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Why WV Needs Cotenancy

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West Virginia Senate advances bills to make public information less public

By PHIL KABLER Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Public information could be a little less public, under two bills advanced by the Senate Thursday. That includes legislation to make contractors’ employee wage records confidential (Senate Bill 474). The documents, which have to be filed to comply with the West Virginia Jobs Act, currently are public […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central WV hosting ‘Day of Introspection’ on drug addition on Feb. 26

BBBS partnering with WVU School of Public Health; Charleston to host Icelandic solutions to drug addiction CHARLESTON, WV – Along with other local and statewide organizations, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central West Virginia is pleased to co-sponsor the “Day of Introspection,” an event for the community to hear from health and policy leaders on […]

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U.S. Attorney unseals indictment charging 12 with operating pill mill

By WENDY HOLDREN The Register-Herald CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A 69-count indictment has been unsealed, charging 12 individuals with operating a pill mill. The indictment charges the owners, managers and physicians associated with HOPE Clinic, which operated as a purported pain management clinic in Beckley, Beaver and Charleston, as well as Wytheville, Va., and a related company […]

By February 20, 2018 Read More →

Drug firm loses bid to keep opioid lawsuit out of West Virginia county ravaged by OD deaths

By ERIC EYRE Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The nation’s largest prescription drug distributor has lost its bid to keep a lawsuit against the company out of rural Boone County, an area hit hard by the opioid epidemic. A federal judge in Charleston rejected McKesson’s claim that it has no duty under West Virginia law to […]

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WVU Festival of Ideals’ ‘Understanding the Opioid Epidemic’  set for 7:30 p.m. today in Charleston 

Panel discussion at Charleston Civic Center is free to public CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Six experts on the state’s opioid crisis will take part in a panel discussion Feb. 20 in the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater as part of West Virginia University’s Festival of Ideas. “Understanding the Opioid Epidemic” starts at 7:30 p.m., and is co-sponsored […]

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W.Va. House Finance Committee debates Health Care for State’s Foster Children

By Jim Workman West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — While delegates on both sides of the issue expressed concern about the wellbeing of foster children in West Virginia, they differ in how best to provide health care to nearly 6,200 children affected. House Bill 4241 — legislation transitioning foster children into managed care — passed the […]

By February 19, 2018 Read More →

Deadline to file West Virginia American Water crisis claims draws near

By KATE MISHKIN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The deadline to file a claim in the class-action lawsuit over the January 2014 water crisis is Wednesday. The $151 million settlement of the lawsuit covers residents and businesses in the Kanawha Valley who received tap water from West Virginia American Water’s Elk River intake plant in Charleston […]

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Volunteers help downtown Marietta, Ohio, shops prepare for high water, major flooding

Parkersburg News and Sentinel Staff Report MARIETTA, Ohio — Volunteers converged on shops in downtown Marietta on Saturday as the Ohio River crest levels predicted by the National Weather Service in Charleston increased first to 38.7 feet and then to more than 40 feet during the afternoon. “This is the meaning of community,” said Sylvi […]