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WVa Unions Blast Verizon Over 'Quiet Period'

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Two labor unions say Verizon is trying to unjustly silence its workers regarding a planned sale of its wire line business in West Virginia and 13 other states.

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Solis, Governor To Visit W.Va. Mine

Posted: 08/04/2009 - U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is going underground at a West Virginia coal mine to get an up close view of modern mining.

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County: Ohio Water Park Needs More Lifeguards

Posted: 08/04/2009 - County inspectors say the Ohio water park where a 3-year-old boy drowned Sunday should have more than the minimum number of lifeguards on duty in the future.

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W.Va. Health Bureau Seeks Comment On WIC Plan

Posted: 08/04/2009 - The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health is seeking public comment on its goals, priorities and objectives for its Women, Infants and Children's Program.

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WVa City Loses About Half Its Water

Posted: 08/03/2009 - For every gallon of water Fairmont provides to its roughly 13,000 residential commercial customers, another gallon is lost thanks to leaky, aging infrastructure.

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WVa Conference Focuses On Technology In Classroom

Posted: 08/03/2009 - Hundreds of technology experts and educators from across West Virgina are in Charleston this week for a conference focusing on "learning and living in a digital world."

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WVU Prepares To Open First-Ever Child Care Center

Posted: 08/03/2009 - West Virginia University is preparing to launch its $5.3 million child learning center after two decades of demand for a facility providing child care for faculty, staff and students.

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Ohio Governor Raises $2.5 Million For Re-Election

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has reported raising $2.5 million toward his re-election bid in 2010, setting up another expensive race for the midwest swing state's top political job.

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WVa Medicaid Redesign Working Largely As Planned

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A report says West Virginia's much-criticized mountain health choices medicaid plan is meeting some goals in providing care to children and the least healthy adults.

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DuPont Pollution Seep At WV Site Long Unnoticed

Updated: 07/31/2009 - For years before anyone noticed, water loaded with potentially toxic heavy metals seeped out of the ground below the former DuPont zinc smelter in spelter -- and into the West Fork River.

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WVa Sheriff Offers Drug Test Kits To Parents

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Parents in Morgan County who aren't sure if their children are using drugs or alcohol now have a free method to find out, thanks to the county sheriff's department.

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Ohio State Fair Display Shows Home Of The Poor

Posted: 07/30/2009 - An exhibit at the Ohio State Fair depicts the home of a family in poverty, with light provided by a bare bulb hung from the ceiling and plaster off the walls.

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Ohio Panel Begins Look At Human Trafficking

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A special task force has begun its investigation of human trafficking in Ohio that steers child and adult victims into prostitution and forced labor.

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