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  1. Mayor Jones Joins Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National ServiceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Huntington News

    Mayor Danny Jones issued a proclamation recognizing April 3rd as National Service Recognition Day in Charleston, West Virginia. He joined more than 5,200 county officials and mayors across the country in a nationwide initiative to highlight the impact of national service in tackling local problems.

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  2. Kanawha Valley Shred/E-Cycle Event Set For Saturday at Southridge CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Huntington News

    Kanawha Valley residents can take advantage of a safe and secure alternative to dispose of sensitive documents and old consumer electronic devices during a "Fight Fraud, Shred Instead" recycling event , 9:00 a.m. to Noon , Saturday, April 21 at Cabela's , 200 Cross Terrace Blvd., Southridge Center, Charleston . This free event - open to all Kanawha Valley residents - is sponsored by AARP West Virginia, in partnership with Charleston Newspapers, KnightHorst Shredding, Bluegrass E-Cycle, and Cabela's.

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  3. HIMG welcomes three new providers to their groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Huntington News

    Huntington, W.Va. : HIMG is proud to welcome three new providers to their practice: Christina Caruthers, FNP-BC, Lana Hofeldt, PA-C, and Cynthia Lewis, FNP-BC.

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  4. Charleston Felon Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for Drug DistributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Huntington News

    A Charleston felon, who sold heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine was sentenced to six years in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Christopher Rush, 32, previously pled guilty to distribution of heroin.

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  5. Police Blotter: Six Women Arrested for Soliciting Prostitution;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 12 | Huntington News

    Six women have been arrested Wednesday evening, April 11, following a prostitution "sting" in the vicinity of Tenth Street West and Jefferson Avenue. They were charged with soliciting prostitution and some of the women had outstanding warrants on them which were executed.

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  6. Webster County Man Sentenced to Over 20 Years in Prison for Role in...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Huntington News

    A Webster County man who brought more than 4 kilograms of methamphetamine to Charleston was sentenced to 262 months in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Quinton Funk, 38, of Webster Springs, previously pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute over 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

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  7. Chad D. Lavender, M.D., joins Marshall OrthopaedicsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Huntington News

    Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Health and Cabell Huntington Hospital medical and dental staff welcome Chad D. Lavender, M.D., to their orthopaedic sports medicine teams. Lavender, a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon, has been named an assistant professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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  8. Governor Justice orders West Virginia state flags at half-staff...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 2 | Huntington News

    Jim Justice issued a proclamation today ordering all West Virginia State flags on all state-owned facilities at the Capitol Complex in Charleston and throughout Kanawha County to be displayed at half-staff IMMEDIATELY until sunset on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 as a mark of respect for Pratt Volunteer Firefighters Michael Edwards and Thomas Craigo who perished late last month from injuries they sustained in a motor vehicle accident while responding to the scene of another mishap.a

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  9. DHHR Awards Grant to Prestera to Develop a Quick Response Team in Kanawha ValleyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 2 | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Office of Drug Control Policy awarded a $263,000 grant to Prestera Center to establish a Quick Response Team program in the Kanawha Valley. A QRT is a three-pronged effort by medical professionals, mental health specialists and law enforcement who contact individuals who overdose within 72 hours of their overdose in an attempt to get them into a treatment program.

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  10. W.Va. AG: 'Kids Kick Opioids' PSA Deadline Quickly ApproachingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 2 | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminded schools and parents of the upcoming deadline for this year's "Kids Kick Opioids" public service announcement contest - Friday, April 13. The contest engages elementary and middle school students in designing a PSA that raises awareness about prescription painkiller abuse. Potential submissions may be a poem, drawing, letter or anything that would promote awareness.

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  11. Last of Nearly Two Dozen Defendants Plead Guilty for Roles in Drug ConspiracyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 31 | Huntington News

    Two men pled guilty today for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Derrick Lamar Staples, 41, of Charleston, pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute or possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, more than 280 grams of cocaine base, and more than one kilogram of heroin.

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  12. Shoney's by West Huntington Ohio River Bridge closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | Huntington News

    No more Shoney's Big Boy sandwiches or hot fudge cakes. Huntington's last Shoney's Restaurant at W. 17th and Washington Avenue will close following Easter Sunday.

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  13. DHHR to Evaluate the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department's Harm Reduction ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources , Bureau for Public Health has received a request from Dr. Dominic Gaziano, interim health officer at the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, and from Charleston Mayor Danny Jones to conduct an evaluation of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department's harm reduction program. BPH has agreed to conduct an evaluation as a part of its statewide responsibility to monitor and support the administration and operations of local health departments.

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  14. Cross Lanes Hotel Named Best of Wyndham Garden HotelsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 25 | Huntington News

    The Wyndham Garden hotel at 102 Racer Dr., Cross Lanes today announced it has been awarded the annual "Best of Wyndham Garden", which recognizes the brand's top performing hotels and their staffs. In celebration of the achievement, Scott Fletcher, the hotel's General Manager, accepted the award from the Wyndham Garden Brand and Wyndham Hotel Group leadership.

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  15. W.Va. AG Targets Elder Abuse and Exploitation with New Prosecution Unit, HotlineRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 22 | Huntington News

    The unit will include a dedicated team of seasoned civil prosecutors to hold accountable anyone who exploits, abuses or neglects West Virginia's senior citizens. It also will utilize a newly established hotline, email address and scam alert database to better connect seniors with the office's already robust capabilities.

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  16. Attorney General Morrisey Announces Human Trafficking Training for Law Enforcement in Kanawha CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 22 | Huntington News

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced his office will offer law enforcement intense training to target and reduce human trafficking. The training, certified by the state Law Enforcement Professional Standards Board, will be offered to police departments Friday, March 23, in Charleston.

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  17. Stop Searching. Just Call. The WV Poisoning Control CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 22 | Huntington News

    Many people turn to the internet for medical information. However, many websites have incorrect information.

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  18. Secretary Manchin Calls on Governor Justice to Veto Politically...Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | Huntington News

    Charleston, W.Va. - Secretary Gayle Manchin issued the following statement in regards to HB 4006 which Gov. Justice has called an "act of defiance:" "In an obvious rush to score partisan points, the Republican state legislature passed dangerous and destructive legislation to eliminate the Office of Education and the Arts on a mostly party-line vote.

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  19. Higher education institutions partner with N3 to connect graduates to jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Huntington News

    The presidents from 10 public higher education institutions today announced that the Alliance for the Economic Development for Southern West Virginia is teaming up with N3, a global leader in sales and marketing strategy execution, to connect graduates with job opportunities in Charleston. "Partnering with businesses and connecting West Virginians with available job opportunities is what the Alliance is all about," chair of the Alliance Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert said.

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  20. PSC and WVONGA Host Joint Seminar on Gas Pipeline SafetyRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2018 | Huntington News

    CHARLESTON, WV - The Public Service Commission of West Virginia and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association are holding Pipeline Safety Seminars in Charleston on April 10 and Bridgeport on April 12, 2018. The one-day seminars are free of charge to participants and will focus on a review of Federal and State requirements and recent developments in the industry.

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