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Popular 'Obamacare' provision gives young adults coverage

August 20, 2016

Mina Schultz figured she'd be OK without health insurance during the months between finishing graduate school and joining the Peace Corp. more »»

1 man dead following 27 overdoses in 5 hours in Huntington

August 19, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — One person has died following a series of heroin overdoses that occurred within hours of each other in Huntington.

The Herald-Dispatch (http://bit. more »»

South Charleston restricts use of fireworks

August 19, 2016

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — South Charleston City Council members have restricted the use of fireworks in the city. more »»

US rig count up 10 this week to 491, Texas up 8

August 19, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491.

A year ago, 885 rigs were active. more »»

Groups reach $6M West Virginia coal mine cleanup deal

August 19, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A $6 million settlement has been reached in federal court that will restore damage from West Virginia mountaintop removal mines. more »»

Democratic nominee for governor endorsed by primary foe

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic nominee for West Virginia governor Jim Justice has the endorsement of one of two opponents he defeated in his party's primar. more »»

United Bankshares to acquire Cardinal Financial

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — United Bankshares Inc. is expanding its footprint in the Mid-Atlantic region with the acquisition of Cardinal Financial Corp. in a deal valued at $912 million. more »»

Dem governor PAC's $234k ad hits West Virginia GOP nominee

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A national group that boosts Democratic candidates for governor is hitting West Virginia Republican nominee Bill Cole with $233,700 in negative TV ads. more »»

Business recovery centers closing after West Virginia flood

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials are shutting down centers that have helped West Virginia small businesses obtain low-interest loans after damaging floods in June.

The U.S. more »»

West Virginia grants nearly $200k to flood-harmed businesses

August 18, 2016

RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — The state has given a round of almost $200,000 in grants to 23 Greenbrier County small businesses damaged by floods.

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Air condition failures draw complaints in Kanawha County

August 18, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Kanawha County's school board has received complaints about the early August school start date and air conditioning failures. more »»

Company fined after fatal construction accident in Wheeling

August 18, 2016

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued to citations to a development company following a fatal construction accident at a Wheeling warehous. more »»

West Virginia group adds 7 schools to teach pre-K parents

August 18, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia early learning partnership is more than doubling its impact by adding seven schools for families of pre-kindergarten children. more »»

Woman who accidentally smothered baby loses challenge

August 18, 2016

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Shinnston woman in prison for unintentionally smothering her baby and delivering a controlled substance has lost a legal challenge against the drug delivery conviction. more »»

Home-building project for flooded residents set in Rainelle

August 18, 2016

RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — A group building homes for flood-ravaged residents in White Sulphur Springs is joining a similar effort in hard-hit Rainelle. more »»

West Virginia to offer DMV kiosks in malls, grocery stores

August 18, 2016

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will begin offering kiosks in malls, grocery stores and elsewhere as a new option for people to renew car registrations without going to the local DMV. more »»

West Virginia county appeals ruling against frack waste ban

August 18, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Fayette County commissioners are appealing a federal court ruling that rendered the West Virginia county's ban on fracking waste disposal invalid. more »»

Police: Suspect who reached for deputy's gun fatally shot

August 17, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia say a sheriff's deputy fatally shot a suspect who tried to grab the deputy's gun inside a cruiser.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit. more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

August 17, 2016

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:


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