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DHHR’s Medicaid program to expand substance use treatment and services

By JESSICA FARRISH The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Those West Virginians who are battling substance abuse disorder (SAD) will now have more services available under Medicaid as the recover from addiction, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Medical Services Commissioner Cindy Beane said Tuesday. A Medicaid 115 waiver, granted from […]

Ona native loses home in California wildfire
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Ona native loses home in California wildfire

By JOSHUA QUALLS The Herald-Dispatch SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Stephen Dille and Matthew Anderson woke up around 2:30 a.m. Monday to chiming devices because the power was flickering on and off, and 10 minutes later they left their home for the last time. The house, which was the first they had bought together, caught fire as […]

After 72 years, a Jackson County World War II hero is coming home
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After 72 years, a Jackson County World War II hero is coming home

Staff report Jackson Newspapers RIPLEY, W.Va. — Not many families can say they’ve waited MORE than a lifetime for something. However, for an extended family centered in the Sandyville area of Jackson County, West Virginia, that is exactly what is happening. Not many families can say they’ve waited MORE than a lifetime for something. However, […]

Manchin: W.Va. still playing broadband catch-up
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Manchin: W.Va. still playing broadband catch-up

By JIM McCONVILLE The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia is still playing broadband catch-up — especially in the states rural pockets, according to Sen. Joe Manchin D-W Va, who last week released an updated report card on broadband penetration in the state. Likening broadband connectivity to the spotty availability of electricity in the 1930s, […]

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Morgantown residents gather for Las Vegas vigil

By PENELOPE DE LA CRUZ The Daily Athenaeum MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown residents united in prayer for those impacted by Las Vegas shooting. Organized by the Greater Morgantown Interfaith Association and members of Mountaineers for Progress, people gathered on Tuesday for a moment of silence. Eve Faulkes, member of the Greater Morgantown Interfaith Association and […]

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Many destinations to become available through CKB

By EDDIE TRIZZINO Times West Virginian CLARKSBURG, W.Va.  ­— Marion County Commissioner Ernie VanGilder already has his first destination in mind for when the North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) in Bridgeport begins flights to and from Chicago and Washington, D.C. When these flights begin, VanGilder will have simpler access getting to Cody, Wyoming, from the […]

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Secretary of State’s office releases business figures for September

By CHRISTPHER DOWELL The State Journal CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Three counties saw the most percentage growth in business registrations for September, and 621 new businesses got their start statewide, according to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office. The state agency’s Business & Licensing Division reported that the top three counties for business growth in […]

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Sen. Capito’s mobile offices to travel throughout state

By CHRISTOPHER DOWELL NCWV Media CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., will have mobile offices traveling throughout West Virginia this week. Members of Capito’s staff will be available to provide constituents one-on-one assistance with casework and other issues they may be experiencing with federal agencies. Appointments are not required but are encouraged, […]

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No action taken on smoking ban in Ohio County

By LINDA COMINS The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va.  — The Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health took no action on its current clean air regulation Tuesday, but three new board members expressed concern for the potential economic impact of an expanded smoking ban. The board held a special meeting to discuss the countywide clean […]

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Davis & Elkins to host FCA Fields of Faith today

Staff report The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — Davis & Elkins College will host neighboring institutions Alderson Broaddus University and West Virginia Wesleyan College as they join thousands of other organizations on athletic fields across the nation to share their Christian faith with fellow students. The local event will take place today at 7 p.m. at […]