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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they’re looking for a group-home runaway who apparently stole a car and crashed it on Interstate 70 near Hagerstown. Witnesses told police the 16-year-old fled the crash scene Tuesday morning and tried to break into a house near Williamsport before the homeowner chased him away. Police say […]

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — A faculty member at Marshall University’s medical school has been elected to chair a national organization. Officials say Darshana Shah has been named as the chair-elect of the Association of American Medical College’s Group on Faculty Affairs Steering Committee. She will lead committee in 2015-2016 academic year. Shah is the associate dean […]

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MOUNDSVILLE (AP) — A former glass plant and an old pottery plant in the Northern Panhandle are being redeveloped for new uses and are drawing interest from companies. Contractors have completed demolishing the former Fostoria Glass Co. plant in Moundsville. The property is now owned by GAB Enterprises, doing business as Vinmar Partners. The next […]

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IAEGER (AP) — Construction of a new $12 million elementary school in McDowell County is expected to begin after crews stabilize a riverbank that partially collapsed earlier this year. School Superintendent Nelson Spencer tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that demolition of the old Iaeger Elementary School has been completed. He says large rocks from the […]

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia University will host a 24-hour robotics competition for high school students in August. First Robotics Competition’s WV-ROX event will be held Aug. 1 and Aug. 2. It’s sponsored by WVU and Mountaineer Area RoboticS 2614, also known as MARS. MARS says the event will be First Robotics Competition’s first 24-hour […]

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WHEELING (AP) — A Wheeling man is offering a $250 reward for information leading to the return of a stolen antique bell. The bronze bell sat in front of a former church that was converted into a photo studio. The church was built in 1926. Neal Warren is offering the reward. He tells WTRF-TV that […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Democrat Nick Casey raised $332,000 last quarter and has $873,000 in the bank for his West Virginia congressional bid against Republican Alex Mooney. Casey also announced Monday he has raised more than $1.2 million throughout the election cycle. Mooney’s campaign did not immediately have updated numbers for April through June. They are […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia has entered into a concealed handgun reciprocity agreement with Nebraska. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey made the announcement Monday. Under the agreement, each state will honor a valid concealed carry permit issued by the other. Morrisey says Nebraska previously recognized concealed handgun licenses issued by West Virginia. West Virginia […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — The National Guard is recommending that the Medal of Honor be awarded to a West Virginia man who saved his platoon during a secret mission in Laos during the Vietnam War. Sixty-four-year-old Master Sgt. Edward Ziobron received the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions in 2005. The Charleston Gazette reports that the […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — An infant’s body was found buried in the George Washington National Forest in Hardy County over the weekend, and the child’s parents were being held in jail Monday. Troopers went to the site near Wardensville on Saturday and found the infant’s remains after the parents were arrested in Morgantown on unrelated charges. […]

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