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Survey: W.Va. home, long-term care costs rise

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON – An annual survey shows long-term and home health care costs in West Virginians are outpacing such costs nationally.

The Cost of Care Survey released Monday by Genworth Financial shows the median...

Survey: W.Va. home, long-term care costs rise

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON – An annual survey shows long-term and home health care costs in West Virginians are outpacing such costs nationally.

The Cost of Care Survey released Monday by Genworth Financial shows the median...

Handgun stolen in NYC in 1967 recovered in W.Va.

The Associated Press

GARY – A handgun reported stolen in New York City more than 40 years ago has been recovered in West Virginia during a traffic stop.

Gary Police Chief S.P. McKinney cited the male driver last week for not wearing ...

W.Va. schools to get free computer system upgrades

West Virginia’s public schools will get free computer operating system upgrades for five years under a new agreement with Microsoft.

Schools will enter the agreement with Microsoft on July 1. It will allow schools to upgrade their...

CSX seeks dismissal of W.Va. train death lawsuit

Railroad company CSX is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from the death of a Putnam County teenager who was hit by a train.

The company says in its response to the lawsuit that it wasn’t negligent. The company also...

Campgrounds at 5 W.Va. lakes to open in April, May

HUNTINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to open campgrounds at five West Virginia lakes.

The corps says the Bakers Run and G.R. Freeman campgrounds at Sutton Lake will open April 18. The Bee Run campground opened on...

Camp Sheppard provides outlet for kids while teaching responsibility
Camp Sheppard provides outlet for kids while teaching responsibility

Clay County’s Camp Sheppard brings together campers of varying backgrounds, family dynamics, economic levels and with different disabilities.

Last year, Camp Sheppard had its largest group of campers since 2002. Campers bonded through...

W.Va. barn demolition uncovers 19th century school

MONTCALM – A barn demolition project in Mercer County has uncovered a 19th century log school.

Brian Pigg discovered the hand-hewn logs at his barn’s core while removing siding. The barn is located on Browning Lambert Mountain in...

W.Va. issues new fish consumption advisories

West Virginia has updated its advisories for eating fish caught in lakes and rivers.

The 2014 West Virginia Sport Fish Consumption Advisory removes limits on consumption of Greenbrier River smallmouth bass and walleye caught in Summersville Lake....

Woman fined in Harrison Co. rabbit seizure case

CLARKSBURG – A Harrison County woman has been fined $900 after pleading guilty to animal cruelty in a rabbit seizure case.

Animal control officers seized 160 rabbits from 57-year-old Donna Michelle Baker’s residence in Wallace on...

Berkeley County pulls out of day report center

MARTINSBURG – Berkeley County is pulling out of the Berkeley/Jefferson Day Report Center.

Media outlets report the County Commission voted last week to not fund the center for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Commission members cited concerns...

Morrisey received 10,000 pages of abortion comment

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office collected more than 10,000 pages of comments about abortion regulations during an approximately one-month period last summer, but officials aren’t saying how many people wrote in...

Plants says he intends to continue prosecuting cases involving parents, children
Plants says he intends to continue prosecuting cases involving parents, children

Kanawha prosecutor denies there is any conflict of interest to keep him from doing his job in light of recent domestic battery allegation

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