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Charleston pharmacy charged in Medicare scheme

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The owner of Trivillian’s Pharmacy, and the pharmacy itself, were charged Tuesday by federal prosecutors with billing Medicare for drugs that were never dispensed. Paula Butterfield was charged by information with making a false statement relating to a health-care matter. An information is similar to an indictment but usually signals that a […]

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Fairmont doctor pleads no contest in drug case
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Fairmont doctor pleads no contest in drug case

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A Fairmont doctor will be sentenced in about three months after she pleaded no contest to five federal felony drug-related charges stemming from her Bridgeport opioid dependency clinic. U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley accepted the no-contest pleas from Dr. Edita Milan at the request of her lawyers, Steve Jory and Belinda […]

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Marshall’s bowl victory caps nearly perfect season
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Marshall’s bowl victory caps nearly perfect season

BOCA RATON, Fla. — When Marshall University accepted the bid to the Boca Raton Bowl, the Thundering Herd said it wanted to show what it could do against the best possible opponent. Mission accomplished Tuesday night. The Herd football team seized control early in a 52-23 win over Northern Illinois in the inaugural Boca Raton […]

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Benwood coal prep plant gets $45M expansion
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Benwood coal prep plant gets $45M expansion

  BENWOOD, W.Va. — The dust flying in Center Benwood signals increased coal production at Murray Energy’s Ohio County Mine – and a $45 million expansion at the mine’s preparation plant to accommodate it. A new coal processing facility is being constructed at the site that will improve the operation’s efficiency and coal processing capacities, […]

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Wirt County superintendent defends FOIA fee

ELIZABETH, W.Va. — The superintendent of Wirt County Schools said it is not unreasonable to charge a fee to process Freedom of Information Act requests as it can require personnel to put in additional time beyond the normal workday to do it. A proposal the Wirt County Board of Education is considering would charge $20 […]

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Parkersburg area officials plan shale study trip

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A dozen local officials are heading north this winter to learn how a North Dakota city at ground zero of the shale boom dealt with a rapidly growing population. The mayors of Parkersburg, Vienna, Belpre and Marietta hope to apply lessons from Minot, N.D., to what the Mid-Ohio Valley’s experience will be […]

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Trial lawyers group say W.Va. no ‘judicial hellhole’

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A report published earlier this week concerning an American Tort Reform Association review named West Virginia’s Supreme Court of Appeals in its recent list of “judicial hellholes.” But the West Virginia Association for Justice says this report has ulterior motives and is working to persuade the citizens into forming negative opinions about […]

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By December 24, 2014 Read More →

Grandma robbed of self-confidence and joy

A column by Misty Poe, managing editor of The Times West Virginian  FAIRMONT, W.Va. — I didn’t spend very much time with my Grandma Ollie growing up, but the memories I have of visits to her home and garden/produce shop tucked into the mountains of Washington state are very heartwarming. She was a beautiful person, […]

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As Beckley woman turns 100, she’s so happy ‘I don’t think I have words to describe it’
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As Beckley woman turns 100, she’s so happy ‘I don’t think I have words to describe it’

BECKLEY, W.Va. — As a child, Parthenia Edmonds sat on a creek bank catching minnows near a Virginia plantation where her grandparents worked as slaves and her parents were sharecroppers. The 100 year old Beckley resident said she remembers sitting on the bank “watching the birds fly in formation and thinking, ‘I would like to […]

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The Register-Herald’s readers light up the paper
By December 24, 2014 Read More →

The Register-Herald’s readers light up the paper

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