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US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola
US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola

Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full suits and hoods.

The American video journalist is home now after recovering from Ebola he contracted...

US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola
US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola

Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full suits and hoods.

The American video journalist is home now after recovering from Ebola he contracted...

West Virginia Dems face test in state House races

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawsuits, big spending and disgust with President Barack Obama all factor into Democrats’ toughest election in 85 straight years of running the West Virginia House of Delegates.

All 100 seats on the ballot...

Deadline for W.Va. disaster loans approaches

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The deadline is approaching for West Virginia small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the January water crisis to apply for low-interest federal loans.

The U.S. Small Business...

Funds available for W.Va. reading programs

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The National Endowment for the Arts is offering grants to support community wide-reading programs.

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says the grants range from $2,500 to $20,000. He announced the funding...

Post-game riots in Morgantown cost $45,000-plus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Riots that erupted after West Virginia University’s win over Baylor are costing the city of Morgantown more than $45,000.

In a news release late Friday, officials said the expenses include the cost...

W.Va. lab appeals revocation of certification

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Raleigh County laboratory is appealing a decision by state environmental regulators to revoke its certification to perform water sampling and analysis after a worker pleaded guilty to tampering....

Safe water symposium set in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A public symposium on water system safety is set for next month at the University of Charleston.

The panel discussion was organized by Advocates for a Safe Water System, a community organization formed in...

Wash. shooter remembered as popular, athletic, was homecoming royalty
Wash. shooter remembered as popular, athletic, was homecoming royalty

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school’s homecoming court just one week ago.

He was also facing problems, writing of some unspecified troubles on his Twitter feed: ...

New York doctor with Ebola described as do-gooder, spoke in hugs
New York doctor with Ebola described as do-gooder, spoke in hugs

NEW YORK — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn’t know the language, win people over ...

NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected
NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers’ fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.

“We want to state ...

Carper to visit West Virginia to stump for Tennant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware is coming to West Virginia to tout Democrat Natalie Tennant’s Senate candidacy.

The Democrat will join Tennant in Kanawha, Wyoming and Fayette counties Saturday. Tennant,...

Campaign notebook: Tide turning in 2nd, 3rd district races

The tide may be shifting in both West Virginia’s 2nd and 3rd congressional district races, according to one respected political prognosticator.

Sabato’s Crystal Ball, founded by University of Virginia Center for Politics Director...

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