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4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Congressional run is first for 2nd District candidate Ron Walters, Jr.

Walters is one of the seven Republican candidates seeking the nomination in the Second Congressional District-the seat Shelley Moore Capito currently holds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Charleston, WV, Charles Town, WV

8 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Special Kanawha County Prosecutors Sworn In To Handle Cases

Several special prosecutors were sworn in Thursday in Kanawha Circuit Court to handle certain cases in light of a controversy surrounding Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants.

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

17 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Minutes Count During Disasters

Amid all the questions, murky details and recriminations about the Jan. 9 chemical spill in Charleston, one thing is becoming crystal clear:?Minutes count in reacting to such disasters.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Endorsement: Challengers versus status quo in the 36th District House race

The 36th district of the West Virginia House of Delegates consists of a large chunk of Kanawha County, including the eastern river towns of Belle, Shrewsbury, Chelyan, Cedar Grove and Pratt, among others; all of the southern part of the county south of Tornado and Alum Creek, and an inexplicable smidgen of territory north of Charleston and west of ... (more)

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Cedar Grove, WV, Chelyan, WV, Pratt, WV

Charleston Daily Mail

Your vents, Wednesday, April 23

You reported that speed was the only factor. But the truth is speed was not the reason for the crash.

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Related Topix: St. Albans, WV, Sissonville, WV, Belle, WV

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Students' 2014-15 school year could go until June 25

Thanks to snow, extreme cold and other challenges, neither Jefferson County nor any of the state's 54 other school systems will manage to get in the required 180 days of instruction before students start summer break in June.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, WV, Hancock County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Supreme Court Says There Is "Good Cause" To Hold Hearing On Request To Suspend Plants

The West Virginia Supreme Court filed an order, saying there is good cause to move forward and have a hearing on a request by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel to have Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants law license suspended.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

W.Va. officials promote drug take-back effort

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office have scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take-Back kickoff event for Wednesday morning in St. Albans.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Co. Forum Identifies Drug Abuse, Obesity Among Top Concerns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. Helping improve the health of our community is the goal of an area coalition.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Don Surber: In education, ita s a small world after all

Jorea Marple reinstated her lawsuit charging that the state board of education did not properly fire her as state superintendent.

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Related Topix: Putnam County, WV, Ohio County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

St. Albans Voters To Consider Fire Levy

A fire levy is up for debate in one Kanawha County city. Voters will decide -- if they approve -- election day.

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Related Topix: Fire, St. Albans, WV

West Virginia Metro

Kanawha County prosecutor back in court

Kanawha County Circuit Judge Duke Bloom made it clear he wanted a quick end to a motion filed by the City of Charleston to remove Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants and his office from handling any domestic violence-related cases involving children.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

West Virginia Metro

NTSB releases preliminary report into fatal Kanawha County plane crash

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board released their preliminary report Tuesday into the April 11 plane crash in eastern Kanawha County that killed an Ohio couple.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Charleston Daily Mail

Endorsement: Good choices abound for 35th District Republicans

Voters in Kanawha County's 35th House of Delegates District are in the rare position of having more quality candidates to choose from than there are positions available.

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Related Topix: US News, Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Crashes Into Power Pole, Arrested For DUI

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for DUI after they say he was drunk, speeding and crashed into a power pole, knocking it down.

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Related Topix: Cross Lanes, WV

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Your Vents, Tuesday, April 22

You can do it. You can do it right. Learn how. The birds, the neighborhood, the planet and you will be blessed.

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Related Topix: Rocky Fork, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Eyewitness News Town Hall Tuesday To Tackle Post-Water Crisis Issues

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Join Eyewitness News for a Town Hall featuring a panel of experts who will tackle the issues in the path going forward after the West Virginia water crisis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, South Charleston, WV, Charleston, WV, Theater, Arts

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Prosecutor Plants Battles Back Against Filing That Seeks His...

Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants has fired back at the emergency petition to have him suspended from office or his entire staff disqualified from certain cases of domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WCHS-TV Charleston

St. Albans Man Charged After Deputies Say He Fired Gun Near Two People

A St. Albans man faces charges after police said he fired a gun at two people. Kellie Hicks is charged with three counts of wanton endangerment.

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Related Topix: St. Albans, WV

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

A Man Four Wheeling Finds Decomposed Body

It's something you normally see on a TV show, but yesterday Bryan Crosier was out four wheeling with his dad when he came across a body under the leaves.

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Related Topix: Wheeling, WV, Elkview, WV

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