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CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia education officials are considering allowing teachers to give emergency injections to any student who has a severe allergic reaction. A policy proposed by the Department of Education would put epinephrine auto-injectors called EpiPens in public schools. Teachers would be trained to administer the EpiPens. The state’s existing policy doesn’t allow […]

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CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginia residents to be cautious of companies offering to sell them a copy of the deed to their home. Homeowners throughout the state have been receiving official looking letters, which are titled as a “Deed Processing Notice,” that offer to sell homeowners a copy […]

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Staff report WHEELING — Wheeling Park’s effective defense allowed Washington’s boys soccer team only one shot and the homestanding Patriots got two goals from Landon Irwin and one from Jonathan Benson in defeating Washington, 3-1, on Saturday at Wheeling Island Stadium. Stan Czahoroski and Anthony Chapman had assists for Wheeling Park, now 12-3-2 overall. Ben […]

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WHEELING (AP) — Former West Virginia Delegate and state Racing Commission chairman Harry Buch has died. He was 83. Kepner Funeral Home says Buch died Saturday at his home. The funeral home’s obituary says Buch served in the House of Delegates from 1958 to 1964. He served two terms as chairman of the West Virginia […]

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SUTTON (AP) — A minor earthquake has shaken the Sutton area in Braxton County. The National Geological Survey’s website shows that a magnitude-2.2 earthquake occurred around 5:20 a.m. Sunday. The epicenter was 6 miles west-northwest of Sutton. No damage has been reported.

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Virginia and West Virginia are participating in a multi-state earthquake drill this week. The second annual Great SouthEast ShakeOut is set for Thursday at 10:17 a.m. The West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety says the drill provides an opportunity to practice the recommended response to an earthquake. The basic […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — The Logan County Sheriff’s Department and a deputy accused of beating a suspect in 2011 have denied any wrongdoing. Deputy James Brown acknowledges he used pepper spray to subdue Charles Allen Simpkins and transported him to a hospital for treatment. But in his recent response to a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, […]

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The first weekend in October in the Jefferson County Youth Football League found the Eastern Panhandle PeeWee 49ers defeating the Jefferson County Bears, 25-6, the Freshmen Bears blanking the 49ers, 45-0, and Jayvee Bears thrashed the 49ers, 61-12. The Jefferson County PeeWee Hurricanes stopped the Eastern Panhandle Colts, 14-7. The Freshmen Hurricanes beat the South […]

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TED BLACK Special to the Spirit On a weekend that may have finally brought the end of summer temperatures, Charles Town hosted a bevy of allowance races for varying age groups and at numerous distances for those runners looking for one last tuneup before the upcoming West Virginia Breeders Classics and Maryland Million cards on […]

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The Jefferson County Zoning Board upheld Director Jennifer M. Brockman’s Sept. 21 decision to deny the Homeless Coalition of Jefferson County a permit for a cold-weather shelter in Rippon by a vote of 3-2. Look to this Wednesday’s Spirit of Jefferson for the full story.

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