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DNR says Cabell man kept two pet deer in home

DNR says Cabell man kept two pet deer in home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Cabell County man was visited by authorities over the weekend after Division of Natural Resources police learned he was keeping two deer as pets inside his mobile home. Division of Natural Resources Officer Joshua Adessa said the man, whom he declined to identify because of an ongoing investigation, was cited for […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, July 8

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. MORE DEADLINES LOOM FOR GREECE Athens’ eurozone creditors demand it submit a firm proposal […]

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Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges Congress to protect religious organizations’ tax-exempt status

Charleston, W.Va. – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 14 other state Attorneys General announced July 2 they have sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to take steps to protect the tax-exempt status of nonprofit religious organizations. The letter, sent to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was […]

e-WV issues Week in History for July 9-15
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e-WV issues Week in History for July 9-15

Charleston, W.Va. –  The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at  “http://www.wvencyclopedia.org” www.wvencyclopedia.org. July 9, 1942: An explosion at the Pursglove No. 2 Mine at Scotts Run near Morgantown killed 20 men. It was one of three fatal accidents at the […]

W.Va. pregnant workers act quietly takes effect

W.Va. pregnant workers act quietly takes effect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A new law quietly took effect in West Virginia on July 1, as the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was established. The law states that employers cannot discriminate against workers affected by pregnancy or medical issues related to pregnancy, and must be accommodating to the needs of those employees unless doing so presents […]

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‘Rogersville Shale’ explored in southwestern W.Va.

WHEELING, W.Va. — Even amid a drilling slowdown, nationwide natural gas production averaged 91.54 billion cubic feet per day in April compared to 85.8 Bcf per day in April 2014, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Corky Demarco, executive director of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, is impressed by the 3.69 […]

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Heroin overdoses escalate in Parkersburg area

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. —  Multiple heroin overdoses plagued the Mid-Ohio Valley over the holiday weekend, officials said. Numbers of confirmed heroin overdoses vary from different sources, but one fact is clear: there was an abnormally high number of heroin overdose situations over the weekend, said Lt. Greg Nangle with the Parkersburg Police Department. The police believe […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, July 7

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers: 1. GREEK PREMIER RACES TO RESTART TALKS AFTER VOTE WIN Alexis Tsipras faces intense pressure […]

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New 1,300-bed complex nearly finished at WVU

New 1,300-bed complex nearly finished at WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — By the end of August, more than 1,300 beds will be filled by WVU students — from freshman to seniors — at the university’s newest residential complex, University Park. The seven-acre complex, behind the Erickson Alumni Center on the Evansdale Campus, will be open for Resident Assistants (RAs) on Aug. 2 and […]

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W.Va. meth lab seizures down significantly

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Methamphetamine lab seizures are falling fast in West Virginia. Law enforcement has reported 123 meth lab busts so far this year, down 20 percent compared to the first six months of last year — and a 66 percent drop since 2013. The meth lab decrease seems to mirror a sharp decline in […]

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