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Children found living among pigs in Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Police responding to a Child Protective Services call reportedly found a family living among pigs in Moundsville, prompting the removal of several children from the home. After being referred to the case by CPS Friday afternoon, Marshall County deputies responded to a home on Gooseman Lane to investigate. Four children were removed […]

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Bernie Sanders holds spirited rally in Huntington
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Bernie Sanders holds spirited rally in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Hours before early voting began in West Virginia, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders made his pitch to voters in the Mountain State Tuesday night. Having lost four of five primaries to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday, Sanders never made direct mention of Clinton as he told the estimated 6,400 supporters in […]

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WV auditor leaving to lead white-collar crime center
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WV auditor leaving to lead white-collar crime center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Longtime West Virginia Auditor Glen Gainer will be the next president and CEO of the National White Collar Crime Center in Richmond, Virginia. Gainer, who served as the group’s board chairman for 18 years, will oversee day-to-day operations at the center — also known as NW3C. His new job starts May 15. […]

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Greenbrier casino revenue rises, bucking trend
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Greenbrier casino revenue rises, bucking trend

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As state Lottery revenues continue to decline, hit by competing casinos in border states as well as the downturn in the state economy, one location appears to be bucking the trend, according to figures presented Tuesday to the Lottery Commission. March revenue at the casino at The Greenbrier resort was up 48 percent […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, April 27

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FRONT-RUNNERS PRESS CLOSER TO SHOWDOWN Donald Trump emerges from the Northeast in a strong position to claim the […]

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By April 26, 2016 Read More →

Budget crisis may slow WV Medicaid payments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Health care providers around the state are being put on notice that the state may have trouble paying for Medicaid services if the budget impasse is not resolved. About 24,000 Medicaid providers are receiving letters sent Monday by the state Bureau of Medical Services warning that there could be delays receiving payments for […]

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Young Charleston gymnast performs on national TV
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Young Charleston gymnast performs on national TV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A talented Charleston youngster will be featured on the “Steve Harvey” television show Tuesday at 3 p.m. Konnor McClain, called the best 11-year-old gymnast in the country, was selected to be on the “Little Big Shots” segment of the show. Konnor, who trains at Revolution Gymnastics, in Cross Lanes, said she was nervous […]

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Watson, Daly commit early to Greenbrier Classic
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Watson, Daly commit early to Greenbrier Classic

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Sound the General Lee and stock up on some Diet Coke. Crowd favorites Bubba Watson and John Daly have both made early commitments to play in the 2016 Greenbrier Classic. The PGA Tour event, now in its seventh year, will be played July 4-10 on The Old White TPC Course at The […]

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Amish help build structures in Morgantown
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Amish help build structures in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Amish workers, hired by a Maryland contractor, are constructing the frames of two new commercial buildings for lease on Green Bag Road. Steve Kauffman, general manager of CN Metals in Oakland, Md., said the company frequently uses Amish workers, as they are trustworthy and do good work…

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Protestors rally over Martinsburg K-9 reassignment
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Protestors rally over Martinsburg K-9 reassignment

  MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Family and friends had to console a sobbing Melonie Phelps on Monday as she led a rally on the square in downtown Martinsburg for her husband, Martinsburg Police Sgt. Craig Phelps, to keep Argos, the department’s canine drug dog. “The thought of Argos not being with us is devastating,” Melonie Phelps […]

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