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MAN (AP) — West Virginia’s 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster is being remembered in a mural and a documentary. Artist Kevin Ledo of Montreal began work on the mural Tuesday. His canvas is the outside brick wall of one of the few buildings in the Logan County community of Man still standing from before the flood […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Police have arrested eight mountaintop removal mining protesters for trespassing at Alpha Natural Resources headquarters in Bristol, Virginia. Protesters from Mountain Justice and Radical Action for Mountains and People’s Survival say they blocked the entrance to Alpha for two hours Friday. They protested the opening of two new mines on Coal River […]

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — A West Virginia University alumnus and his wife have donated $1 million to his alma mater. The donation is from South Charleston natives J. Wayne and Kathy Richards. J. Wayne Richards is president and CEO of GR Energy Services, a Houston-based oilfield products and services company. The gift will support travel, research […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Longtime “Hollywood Squares” host Peter Marshall is returning to his home state for a West Virginia version of the TV game show. The Huntington native will tape four episodes of “West Virginia Squares” at the Clay Center on Monday and Tuesday as part of Charleston’s FestivALL celebration. The game show will feature […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Professional tractor-trailer operators from West Virginia will participate in a competition in Charleston. The West Virginia Trucking Association’s annual Truck Driving Championship is set for 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at the Charleston Civic Center. The association says the competition is designed to promote safety. Each driver has a chance to […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has denied the former Salem city manager’s appeal for a new trial on embezzlement and other charges. Justices on Thursday affirmed a lower court decision to convict David Mayle on six counts of embezzlement, falsifying accounts and conspiracy in October 2012. His sentence was on hold pending […]

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BRADLEY (AP) — A Fayette County man has been charged in the death of a Bradley man whose body was found inside his business. Media outlets report the Raleigh County sheriff’s department charged 34-year-old Don Douglas Dicken of Pax with murder on Wednesday. The body of 47-year-old Glenn L. Farrow was found May 16 inside […]

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PRINCETON (AP) — West Virginia state police say a trooper has been injured in a hit-and-run accident along the West Virginia Turnpike. State police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says in a news release that Trooper D.R. White of the Parkways Authority detachment had stopped his cruiser to remove debris on Interstate 77. White was struck […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge has set an Aug. 1 deadline for financial claims by West Virginia residents and businesses affected by a January chemical spill in Charleston that contaminated the local water supply. Proof of claims forms can be obtained and filed on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s website. The Charleston Gazette reports […]

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown police have ruled out the possibility that a woman and her two young daughters found dead in their car were killed by someone else. Capt. Paul Kifer said Thursday that investigators hope toxicology tests will show whether the 32-year-old woman deliberately killed herself and her children, ages six months and […]

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