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Mobile incinerator destroys pills
Mobile incinerator destroys pills

Medication collected during Drug Take Back Day can be disposed of safely

Marshall University diabetes project gets federal funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Marshall University is getting $325,000 in federal funding for a project aimed at increasing diabetes education efforts in economically distressed areas.

Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., said the funding through the...

2 W.Va. counties designated drug-trafficking areas

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The federal government will provide additional help to two West Virginia counties, to reduce drug abuse and drug trafficking.

Berkeley and Harrison counties are among 26 counties and cities in 11 states designated as...

Traveling Smithsonian sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia.

The West Virginia Humanities Council is sponsoring a state tour of the new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit ...

Mediation set for W.Va. police shooting lawsuit

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Mediation talks are set for a $200 million lawsuit stemming from the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by Martinsburg police.

The family of Wayne Arnold Jones, 50, of Stephens City, Virginia, sued Martinsburg and the...

Collision halts production at Antero pad in Doddridge

WEST UNION, W.Va. — Production at an Antero Resources well pad in Doddridge County has been halted because a drill collided with a well.

The Department of Environmental Protection issued a cease-operations order to Antero after the...

Retired FBI agent named Huntington police chief

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington’s mayor has appointed a retired FBI agent as the city’s next police chief.

Joe Ciccarelli would replace Skip Holbrook. Holbrook resigned in March to take a similar job in Columbia, South...

Flags lowered in memory of former Kanawha commissioner Reese

Kanawha County officials have asked county agencies to lower their flags to half staff Tuesday and Wednesday in memory of former Kanawha County Commissioner Bill Reese.

Reese, of Marmet, died Saturday at his home. He was 84.

Reese served...

NRA buys $218k in ads opposing Tennant for Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The National Rifle Association is putting almost $218,000 toward ads opposing Democrat Natalie Tennant’s bid for U.S. Senate.

Federal election records show the NRA’s Political Victory Fund bought radio...

W.Va. agency braces for tank registration deluge

WHEELING, W.Va. – State regulators are expecting a deluge of last-minute aboveground storage tank registrations as the deadline looms.

A new state law requires owners to register their aboveground storage tanks by Oct. 1. The requirement...

Appeals court to hear grave desecration arguments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals will hear another round of arguments about whether a pipeline company desecrated a gravesite.

The court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether a lower court erred when it...

ACA has mixed effects on local hospitals’ revenue

Gains in coverage for Medicaid-eligible West Virginians have resulted in a reduction in charity care and boost in revenue for area hospitals this year, but the long-term effects of the Affordable Care Act could mean overall losses for many hospitals,...

Daymark marks 40 years serving Charleston youth

Early one morning in 1974, a group of youth counselors dropped Mary Jean Davis off in downtown Charleston and left her there with a simple charge — earn enough money panhandling to make a phone call.

Dressed in jeans and wearing a wig,...

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