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Feds seek jail time for Freedom’s Gary Southern
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Feds seek jail time for Freedom’s Gary Southern

Saying the negligence of Freedom Industries caused a “catastrophic chemical spill,” federal prosecutors are seeking a roughly two-year prison sentence for former company President Gary Southern in the final of seven criminal cases...

Feds seek jail time for Freedom’s Gary Southern
Feds seek jail time for Freedom’s Gary Southern

Saying the negligence of Freedom Industries caused a “catastrophic chemical spill,” federal prosecutors are seeking a roughly two-year prison sentence for former company President Gary Southern in the final of seven criminal cases...

Lawmaker: WV food stamps used in ‘far-off vacation destinations’

West Virginians who receive food stamp benefits spent $52.5 million last year at stores outside the state, according to a report requested by Delegate Jill Upson, R-Jefferson.

Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester that opponents describe as dismembering a fetus.

C&O Canal program puts park advocates aboard Amtrak trains

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) – The National Park Service is seeking volunteers to tell Amtrak passengers about the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

Around WV: Feb. 11, 2016
Around WV: Feb. 11, 2016

In Around West Virginia today: a veterans center at Shepherd University, the sentencing of a city councilman, the state’s autopsy backlog, and more.

New Potter play coming out in book form
New Potter play coming out in book form

NEW YORK — The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book.

Huntington wins on tip-in at the buzzer

They wanted a big finish to the Little General Shootout at the Big House, and they got one Wednesday night.

Prep hoops roundup: Muto, Hurricane cruise against Cabell Midland

By From Staff Reports

Nick Muto had 26 points and eight rebounds as Hurricane scored a 78-45 boys basketball win Wednesday night over visiting Cabell Midland.

Funerals for: February 11, 2016

Bays, Erma F. 11 a.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Canfield, Ingfrid K. Noon, Wilson

Casdorph, Emery W. 1 p.m., Cunningham

Cassell, Joseph C. 1 p.m., Riverside Baptist Church, Richwood....

Erma Lee Pickens
Erma Lee Pickens

Erma Lee Pickens, 83, of Charleston, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at home.

She was born May 15, 1932 in Charleston, a daughter of the late John and Esther Taylor. Erma was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis; sisters,...

Mary M. Gandee
Mary M. Gandee

Mary Marguerit Gandee, 65, of South Charleston, passed away Feb. 9, 2016.

Mary had worked as a certified nursing aide. She was a good and caring person with a friendly heart.

Mary is survived by her sons, Michael Gandee, Jr. and Shawn...

Jeffery Lee Phillips

Jeffery Lee Phillips, 53, of South Charleston, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. He was an avid auto mechanic and also enjoyed fishing, camping and helping others. Jeffery was a Christian.

Surviving are his...

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