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  1. Charleston drug dealer pleads guilty to distributing methamphetamineRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Huntington News

    A Charleston methamphetamine dealer pleaded guilty to a federal drug crime, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Keary Drake, 48, entered his guilty plea to distribution of methamphetamine.

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  2. Charleston man sentenced to federal prison for escape and heroin chargesRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Huntington News

    A Charleston man was sentenced to three years in federal prison for separate charges of escape and possession with intent to distribute heroin, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Brandon Christopher Solomon, 21, originally from Detroit, previously entered his guilty plea to a two-count indictment.

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  3. Hanshaw, Kingery, Maddox, McPhail and Richardson Named Young Guns By West Virginia Executive MagazineRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Huntington News

    Roger Hanshaw, attorney at Bowles Rice LLP and member of the West Virginia House of Delegates; Matthew Kingery, partner at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Alisha Maddox, owner and chief communications officer of Charles Ryan Associates; Rebecca McPhail, president of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, and Wesley Richardson, managing partner of Northwestern Mutual have been named members of the Young Guns Class of 2017 by West Virginia Executive magazine. WVE's annual Young Guns honors program recognizes 10 outstanding West Virginians age 43 or younger who have accomplished great things in both their careers and communities.

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  4. Two Charleston men sentenced to federal prison for gun crimesRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Huntington News

    Joseph Sampson, 36, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was also sentenced to an additional six months in prison for violating his federal supervised release.

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  5. Columbus heroin dealer sentenced to five years in federal prison for drug crimeRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | Huntington News

    A Columbus drug dealer was sentenced to five years in federal prison for a heroin crime, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Christopher E. Butts, 42, previously pleaded guilty to distribution of heroin.

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  6. Autopods Debut for Downtown TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Huntington News

    Beginning Friday, Nov. 11, tourists, shoppers, diners and Marshall University students will be able to use the micro-taxi service that provides on-demand rides within a one-mile radius of Huntington City Hall for a flat fee. The business is the brainchild of Tanuj Apte and Deepak Vidhani, who launched Autopods in fall 2014 in Pittsburgh after they graduated from Carnegie Mellon University. 4 comments

  7. W.Va. AG Teams With State Police To Expedite Drug Offender ProsecutionRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and State Police Col. Jay Smithers announced funding Friday to accelerate the prosecution of drug offenders by providing much-needed resources to reduce the state Forensic Laboratory's backlog of drug identification tests.

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  8. Higher Education Policy Commission to meet November 18aRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission will meet Friday, November 18, 2016 in South Charleston at the WV Regional Technology Park.The agenda for the meeting is available here: .

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  9. Three defendants plead guilty to roles in large-scale methamphetamine conspiracyRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | Huntington News

    Three defendants pleaded guilty to federal drug crimes for their roles in a large-scale drug trafficking organization, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Morgan Light, 24, of Charleston and Las Vegas, Mark Cobb, 30, of St. Albans, and Shayne Shamblen, 47, of St. Albans, each pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

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  10. 2016 ABCWV Excellence in Construction Award Winners AnnouncedRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Huntington News

    On Thursday, October 27th, the Associated Builders and Contractors of West Virginia gathered in Morgantown, West Virginia for the 27th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards. After an extensive application and selection process was performed by an independent team of architects and engineers, fourteen project awards were announced to a crowd of over 150 people in a variety of categories.

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  11. Higher Education Policy Commission offers guidance on student loan borrowingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Huntington News

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has proclaimed this week as "College Application and Exploration Week" in recognition of the statewide campaign organized by the College Foundation of West Virginia .

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  12. U.S. Attorney's Office implements Election Day Program to stop fraud and protect voting rightsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Huntington News

    United States Attorney Carol Casto announced that Assistant United States Attorney Gabriele Wohl will lead the efforts of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of West Virginia in connection with the Justice Department's nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8, 2016, general election. AUSA Wohl has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer for the Southern District of West Virginia, and in that capacity is responsible for overseeing the District's handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters in Washington.

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  13. Two Charleston crack dealers appear in federal court for drug crimesRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | Huntington News

    Two Charleston drug dealers appeared in federal court today for crimes involving crack, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Dushawn D. Williams, 40, was sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison for distribution of crack.

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  14. Clendenin artist to exhibit work on South Charleston campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Huntington News

    Marshall University alumna Sonja Adkins, a resident of Clendenin, West Virginia, who grew up on a farm in Wayne County, will have her work on exhibit at Marshall University's Library and Research Commons on the South Charleston campus. The exhibit, which is titled "A Series of Themes," will begin with a reception Friday, Oct. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the library and research commons.

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  15. North Carolina drug dealer pleads guilty to federal heroin crimeRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Huntington News

    Denson admitted that on May 14, 2015, he sold heroin to a confidential informant working with law enforcement. The drug deal took place at Little Page Terrace in Charleston.

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  16. Inmate art for charity auction to benefit West Virginia youth now on...Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Huntington News

    A variety of inmate art is currently on display at the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse in Charleston in preparation for a charity auction to benefit West Virginia youth, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Federal and state inmates, as well as young people in the custody of the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services, created the art for "Giving Back with HeART," a charity art auction.

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  17. W.Va. AG Files Suit Against Kanawha Valley ContractorsaRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2016 | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently filed separate lawsuits against two Kanawha Valley home improvement contractors, both of whom stand accused of taking money without completing the consumers' project. The lawsuits, filed in Kanawha Circuit Court, target Anderson's Handyman Service LLC and Walter D. Withrow.

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  18. Marshall University School of Pharmacy marks pharmacy month with outreach activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Huntington News

    The school will also celebrate its first alumni tailgate Oct. 22 as the Marshall Thundering Herd takes on the Charlotte 49ers in Huntington. The event will honor the Class of 2016, as well as the school's community preceptors.

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  19. Charleston woman sentenced to prison for federal drug crimeRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Huntington News

    Alisha Watts, 33, previously pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premises. On March 18, 2016, officers with the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team executed a search warrant at 1210 Stonebrook Road in Charleston.

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  20. CSB Releases Final Report into 2014 Freedom Industries Mass...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Huntington News

    Charleston, WV, -- The CSB's final report into the massive release of chemicals into this valley's primary source of drinking water in 2014 concludes Freedom Industries failed to inspect or repair corroding tanks, and that as hazardous chemicals flowed into the Elk River, the water company and local authorities were unable to effectively communicate the looming risks to hundreds of thousands of affected residents, who were left without clean water for drinking, cooking and bathing.

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