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  1. Marshall-Middle Tennessee Series AlteredRead the original story

    Yesterday | Huntington News

    ... Tennessee scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday has been postponed. The two teams will now play a double header on Sunday in Beckley, W. Va., at Epling Stadium. Each game will be seven innings, with the first beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Marshall ...

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  2. Time to Go: Official who put vets at risk must be firedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Members of Congress should have just one question for Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald: Has the VA official who made a drug-related decision that put veterans at risk been fired? An investigation by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel found that the Beckley, W.Va., VA?Medical Center "improperly substituted mental health treatments with older drugs to save money," according to the Associated Press. Allegedly, changes are being made.

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  3. Mountaineer Morning Links: Gold/Blue Spring Game Primer (4/24/14) EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Smoking Musket

    ... Major Harris, Pat White, Rasheed Marshall and Darren Studstill. Moss still holds two Mountaineer football records - Beckley Register-Herald Bob Moss, also called "Bobby" in his heyday as a Mountaineer, excelled as a member of the West Virginia ...

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  4. ShamefulRead the original story

    Thursday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Despite the flurry of attention last year about the state of our nation's Veterans Affairs hospitals, the facilities are still poorly enough funded and supervised that, here in West Virginia, one hospital has been flagged for "cutting corners on needed drug therapy to save money in violation of VA policy," according to Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner. In Beckley, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center was caught switching out patients' prescribed medications for older drugs in order to save money.

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  5. Tourism Industry Projects to Receive $1.9 Million in Matching Funds to Attract Visitors to the StateRead the original story

    Thursday | Huntington News

    ... County. The Appalachian Festival project is a collective advertising campaign designed to attract visitors to Beckley-Raleigh County for multiple day, multiple location visits through the use of print, broadcast and Internet media. The primary goal ...

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  6. UPDATE Georgia clinic says no threat after screening possible Ebola patientRead the original story

    Thursday | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) -- The judge overseeing Don Blankenship's criminal proceedings says a law clerk who wrote an article about the Upper ...

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  7. Not Good: VA Hospital Switched Meds for Older Drugs to Cut CostsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Accuracy In Media

    "A Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia switched out patients' prescribed medications with older drugs to cut costs, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced in a letter to Congress and the White House Wednesday." "The Beckley, West Virginia, Veterans Affairs Medical Center substituted prescribed antipsychotic medications with older drugs as a cost-savings measure.

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  8. Report: West Virginia VA Hospital Switched Antipsychotic Meds with Older Drugs to Cut CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Right Wing News

    ... costs, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) announced in a letter to Congress and the White House Wednesday. The Beckley, West Virginia, Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) substituted prescribed antipsychotic medications with older drugs as ...

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  9. VA hospital used cheaper anti-psychotic drugs to save money, probe findsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Stars and Stripes

    ... hospital in Tomah, Wis. Allegations of using cheaper drugs at the 40-bed Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Beckley, W.Va., surfaced last year, triggering an internal investigation by the agency's Office of the Medical Inspector. That probe ...

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  10. josh_hicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    ... specific medications when necessary for a patient's health needs. The investigation confirmed that a VA clinic in Beckley, W.Va., implemented a "blanket restriction" on administering two antipsychotic drugs, aripiprazole and ziprasidone, to help ...

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  11. Dallas City Council approves Oak Cliff Gateway rezoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Dallas Morning News

    View along Zang Boulevard at Beckley Avenue in the heart of the Oak Cliff Gateway area. Ten years in the works, a rezoning of the Oak Cliff Gateway area gained Dallas City Council approval Wednesday in 42 minutes.

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  12. VA hospital prescribed older antipsychotics to save money: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Washington Times

    A Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia put patients at risk by substituting antipsychotic drugs with older medication to cut costs, the Office of Special Counsel said Wednesday. The actions by the Beckley West Virginia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which were reported by a whistleblower and substantiated by the VA Office of the Medical Inspector, violate VA policy, which prohibits VA providers from withholding prescribed medications to save money.

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  13. Mountaineer Morning Links: Wednesday (4/22/14) EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Smoking Musket

    ... Josh Lambert, which he tries to insist is no relationship at all. WVU's Lambert hoping to build on big season - Beckley Register-Herald After knocking through a couple of game winners last year - beating both Maryland and Texas Tech with last-second ...

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  14. Justice tells newspaper he's considering run for governor in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | West Virginia Metro

    Greenbrier Resort owner Jim Justice told the Beckley Register-Herald on Tuesday he's "very seriously considering" running in the 2016 Democratic gubernatorial primary in West Virginia. This week's announcement by U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin not to run for governor had an impact on Justice, who said he'll make a final decision soon.

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  15. Police investigate second drive by shooting in a weekRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WOAY

    Police are investigating a drive by shooting that happened Tuesday night in Beckley. Beckley Police tell Newswatch it appears two cars driving down Hager Street fired multiple shots at Hager Street apartments.

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  16. Mountaineer Morning Links: Monday (4/20/15) EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Smoking Musket

    ... daily until April 23 for a chance to win the winning design. John Barton was a fine Mountaineer guard in the 1980s - Beckley Register-Herald John Barton of Hollidaysburg, Pa., was a fine offensive guard on West Virginia University's football teams ...

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  17. Beckley Armed RobberyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | WOAY

    An armed robbery in Beckley has police looking for the suspects. The Little General in Beckley was robbed early Monday morning.

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  18. Nominations for 'Because of You' awards sought for miners' celebrationRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Huntington News

    ... are being sought for the 2015 Coal Miners' Celebration, which is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 1, at Tamarack in Beckley. Miners, community members and others connected with the state's coal mining industry will gather there once again to celebrate ...

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  19. Beckley Restaurant Is Robbed At Gun PointRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | WOAY

    According to the Beckley Police Department, they responded to a call at Captain D's Seafood Restaurant in Beckley shortly after 11:30. Police say three males entered the business after firing rounds through the front door.

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  20. West Virginia Football Greenbrier Practice Sunday Morning RoundupRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Smoking Musket

    WVU coaches, players thrilled with Greenbrier experience - Beckley Register-Herald Temperatures flirted with the 80-degree mark. Thousands of Mountaineer fans put on their gold and blue and snacked on chips, corn dogs and lemonade, and the West Virginia University football team stretched out across to plush football fields at the summer home of the New Orleans Saints.

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