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MORGANTOWN (AP) — A workshop at West Virginia University will focus on issues related to human trafficking. The free, private conference is set for Tuesday at WVU’s Life Science Building in Morgantown. Among those invited to attend are law enforcement, social workers and educators. The conference is being organized by the public-private West Virginia Intelligence […]

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WHEELING (AP) — A Wheeling man faces charges that he left his 18-month-old daughter in a hot car while he was asleep on a couch. Media outlets report 33-year-old Cory Rockhold was arrested Thursday night after police found his daughter in his car on Wheeling Island. A criminal complaint in Ohio County Magistrate Court says […]

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — Huntington police have fatally shot an armed man during an argument at a city bar. Huntington police Capt. John Ellis identified the gunman as 37-year-old Robert Henderson. Ellis says Henderson was a native of the Detroit area. Media outlets report police were summoned to the El Ranchito Mexican Bar and Grill early […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — A water company whose Charleston treatment plant was contaminated by a coal-cleaning agent in January is holding public tours next week. West Virginia American Water Co. will hold the free “WaterFest” event Aug. 9. Spokeswoman Laura Jordan tells the Charleston Daily Mail it’s the first time the company will hold such an […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful Natalie Tennant pretends to cuts the lights at the White House in a new TV ad opposing President Barack Obama’s energy policies. In the first ad for either major candidate, Tennant rebukes an Environmental Protection Agency proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Showing the White […]

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PRINCETON (AP) — The northbound lanes of an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border have reopened after being shut down for a day following a tractor-trailer fire. The accident Friday closed the East River Mountain Tunnel in both directions, filling the air with thick, black smoke and backing up traffic for miles. Media […]

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CLARKSBURG (AP) — The concealed weapons fund can be a substantial moneymaker for some sheriff’s departments, depending on the population of the county. The cost to obtain a concealed weapons permit is $105, which is good for five years. The sheriff’s department receives $60 of that. The remainder is split as follows: $5 for the […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — At least some women who paid entry fees for a Charleston run that was canceled will get refunds after all. The West Virginia attorney general’s office says that Eventbrite, a ticketing company used for the Dirty Girl Mud Run, will issue refunds. It says registrants who paid through any other vendor should […]

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — Huntington’s train collection will increase substantially next year thanks to a partnership among three local entities. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams announced July 18 that the City of Huntington is teaming up with the Hoops Family Children’s Hospital and the Cabell Huntington Hospital Auxiliary to launch a collaborative art initiative. The initiative will […]

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ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) — The White House Christmas Tree will come from a farm in Lehighton, Pa., following a competition in Michigan. A panel of growers, industry experts and consumers on Saturday selected Chris Botek of Crystal Springs Tree Farm as the National Christmas Tree and Wreath Contests 2014 grand champion, according to the Kalamazoo […]

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