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Timeline of chemical spill at Freedom Industries in W.Va.

December 17, 2014

A timeline of the Freedom Industries chemical spill in West Virginia:

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West Virginia editorial roundup

December 17, 2014

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

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Ex-coal CEO seeks W.Va. mine blast trial delay

December 17, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The former head of a coal company that ran the West Virginia mine where 29 men were killed in a 2010 explosion wants his criminal case moved and his trial delayed for a year. more »»

Kentucky Power seeking 12 percent rate increase

December 17, 2014

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Power Company is seeking to raise customer electric rates to help it complete the purchase of a West Virginia power plant. more »»

Prosecutors: Coach in rape case violated probation

December 17, 2014

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A volunteer football coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players left the state without... more »»

4 indicted in West Virginia chemical spill case

December 17, 2014

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Ex-Massey CEO wants case moved, trial delayed

December 17, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A former Massey Energy CEO wants his criminal case moved and Jan. 26 trial delayed one year.

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Body of missing Summersville man found in Gauley River

December 17, 2014

CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Police say the body of a missing Summersville man has been found in the Gauley River. more »»

3 more face charges in Romney abuse investigation

December 17, 2014

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — Three additional people face charges stemming from an investigation of abuse allegations at a center for developmentally disabled adults and children in Romney. more »»

Shagbark hickory wins E. Panhandle largest tree contest

December 17, 2014

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Shagbark hickory is the winner of the Eastern Panhandle's annual Big Tree Contest.

The tree is nearly 135 feet tall and has a diameter of 38.71. more »»

Charles Town to acquire part of Charles Washington's estate

December 17, 2014

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Charles Town plans to acquire 10 acres surrounding city founder Charles Washington's home, Happy Retreat.

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County approves Vienna's annexation of former plant site

December 17, 2014

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Vienna officials plan to clean up a former Johns Manville plant site and redevelop it. more »»

Proposed renaming of Kanawha park dropped after outcry

December 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kanawha County parks official has dropped a proposal to rename Coonskin Park following a public outcry.

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Gag order hearing Wednesday in ex-coal CEO's case

December 17, 2014

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — News organizations are scheduled for a hearing after challenging a gag order in an ex-coal executive's criminal case.

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WV unemployment rate drops to 6.3 percent

December 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in November.

WorkForce West Virginia says that rate compares to 6.5 percent in October. more »»

Judge overturns truck ordinance in Morgantown

December 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has overturned an ordinance that restricted heavy truck traffic in Morgantown's downtown business district. more »»

Caterpillar moving call center from Va. to WV

December 17, 2014

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. says it is moving a call center from Pearisburg, Virginia, to Bluefield, West Virginia. more »»

W.Va. mortgage broker pleads guilty to defrauding customers

December 16, 2014

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A Wheeling mortgage broker has pleaded guilty to running up hundreds of thousands of dollars in unauthorized charges on customers' debit and credit cards.

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