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  1. West Virginia Funeral Home Ordered to Reimburse Insurer for False Death ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Insurance Journal West

    A federal judge has ruled for an insurance company in its case against the operators of a funeral home in Putnam County, West Virginia, accused of filing false death claims on behalf of pre-need contract customers who weren't actually dead. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Homesteaders Life Insurance Company was granted default judgment June 30 in its lawsuit against Poca-based Gatens-Harding Funeral Home owners Chad and Billie Harding.

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  2. AME Church: Climate change disproportionately hurts blacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Gazette

    The John Amos coal-fired power plant is seen behind a home in Poca, West Virginia on May 18, 2014. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Robert Galbraith African Methodist Episcopal Church members have joined the call of other religious leaders for action on climate change, citing its disproportionate effect on the health of black people.

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  3. Logan to also play Billies againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Logan Banner

    ... Wayne and then single games against North Division conference teams Winfield, Nitro, Herbert Hoover, Sissonville and Poca. Other than Man, Logan is also slated to have non-conference home-and-homes with old Class AA rivals Westside and Wyoming East. ...

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  4. Judge rules for insurance company in funeral home lawsuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Homesteaders Life Insurance Company was granted default judgment Thursday in its lawsuit against Poca-based Gatens-Harding Funeral Home owners Chad and Billie Harding. The lawsuit said that the Hardings cashed in on over $1 million worth of pre-need ...

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  5. 'Bigger than its building:' How Madison Public Library has expanded its community servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Channel3000

    There's a slab of concrete near the loading dock behind Central Library in downtown Madison. It's hard and uncomfortable, but it's conveniently located right next to a vent that blows out hot air from the library.

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  6. Lincoln County earns momentum-building wins at Clay County 7-on-7Read the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    ... everyone." Lincoln County was one of ten schools scheduled to appear which were divided into two pools. In pool A were Poca, Roane County, Midland Trail, Summers County and hosts Clay County. Pool B included Nitro, Valley-Fayette, Braxton County, ...

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  7. Ryan: 'Dust will settle' on BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | WISN-TV

    House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, said he does not foresee "long-term chaos" after the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union. [CAPTIONING MADE POSSIBLE BY [CAPTIONING PERFORMED BY THE NATIONAL CAPTIONING INSTITUTE, WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS VISIT NCICAP.ORG] MIKE: TODAY ON "UPFRONT," HOUSE SPEAKER PAUL RYAN.

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  8. South All-Stars continue softball dominance against NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    ... Buffalo High School Softball Complex, it was a trio of pitchers from the South that helped continue their winning ways. Poca's Tori Ward, Point Pleasant's Karissa Cochran and Logan's Hanna Sedlock combined to pitch shutouts in each of the first two ...

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  9. West Virginia Basketball Recruiting: A Quick Look At 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Smoking Musket

    ... and come on board in 2018. Johnson's athleticism is his calling card: The other local talent to look out for is is Poca, WV's Luke Frampton. Frampton has really stood out on the AAU circuit and recently picked up an offer from Duquense. Frampton is ...

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  10. Sauro to coach all-star gameRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... Hayden McCarty, Wayne County's Colby Wickline, Capital's Neil Williams and Crunchy Bays, Hoover's Matthew Justice and Poca's Austin Henrich and Kaden Meeks. Tonight's tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the South Charleston Community Center ...

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  11. Chapmanville soccer team holds own in scrimmage against PocaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Logan Banner

    Then on Wednesday, the Tigers played host to the Poca Dots in a scrimmage - a friendly if you will, using international soccer terms - at Chapmanville's Tiger Stadium.

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  12. Cochran, Roque help victorious South in all-star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Tri-County News

    ... with her again." Cochran was the winning pitcher of record in the first game, pitching three perfect innings, before Poca's Tori Ward finished the game in relief. The South All-Stars jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, as ...

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  13. Napier likes Tigersa chances this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Logan Banner

    ... way to the Class AA state tournament where the Tigers lost a narrow 30-28 slowdown game to the defending state champion Poca Dots at the Charleston Civic Center to close out the season 17-9. Tigers' second-year coach Brad Napier was hosting his ...

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  14. Tropeck leads Golden Bears with fourth place finishRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | The Review

    ... best throw was 133 feet, 6 inches which was just 3 inches short of Bridgeport's Christopher Trent who was third. Poca's Chase Dotson took first with a throw of 157-1. Oak Glen's boys 3200-meter relay team of Canyon Colson, Zacahry Mynes, Cyle Perez ...

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  15. Hatfield named as Mingo Central basketball coachRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Logan Banner

    ... will only take two to three years." Hatfield realizes the conference will return two of the top teams in the state in Poca, and Chapmanville, that also went to the state tournament and new CC teams like Logan and Winfield. The league also has good ...

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  16. Kevin Hatfield named Miners coachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... will only take two to three years." Hatfield realizes the conference will return two of the top teams in the state in Poca, and Chapmanville, that also went to the state tournament and new CC teams like Logan and Winfield. The league also has good ...

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  17. Big Blacks double up Dots, 14-7Read the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Tri-County News

    Buoyed by a pair of early five-run innings, Point Pleasant pushed past - and eventually doubled up - visiting Poca 14-7 in the regular-season finale. Trailing 1-0 after one-and-a-half innings, Point Pleasant erupted for five runs in both the second and third frames for an 11-4 lead after three.

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  18. Harrison, Winter and Thompson win King Kat on the Kanawha RiverRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... 60's and winds in the 5 to 10 MPH. Rodney Harrison of Eleanor, West Virginia, Jeff Winter and Sam Thompson, both of Poca, West Virginia took first place in the tournament. The three-person team weighed in a total of 118.55 pounds in the two-day ...

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  19. Cabela's King Kat on the Kanawha River goes to Harrison, Winter and ThompsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Rodney Harrison of Eleanor, West Virginia, Jeff Winter and Sam Thompson, both of Poca, West Virginia took first place in the tournament. Eighty top catfish anglers from 9 states launched on the Kanawha River at Charleston, West Virginia for the 2-day Cabela's King Kat Super Event.

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  20. Coal Company Sues EPA To Stop A Regulation That Will Close More Coal PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    The John Amos coal-fired power plant is seen behind a home in Poca, West Virginia in this May 18, 2014 file photo. A U.S. Appeals court on July 28, 2015, mostly upheld a major federal environmental regulation requiring some states to limit pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.

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