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C8 Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf Of West Virginia Man Who Developed Kidney Cancer Allegedly From C8 ...
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:33:37 -0700

Wright & Schulte LLC Continues To File C8 Lawsuits After C8 Science Panel Report Found Kidney Cancer And Five Other Health Complications Have Links To C8 Contaminated Water From Dupont’s Washington Works Plant in West Virginia. (PRWeb October 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12202625.htm

UPDATE: Gay Couples Apply for Marriage in Wood County
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:35:22 -0700

Gay couples in Wood County are taking the first steps to getting married in the Mountain State.

UPDATE: Early Voting Begins in West Virginia
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:35:43 -0700

Early voting for the midterm election started Wednesday in West Virginia.

Three Arrests by Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:21:26 -0700

Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force agents arrest two men and cite another man for drug activity.

Project Causes Delays on Larkmead Road
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:50:30 -0700

A project on Larkmead Road could cause delays beginning Wednesday, Oct. 22.

First Yellowstone photographer also shot first images of Blackwater Canyon, Davis
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:11:46 -0700

By Rick Steelhammer The pioneering landscape photographer who exposed the world to the first images of the Yellowstone country and other iconic landscapes of the American West also captured some of the earliest images of West Virginia's Blackwater Canyon and the town of Davis. After mustering out of his Vermont infantry regiment near the end of the Civil War, William Henry Jackson traveled by ...

Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday in West Virginia
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:35:45 -0700

Tuesday is the registration deadline for West Virginia voters.

Toledo Edison Builds Transmission Line to Serve New Home Depot Warehouse
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:10:00 -0700

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (FE), has finished construction of a new $1.2 million, 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to service Home Depot's new distribution warehouse in Troy Township in Wood County.  The new 1.65-million square foot facility will be used primarily for online order fulfillment.  "The new transmission line is a ...

Greene County officials announce retirement
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:18:24 -0700

WAYNESBURG – Two longstanding Greene County employees are planning to step down over the next few months.

3 moere enterovirus cases confirmed in West Virginia, including Raleigh County
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:13:46 -0700

CHARLESTON, W.Va . (AP) - Kanawha County's health officer says three people in southern West Virginia have tested positive for a virus that causes severe respiratory illness. Dr. Rahul Gupta said in a statement Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...