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  1. Wheeling Post 1 Is Headed to N.C. for RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Intelligencer

    In just his second year as manager, Mark Delbrugge has led Wheeling Post 1 to the history books with a West Virginia State Championship. Now with the first state title since 1988 for Post 1 in the trophy case, the team will be rolling into Asheboro, N.C. with house money, in the South Regional Legion Tournament.

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  2. Ohio County Commission OKs Airport Gas LineRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Intelligencer

    ... for the project, which has been an issue on the table for more than six months. Mountaineer Gas Company of West Virginia will provide installation and services. Photo by Drew Parker Ohio County commissioners review grants at Monday's meeting. From ...

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  3. Nicholas County elementary school could close after 2015-16 school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Virginia Metro

    The Nicholas County Board of Education is exploring the option of closing Dixie Elementary School, and will begin the formal process and fact-finding mission pending a vote at their next regular meeting on August 17. "Nicholas County, like many other southern counties in West Virginia, continues to face a declining enrollment and declining budgets," he said. If the school were to remain open beyond 2015-16, the projections indicate only 22 students are enrolled.

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  4. Fish and boat commission reach tentative settlement on Dunkard fish killRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | O-R Online

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit against Consol Energy that claims water discharged from its mines in northern West Virginia, now owned by Murray Energy Corp., led to the September 2009 fish kill in Dunkard Creek.

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  5. Fossil Fuel Protectionist Jumps The SharkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Today, in the wake of the announcement of Obama's Climate Action Plan - a plan that is, if anything, too conservative based on recent climate change reports - at least one supporter of the fossil fuel industry has proven that he'll say anything to protect his big money supporters. Even if it's patently absurd.

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  6. Former A+ Care Pharmacy Sentenced to 64 Months in Federal Prison and...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Huntington News

    United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Kofi Ohene Agyekum, 37, former owner and operator of A+ Care Pharmacy in Barboursville, West Virginia, was sentenced in federal court in Huntington to five years and four months in federal prison for violating federal banking laws. Federal banking laws aimed at identifying criminal activity, including drug crimes and terrorism, require financial institutions to report cash transactions of more than $10,000 to federal authorities.

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  7. Manchin will vote to defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... answered and resolved, I do not believe that taxpayer money should be used to fund this organization." We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.

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  8. Wheeling Jesuit pays $2.3 million to settle violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... led to comply with regulations governing the allocation of costs and expesnes related to grant funding. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.

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  9. Reach Up cuts to disabled recipients held off for two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... says. It includes a work requirement. Federal courts issued injunctions against policies in Washington and West Virginia that would have counted the SSI benefits of children as income, thereby reducing their TANF benefit. Vermont's law only counts ...

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  10. DHHR names new CEO for William R. Sharpe Jr. HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... ghout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has announced a new Chief Executive Officer for one of the state's mental facilities.

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  11. Coal producer files for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... of the biggest companies in the sector through acquisitions that have left it with mines throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Wyoming. The company has approximately 8,800 employees, according to its website, though it has ...

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  12. Greenbrier Co. Schools prepare for first dayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WOAY

    ... than other counties in the state. Students will attend classes until the 13th, and then be off until the West Virginia State Fair finishes. Greenbrier County Associate Superintendent says choosing a shutdown school for the West Virginia State Fair ...

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  13. NSF awards W.Va. $20 million boost scientific research and upgrade...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The National Science Foundation awarded a $20 million grant to West Virginia's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research Monday in an effort to help the state look for new ways to diversify the economy. The grant will help boost academic scientific research and upgrade infrastructure at state institutions like West Virginia University, Marshall University, West Virginia State University and others.

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  14. Manchin to Vote to Defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Sen. Joe Manchin III , D-W.Va., announced Monday that he'll join Republicans in the evening to bar funding for Planned Parenthood. While the vote is still expected to fall short of the 60 votes needed to advance, Manchin splits what has been a largely unified Democratic front, and comes the same day Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton issued a strong defense of the group and two moderate Republicans offered a more targeted defunding proposal.

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  15. Gun permits on the increase in W.Va.Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    More than 13,000 permits to carry concealed guns were issued in West Virginia during the first three months of 2015, West Virginia State Police data show.

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  16. WV Attorney General on Emmissions: 'This rule is flatly illegal.'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Huntington News

    ... Power Plan." "The final rule announced Monday blatantly disregards the rule of law and will severely harm West Virginia and the U.S. economy," Attorney General Morrisey said. "This rule represents the most far-reaching energy regulation in this ...

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  17. Rep. Jenkins: "Today's announcement is another reason why we must fight the war on coal."Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Huntington News

    U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins issued the following statement today on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final rule on coal-fired power plants and greenhouse gases: "Today's rule is no surprise: It's the continuation of this administration's anti-coal, anti-West Virginia policies. Coal generates reliable, affordable energy while providing thousands of good-paying jobs for West Virginians.

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  18. Democrat Senator Announces He WillVote To Defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced Monday he will vote to defund Planned Parenthood. Last Tuesday, Iowa Republican Senator Joni Ernst introduced legislation to federally defund Planned Parenthood.

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  19. Panther football facility would cost $3.2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

    ... through grant funding, fundraisers, and volunteer donations of money, material, labor, and equipment. The West Virginia School Building Authority, which funded the school's construction over a decade ago, does not provide money for the construction ...

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  20. Dem senator backs defunding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... to push back against the criticism Monday, saying that he remains "committed to ensuring that all women in West Virginia and America receive the health care services they need." The West Virginia senator was also the only Democrat to sign on to a ...

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