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  1. Was the home you're considering buying a meth house? There are ways to find outRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Digital Trends

    ... have found these labs between 2004 and 2012. Dark spots with large concentrations show up in Washington, West Virginia, Oklahoma, Missouri, Michigan, and more states. In 2013 alone, authorities busted 1,797 labs in Indiana and 1,545 in Tennessee. ...

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  2. W.Va. agency participates in life jacket awareness campaignRead the original story

    48 min ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is participating in a campaign to promote the use of life jackets through the Fourth of July. Operation Life Jacket encourages the use of personal flotation devices while swimming, fishing and boating on West Virginia waters.

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  3. West Virginia officially ends year with balanced budgetRead the original story

    56 min ago | Huntington News

    CHARLESTON, W.VA . - The West Virginia Department of Revenue today released numbers for the month of June, officially ending its fiscal year with a balanced budget.

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  4. State Participating in Huntington's Drug Intervention ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced during a press conference at City Hall today that it will provide $10,000 in funding, as well as $10,000 in technical support, to the Cabell-Huntington Health Department to launch West Virginia's first-ever syringe exchange program. The program is considered part of a harm-reduction program to reduce the risk of spreading diseases such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS.

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  5. Head Start programs in West Virginia get $17MRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marietta Times

    Seven Head Start or Early Head Start programs across West Virginia are sharing more than $17 million in federal funding. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the Department of Health and Human Services funding on Thursday.

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  6. W.Va. attorney general settles with Nationwide for $5.75MRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marietta Times

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has reached a $5.75 million settlement with Nationwide Insurance regarding a discount on certain insurance products for West Virginia Farm Bureau members. Nationwide will pay $5.75 million to settle allegations that it violated state laws regarding its Farm Bureau discount.

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  7. Disaster loans offered in Ky., W.Va., Va. for weather damageRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marietta Times

    The U.S. Small Business Administration says Aug. 3 is the deadline to apply for loans for physical damage caused by storms and low temperatures from March 3 to March 14. Loans are available in Martin and Pike counties in Kentucky; Mingo, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne and Wyoming counties in West Virginia; and Buchanan County in Virginia. Homeowners can apply for loans of up $200,000 for real estate damage.

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  8. Cramer welcomed as 2nd Judicial Circuit JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOV9

    The Marshall County Courthouse played host to a packed courtroom on Thursday afternoon as Jeffrey D. Cramer was welcomed as the newest judge in West Virginia. Members of the local county bar associations; state and local elected officials; federal, state, and local Judges; and members of the community were in attendance as the Honorable Menis E. Ketchum II, Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, administered the ceremonial oath of office to Cramer.

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  9. Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Tiger Woods has rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-par 66 in the opening round of The Greenbrier Classic. Helped by Thursday's morning rain that softened the Old White TPC course in West Virginia, Woods posted his lowest score of the season and matched his best in relation to par.

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  10. A Sign Of Things To Come? Tiger Roars With 66 At Tour Stop In West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... the 16th hole during the first round of the Greenbrier Classic at the Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, on July 2, 2015. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images) WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (CBSNewYork/AP) - Tiger Woods has ...

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  11. Miss West Virginia crowned in MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    Chelsea Malone was in middle school when she attended a pageant that a friend was working and after watching one show, she knew she wanted to be Miss West Virginia. Wednesday night, Malone realized that dream and was crowned Miss West Virginia in her hometown.

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  12. Transcript: New Wvu Ad Shane Lyons discusses Backyard Brawl, Big 12, future plansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    I met with new West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons for about 45 minutes Monday to talk to him about a range of topics relating to the Mountaineers, their conference and college sports as a whole. Below is a transcript of our conversation, one in which he discusses his vision for the athletic department, his hopes for renewing the Backyard Brawl, his stance on Big 12 expansion and his background, among other things.

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  13. W.Va. gas prices down just in time for Fourth of July travelRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. You will most likely find West Virginia motorists at the gas pumps this holiday weekend, taking advantage of the fact that prices are almost $1 less compared to last ...

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  14. Map of State Spirits Excise Tax Rates in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tax Foundation

    ... low enough that they are comparable to having no taxes on spirits. Following Wyoming and New Hampshire are West Virginia ($1.89), Missouri ($2.00), Colorado ($2.28) and Texas ($2.40). Like many excise taxes, the treatment of spirits varies widely ...

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  15. Kanawha County man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... ed the center line in a curve near Mountain Breeze Lane according to Kanawha County sheriff's deputies. 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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  16. Huntington needle exchange program is a first for W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The state Department of Health and Human Resources is putting $20,000 into a syringe exchange program in Huntington and Cabell County with a first-of-its-kind pilot project for West Virginia that could be up and running by Oct. 1. It's a step that's being taken to address what many health officials in the Mountain State have called a drug epidemic. On Thursday, DHHR officials joined Williams, other Huntington and Cabell County officials along with those with the Cabell-Huntington Health Department to announce the funding.

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  17. Columbia Pipeline Group separates from NiSourceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... based in Houston, TX, but most of its employees are in Charleston. There are a total of 600 company workers in West Virginia and 400 in the Capital City, Castleman said. The company has 15,000 miles of natural gas pipeline spread across 15 states. ...

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  18. Woods returns to Greenbrier Classic in West VirginiaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... veterans who had been stuck in a rut. Woods failed to advance to weekend play in his only other appearance in West Virginia in 2012 and, starting Thursday, will try to avoid missing the cut in consecutive tournaments for the first time in 21 years. ...

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  19. Cabell County to have state's 1st syringe exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    Cabell County will be the site of West Virginia's first syringe exchange program, which officials say will help reduce infectious diseases within the county's population of intravenous drug-users. "When the use of intravenous drugs increases, we also see increases in communicable diseases," Dr. Rahul Gupta, state health officer and commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health, said Thursday at a news conference held in Huntington to announce the program.

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  20. Education Really Critical to FutureRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    During a series of speeches focusing on education in West Virginia, State Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano discussed the link between education and the Mountain State's economy. Most West Virginians would likely agree with him.

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