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19 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Medical Board Weighs Appeal

The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine is considering an appeal to the West Virginia Supreme Court after Dr. Roland Chalifoux's medical license was reinstated Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteopathy, McMechen, WV

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WOAY

Beckley man pleads guilty to first-degree murder

A Beckley man pleaded guilty to murdering a Kanawha County man whose body was found in Raleigh County last October.

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Related Topix: Raleigh County, WV, Harper Heights, WV

Pharmaceutical Processing

DuPont Fined $1.3M Over Series of West Virginia Chemical Leaks

DuPont will pay a fine of $1.275 million to settle a federal complaint over eight chemical releases from a Kanawha County production facility, one of which killed a worker.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Gambling At The Greenbrier Boosts WV Lottery Revenue For July

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Gambling at The Greenbrier gave the West Virginia Lottery's revenue a boost in July.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Charleston, WV

West Virginia Metro

Charleston mayor drops call for review of dropped charge against justice's son

Charleston Mayor Danny Jones is no longer calling for an independent review of the decision to drop a malicious wounding charge against the son of state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Court overturns suspension of W.Va. doc's license

A judge has reinstated a West Virginia doctor's medical license a month after it was suspended by the state over procedures at his clinic.

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Lincoln Journal

5 more motions, letter as water dispute continues

The bulk water struggle between the Lincoln County Commission and the Lincoln Public Service District continued, last week, with the commission unanimously approving five new motions on the matter, and a strongly worded letter from PSD Board Chairman Ron Gregory to the commission.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WV, Alum Creek, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Riverside High Cook Maintains Innocence Amidst Theft Allegations

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia State police say they have busted a theft ring at Riverside High School, but one head cook is maintaining her innocence.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

Williamson Daily News Online

Kanawha case has implications for Mingo

The names of those selected by the state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission have been confirmed as it relates to an open Family Court judge position in Kanawha County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Mingo County, WV, US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Senate, House Leaders Try To Delay Tank Bill Deadline

Bob Aaron Videographer: Bob Aaron Also Contributing: AP Reported: Aug. 27, 2014 6:33 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 6:58 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia State House and Senate leaders are urging the governor to call a special session to delay part of an above-ground storage tank law.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

WCHS-TV Charleston

KCS Continuing Intensive Staff Training On iPads

Kanawha County Schools are still getting ready to launch a one-to-one iPad initiative this fall.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Laptops/Notebooks, South Charleston, WV, Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Cold Spot's Owner Reaches Out For Help In Wake Of Devastating Fire

Kennie Bass Videographer: Larry Clark Reported: Aug. 27, 2014 5:11 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 5:22 PM EDT Cross Lanes , Kanawha County , West Virginia Business is humming at the Cross Lanes location of the Cold Spot, just days after the Dunbar store and restaurant was destroyed by fire.

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Related Topix: Cross Lanes, WV, Dunbar, WV, Glen-Jean, WV

West Virginia Metro

Tomblin Administration still looking for tank law fixes

Members of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's Administration continued work Wednesday to identify possible administrative fixes for problems found within the Above Ground Storage Act.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

WCHS-TV Charleston

Trial Date For Kanawha County Prosecutor Uncertain

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants continues to demand a jury trial on two misdemeanor charges, but when exactly that trial will happen is up in the air.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Putnam County, WV

West Virginia Metro

Kanawha BOE member: school thefts a "systematic" plan

Kanawha County School Board member Pete Thaw said he was angered to learn about a scheme which ripped off the school system for years worth thousands of dollars.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

State Republicans Plan To Sue To Put Replacement Candidate On The Ballot

Kennie Bass Videographer: John Tincher Reported: Aug. 26, 2014 5:33 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 26, 2014 5:43 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia When Suzette Raines dropped out of the House of Delegates race, she took 25 percent of the GOP field for the 35th district seat with her.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Four WV Nurses Allowed To Work Amid Drug Test Woes

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia An audit said a state board let four nurses in substance abuse programs return to work despite failing or not taking drug tests.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Charleston, WV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Final Two Suspects Sought In Foodland Robbery Caught

Leslie Rubin Also Contributing: Kera Mashek Reported: Aug. 26, 2014 10:04 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 26, 2014 10:48 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two women accused of being the getaway drivers in a robbery a the Kanawha City Foodland earlier this month have been arrested in Florida.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha City, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

SugarBowl Foundation Hosting WVU, Alabama Game Watch Fundraiser

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Root on the Mountaineers as they take on Alabama and support a good cause.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, St. Albans, WV, Nitro, WV, Cross Lanes, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Bond Reduced For Man Charged With Wanton Endangerment

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Kanawha County Circuit judge has reduced the bond for a man charged with wanton endangerment.

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