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  1. Former Freedom president sentenced to prison for role in chemical spillRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Huntington News

    The former president of Freedom Industries was sentenced to 30 days in federal prison, to be followed by a six-month term of supervised release, and a $20,000 fine for environmental crimes connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. Gary Southern, of Marco Island, Florida, previously pleaded guilty in August 2015 to negligently discharging a pollutant, unlawfully discharging refuse matter, and negligently violating an environmental permit by failing to have a pollution prevention plan.

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  2. Two defendants prosecuted for Federal heroin crimesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Huntington News

    Antoine Maurice Brown, 32, of Charleston, was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for distribution of heroin. Brown previously pleaded guilty in November 2015 to the federal drug crime.

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  3. RCBI Presents Lunch & Learn on Mastercam 3D Design SoftwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Huntington News

    The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing will present a Lunch & Learn focused on Mastercam 3D design software at its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center located on the Marshall University South Charleston campus . The free event from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, will provide participants an overview of the use of mechanical design software used to create models of parts and assemblies.

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  4. Charleston pill dealer pleads guilty in Federal courtRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Huntington News

    A Charleston man caught smuggling oxycodone through the mail pleaded guilty, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. Kenneth Edward Campbell, 48, entered his guilty plea in federal court to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone.

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  5. Marshall Mens Basketball improves to 8-3 in Conference USA, most league wins since 2011-12Read the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Huntington News

    Marshall men's basketball sunk 18 3-pointers, one shy of the program record, in a 109-91 win at UTSA on Saturday at the Convocation Center. With the wire-to-wire win, the Herd snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 12-12, 8-3 in Conference USA.

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  6. Murder Comes to Charleston PubRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | Huntington News

    Join the cast of Murder & Merriment at the Copper Pint Pub, 808 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, West Virginia, as they perform their winning Celtic Calling Playwriting Contest submission, "A Murderous Wake!" Charlie McPherson has died, leaving a legacy of $7.5 million to his heirs. His daughter, Samantha, is hosting an old-fashioned Irish wake for her Da.

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  7. Freedom Industries and former Freedom Industries plant manager sentenced for roles in chemical spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Huntington News

    Freedom Industries, Inc., and a former plant manager at Freedom Industries were sentenced today for environmental crimes connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. Freedom Industries was sentenced to a fine of $900,000, to be paid after all other claims against Freedom are satisfied, for negligently discharging a pollutant, unlawfully discharging refuse matter, and knowingly violating an environmental permit.

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  8. Mountaineer Food Bank receives $50,000 donation from 2015...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Huntington News

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, members of the Governor's One Shot Committee and several state senators and delegates recently presented a check to the Mountaineer Food Bank, representing $50,000 raised during the ninth annual Governor's One Shot Deer Hunt, held Oct. 23-25, 2015, at Stonewall Resort State Park. Brig.

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  9. Marshall community to welcome new president with receptions in Point Pleasant and South CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Huntington News

    The Marshall University community in the Point Pleasant and South Charleston areas will welcome President Jerome A. "Jerry" Gilbert with receptions later this month. Both receptions will run from 5 to 6 p.m. and are open to all Marshall students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.

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  10. Former Freedom Industries owner sentenced for role in chemical spillRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Huntington News

    A former owner of Freedom Industries was sentenced today to three years of probation and ordered to pay a $20,000 fine for a Refuse Act violation connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. Charles E. Herzing, of McMurray, Pennsylvania, previously pleaded guilty in March 2015 to unlawfully discharging refuse matter.

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  11. West Virginians with Disabilities to Rally at the WV State Capitol for Disability Advocacy Day:Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | Huntington News

    Charleston, WV: For over two decades the Fair Shake Network has coordinated an effort to bring training and awareness of Disability Rights to people with disabilities and the public. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 West Virginians with disabilities from all over the state will band together as a group to help bring their concerns to the forefront of public awareness and to their legislators at the State Capitol.

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  12. Appalachian Power FINAL Storm Update: Saturday, January 23, 2016Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | Huntington News

    A winter storm which impacted Appalachian Power's West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee service areas is now winding down. The snow accumulation was in line with forecasts, but colder temperatures kept the snow's consistency from being heavy or wet enough to break trees and limbs.

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  13. MBB: Kelly's 3-Pointer Lifts Herd over Monarchs, 78-75Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Huntington News

    Kelly paced the Thundering Herd with his Conference USA-leading 10th double-double of the season, producing 21 points and 12 rebounds. Junior with 13. Elmore had seven assists for the Herd.

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  14. West Virginia American Water Responding to Operational Impacts of Winter Storm JonasRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | Huntington News

    West Virginia American Water is responding to several water main breaks in the Kanawha Valley associated with Winter Storm Jonas. Response times are expected to take much longer than usual, as many roads in Charleston and South Charleston are completely inaccessible to water company repair crews.

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  15. Burnis Morris chosen as a History Hero for work and support of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Huntington News

    Burnis Morris, Marshall University's Dr. Carter G. Woodson Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been selected as a 2016 History Hero, for which he will be honored during the West Virginia History Day at the Legislature program Friday, Jan. 29. The program will be held in the State Theater at the Culture Center, on the grounds of the State Capitol in Charleston, beginning at 9:30 a.m. "I am truly honored and humbled to have been selected as a 2016 History Hero," Morris said. "This is an honor I don't take lightly."

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  16. WV Bike Summit in Charleston 24th & 25thaRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Huntington News

    With the number of Americans who ride a bike for transportation and recreation growing rapidly across Appalachia and the United States, transportation advocates in West Virginia will launch the state's first ever bike summit in Charleston later this month. The first annual West Virginia Bike Summit will be held over two days in downtown Charleston, Sunday, Jan. 24 and Monday, Jan. 25 at the Charleston Town Center Marriott.

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  17. Huntington AdvancesRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Huntington News

    The City of Huntington will continue its journey toward winning the top prize in the $10 million America's Best Communities competition. Frontier Communications officials today presented Huntington with a ceremonial ticket to the competition's semifinals, which includes a trip to the America's Best Communities Summit this spring.

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  18. Charleston felon sentenced for Federal gun crimeRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Huntington News

    A Charleston man was sentenced in federal court to a year and six months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. John Stanley Ford, 25, previously pleaded guilty to the federal gun crime in October of 2015.

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  19. ACLU of West Virginia Intends to Sue State for Conditions at South...Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Huntington News

    On January 8, 2016, the day before the two year anniversary of West Virginia's 2014 water crisis, the ACLU of West Virginia issued a notice to the Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority, Division of Corrections and Attorney General that it intends to sue the state for conditions at South Central Regional Jail during the water crisis. Also listed on the notice was Anthony J. Majestro, of Charleston law firm Powell & Majestro PLLC. The notice states that inmates at South Central were given inadequate amounts of drinking and bathing water during the water crisis, which lasted from January 9 to 14, 2014.

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  20. South Charleston drug dealer sentenced to eight years for Federal heroin crimesRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Huntington News

    A South Charleston drug dealer was sentenced in federal court to eight years in prison for five drug crimes, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. Rahkeem Cheeks, 37, had previously pleaded guilty in August of 2015 to four counts of distributing heroin and one count of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute.

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