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16 min ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Changes Coming To Kanawha Co. Pre-K

CHARLESTON, W.Va. In just a few days, some big changes happening in Kanawha County Schools, ahead of an even bigger change set to kick-in this fall.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

5 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

FEMA reimbursement process begins

Representatives of governmental agencies from across Kanawha County were given applications during a Wednesday meeting that they will use to apply for reimbursement for the money spent in response to the Jan. 9 chemical leak and water emergency that followed.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

McCormick resigns as mayor during special meeting

In an unexpected turn of events, Darrin McCormick tendered his resignation as mayor of Williamson, effective April 30, during a special City Council meeting held Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Williamson, WV, Federal Prisons, Prison, Mingo County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Juvenile To Be Charged In Connection With Elkview Elementary Center Bomb Threat

A juvenile petition was signed charging an Elkview Middle School student with placing a terrorist threat after a bomb threat was received at Elk Elementary Center.

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Related Topix: Elkview, WV

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Deputies Investigating Reported Home Invasion In Sissonville Area

Kanawha County deputies are investigating a home invasion in the Sissonville area after a woman said two men forced their way inside her residence and demanded prescription medication.

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Related Topix: Sissonville, WV

West Virginia Metro

Kanawha County prosecutor says he shouldn't be suspended

At times emotional, at others defiant, Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants said during a news conference Monday he has done nothing wrong by disciplining his son with a spanking.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Charleston, WV

West Virginia Metro

Plane wreckage removal continues in Kanawha County

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board could be released as soon as later this month on the Friday night plane crash in eastern Kanawha County that killed two people.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Weather

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Injured In Kanawha Stabbing

Two men were left injured, one seriously, after an early morning fight and stabbing in Kanawha County on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Elkview, WV

Big News Network.com

Plane crash victims identified

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Sat Apr 12, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Driver charged in wrong way wreck

Kanawha County authorities say Lori Call, 41, of Nitro got on the interstate at the St. Albans exit around 3:30 a.m. and headed east in the west bound lanes.

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Related Topix: Nitro, WV, St. Albans, WV, Cross Lanes, WV, Teays Valley, WV

Fri Apr 11, 2014

West Virginia Metro

2 killed in eastern Kanawha County plane crash

RIVERSIDE, W.Va. - Two people were killed Friday evening when a small plane crashed in eastern Kanawha County en route from Akron, Ohio to Spartanburg, S.C. Confirmation of the deaths came after the plane's wreckage was located near the Riverside community close to U.S. Route 60. It took more than 90 minutes for emergency officials to find the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Pratt, WV, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Charleston Daily Mail

Health Department wraps up water crisis survey

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department wrapped up a telephone survey Tuesday that probed respondents about how the Freedom Industries chemical leak and ensuing water crisis affected them.

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Charleston Daily Mail

Kanawha prosecutor shouldna t handle domestic violence cases, counsel says

Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants talks with his lawyer, Jim Cagle, at a hearing in Kanawha Magistrate Court on Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law, Mercer County, WV

Charleston Daily Mail

Judge allows Kanawha prosecutor supervised visits with children

Bob Wojcieszak/Daily Mail Kanawha County Prosector Mark Plants is shown leaving Kanawha County Magistrate Court on Friday, after having his bond modified.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Search For Small Plane That Reportedly Crashed In Eastern Kanawha County Continues

The search continued Friday evening in Eastern Kanawha County for a small plane that reportedly crashed in the Hughes Creek area.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Parts of Route 60 Closed In Eastern Kanawha County As Crews Respond To Reported Plane Crash

Route 60 is closed between Montgomery and the Chelyan Bridge while emergency crews respond to reports that a small plane has crashed in Kanawha County.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Montgomery, WV, Chelyan, WV, Glasgow, WV

Charleston Daily Mail

Editorial: A drug rehab dropout should have been in jail

Early on the morning of March 6, a man in a ski mask entered a woman's home on Conner Drive in Charleston.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Charleston, WV, Opinion

Charleston Daily Mail

Some bottled water pulled from schools after 'musty' odor, taste complaints

Some bottled water delivered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been pulled from three local schools, where people complained the water had a 'musty' odor.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Dawes, WV

Washington Times

W.Va. court allows fee for FOIA records searches

The state Supreme Court has ruled that government agencies can charge an hourly fee for locating public documents requested under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

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Huntington News

Elkview attorney sues Marshall over denial of Master's degree

A Kanawha County attorney alleges Marshall University denied her an opportunity to begin a new career as a teacher because of her sexual orientation.

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Related Topix: Elkview, WV, Marshall University, Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, WV

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