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West Virginia Significantly Reduces Numbers of People Without Health Insurance

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 7:28pm
West Virginia is among the states leading the nation in numbers of people who have health insurance.
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Free drug kits available for parents in the Ohio Valley

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 6:25pm
A new program called "Give Me a Reason" is helping parents in the Ohio Valley make sure their kids are saying no to drugs. 
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Wild Wonderful West Virginia promotes tourism in the Mountain State

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 6:13pm
Dozens of people are gathering for the 2015 Governor's Conference on Tourism at Oglebay. 
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Early release: How many drug felons each US state can expect

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 5:00pm
By The Associated Press About 6,000 federal drug felons are set for early release around Nov. 1 because of new sentencing guidelines. A total of 4,131 are destined for various points in the U.S. and its...
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Free Dog Adoption Day Next Month

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 4:33pm
Belmont County animal shelter is now planning a free dog adoption day.Because the shelter is now a no-kill facility, they have an abundance of dogs of all ages, sizes and colors.
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Shepherd University responds to state purchase audit

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 3:48pm
Shepherd University says it is committed to a thorough and transparent investigation of an audit's findings into the school's purchases involving state funds.
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Arrests down sharply since Philadelphia marijuana law change

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 3:32pm
Arrests in Philadelphia for marijuana possession have plunged in the year since the city decriminalized possession of small amounts of the drug.
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Applebee's to pay autistic worker in full after he never got checks

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:48pm
Applebee's officials say they will make things right after finding out that an autistic Portsmouth, Rhode Island employee went unpaid for about a year.
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Obama Wants Limit on Class Time Devoted to Standardized Tests

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:02pm
Targeting one of education's most divisive issues, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for capping standardized testing at 2 percent of classroom time and said the government shares responsibility for turning tests into the be-all and end-all of American schools.Students spend about 20 to 25 hours a school year taking standardized tests.
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WVU to shut down PRT monorail for testing on some Saturdays

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:00pm
West Virginia University's Personal Rapid Transit monorail system is scheduled to be shut down for software upgrade tests on some Saturdays over the next two months.
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Amish man challenges photo ID requirement to buy firearms

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:00pm
An Amish resident of central Pennsylvania is challenging the photo identification requirement to purchase a firearm, saying his religious beliefs prevent him from being photographed.
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Hearing set in Charleston on proposed water rate increase

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 12:20pm
The state Public Service Commission will hold the last of nine public hearings on West Virginia American Water Company's $35 million rate increase request.
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Child, 4, killed in single-vehicle crash

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 11:44am
State police say a 4-year-old boy died after he was thrown from a vehicle during a crash in central Pennsylvania.
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Early prison release will test drug felons, re-entry groups

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 11:36am
Thousands of federal drug inmates are returning home to communities across the U.S. through an early-release program, and experts say they could find the adjustment difficult.
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Early release: Who the drug felons are and where they'll go

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 11:36am
By The Associated Press Six thousand drug felons are set for release around Nov. 1 as part of a national effort to reduce what have now been deemed too-harsh drug laws. All participants being released...
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Teen pleads to homicide by vehicle in crash that killed 2

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:19am
A man accused of driving while under the influence of synthetic marijuana and a heavy dose of cough syrup before a crash that killed two people has pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle charges.
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Kids Pledge to Be a Buddy Not a Bully at Ohio Valley Mall

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:13am
"Be a Buddy not a Bully" was heard all over the Ohio Valley mall Saturday afternoon as families brought their kids dressed in their Halloween best to sign a pledge to be good friend.
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Local Businesses Team Up to Keep Children Warm

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:06am
Twenty-four local business teamed up to help children right here at home stay warm this winter.
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Police: Man facing charges after pursuit, crash that hurt 2

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:03am
State police say a man is facing charges in a police chase that resulted in a collision that injured another driver and a state trooper.
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Monster Mash Bash Raises Money for Harmony House

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 9:59am
Saturday was all about adults acting like kids to help out children in need in our area. The 4th annual Monster Mash Bash was held at the Saint Clairsville Rec Center.
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