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Contractors demolished the tank at the center of the Freedom Industries chemical leak, which contaminated water for 300,000 residents. Holes in the bottom of tank 396 could have led to as much as 10,000 gallons of MCHM and other chemicals escaping...

Contractors demolished the tank at the center of the Freedom Industries chemical leak, which contaminated water for 300,000 residents. Holes in the bottom of tank 396 could have led to as much as 10,000 gallons of MCHM and other chemicals escaping...

Some preschools go to full-day

Kanawha County has until 2016 for remaining schools to make the switch

Leading doctor killed from Ebola
Leading doctor killed from Ebola

Man was hailed as national hero for treating disease in Sierra Leone

W.Va. DHHR workers to picket over large caseloads

OAK HILL, W.Va. — West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources employees planned to picket outside the agency’s Fayette County office to raise awareness over what they call large, unmanageable caseloads.

The employees...

Thornsbury reports to Fla. federal prison

The federal prison where ex-Mingo County judge Michael Thornsbury could spend the next several years has intramural soccer, arts and crafts, Bocce ball and a sunbathing porch.

The minimum security Florida camp does not have fences....

Senator reelected to regional organization committee

Sen. John Unger will serve second term in regional education group

Improvements completed for Mason County Emergency Operations Center

Upgrades to the Mason County Emergency Operations Center were completed recently, according to county authorities.

The emergency operations center, located in the Emergency Services Center just outside of Point Pleasant, is the central command...

Girl, 9, struck by plane crashing on beach dies

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.

Oceana Irizzary’s...

Court halts gay marriages in Colo. county

Officials want to wait for high court to give definitive ruling on unions

US says Russia not willing to help
US says Russia not willing to help

Official warns that US, EU will serve more sanctions if rebel aid persists

Gaza war sees bloodiest day
Gaza war sees bloodiest day

Israel unleashes heaviest strike yet, leaves at least 128 Palestinians dead

Raines says she filed copy of ethics paperwork

Allegations regarding Raines filed with state may result in finding of criminal violation

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Kanawha County

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Putnam County

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State News

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Statehouse News

Senator reelected to regional organization committee
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Education

New W.Va. State University dorms on schedule
Human trafficking conference set in Morgantown
Program helps W.Va. children with math
W.Va. State to conduct drill today
Free meals help WV students during summer break

Health

Programs help increase number of healthy babies
Plane scare widens Ebola fear
Officials endorse HPV vaccine
Task force takes on county-wide heroin epidemic
Hospital board talks building projects

Election

Tennant spoofs White House's power in new ad
Casey, Mooney meet in first debate
Community advocacy group talks voter registration, education
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Nation and World

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