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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:05pm
The federal government is reducing the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in a bid to curb cases of black lung disease among miners. Top Labor Department officials are unveiling the long-awaited rule Wednesday at an...
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:05pm
The federal government is reducing the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in a bid to curb cases of black lung disease among miners. Top Labor Department officials are unveiling the long-awaited rule Wednesday at an...
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:05pm
The federal government is reducing the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in a bid to curb cases of black lung disease among miners. Top Labor Department officials are unveiling the long-awaited rule Wednesday at an...
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:05pm
The federal government is reducing the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in a bid to curb cases of black lung disease among miners. Top Labor Department officials are unveiling the long-awaited rule Wednesday at an...
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:05pm
The federal government is reducing the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in a bid to curb cases of black lung disease among miners. Top Labor Department officials are unveiling the long-awaited rule Wednesday at an...
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Feds: home health company paying $150M settlement

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:04pm
The U.S. Justice Department says a Baton Rouge-based home health company will pay $150 million to resolve allegations that it inflated Medicare billings.
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Cameron High School One of 48 Schools in the Country to Receive 'Green Ribbon Award'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:52pm
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is recognizing Cameron High School for being among 48 schools from across the country to receive the 'Green Ribbon Schools Award' from the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honors schools and districts that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs; improving the health and wellness of students and staff; and providing effective environmental and sustainability education.Read more ab...
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Barton Man Arrested After Alleged Easter Weekend Axe Handle Attack

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:51pm
One man was injured and another jailed after an altercation in Belmont County that made Easter Day anything but festive.
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Extradition Ordered for Man Arrested in Wheeling and Linked to Virginia Murders

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:49pm
Charles Standard Severance, the man arrested at the Ohio County Library on weapons charges and allegedly linked to three murders in Virginia, will  be extradited back to Louden County, Virginia, after fighting the process for nearly a month.
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Fracking Foes Challenge Ohio Earthquake Assurances

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:47pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A concerned citizens' group in a northeast Ohio region where earthquakes have been tied to fracking says it won't take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines adequately address public safety. Youngstown-based Frackfree Mahoning Valley plans a news conference Wednesday to discuss persisting concerns. A state geologist's finding released last week for the first time linked earthquakes in the Utica Shale to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a technique...
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Feds: can't definitively tie illness to WVa spill

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:32pm
Health officials say they can't definitively prove hundreds of West Virginians experienced health effects from contact with a chemical spilled into the water supply.
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Pa. firefighter hurt fighting 5-alarm motel fire

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:32pm
Firefighters are battling a five-alarm blaze at a small motel in eastern Pennsylvania.
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La. company settles Medicare fraud allegations

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:24pm
A Louisiana-based home healthcare company will pay $150 million to settle allegations that it submitted false bills to the federal Medicare program.
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Philly eye doc and daughter charged with pot sales

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:02pm
An eye doctor on Philadelphia's well-to-do Main Line is charged, along with his daughter, with growing and selling marijuana.
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MISSING: State Troopers in McDowell County search for Baron Lambert

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:46pm
Troopers said that Baron Scott Lambert, 27, was last seen in around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. That was in the area of Barlow Hollow which is near Maybeury, WV.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania sports

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:26pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets will not try to fall behind 3-1 on the scoreboard in Wednesday night's Game 4.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania sports

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:26pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets will not try to fall behind 3-1 on the scoreboard in Wednesday night's Game 4.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania sports

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 1:26pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets will not try to fall behind 3-1 on the scoreboard in Wednesday night's Game 4.
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W.Va. group wants family resource funding restored

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:58pm
A nonprofit coalition is urging Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to restore $1 million in state funding for early childhood and other family resource programs.
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Philly man sentenced to prison for welfare fraud

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:58pm
A Philadelphia man who authorities say used multiple identities to illegally collect public-assistance benefits worth $359,000 has been sentenced to more than a year behind bars.
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