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  1. 24 Counties to Offer Mobile Voting Option for Military Personnel OverseasRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Huntington News

    Charleston, W.Va.-For more than 150 years, West Virginians have answered the call to duty. Known to have one of the highest rates of military service per capita, West Virginia's uniformed services members continue the tradition of military service to our country that began when the state was founded in 1863.

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  2. Charleston Woman Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Trafficking CrimeRead the original story

    Friday | Huntington News

    A Charleston woman was sentenced to 24 months in prison today for a federal drug trafficking crime, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Baylee Gibson, age 19, of Bench Road, previously pled guilty in April 2018 to distribution of 5 grams or more of methamphetamine.

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  3. Mining Conference Scheduled Sept. 29 in CharlestonRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Huntington News

    The Mining Your History Foundation will hold its annual Conference September 29 at the West Virginia Culture Center Archives and History Library at the Capitol Complex in Charleston.

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  4. Four Defendants Sentenced for Roles in Federal Methamphetamine ConspiracyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Huntington News

    Four defendants implicated in a federal methamphetamine conspiracy have been sentenced, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Leonard Roberts, II, and Brittany Cross were sentenced to 216 and 120 months, respectively, and Anthony Cruz and Steve Jones were sentenced to 168 and 132 months, respectively, for guilty pleas each previously entered to their involvement in a conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.

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  5. Pope Francis Appoints Archbishop William Lori Apostolic Administrator ...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Huntington News

    BALTIMORE, MD, September 13-Following his acceptance of the letter of resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, appointed Archbishop William E. Lori Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, while remaining Archbishop of Baltimore. The Holy Father further instructed Archbishop Lori to conduct an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment of adults against Bishop Bransfield.

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  6. COLUMN:Could Mayor Steve's Support of Needle Exchange Hurt His Re-election Chances?Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Huntington News

    Huntington Mayor Steve Williams has been a staunch supporter of The Cabell Huntington Health Department's needle exchange program. He considers it one of the major forces in his response to the drug epidemic.

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  7. PSC to Hold Public Comment Hearings on APCo/WPCo and West Virginia American Water Company CasesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Huntington News

    The Public Service Commission is holding public comment hearings on the pending Appalachian Power Company /Wheeling Power Company and West Virginia American Water Company rate cases. An evidentiary hearing on this matter is set for October 30 through November 2, 2018, at the Public Service Commission Office in Charleston.

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  8. Trump Campaign Announces its Support for Carol Miller to Represent...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Huntington News

    Today, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. announced its support for Carol Miller in her race to represent the 3rd Congressional District of the great State of West Virginia. The announcement follows President Trump's introduction of Carol Miller as "the next House member from West Virginia's Third Congressional District" at the August 21 MAGA rally in Charleston, West Virginia.

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  9. Secretary Warner Invited to Attend National Election Security SummitRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Huntington News

    Charleston, W.Va.- West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner has been invited to attend and to share the Mountain State's election success story at the National Election Security Summit on September 10-11 in St. Louis, Mo. The goal of the event, hosted at the World Wide Technology's global headquarters, is to discuss best practices with state and federal elections officials as well as security and technology professionals.

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  10. Casey Patick, M.D., joins Marshall PediatricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Huntington News

    Patick, a pediatrician dedicated to primary care for infants and children, has been named an assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. A native of South Charleston, West Virginia, she earned her medical degree from Marshall University, where she also completed her pediatric residency.

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  11. W.Va. AG Teams with Community Colleges For Senior Citizen Cybersecurity ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Huntington News

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced his office will partner with two community and technical colleges, at opposite ends of the state, to offer free cybersecurity training to senior citizens, a pilot program that officials hope will bring about a larger partnership with community and technical colleges across West Virginia. The collaboration will soon kick off with Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, in Moorefield, and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, in Mount Gay.

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  12. Internal Review at state WDA reveals that landlord of Charleston...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 26 | Huntington News

    An internal review, completed by WVWDA Executive Director Marie Prezioso, found that since 1999, Corotoman Inc. of Charleston, and its president John Wellford, have collected monthly rent from Ticketmaster but failed to use the funds to make 79 payments on a $3 million loan from the WVWDA totaling $1.539 million. On Tuesday the WVWDA board, during a special meeting, explained that Ticketmaster has made all payments to Corotoman, however, Corotoman has failed to use the Ticketmaster funds to make the loan payments to the Water Development Authority.

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  13. Mermaid Nichole Swims into SummersvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Huntington News

    Mermaid Nichole , based near Charleston, WV, will be a guest at the Summersville Lighthouse Festival and Car Show today, Aug. 25! At the show you can get your photo taken with a mermaid, grab a t-shirt, climb a lighthouse, visit the lake, is there a better way to spend the day? Wild, Wonderful Mermaid Nicole considers herself a real life mermaid. She teaches swimming lessons and loves to swim by to add a little underwater magic to your events.

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  14. Ex-West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Pleads Guilty to FraudRead the original story

    Friday Aug 24 | Huntington News

    A retired West Virginia Supreme Court justice pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony count of fraud related to his personal use of a state vehicle and gas fuel card in a scandal that has led to pending impeachment trials for the three remaining justices. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart announced Menis Ketchum's agreement to plead guilty to the charge soon after the 75-year-old justice retired in July.

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  15. Federal Jury Convicts Four Family Members on Charges Related to an Arson and Insurance Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2018 | Huntington News

    United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that a federal jury sitting in Charleston returned guilty verdicts following the trial of four family members from southern West Virginia. The jury found Windel Lester, 67, his ex-wife Georgetta Lester Kenney, 42, and Windel Lester's sons, James "Punkin" Lester, 48, and Greg Lester, 41, guilty of various charges related to an arson and insurance fraud scheme.

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  16. Behind the Scenes Preparing for the President ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Huntington News

    A look behind the scenes at the motorcade prepares to pick up President Trump at Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV before the MAGA rally.

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  17. President Trump to deliver message of success, need to vote in...Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Huntington News

    As Charleston, West Virginia anticipates the arrival of President Trump for a Make America Great Again rally at the Charleston Civic Center at 7:00 PM ET tonight, Michael Glassner, Chief Operating Officer for Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. issued the following statement. "Our rally at the Charleston Civic Center tonight will offer an exciting opportunity for West Virginians to join President Trump in celebrating the success of his policies and the great impact they're having on the Mountain State.

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  18. Charleston Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Charge and Possession of Counterfeit U.S. CurrencyRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | Huntington News

    United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that Joshua Hicks, 35, of Charleston, pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of counterfeit U.S. currency. Stuart praised the investigation conducted by the St. Albans Police Department, the United States Secret Service, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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  19. Agreement Reached on Plan to Pass Federal Tax Savings to West Virginia American Water CustomersRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | Huntington News

    The agreement was reached between West Virginia American Water, Public Service Commission staff, Consumer Advocate Division , Kanawha County Commission, and City of Charleston. If approved as proposed, West Virginia American Water would reduce its rates by an average of 3.5 percent effective September 1, 2018 to reflect its federal tax savings from September 1 until the PSC sets new rates in February 2019, which would provide a savings to customers of approximately $2.2 million.

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  20. Justices May not Have Paid Enough Attention to Administrative Things...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | Huntington News

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Shott, R-Mercer, issued the following statement in response to Justice Robin Davis and Beth Walker and Chief Justice Margaret Workman's announcements "We thank Justice Davis for her decades of service on the bench, and for her retirement, which will now spare the state the cost of an impeachment trial against her.

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