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LITTLETON (AP) — West Virginia State Police have released the identity of a third man who died in a suspicious house fire in Wetzel County. Spokesman Sgt. Michael Baylous says family and friends identified the victim as 48-year-old Jimmy Kisner of Aleppo, Pa. He died along with two others in the Jan. 13 fire in […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia is bracing for another blast of extreme winter weather. The National Weather service is predicting 2 inches to 6 inches of snow for various areas of the state Tuesday. A winter storm warning was in effect from 1 a.m. Tuesday until 1 a.m. Wednesday in much of West Virginia, and […]

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia University officials expect an expansion effort to improve the School of Dentistry’s finances. The Dominion Post reports that the dental school has lost $500,000 for each of the past three years. The losses stem from the operation of the school’s dental clinic. School of Dentistry dean David Felton and WVU […]

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MILTON (AP) — Union workers are hoping they can persuade SuperValu to keep its food distribution center in Milton open. SuperValu announced last week that it will close the facility in April and consolidate the operation with a facility in Pennsylvania. Teamsters Local 505 president Ken Hall tells The Herald-Dispatch that the union plans to […]

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NEW MANCHESTER (AP) — Police are investigating a collision between a passenger vehicle and a fire truck that killed three Oak Glen High School students. Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher tells media outlets that the southbound passenger vehicle went into the northbound lane while trying to overtake another vehicle. It collided with a New Manchester […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America have extended their contract for workers in West Virginia again. It’s the third contract extension since negotiations on a new agreement began seven months ago. Frontier said Sunday in a news release that the latest extension will run until April 5 while negotiations continue. […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — The company blamed for a chemical spill that left 300,000 West Virginians without safe drinking water filed for bankruptcy Friday, temporarily shielding it from dozens of lawsuits, many by businesses that were forced to shut down for days. Freedom Industries Inc. also used its bankruptcy papers as a forum to hypothesize about […]

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — A runway at Morgantown’s airport had to be closed briefly when a small plane tipped forward upon landing. Morgantown Assistant City Manager Glen Kelly tells The Dominion Post no one was injured in Friday’s mishap at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. Kelly says the plane’s owner was flying with an instructor pilot when […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — The smell lingers — the slightly sweet, slightly bitter odor of a chemical that contaminated the water supply of West Virginia’s capital more than a week ago. It creeps out of faucets and shower heads. It wafts from the Elk River, the site of the spill. Sometimes it hangs in the cold […]

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POINT PLEASANT (AP) — Firefighters in Point Pleasant say five people have been injured in a blaze that destroyed their home. Media outlets report the fire was reported at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The names of the victims weren’t immediately released. Point Pleasant Fire Chief Jeremy Bryant says three of the victims were airlifted to Cabell […]

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