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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, Feb. 21

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. UKRAINE SAID TO HAVE DEAL TO END VIOLENCE[Read More…]

Marshall opens food bank for students

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University’s new student food pantry had its grand opening Wednesday in room BW13 of the Memorial Student Center. The idea for the food pantry came about between Student Government Association and the Office of Community engagement because they wanted to have a food pantry available for[Read More…]

Rioting juveniles damage Parkersburg center

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A riot at the Lorrie Yeager Jr. Juvenile Center at 907 Mission Drive in Parkersburg Tuesday evening caused an extensive amount of damage, an official said. Around 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Parkersburg Police Department were summoned to the Lorrie Yeager Jr. Juvenile Center to assist[Read More…]

Lethal mix of heroin turning up in West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Police officials have confirmed that a deadly heroin batch mixed with fentanyl is in this region. The lethal concoction of heroin and the drug fentanyl — that is 100 times more potent than morphine — has been blamed for dozens of deaths in the eastern United States.[Read More…]

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Feb. 20

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. TRUCE COLLAPSES IN UKRAINE, DEATH TOLL MOUNTS An[Read More…]

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