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3 hrs ago | Common Dreams

For Freedom Industries, a Small Price to Pay for Poisoning West Virginia Water

Last week, Freedom Industries - the now bankrupt company that was responsible for a chemical spill that tainted the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of West Virginians - learned that there will be a small price to pay for its negligence.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Theatre West Virginia back from brink for summer season

Less than two weeks remain in Theatre West Virginia's 54th season, a performance season that almost didn't happen because of financial issues.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Raleigh County, WV

6 hrs ago | Fox News

West Virginia Democrat scrutinized over mine explosions

Rep. Nick J. Rahall speaks during a visit by him and his colleagues discussing bilateral relationships between Egypt and the U.S., in Cairo March 15, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

6 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

W.Va. Inmate who Escaped in May Captured in Va.

A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Captured, Entertainment, Television, Beckley Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison

10 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Artsbank Mural

Artist Instructor Kevin Woodcock and Artsbank Director Bill McWhorter installed a two-panel mural on the wall of the Wilt Building in downtown Elkins Monday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

14 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. officials allege fire department conspiracy

The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office is accusing members of a volunteer fire department in Wharton with forging state documents.

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Related Topix: Fire, West Virginia Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington Examiner

Natalie Tennant dodges questions on Obama, Harry Reid and Obamacare

Natalie Tennant , West Virginia 's secretary of state and Democratic Senate candidate, seems to have a problem answering tough questions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia Government, Harry Reid, Barack Obama

Government Executive

Disruptive Politics

Back in the mid-1990s, Harvard professor Clayton Christensen coined the phrases "disruptive technology" and "disruptive innovation" to describe certain kinds of game-changing developments in the business world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell

Bellingham Herald

Possible unsafe practices found at W.Va. clinic

The investigation by West Virginia health officials found that, prior to November 2013, needles and syringes were reused at Valley Pain Management to administer pain medications and saline solutions, and the same pain medication vial was used for more than one patient, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the Ohio ... (more)

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Hepatitis

Austin American-Statesman

Texas QB David Ash, RB Johnathan Gray given full medical clearance

Texas quarterback David Ash and running back Johnathan Gray were among a lengthy list of players that were given full medical clearance for fall training camp.

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Detroit Free Press

Midland man among 3 killed in Adirondacks plane crash

Authorities have identified the three victims in a single-engine plane crash in the Adirondacks as a West Virginia man, his 24-year-old daughter and a 25-year-old Michigan man.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, West Virginia Government, Michigan

Marietta Times

Nature Conservancy's W.Va. director resigns

The 54-year-old Bartgis tells The Charleston Gazette that the Nature Conservancy's West Virginia chapter recently completed two multimillion-dollar conservation projects.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Marietta Times

Beckley board says use of truck for vacation OK

Beckley Sanitary Board officials say a manager didn't do anything wrong when he took a government-owned vehicle on vacation.

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Marietta Times

Manufacturing group chief touts West Virginia

Rebecca Randolph left West Virginia for Cleveland after college to pursue better career options, but the Mountain State was always on her mind.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia Government, Marshall University, University of Charleston

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Decision coming on bomber training area expansion

Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, US News, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Scammers Target West Virginians with Fake Job Ads

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging West Virginians who may be looking for work to be on the lookout for fake job postings and other employment scams online.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

The Review

See Red?

Retailers in West Virginia soon will receive materials that will help them train employees and comply with state law that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to youth under the age of 18. Funded with Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment block grant funds administered by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources ... (more)

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Marshall County, WV, Wetzel County, WV, Brooke County, WV, Hancock County, WV

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Planned Dominion pipeline upsets West Virginia residents

In order to meet what the company calls an increasing demand for natural gas on the East Coast, Dominion Resources has plans to send supplies of natural gas produced in the Upper Ohio Valley to North Carolina via its Southeast Reliability Project pipeline system.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Rock Hill Herald

Our leaders fail to find fix for roads

S.C. Department of Transportation workers make repairs Thursday to the Interstate 77 bridge over the Catawba River after the recent discovery of a foot-wide hole South Carolina has the most dangerous rural roads in the nation and state lawmakers don't have the collective political will to do anything about it.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Florida, Florida Government, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, Nikki Haley, US Governors

NewsandSentinel.com

Interstate Fair concludes today in Mineral Wells

A spell of cooler temperatures that is uncommon for mid-July has helped draw crowds this week to the 2014 West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition in Mineral Wells.

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Related Topix: Mineral Wells, WV (Mineralwells, WV), Harrisville, WV, Elizabeth, WV, Junior, WV, Wood County, WV

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