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8 hrs ago | 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: Kanawha County, WV, Ohio County, WV

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Prep softball: Kanawha, Putnam county leaders

Coaches and/or statisticians are asked to submit team statistics to the Charleston Daily Mail for the week by 5 p.m. each Sunday.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV, Buffalo, WV, Winfield, WV, Poca, WV, St. Albans, WV

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Endorsements for House of Delegates 13th and 15th districts

The 13th and 15th House of Delegates districts are about midway between Charleston and Huntington, with the 13th extending north to Ravenswood.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Ravenswood, WV, US News, Mason, WV

West Virginia Metro

State completes transaction with new Putnam County business

The West Virginia Economic Development Authority has agreed to purchase a tract of land and two buildings from a Putnam County business.

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Related Topix: Fraziers Bottom, WV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Putnam prosecutor says shooting appears to be self-defense

Putnam County prosecutors Mark Sorsaia said he hasn't decided if he'll present a case of a Red House woman who shot her estranged boyfriend to the grand jury.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Red House, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Putnam Commissioners Plan Legal Action Seeking To Force Removal Of MCHM From Landfill

Putnam County commissioners said Tuesday they want to partner with the city of Hurricane and file a lawsuit by the end of the week against Waste Management seeking to force it to remove MCHM from the Hurricane landfill.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

People In Putnam County Could Be Getting Public Water Access

Harvey Tribble has lived on manila ridge since the early 70s. He says most people living out here use a well for their water supply, but the water people were getting from the wells wasn't very good.

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Related Topix: Tribble, WV

NewsandSentinel.com

CSX seeks dismissal of W.Va. train death lawsuit

Railroad company CSX is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit stemming from the death of a Putnam County teenager who was hit by a train.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV

West Virginia Metro

Rite Aid to close Poca distribution center

The longtime distribution center for the Rite Aid drugstore chain in Putnam County will be closed in 2016.

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Related Topix: Poca, WV

Charleston Daily Mail

Your vents for April 14, 2014

The U.S. shouldn't even be involved in looking for it. Let China and the rest of the countries look for it.

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Related Topix: Winfield, WV, Kanawha City, WV

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Family, Friends Of Man Killed In Putnam Shooting Hold Vigil

Family and friends of a Putnam County shooting victim are pleading for justice. At a vigil Sunday night, the family of Curtis Adams insisted he was set up.

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Related Topix: Red House, WV, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Sat Apr 12, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Man shot and killed in Putnam County after entering residence

A man identified as Curtis Adams allegedly entered the residence of his former girlfriend on Grandview Ridge Road near Red House Hill.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Putnam County Deputies Investigating Shooting

For people who hardly ever hear of a murder happening in their area, Saturday's news that a man was shot and killed in Putnam County has definitely shaken up those living in the rural community.

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Related Topix: Red House, WV

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

First Tanker Trucks Of Wastewater From Freedom's Poca Blending Shipped Out

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said Friday that the first tanker truck loads of wastewater from Poca Blending went out this week to an underground injection control well site in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Poca, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Your Vents, Friday, April 11

Now since that episode it is much higher. Is the water company trying to rip somebody off? * When the water bill goes up your sanitation bill goes up too.

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Related Topix: Core, WV, Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Dunbar, WV

West Virginia Metro

Putnam deputies say St. Albans man's intent was to kill

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. - A St. Albans man was in jail on attempted murder charges after a police said he made it clear to them death was his intent.

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Related Topix: St. Albans, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Putnam County Commission Could Be Heading Back To Court

The Putnam County Commission is considering another lawsuit in connection with MCHM and the landfill.

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Related Topix: Marlinton, WV

Charleston Daily Mail

Editorial: Getting 180 days of school in regardless of the weather

January was the month without school for Kanawha and eight nearby counties in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Restaurant Lawsuit Brewing In Teays Valley

There are several different stores in Liberty Square. The outlet mall gives people in Putnam County a place to shop that's close to home.

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Related Topix: Teays Valley, WV

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Putnam On File March 21-Apr.tx

The following property transfers of $50,000 or more were recorded in Putnam County between March 21 and April 3: Luke A. and Michele L. Blatt to Joshua Dean Stewart and Staci R. Burdette.

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Related Topix: Teays Valley, WV, Poca, WV

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