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3 W.Va. schools awarded workforce training funding

September 29, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three West Virginia community and technical colleges have been awarded more than $9 million in federal funding for a workforce training initiative.

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Feds offer to sell back seized weapons, 1 in W.Va.

September 29, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two federal agencies are offering thousands of firearms and thousands of dollars in cash back to the people they were taken from in searches and seizures. more »»

About 300 vendors expected at W.Va. oil, gas expo

September 29, 2014

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — About 300 vendors have signed up for the fourth annual West Virginia Oil & Gas Expo.

The event will be held Wednesday at Mylan Park's Expo Center in Morgantown. more »»

Coal billionaire sells most of Ky. farm

September 29, 2014

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (AP) — West Virginia coal billionaire Jim Justice has sold most of a farm he purchased in central Kentucky.

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Thieves target gas workers at W.Va. campground

September 29, 2014

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Moundsville Police Chief Tom Mitchell says thieves are targeting natural gas industry workers staying at a local campground. more »»

Kennel cough prompts quarantine at Mercer shelter

September 29, 2014

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A canine quarantine is in effect at the Mercer County Animal Shelter because of kennel cough.

The shelter isn't accepting dogs or offering them for adoption. more »»

Deer complaints decrease in Parkersburg

September 29, 2014

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Parkersburg residents are seeing fewer deer munching in their gardens.

City and state officials say complaints about deer have decreased. They're not sure why. more »»

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation awards grants

September 29, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirteen land use and recreation projects have been awarded grants from the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.

The grants total more than $185,000. more »»

Participants sought for W.Va. bow hunter survey

September 29, 2014

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bow hunters are being asked to participate in an annual survey that's used to monitor West Virginia's wildlife populations. more »»

W.Va. agency cites surface mine near state forest

September 28, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State regulators have cited a surface mine near Kanawha State Forest for failing to test groundwater at a resident's well. more »»

Police ID NC woman killed in ATV accident in W.Va.

September 28, 2014

ROCK, W.Va. (AP) — Police have identified a North Carolina woman who died after her ATV went off the side of a mountain in West Virginia.

Mercer County sheriff's Deputy H.L. more »»

Va. mom charged with kidnapping her 3 children

September 28, 2014

NORTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman faces charges of kidnapping her three children. more »»

Benwood police chief says radar law needs revision

September 28, 2014

BENWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — Benwood Police Chief Frank Longwell is calling for changes to a state law regarding radar after his city lost state funding. more »»

'Traveling 219' shares highlands highway heritage

September 28, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The New Deal Federal Writers' Project from the 1930s and early '40s is long gone, but it inspired a West Virginia heritage tourism and history project that is going strong. more »»

CDC funds of $1m aimed at chronic disease in W.Va.

September 27, 2014

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Archery season underway in W.Va.

September 27, 2014

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's archery season is underway.

The 2014 seasons for white-tailed deer, black bear and wild boar opened on Saturda. more »»

Deadly ATV crash in southern West Virginia

September 27, 2014

MONTCALM, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say an all-terrain vehicle crash in southern West Virginia has resulted in the death of the operator.

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W.Va. marking National Hunting and Fishing Days

September 27, 2014

ROANOKE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is celebrating two popular outdoor pursuits — hunting and fishing. more »»

As families flee coal country, schools struggle

September 27, 2014

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia public school districts are grappling with declining enrollments as the area loses population amid the declining coal industry. more »»

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