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Christmas tree recycling event set for Capitol Market
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Christmas tree recycling event set for Capitol Market

When the company has gone home and the presents have been opened, wait before you chuck your Christmas tree to the curb.

Undecorated trees will be accepted for recycling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 2 at the Capitol Market in...

Census: West Virginia loses residents in 2015

The population of West Virginia decreased by around 6,000 people between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015 according to the 2015 population estimates put out by the U.S. Census Bureau.

West Virginia was one of only seven states to see a decrease in...

Pocahontas schools to try new bus routes to reduce snow days

MARLINTON, W.Va. (AP) – The Pocahontas County school system is going to try to implement new school bus routes on days where classes might have previously been canceled because of snow.

The school system’s Director of...

Woman gets at least 1 year in prison for fatal hit-and-run

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A Berkeley County woman has been sentenced to at least one year in prison after pleading guilty to a felony stemming from a fatal hit-and-run accident.

Sarah Ashley Quaglio, 24, was sentenced Monday to one to...

West Virginia AG, Social Security partner on anti-fraud unit

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is partnering with the Social Security Administration to target disability fraud.

In a news release Tuesday, Morrisey announced the formation of an anti-fraud unit...

Authorities investigate fuel spill in Kanawha County creek

ESKDALE, W.Va. (AP) – A Kanawha County official says authorities believe a diesel fuel spill in a creek was intentional.

Media outlets report that the spill was discovered early Tuesday morning in a creek in Eskdale.

Emergency...

Around WV: Dec. 22, 2015
Around WV: Dec. 22, 2015

In Around West Virginia: a student who has special needs is allowed to re-enroll in a school where he was flourishing, a former Miss West Virginia goes public with her story of domestic violence and rape, and more.

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Prosecutor: No indictment in Sandra Bland jail death
Prosecutor: No indictment in Sandra Bland jail death

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) – A grand jury decided on Monday that no felony crime was committed by the sheriff's office or jailers in the treatment of a black woman who died in a Southeast Texas county jail last summer.

But prosecutor Darrell...

Staples says FTC rejected updated offer of Office Depot
Staples says FTC rejected updated offer of Office Depot

NEW YORK (AP) – Federal regulators rejected an offer from Staples to sell $1.25 billion in contracts, an attempt on the part of the office supply retailer to ease monopoly fears as it tries to acquire rival Office Depot.

The...

West Virginia town’s cat-trapping plan not pleasing all

STAR CITY, W.Va. (AP) – A plan to trap stray cats in Star City is finding some opposition.

The Dominion Post reports that resident Debbie Pegg says the plan is unfair to cat owners who let their...

June trial set for woman charged with minister’s slaying

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – A 20-year-old woman accused in the slaying of a Raleigh County minister is scheduled for trial in June.

Camille Browne is charged in the death of 68-year-old Ronald Browning. He was the pastor of Cool Ridge...

Kelly’s career-high 38 points leads Marshall past Wyoming
Kelly’s career-high 38 points leads Marshall past Wyoming

LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Kelly scored a career-high 38 points with 13 rebounds and Marshall topped Wyoming 90-82 at the Global Sports Classic in Las Vegas.

Kelly was 15 of 21 from the floor with three 3-pointers. Jon Elmore added 13 points...

Funerals for: December 22, 2015

Anderson, Delbert 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.

Blankenship, Barbara 1 p.m., Wilson

Burdette, John 1 p.m., Bartlett

Carpenter, Beulah 1 p.m., Dodd and Reed Funeral Home, Webster...

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