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Emergency Operations Center is Active With the Winter Storm

A state of preparedness was declared for all 55 counties in West Virginia ahead of a winter storm that arrived last night and that directs the State Emergency Operations Center and its partner agencies to respond. Coordinating agencies report to the State Emergency Operations Center at the West Virginia Emergency Management Division. The EMD Watch … Continue Reading Emergency Operations Center is Active With the Winter Storm

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Spencer Hospital Adds a New Cancer Unit

Roane General Hospital in Spencer opened a new oncology and infusion center in partnership with the West Virginia University Cancer Institute and WVU Medicine Camden-Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. The unit at the recently renovated hospital has six private treatment rooms along with support space for patient care and is staffed by a full oncology … Continue Reading Spencer Hospital Adds a New Cancer Unit

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Cabell County Sheriff’s Office Warns of a Scam

Law enforcement officers in Cabell County are warning residents about scam callers that are posing as deputies. Callers have been reportedly identifying themselves as “Deputy Farley” and demanding money to settle court costs, according to a post on the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. Individuals that do not cooperate with the con are threatened … Continue Reading Cabell County Sheriff’s Office Warns of a Scam

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Fayette County Couple Admits To Using Heroin Before Committing Crime

Two Fayette County residents are facing prison time after stealing a vehicle and setting it on fire. Steven Davis of Fayetteville and Rebecca Maichle of Victor have been sentenced to three years in prison, according to a news release from the Fayette County Office of the Prosecuting Attorney. Police say they responded to call from … Continue Reading Fayette County Couple Admits To Using Heroin Before Committing Crime

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Rally to extend child tax credit

A coalition of West Virginia organizations and parents rallied on the Capitol steps in support of extending the child tax credit. More than thirty-million families across the country will not receive a monthly payment for the first time since July. Over 90-percent of households in the state have been receiving the payments.

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WV House working on abortion ban bill

State lawmakers are moving on a bill that would ban abortions at fifteen-weeks. The West Virginia bill is similar to a Mississippi law that is under review by the U.S. Supreme Court. The bill was approved in the House Health and Human Resources Committee, and now goes to the House Judiciary Committee before consideration by … Continue Reading WV House working on abortion ban bill