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Revamping WVa Prison System Carries Steep Price

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Homeland Security and Military Affairs Secretary Jim Spears says a study advocating an overhaul of West Virginia's corrections system can't be allowed to sit on a shelf and gather dust.

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Charleston Expects $1.84M In Stimulus Funds

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Charleston officials say the state's largest city is expecting $1.84 million in federal stimulus money for projects ranging from streets to homeless shelters.

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Ohio Poised For 2Nd Temporary Budget

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Ohio is on the verge of a second temporary budget as a full two-year plan continues to elude lawmakers and Gov. Ted Strickland.

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Bankruptcy Judge OKs GM Sale Plan

Posted: 07/06/2009 - A bankruptcy judge says General Motors can sell the bulk of its assets to a new company, clearing the way for the automaker to quickly emerge from bankruptcy.

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WVa Ends Tough Budget Year On Hopeful Fiscal Notes

Posted: 07/01/2009 - West Virginia ended its budget year with a trio of positive signs for the state government's finances. But the recession and other factors overshadow each of these fiscal indicators.

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WVa Turnpike Board Oks Toll Increase

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The West Virginia Turnpike's governing board has approved toll increases despite opposition from people who live along the 88-mile highway's route.

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Fire Deaths Falling In Ohio After Record Year

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The Ohio Fire Marshal's office says fire deaths in the first six months of the year fell from a year ago, when the state had an unusually high number of deaths.

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WVa Group Wants Another Shot At Table Games

Posted: 07/01/2009 - With the economy ailing, a group of Jefferson County business owners and residents says it's time for another spin of the wheel on table games.

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Coroner Notes Increase In Female Homicides

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The county coroner in Cincinnati says an increase in female homicide victims in the city is noteworthy but not necessarily an indication of what the annual total number will be.

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2nd Temporary Budget On Way In Ohio

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The GOP-controlled Ohio Senate plans to hold hearings on Gov. Ted Strickland's proposal to put slot machines at race tracks to help fill a $3.2 billion budget deficit.

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Ohio High Court Rules For Abortion Record Privacy

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that parents of a 14-year-old girl who had an abortion cannot get records of other minors treated at the same Cincinnati clinic.

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Ohio Tuition Freezes In Effect, For Now

Posted: 06/29/2009 - Some Ohio public colleges have announced continued tuition freezes without waiting to see what develops in last-minute state budget talks.

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DEP To Seek Bids To Fill In Old Glen White Mine

Posted: 06/29/2009 - The State Department of Environmental Protection plans to award a contract to reclaim an abandoned underground mine in Raleigh County that's considered a safety hazard.

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