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  1. Man wanted in Bluefield murder apprehended in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... tlow and Terry were involved in a domestic dispute over a woman and a child when the shooting occurred. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.

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  2. Former DOH worker indicted on fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | West Virginia Metro

    A former worker with the West Virginia Division of Highways was indicted Friday by the Berkeley County grand jury on charges alleging he stole thousands of dollars of equipment. The Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney's Office said William Robert Smallwood, 57, of Martinsburg, was indicted on seven criminal counts.

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  3. West Virginia museums to let military members in for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | NewsOK.com

    Several West Virginia attractions are participating in the National Endowment for the Arts initiative to offer free admission to active-duty military members and their families. The Blue Star Museums program includes more than 2,000 museums across the country offering the deal starting next week through Labor Day.

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  4. W.Va. Senate president to be Coca Cola 600 honorary starterRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole will be the honorary starter for the Coca Cola 600 NASCAR race this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina. At the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, the Mercer County Republican will be honored at a pre-race event, attend the official drivers meeting, address a crowd of nearly 100,000, participate in the pre-race spectacular and present the trophy to the winning driver.

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  5. Murray Energy layoffs appear imminentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... ago, could layoff as many as 1,800 according to the WSJ report. Some of the locations are believed to be in West Virginia. The WSJ reported the Monongalia County mine near Morgantown would be one of the operations targeted. Murray furloughed several ...

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  6. Murray American Energy cuts 829 WV mining jobs 589 uncertainRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. More than 800 West Virginia miners face unemployment this Memorial Day weekend. Another nearly 600 could receive layoff notices later this summer. Murray ...

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  7. Coal-mine companies expect 2,267 layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow on Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told 439 more Mountain State miners they could be out of work. On Friday, St. Clairsville, Ohio-based Murray Energy said it told 1,417 workers at five West Virginia mines that their jobs must be eliminated.

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  8. Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for Approximately 75 Customers in OnaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Huntington News

    West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 75 customers in Ona from the intersection of Rt 60 and Fudges Creek Road to 313 Fudges Creek Road. The advisory was issued following a water main break, which crews are working to repair.

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  9. Job Cuts Are Devastating Blow for Ohio Valley Coal MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    More than 750 local coal miners lost their jobs Friday as Murray Energy Corp. either eliminated or laid off 1,829 workers across three states in response to what the firm calls "the ongoing destruction of the U.S. coal industry by President Barack Obama." When combined with the 439 job reductions made by Alpha Natural Resources in Wayne County, the Murray cuts mean West Virginia lost 1,857 coal-mining jobs Friday.

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  10. Controversial Ruling Was RightRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    For many years, West Virginia Supreme Court justices were accused of legislating from the bench. That is, instead of merely interpreting the law and the state Constitution, they created what amounted to new statutes.

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  11. Napier resigns as Mingo Central basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    ... "I wanted to make sure the boys would have someone for the three-week summer session coming up," Napier said. "West Virginia schools now have a three-week period in June to hold practices and participate in team camps. I think they understand. We ...

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  12. Father: Board of Child Care saved son's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... in 2000 - as well as community-based group home programs, treatment foster care and mental health services in West Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. As a level III facility, the local campus was licensed to serve 50 clients, ages 12 to 18, ...

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  13. Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... as keynote speaker for the event. The Inter-Mountain photo by Roger Adkins Jim Cale and Rod Farley of the West Virginia Council of Vietnam Veterans of America recently stand in front of the Mobile Memorial Wall in Buckhannon. The Council brought the ...

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  14. Promoting TourismRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Last week, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed into law a couple of bills meant to promote tourism in the Mountain State.

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  15. UNT notebook: Mitchell's contract approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... played for Texas high schools. Tyara Warren, who played at Plano West before starting her college career at West Virginia, was the latest addition to a group that also includes Stabresa McDaniel (Minnesota/Dallas Skyline), Terriell Bradley ...

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  16. Bears place in 3200 relaysRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Morning Journal

    The Oak Glen quartet of Christen Mangano, Emily Severs, Alex Arnott and Felicity Nolder took third in the Class AA 3200-meter relay in 10 minutes, 19.50 seconds Friday at the West Virginia State Track and Field Championships at Laidley Field at the University of Charleston. Teammates Canyon Colson, Tanner Gorby, Cyle Perez and Zach Mynes placed fourth in the Class AA 3200 boys relay in 8:28.93.

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  17. W.Virginia vets' memorial renovation to be completed in JuneRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    A yearlong renovation of the West Virginia Veterans Memorial at the state Capitol Complex is expected to be completed in June. Since the $1.6 million project started last spring, access to the memorial has been restricted at times while workers made several repairs.

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  18. Nonprofits in 12 W.Va. counties eligible for disaster loansRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Disaster loans are being offered to nonprofit organizations in a dozen West Virginia counties that sustained damage from severe weather in April. The U.S. Small Business Administration says private nonprofits that don't provide critical services of a governmental nature can apply for the low-interest disaster loans.

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  19. Columbus residents face drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Two Columbus residents with drugs and cash in their room at the Red Roof Inn on Seventh Street were arrested Thursday, West Virginia State Police said. Maurice Burton and Taelor D. Overton were each charged with possession with intent to deliver, heroin, and possession with intent to deliver, crack cocaine, according to a release from Trooper 1st Class C.S. Jackson, with the Parkersburg detachment.

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  20. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... need for more folks willing to do so is tremendous. There are 28 children in the Children's Home Society of West Virginia system, right here in Wood County. "The need is great," said Carna Metheney-White, child and family services supervisor. DOWN: ...

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