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CHARLESTON (AP) — A cable television show will broadcast last summer’s trial of a Charleston man convicting of causing the death of an 11-year-old boy who was hit by a car. The West Virginia Supreme Court says Ethan Chic-Colbert’s trial will be televised on the TruTV’s “In Session” starting Thursday. The program will air from […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — A school bus inspector from Greenbrier County has been named the nation’s best for the second straight year. Jack Defibaugh won the title last year and again this year from the National Association for Pupil Transportation. He was honored Wednesday by the West Virginia Board of Education. The national competition in Rocky […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia State Police is getting help from the federal government to combat sexual exploitation of children. The agency has been awarded more than $275,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The funding will be used to help law enforcement investigate and prosecute child sexual […]

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By AMY ROBINSON The Charleston Gazette BARBOURSVILLE (AP) — In a small, sparse office in Barboursville, magic is being made — movie magic, that is. Husband-and-wife team Brad Kalinoski and Tina Wallace own Exodus FX, a visual effects company that works in film and television. After living and working everywhere from Vancouver to Los Angeles […]

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ELKINS (AP) — A Chinese commodities exchange is interested in buying hardwood from West Virginia producers. A six-member delegation from Tianjin Commodities Exchange met with timber producers this week at the West Virginia Wood Technology Center in Elkins. Randolph County Development Authority executive director Robbie Morris tells The Inter-Mountain that purpose of the meeting was […]

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KINGWOOD (AP) — A new audit of the Preston County school system recommends the state Department of Education restore local control in only two minor areas _ the school calendar and district policies. The report being presented Wednesday by the Office of Education Performance Audits concludes that serious problems remain in the district despite a […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — A study shows West Virginia ranks second among the states in residents’ use of antibiotics. Figures released by the nonprofit Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on Tuesday show there were 1,178 prescriptions filled for every 1,000 West Virginia residents in 2010. West Virginia ranked fifth in 1999, when the rate was 1,191 prescriptions. […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — About 200 fewer first time PROMISE scholarship recipients are enrolled at West Virginia’s college and universities this fall. Higher Education Policy Commission data show there are 3,104 new PROMISE students attending classes. That’s the lowest level in four years. Commission Chancellor Paul Hill tells the Charleston Daily Mail that several factors contributed […]

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ELKINS (AP) — The last day Ashley Wyatt saw her mother alive was Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009 at the Landmark Baptist Church. She and her then-fiance, Jared Wyatt, slipped into church a little late and sheepishly took their seats behind Wyatt’s mom, Pam Judy. “I gave her my really cheesy grin and waved,” Wyatt recalled. […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Photos are being sought for a state project recognizing West Virginia’s military members. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s office says the photos will be displayed on a “Military Recognition” tree at the Capitol. The tree will be in the governor’s reception room during the holiday season. Tomblin says in a news release that […]

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