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Feed to Achieve not starting from scratch
Students should notice West Virginia’s ambitious new plan to target child hunger while improving academic performance when they arrive this fall.
W.Va. man killed grabbing live power line
Police in Fayette County said Thursday that a man was electrocuted when he picked up a live power line that he had shot down in order to steal copper from it.
California man pleads guilty in W.Va. extortion scheme
A California man pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to extort $13 million from a West Virginia coal company executive.
Trial set in W.Va. against tobacco makers
A mass litigation trial against the nation’s largest tobacco manufacturers will be decided in a Charleston courtroom.
Cold cheese sandwich lunch leads to apology
A school district forced to apologize for serving children cold cheese sandwiches for lunch had planned to include meat and several side dishes, but the state Department of Education’s chief nutritional officer said Tuesday even that meal would have been less than ideal.
W.Va. officer charged after crash found dead
A Williamson police officer charged with drunken driving after crashing his cruiser in Kentucky has been found dead.
Williamson Police Chief Dave Rockel tells media outlets the body of 27-year-old Jefferson Taylor III of McCarr, Ky., was found Monday in his hometown. Kentucky State Police are investigating the cause of death.
W.Va. judge sets May 23 hearing in Lunsford case
A federal judge will hear arguments later this month on a plan to move the mother of a missing West Virginia girl from Wheeling to the Clarksburg area, where she says publicity about the disappearance has made her a “social pariah.”
Long process led to Medicaid decision
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s decision to open Medicaid to more low-income West Virginians was reached neither quickly nor easily, administration officials say.
W.Va. students invited to join 150th art contest
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is encouraging students to enter a statewide art contest celebrating West Virginia’s 150th birthday.
Slain sheriff’s widow part of memorial ride
The widow of slain Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum will participate this weekend in a memorial motorcycle ride that will pass by the parking lot where the lawman was fatally shot last month.
The Sheriff Eugene Crum Memorial Poker Run is set for Sunday afternoon starting in downtown Williamson.
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