Archive for December, 2017

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W.Va. home health firm pays $280K in back wages

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a subsidy of ResCare Inc. to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of back wages to employees the company incorrectly classified. RSCR West Virginia Inc., doing business as Community Alternatives WV, is a subsidiary of ResCare Inc. The company provides home health care for […]

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Wheeling retailer fears Thanksgiving turkey crunch
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Wheeling retailer fears Thanksgiving turkey crunch

WHEELING, W.Va. — Some people planning to gobble up a traditional Thanksgiving Day feast this year may find the table is missing its main entree-turkey. A national epidemic of avian flu, commonly called bird flu, has turkey distributors unable to guarantee quantities or price to customers. While large retailers say they should be able to […]

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Huntington weighs hiking user fee to $5 a week

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington City Council will take up the first reading of an ordinance Monday that would raise the city user fee from $3 a week to $5, generating an additional $3 million in funding for the Huntington Police Department and city street repair. The fee, paid by everyone who works in the city […]

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Court filings reveal scope of identity theft scheme

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The recent search of a sport-utility vehicle revealed more than $9,900 in receipts, 80 credit cards and a lengthy list of merchandise, all tied to a sweeping identity theft investigation linking the Huntington Mall with Charleston and New England. Three of the four men charged appeared Thursday in Cabell County Magistrate Court, […]

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Officials discuss legislative priorities in Bridgeport
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Officials discuss legislative priorities in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — The West Virginia Business and Industry Council hosted a forum in Bridgeport Thursday to discuss legislative priorities for enhancing the state’s business climate. The forum, held at the Bridgeport Conference Center at Charles Pointe, featured a series of speakers headlined by West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole, R-Mercer. Discussion focused on bills […]

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A moment in time we should remember

An editorial from The Exponent Telegram  CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — For every generation, there is a moment in time that is forever etched in our memories. For some of our older residents, it’s the attack on Pearl Harbor, the atomic bomb attacks on Japan or VJ Day, when the country celebrated victory over Japan.  For others, it […]

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84 Lumber to close three of its 20 W.Va. stores
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84 Lumber to close three of its 20 W.Va. stores

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three West Virginia lumber and building materials stores, including one in Kanawha County, are shutting down. The three stores, owned by 84 Lumber, a national chain of lumberyards, are located in Belle, Ripley and Mineral Wells. The company, which bills itself “the nation’s largest privately held supplier of lumber and building materials to […]

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Kanawha County starts overdose antidote program
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Kanawha County starts overdose antidote program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has launched its own naloxone program, in partnership with the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, and has begun training some of its senior officers to use the potentially life-saving drug. Patrol supervisors for the sheriff’s department participated in a training led by the ambulance authority Thursday morning […]

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WVU, Pitt to renew Backyard Brawl football series
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WVU, Pitt to renew Backyard Brawl football series

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — If not for Twitter, there might be no Backyard Brawl. West Virginia Athletic Director Shane Lyons fashioned a quizzical tweet at 2:47 p.m. Thursday promising an “exciting announcement” was coming at 3 p.m. Thirteen people retweeted it and 22 clicked to add it to their favorites. At the top of the hour, […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Sept. 11

The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHY OPPONENTS ARE SO RILED BY IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL They are outraged that Tehran, who they say is a state sponsor of terrorism, will […]

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