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Ohio Health Plan Focuses On Obesity Prevention

Posted: 03/31/2009 - The Ohio Department of Health says the state can stop or reverse the annual growth of obesity among adults and children within five years, but that it first must promote greater access to healthy food and exercise.

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WV House Extends Deadline For Pension Payments

Posted: 03/31/2009 - West Virginia educators who recently switched retirement plans could get more time to make extra payments needed to guarantee them full pension benefits.

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WV Senate Supports Restrictions on Teen Tanners

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- Things may get slightly more complicated for teens seeking the perfect tan at one of West Virginia's indoor tanning facilities.

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Passing Drivers Targeted in WV Bus Stop Bill

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- Legislation targeting drug dealers near school bus stops now also threatens prison for motorists who drive around stopped buses.

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Ohio Transportation Bill Gets Delayed

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Columbus, Ohio (AP) -- A nearly $10 billion transportation budget bill has been delayed as state lawmakers make a change regarding extended health insurance for unemployed workers.

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W.Va. House Passes Fire, Building Codes Bill

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia is closer to qualifying for federal stimulus funds by updating its fire and building codes. But some state lawmakers question the resulting cost.

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WV House Extends Deadline for Pension Payments

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia educators who recently switched retirement plans could get more time to make extra payments needed to guarantee them full pension benefits.

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WVU Still Can't Explain Awarding Of 118 Degrees

Posted: 03/30/2009 - After a second review, West Virginia University still can't explain how 118 degrees were awarded, even though students were short on required credit hours.

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House OKs Mapping WV Cemeteries

Posted: 03/30/2009 - The county extension service that aids West Virginia farmers may also help the state keep tabs on its cemeteries.

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WV House Rejects Anti-Gay Marriage Gambit

Posted: 03/30/2009 - West Virginia's House of Delegates has voted along party lines against advancing a proposed constitutional amendment on marriage.

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WV Senate Rejects Calorie Counting Bill

Posted: 03/30/2009 - The West Virginia senate has voted 19-14 to reject a bill that would have required restaurant chains to post calorie counts on menu items for customers to review while ordering.

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