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Friday Aug 29 | West Virginia Metro

State says ciao to 36th annual Italian Heritage Festival

A celebration of the rich culture which made its way from "Lo Stivale" to "Lo Stato Di Montagna" kicks off Friday in Clarksburg.

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, WV, Vienna, WV

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Lewis officers seize heroin, pills in bust

Officers seized heroin and pills during a drug bust in Clarksburg Tuesday evening that was triggered by an undercover drug sting in Lewis County Tuesday afternoon, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lewis County, WV, Jane Lew, WV, Clarksburg, WV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

West Virginia Metro

FBI updates legislators on new technologies developing in Clarksburg

As part of the three-day interim session, state legislators with the Joint Committee on Technology traveled to the FBI Center in Harrison County.

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, WV, Prison

West Virginia Metro

Federal information filed in case against Bridgeport mayor

No date for a plea hearing has been set for Blount and there is no official indication of any plea agreement at this time.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, WV, Lumberport, WV, Belington, WV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Juvenile Lifeline

Officials with the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Justice are asking the West Virginia Legislature to look at expanding and improving the state's youth reporting centers.

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, WV, Family, Kids

Martinsburg Journal

Reporting center provides lifeline for juvenile offenders

Officials with the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Justice are asking the West Virginia Legislature to look at expanding and improving the state's youth reporting centers.

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Related Topix: Clarksburg, WV, Family, Kids

Sun Aug 24, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Home Rule Board hits Bridgeport

Members of the Home Rule Board will be in Harrison County on Monday to hear from representatives of five more cities that are among the 22 total, across West Virginia, seeking one of 16 new spaces within the Home Rule Pilot Project.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, WV, West Virginia, Buckhannon, WV, Shinnston, WV, Morgantown, WV

West Virginia Metro

Dominion sharing potential pipeline plans with local governments

Several energy companies are currently waiting to hear if they will have the chance to build a pipeline to transport natural gas from West Virginia to North Carolina.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV To Study Fish Life In River After Chemical Spill

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state will survey fish life in the Elk River after a massive chemical spill polluted the waterway in January.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Geology, Science, Leetown, WV

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Hit, Killed By Train In Southern WV

Roderfield , West Virginia West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County.

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Related Topix: Man, WV, Roderfield, WV, McDowell County, WV, Welch, WV

West Virginia Metro

Founder of Miracle Meadows School arrested on charges involving child neglect and abuse

Arrest warrants were issued and executed for the two individuals at the heart of the allegations of child abuse against a religious boarding school in Harrison County.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Salem, WV, Ritchie County, WV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Lawmakers could talk about changes to tank bill next week

Senate President Jeff Kessler said he and other legislative leaders will meet with representatives of smaller oil and gas operators during next week's legislative interim meetings in Harrison County to talk about possible changes to the Above Ground Storage Act.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Harrison County drug bust leads to three arrests

Maurice Lamar Garrison, 32, and Margaret Ellen Proctor, 31, both from Clarksburg, along with Andrew James Carter, 27, from Tampa, Florida, face drug charges after the Harrison County Street Crimes and Drug Unit, the Harrison County Sheriff's Department SWAT Team and the Salem Police Department's K-9 Unit raided an apartment on Broaddus Avenue.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Clarksburg, WV

West Virginia Metro

More charges could be filed in connection with Miracle Meadows case

The founder and executive director of the Harrison County Christian boarding school that is at the center of an investigation focused on allegations of possible abuse could face contempt of court and obstruction charges.

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Related Topix: Salem, WV, Ritchie County, WV

KSL-TV

W.Va. private school has state status revoked

A faith-based, private boarding school in Harrison County where a teacher is accused of choking a young resident has had its state-recognized education status revoked.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Both sides to weigh in on pipeline

Supporters of a proposed natural gas pipeline and protestors against the project both will have the chance to make their case Tuesday in Pocahontas County.

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Related Topix: Pocahontas County, WV, Environment, Science, Wetzel County, WV

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Big News Network.com

W. Track. BOGACZYK New Track Assistant Coleman Finally Makes It `Home

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Martinsburg Journal

Town hall meeting on Common Core planned

Delegate Mike Folk, R-Berkeley, is in a unique position to comment on West Virginia's version of Common Core standards - entitled Next Generation - since he's an elected official and also has children in the Berkeley County school system.

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Related Topix: Core, WV, West Virginia, Berkeley County, WV, Bridgeport, WV

Fri Aug 15, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

W.Va. teacher accused of choking student

Authorities in Harrison County have arrested a teacher at a faith-based boarding school on charges that he choked a young resident and have removed children who lived there.

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Related Topix: Salem, WV, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Aug 14, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Miracle Meadows School employee arrested on charges of child abuse

Timothy Aaron Arrington, of Salem, was brought in after an arrest warrant was executed by the Sheriff's Department at 3 p.m. on Thursday, with assistance from the WV State Police and the Bridgeport Police Department.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Salem, WV, Criminal Defense Law, Healthcare Law

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