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West Virginia lawmakers OK bill to eliminate prevailing wage

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 1:03pm
Amid union opposition, the Republican-led Legislature has voted to repeal West Virginia's prevailing wage for public construction projects.
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Huntington gets 2,200 units of life-saving drug

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:43pm
A new tool to help combat drug overdose deaths will soon be in the hands of Huntington police, firefighters and even educators.
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Healthcare Professionals Take Proactive Approach to Proposed Cuts

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:19pm
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources held a press conference detailing potential plans to meet the Governor's Budget, on Tuesday, now County Health Officials are working to be proactive. 
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2 Ohio Toddlers Revived With Drug Overdose Antidote Narcan

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:42am
Authorities in Ohio say two toddlers believed to have ingested an opiate were revived with a life-saving drug that reverses heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses. 
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Honda Recalling 2.2M More Vehicles Over Air Bag Concerns

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:44am
Honda is recalling an additional 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment. 
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W.Va. to cast right to work, prevailing wage repeal votes

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:31am
The Republican-led Legislature is set to vote on bills to make West Virginia the 26th right-to-work state and repeal its prevailing wage, both under stark union opposition.
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Animal shelter head targeted for seeking collie from breeder

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:19am
The executive director of the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is on leave over accusations by online activists that she paid a breeder $1,000 for a purebred collie puppy.
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Husband faces prison in shoulder-surfing phony checks scheme

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 8:59am
A man who cashed $300,000 worth of counterfeit checks created using personal information he stole by peeking over Wal-Mart customers' shoulders faces a prison sentence before a federal judge in Pittsburgh.
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