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Charleston dips below 50,000 population

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 1:36pm
West Virginia no longer has a city above 50,000 in population.
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Effort to cap surplus sale of solar, wind electricity nixed

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 1:36pm
One Pennsylvania state agency is rejecting a move by another to limit how much surplus electricity can be sold back to utilities from customer-owned solar panels or wind turbines.
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District apologizes after student is left asleep on bus

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 1:16pm
A southwest Ohio school district is apologizing after an elementary student was left asleep on a bus.
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Procter & Gamble says employee was aboard EgyptAir flight

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:56pm
Procter & Gamble Co. says one of its employees was aboard the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea.
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Maryland man guilty in heroin sale that led to man's death

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:48pm
A Maryland man has been convicted of selling heroin that resulted in the death of a West Virginia man.
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Pennsylvania's carbon-cutting plan will await US court fight

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:48pm
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration isn't planning to meet the first deadline for states to submit compliance reports under President Barack Obama's plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions from power...
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Oklahoma lawmakers OK bill criminalizing performing abortion

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:38pm
The Oklahoma Legislature has passed a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony punishable by up to three years in prison. 
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West Virginia Senate OKs Tobacco Tax Hike; Heads to House

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:36pm
 Amid a budget quandary, West Virginia senators have narrowly approved a higher tax on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products.      The Senate's 17-16 vote Thursday sends the measure to the more-conservative House of Delegates, where passage is even less certain.      The Republican-led Legislature is trying to cover a $270 million budget gap for the fiscal year starting July 1. Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin called lawmakers into budg...
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West Virginia Senate OKs tobacco tax hike; heads to House

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:32pm
Amid a budget quandary, West Virginia senators have narrowly approved a higher tax on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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Study: West Virginia had Greatest Drop in Uninsured

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:32pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal data shows West Virginia had the greatest percentage drop among the states over a two-year period for adults without health insurance.      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the findings this week.      West Virginia's rate of uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 was 8.9 percent in 2015, down from 28.8 percent in 2013.      Among all age groups, West Virginia's uninsured rate was 6 percent in 2...
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Veteran '60 Minutes' newsman Morley Safer dies at 84

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:32pm
CBS says veteran journalist and "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer has died at age 84. 
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Mississippi State names former Alabama president as provost

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:28pm
Mississippi State University has named former University of Alabama President Judy Bonner as its provost.
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Mississippi State names former Alabama president as provost

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:28pm
Mississippi State University has named former University of Alabama President Judy Bonner as its provost.
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Third teen accused of making threats at West Virginia school

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:24pm
State Police say a third West Virginia teenager has been charged with making violent threats at a middle school.
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ACLU threatens lawsuit over convention protest applications

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:24pm
The ACLU of Ohio is threatening to sue Cleveland if city officials don't decide by June 1 whether to approve permits to groups planning rallies and marches during July's Republican National Convention.
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Father, son accused of holding girl captive in Ohio basement

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:24pm
Authorities say an Ohio man and his 27-year-old son kept a teenage girl shackled in a basement for as long as a year.
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Ohio Officials Grapple with Planned Parenthood Restrictions

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:19pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio law that strips government funding from Planned Parenthood is forcing some local health officials to scramble to find replacement providers for certain services.    
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2 Allegedly Involved in Connection to an East Wheeling Murder Plead Not Guilty

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:16pm
Dallas Acoff and Rocco Pandoli were both in front of Judge Sims Thursday morning. 
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Uber testing self-driving car in Pittsburgh

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 12:16pm
Uber is testing a self-driving car on public streets in Pittsburgh.
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Man Accused of Rape of 12-Year-Old Appears in Court

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 11:53am
Authorities say he raped a 12-year-old girl last summer at a mutual friends house.
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