. One […]

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Harrison 17th W.Va. county to get federal drug designation

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Office of National Drug Control Policy has added Harrison County to its list of designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA). With the new designation, Harrison will become one of 17 West Virginia counties participating in the HIDTA program. There are currently 28 regions in the HIDTA program, comprising 16 percent […]

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Developer must spend $1.7M on handicap access

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston developer Douglas Pauley has agreed to spend $1.7 million to renovate 30 apartment complexes in West Virginia so they’re accessible to people with disabilities, according to a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department. Pauley also must pay a $10,000 fine and place $100,000 into a special account that will compensate disabled […]

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W.Va. authorities get five mobile drug incinerators
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W.Va. authorities get five mobile drug incinerators

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Authorities unveiled a new mobile incinerator that will be used to destroy unwanted or expired prescription pills in the future. State Police Lt. Michael Baylous, Putnam Sheriff Steve Deweese and U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin hoisted large orange buckets filled to the brim with a mixed assortment of pills and dumped them, one […]

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Future rocket scientists have a blast
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Future rocket scientists have a blast

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Outrageous act: Copper thieves strike again

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The public safety of hundreds across our region was once again threatened last week by the stupidity of a would-be copper thief. This time someone trying to steal copper actually cut down and burned a fiber optic cable line. This foolish and criminal act left […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Oct. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.1. FIRST CASE OF EBOLA DIAGNOSED IN USThe patient is in isolation at a Dallas […]

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