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  1. Senate panel advances bill to overhaul chemical regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, file photo, workers, left, inspect an area outside a retaining wall around storage tanks where a chemical leaked into the Elk River at Freedom Industries storage facility in Charleston, W.Va. A bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years won approval from a Senate committee Tuesday, moving it closer to a vote in the full Senate.

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  2. Bucolic West Virginia county markets its remotenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this March 24, 2015 photo, Matt Karlson, right, supervisor for the NROCKS Outdoor Center and Chris Ward, operations manager for the center, walk across a suspension bridge that stretches 200 feet between rock formations at 150 feet above ground in Circleville, W. Va. A recent study commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission cites West Virginia's Nelson Rocks and Seneca Rocks, a formation to the north owned by the National Park Service, as keys to Pendleton County's "tremendous potential as a tourism destination."

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  3. Bucolic W.Va. county offers promise as tourism frontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this March 24, 2015 photo, Matt Karlson, field operations supervisor for the NROCKS Outdoor Center in Circleville, W.Va., stands in front of the site's via ferrata that allows visitors to climb a rock face by attaching a safety harness to a steel cable and using handholds similar to ladder rungs. A recent study commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission cites West Virginia's Nelson Rocks and Seneca Rocks, a formation to the north owned by the National Park Service, as keys to Pendleton County's "tremendous potential as a tourism destination."

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  4. UCLA beats WVU 62-60 for WNIT titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    UCLA's Lajahna Drummer misses a shot in the final seconds of the WNIT championship basketball game against West Virginia in Charleston, W.Va., Saturday, April. 4, 2015.

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  5. Huntington repeats as Class AAA championRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Huntington's Tavian Dunn-Martin goes by Parkersburg South's Ty Dobson for a layup during the AAA Championship Game Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Charleston, W.Va. Photo: Michael Switzer, AP Parkersburg South's Tyler Shelton drives the lane against Huntington during the AAA Championship Game Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Charleston, WV.

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  6. Chemical regulation overhaul bill faces opposition in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, a local resident fills jugs with water at a distribution center in Charleston, W.Va., after a chemical spill in the Elk River contaminated the public water supply in nine counties. A bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years is drawing opposition from some Democrats and environmental groups.

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  7. Morgantown beats Park. South for 2nd straight AAA titleRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    Parkersburg South Taryn McCutcheon brings the ball down court during the West Virginia girls' high school basketball Class AAA State Championship basketball game at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va., Saturday, March 14, 2015. Photo: Chris Tilley, AP Parkersburg South Anna Hayton looks to shoot against Morgantown during the West Virginia girls' high school basketball Class AAA State Championship basketball game at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va., Saturday, March 14, 2015.

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  8. W.Va. oil train derailment was 1 of 3 with safer tank carsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 photo provided by WCHS-TV, fire burns at the scene of a train derailment, near Mount Carbon, W.Va. Fires burned for nearly nine hours after the train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed in a snowstorm, plunging at least one tanker into a river while sending a fireball into the sky, authorities and residents say.

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  9. W.Va. oil train derailment was 1 of 3 with safer tank carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 photo provided by WCHS-TV, fire burns at the scene of a train derailment, near Mount Carbon, W.Va. Fires burned for nearly nine hours after the train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed in a snowstorm, plunging at least one tanker into a river while sending a fireball into the sky, authorities and residents say.

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  10. Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burningRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 photo provided by WCHS-TV, fire burns at the scene of a train derailment, near Mount Carbon, W.Va. Fires burned for nearly nine hours after the train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed in a snowstorm, plunging at least one tanker into a river while sending a fireball into the sky, authorities and residents say.

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  11. West Virginia train derails: Fires, oil tanker in riverRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    A fire burns Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, after a train derailment near Charleston, W.Va. Nearby residents were told to evacuate as state emergency response and environmental officials headed to the scene.

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  12. West Virginia train derailment sends oil tanker into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    A fire burns Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, after a train derailment near Charleston, W.Va. Nearby residents were told to evacuate as state emergency response and environmental officials headed to the scene.

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  13. W.Va. spiritual retreats offer places of solace, renewalRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    ADVANCED FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2015 AND THEREAFTER Tom Soper, 63, of Lewisburg, reads the Bible in the backyard of the West Virginia Institute of Spirituality, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Charleston, W.Va.

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  14. PhotoRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Jan. 9, 2015 photo, the Lexycon LLC Lex Blend facility is shown in Nitro, W.Va. After Freedom Industries leaked chemicals into 300,000 people's drinking water last year, a company run by ex-Freedom employees is facing environmental violations a few towns away.

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  15. Hearing set on defendant's motion in W.Va. chem spill caseRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia Boothe Goodwin announces an indictment for violation of the U.S. Clean Water Act against Freedom Industries and owner Gary Southern in particular Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va. Photo: Robert Wojcieszak, AP U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia Boothe Goodwin, center, announces an indictment for violation of the U.S. Clean Water Act against Freedom Industries and owner Gary Southern in particular Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va.

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  16. 4 indicted in West Virginia chemical spill caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    Four former chemical company executives have been indicted on pollution charges over a January spill that triggered a ban on drinking water for days for 300,000 West Virginia residents. The indictment unsealed Wednesday charged ex- Freedom Industries presidents Gary Southern and Dennis P. Farrell and two others with failing to ensure that the company operated the steel storage tank that leaked the coal-cleaning chemical in a reasonable and environmentally sound manner.

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  17. No. 21 West Virginia beats VMI 103-72Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    West Virginia's Juwan Staten shoots a layup as VMI's Tim Marshall defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charleston, W.Va., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Photo: Tyler Evert, AP West Virginia's Juwan Staten shoots a layup as VMI's Brian Brown defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charleston, W.Va., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014.

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  18. Charleston boy publishes neighborhood newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ADVANCE FOR MONDAY NOV 24 AND THEREAFTER - In this Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 photo, John Edward Leef, right, works on the next issue of "The Neighborhood Times" , a weekly South Hills-based newspaper he create, while younger sister Lucy watches at their home in Charleston, W.Va. Photo: Kenny Kemp, AP ADVANCE FOR MONDAY NOV 24 AND THEREAFTER - In this Tuesday Nov. 11, 2014 photo, John Edward Leef, 9, displays the next issue of "The Neighborhood Times," a weekly South Hills-based newspaper, at his home in Charleston, W.Va.

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  19. Coal exec's image looms in deadly blast caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this May 20, 2010 photo, Massey Energy Company Chief Executive Officer Don Blankenship pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The former CEO who oversaw the West Virginia mine that exploded in 2010, killing 29 people, has been indicted on federal charges related to a mine safety investigation.

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  20. Ex-coal mine chief joins small club: charged CEOsRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this April 26, 2010 file photo, Massey Energy Co. Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship attends a news conference in Charleston, W.Va.

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