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S.C. taking over sewer system near Alum Creek

South Charleston is planning to take over a small sewer system near Alum Creek that it has been operating since 2007.

City Council on Thursday voted to acquire the assets of Cliffside Operating Association, which provides sewer services to about...

S.C. taking over sewer system near Alum Creek

South Charleston is planning to take over a small sewer system near Alum Creek that it has been operating since 2007.

City Council on Thursday voted to acquire the assets of Cliffside Operating Association, which provides sewer services to about ...

Obama to spare 5 million immigrants

President challenges Congress to pass a bill, reveals action to aid 5 million illegals

Mullens, Robb run for South Charleston mayor in 2015
Mullens, Robb run for South Charleston mayor in 2015

Longtime former official says he’s running because of lack of transparency in office

By GEORGE HOHMANN

FOR THE DAILY MAIL

Next year’s race for mayor of South Charleston will be contested, as the city’s longtime...

Worldwide obesity costs hit $2 trillion
Worldwide obesity costs hit $2 trillion

LONDON — The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report released Thursday.

The McKinsey Global...

Slain beauty queen, sister buried
Slain beauty queen, sister buried

GUALJOCO, Honduras — Grieving family members laid to rest a Honduran beauty queen and her sister amid drenching rains Thursday, pleading for divine justice after the women were shot to death in what police say was a jealous rage by the...

Ebola epidemic increases need for orphan aid
Ebola epidemic increases need for orphan aid

Number of west African children in orphanages up because of virus

College shooter thought he was targeted
College shooter thought he was targeted

Florida State alum wrote in journal of fears of persecution by government

Officials admit health care goof

Administration has been over-reporting number of sign-ups under new law

Senate weighs generic drug costs

Price spikes spur adverse reactions from pharmacists, patients, lawmakers

Judge to banish noisy rooster
Judge to banish noisy rooster

CORNELIUS, Ore. — It was just the first of Mr. Rooster’s problems that he was first believed to be a Ms.

His crowing has given him away, though, and his owner in Cornelius has been dinged six times in five months for violating city ...

Snow won’t stop in N.Y. towns
Snow won’t stop in N.Y. towns

Cities brace for more precipitation as roofs collapse, store low on food

FDA says pill harder to abuse
FDA says pill harder to abuse

Hydrocodone difficult to crush, dissolve, break

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Kanawha County

Mullens, Robb run for South Charleston mayor in 2015
Charleston mayor says city will help with recycling center cleanup
9-hole golf course being examined for Shawnee Park
Coonskin logging civil suit settled
Glass no longer accepted at Slack Street recycling center

Putnam County

WV rural health center marking 20th anniversary
Commissioners nix noise ordinance request

State News

Reports show underground pools may pollute Potomac
Marshall showcasing nursing simulation labs
School a finalist in national competition
Official: W.Va. license plates to have new look
Conservation group highlights Monongahela forest

Statehouse News

Energy could make major committee status in GOP-led WV Legislature
Mingo delegate seeks leadership role
Rockefeller continues push for black lung benefits
Local evergreens selected as state Christmas trees
McKinley earns new role on Energy subcommittee

Education

Embargo on Westest results has delayed release of scores
More problems for WVU fraternities revealed
Kanawha County schools lack gun threat rules
WVU to decide on purchase of Beckley campus by year’s end
WVU cancels bus trip to student’s funeral

Health

Worldwide obesity costs hit $2 trillion
Officials admit health care goof
Senate weighs generic drug costs
FDA says pill harder to abuse
Local artists commissioned to display works in planned cancer center

Election

Record independent expenditures used in election

Nation and World

Obama to spare 5 million immigrants
Slain beauty queen, sister buried
Ebola epidemic increases need for orphan aid
College shooter thought he was targeted
Judge to banish noisy rooster

Technology

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