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CVS Pharmacy to limit opioid prescriptions to 7 day supply for certain conditions

In a first for national retailers, CVS Pharmacy will limit opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply for certain conditions.

The levy amount the board is requesting is .53 mils, or $750,000, strictly to help aid in placement of the children. If approved it would be placed on May 8, 2018 primary ballot.

The funds will be used for a number of things including educational training and law enforcement partnerships.

A Marietta man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly posting threats on social media to shoot law-enforcement officers, bond set at $5,000.

WVU law professor announces run for Congressional seat

Police search for suspect in armed bank robbery in Athens

Donate: Hurricane Relief

MOV Help To Heal Festival - Sept. 23 at Parkersburg City Park

To Your Health: Dangers of Drug Resistant Bacterial Infections

Artsbridge Update - Sept. 21, 2017

Belpre Police look for person who allegedly stole from Dollar General

1 injured in single vehicle accident off Route 68 in Lubeck

5 ways to say goodbye to bad family photos

Ohio Senator's bill would hold websites responsible for human trafficking posts

Senators in WV and other states push "clean coal" bill to cut carbon emissions

Why do we only remember some of our dreams?

UPDATE: Fire damages storage shed in Waverly

Vincent man held on fugitive warrant in Wood County waives extradition to Washington County

UPDATE: Prosecutors want delay in trial of WV woman charged in daughter's death

Multiple road-repair projects creating traffic headaches

UPDATE: Arson suspected in Wirt County fire

Part of U.S. 50 Westbound in Ritchie County to close for bridge repairs

UPDATE: Parkersburg Police release identity of victim in fatal stabbing

Wood County Republican Executive Committee voted to oppose Road Bond

UPDATE: Hurricane Maria destroys buildings, floods homes across Puerto Rico

2017 Launchpad Competition awards one business owner with $5,000

Public hearing set Sept. 27 for Parkersburg's source-water-protection plan

Multiple nations expected to sign nuclear weapons ban at U.N. meeting

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