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  1. Former media executive John McGee diesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Washington Times

    Former media executive John F. McGee, a World War II veteran who was twice elected to serve on the Board of Directors of The Associated Press, has died. Linda Wilson of Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home in Charleston, West Virginia, confirmed that McGee died June 23. He was 94. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports McGee was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1923 and attended Davidson College before enlisting in the Army, where he served in combat from Normandy into Germany and received several commendations including a bronze star.


  2. Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Washington Times

    Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another? Health Secretary Tom Price's recent comments - one replying to a reporter's question, the other in a newspaper op-ed - waver between two strongly held views. Medication-assisted treatment, known as MAT, is backed by doctors.


  3. Journalists worried about press freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    Journalists from around the world gathered last week at the Jerusalem Press Club for a conference on Freedom of the Press in the Digital Age, with veteran journalist Carl Bernstein as the keynote speaker. On Tuesday, Dan Heyman, a veteran reporter for the Public News Service, was arrested in Charleston, West Virginia, for asking Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price questions he preferred not to answer.


  4. Jeff Sessions talks about opioid crisis, but not about James Comey's firingRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday made his first public address since the ouster of the FBI director - but opted not to address the firing. Speaking at a Drug Enforcement Administration summit on the opioid and heroin epidemic in Charleston, West Virginia, one of six cities the agency has targeted as part of a comprehensive drug prevention strategy, Mr. Sessions stuck to the matter at hand.


  5. The Latest: US Health Secretary visits West VirginiaRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Latest on U.S. Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price's visit to West Virginia : U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price came to West Virginia to hear about efforts to fight opioid addiction in a state that has the nation's highest drug overdose death rate. Price visited the state Capitol in Charleston on Tuesday along with senior White House aide Kellyanne Conway.


  6. Cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia; 2 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    A cargo plane contracted by UPS went off the runway and over a steep, wooded hillside Friday at a West Virginia airport, killing the pilot and co-pilot, an airport official said. Nearly two dozen emergency vehicles lined the runway as emergency crews tried to reach the crash site from above and below, Yeager airport spokesman Mike Plante said.


  7. New mural in downtown Charleston inspired by city's historyRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | Washington Times

    Jesse Corlis is finishing a large mural of a streetcar stop in an alley off Quarrier Street, in between Capitol and Hale streets. He's spent more than 100 hours so far working on the mural, which is almost complete.


  8. Putnam car collector sends latest restoration to RussiaRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | Washington Times

    A 1920 Milburn Light electric car that had been stored in a flooded Philippi outbuilding before Putnam County antique car collector Carroll Hutton bought it during an estate sale in the 1990s and restored it to its former glory is now headed to Russia, where a Moscow-area company has bought the museum-quality vehicle for an undisclosed price. "I'd rather have donated it to a local museum," Hutton said Jan. 13, as he awaited the arrival of a shipping container that will carry the West Virginia car to its new owners.


  9. Charleston woman shares her abortion storyRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2017 | Washington Times

    "I was terrified to tell my parents," the now 60-year-old Charleston woman shared. "I knew where babies came from but I never thought about it happening to me."


  10. No. 25 West Virginia ends No. 6 Virginia's win streak, 66-57Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | Washington Times

    Esa Ahmad hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 1:28 remaining Saturday and No. 25 West Virginia ended No.


  11. Report: Charleston adults have very high rate of diabetesRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Washington Times

    A new report says Charleston, West Virginia had the second highest rate of diabetes last year out of nearly 200 communities surveyed across the nation. News outlets report that a Gallup-Healthways report released Wednesday says 17.6 percent of adults in Charleston in 2015 had diabetes.


  12. Holiday trees honoring military, first respondersRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    Photographs of members of the military and first responders will be showcased on two trees at the West Virginia State Capitol Complex during the holidays. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin are asking residents of the state to submit photos for the threes.


  13. Business HighlightsRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    The CEO of Wells Fargo faced accusations of fraud and calls for his resignation Tuesday from harshly critical senators at a hearing over allegations that bank employees opened millions of accounts customers didn't know about to meet aggressive sales quotas. Members of the Senate Banking Committee showed bipartisan outrage over the long-running conduct, unsatisfied by Chief Executive John Stumpf's show of contrition.


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