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LATEST: Williamson, WV Mayor Darrin McCormick resigns, charged in federal information Video included

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Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick submitted his resignation letter April 14, effective at the end of April. More>>

New online services announced for West Virginia DMV

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The West Virginia DMV Acting Commissioner Steve Dale and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced that West Virginians now have the ability to renew their vehicle registration through a web site. More>>

Ex-superintendent of WV schools, Jorea Marple, files 2nd suit

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The lawsuit seeks relief including for the loss of reputation among her peers, loss of ability to get another job of equal stature, and mental anguish. More>>

Lumberport Man Seeks DEP Assistance After Mine Drainage Damages Home Video included

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About four years ago, Chris Swiger set out to build his dream home on the land that has been in his family for decades. But now the product of that dream is literally sinking into the ground. More>>

Huntington's director of administration and finance tenders resignation

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Brandi Jacobs-Jones, director of administration and finance, has tendered her resignation, effective April 30. More>>

Huntington man admits to robbing drug dealer at gunpoint in November

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Kamel Auntae Burris, 31, of Huntington has been described as an enforcer in an alleged drug distribution network, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says.
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Detroit man nabbed on felony drug charge following traffic stop in Huntington

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Complaints from neighbors prompted an investigation into alleged drug trafficking from a residence on Rotary Road that culminated in the arrest of  Antonio Shadwick, aka "Eastside," 31. More>>

Former WV representative Mick Staton passes away

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Former U.S. Rep. Mick Staton, R-W.Va., passed away April 15, he was 73 years old.


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Global volume for soda falls for first time in at least a decade

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Coca-Cola sold more drinks in the first quarter, but it wasn't because of soda. More>>

Shell to discuss shale gas plant proposal

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But Shell spokeswoman Kimberly Windon said there's still no guarantee that the project will be built. More>>

LATEST: Putnam County Commission moves forward with legal action against Waste Management

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The Putnam County Commission decided to move forward with legal action against Waste Management over what they claim amounted to dumping hazardous waste water at the Hurricane landfill. More>>

Rockefeller secures tax measure to benefit WV infrastructure

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U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., secured a tax measure he believes will strengthen the infrastructure of the Mountain State. More>>

Noble Energy announces upcoming management change

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Noble Energy has announced that Charles D. Davidson, its chairman and CEO since 2000, plans to retire May 1, 2015. More>>

WVU professor wins fellowships to research 19th century court cases

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WVU Department of History assistant professor Kimberly Welch is investigating unpublished and rapidly deteriorating lower court records from the Natchez district of Mississippi and Louisiana between 1820 and 1860 in which free blacks and slaves sued whites and other African Americans. More>>

University of Charleston goes barefoot for TOMS "One Day Without Shoes"

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In honor of TOMS "One Day Without Shoes" global event, the University of Charleston TOMS club is asking students to participate by going barefoot all day April 15. More>>

Ex-Homeland Security supervisor charged with obtaining nearly $116,000 in cash advances with his government-issued credit card

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Former Homeland Security supervisor Gene Protogiannis, 55, of Lovettsville, Va., was indicted on 45-counts of wire fraud. Authorities allege Protogiannis obtained nearly $116,000 in cash advances against his government-issued credit card.
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Proximity detection systems rule approved by WV Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety

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Members of the WV Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety are pleased that a new rule requiring proximity detection systems passed unanimously last week. More>>

WV American Water: No trace of MCHM in treatment plant

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After some allegations of crude MCHM remaining in the water treatment plant, West Virginia American Water said April 14 samples have come back at non-detect levels.


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Pete Sampras named tennis pro emeritus at The Greenbrier; set to host tennis workshop

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Tennis champion Pete Sampras has been named the tennis pro emeritus for The Greenbrier. More>>

Kanawha County couple sues, claims Wal-Mart employees falsely accused them of theft

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A Kanawha County couple claiming they were detained for more than an hour after employees at the Walmart store in South Charleston falsely accused them of stealing is suing the retail giant. More>>

Former probationary firefighter in Huntington claims hostile work environment

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A probationary firefighter in Huntington who was terminated for alleged insubordination, conduct unbecoming a firefighter and substandard evaluations is suing the city, claiming a hostile workplace, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and a myriad of other charges. More>>

Morrisey warns of tax scams

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With tax season nearing its end, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is advising residents to be on the lookout for scams. More>>

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

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The Internal Revenue Service doesn't like to talk about it, but penalties for filing late federal tax returns apply only to people who owe money. More>>

LATEST: Victims identified in small plane crash in Eastern Kanawha County Video included

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Two people who died after a small plane crashed just before 5 p.m. on April 11, near the Riverside area of Kanawha County, WV, have been identified.
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Huntington Art Walk to observe second anniversary April 17

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Art Walk turns businesses within Pullman Square and along Third and Fourth avenues, into galleries with visiting artists displaying their work from 5-9 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. More>>

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  • WV Health Officer Letitia Tierney receives CDC distinguished service award

    Tierney receives distinguished service award

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-04-14 15:07:22 GMT
    Letitia Tierney, state health office and commission for the Bureau for Public Health, received the West Virginia Poison Center Distinguished Service Award on April 8.

    Letitia Tierney, state health office and commission for the Bureau for Public Health, received the West Virginia Poison Center Distinguished Service Award on April 8.

  • US lawmakers announce medical funding

    US lawmakers announce medical funding

    Friday, April 4 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-04-04 18:07:45 GMT
    U.S. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., along with U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced $6.2 million in federal funds for five of the state's medical centers.
    U.S. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., along with U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced $6.2 million in federal funds for five of the state's medical centers.
  • Light the Night Walk set to take place at Wheeling Jesuit April 10

    Light the Night Walk set to take place April 10

    Friday, April 4 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-04-04 12:17:17 GMT
    Ohio Valley residents and businesses, along with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western PA & West Virginia, plan to participate in a walk to help fight blood cancer.
    Upper Ohio Valley residents and businesses, along with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western PA & West Virginia, plan to participate in a walk to help fight blood cancer.
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