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Reward Offered in Dunbar Cold Case

New efforts are underway to crack a cold case murder in Dunbar that marked its 13th anniversary Saturday. 62-year old Dianna Withrow was beaten to death on Jan. 4, 2007, at her home along 18th Street in Dunbar. Her daughter, Maria Bayer, is asking anyone with information to come forward. Dunbar police and county detectives … Continue Reading Reward Offered in Dunbar Cold Case

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One Arrested in Boone County Shooting

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting after the victim was found with gunshot wounds along a road in Boone County. West Virginia State Police said 32-year old Cody Wayne Miller died Friday evening, and 26-year old Shane Justice has been charged with murder, wanton endangerment and being a prohibited person … Continue Reading One Arrested in Boone County Shooting

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Public comment period open on vape ban

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is considering ways to regulate vaping. A 30-day public comment period started in December on a proposal to eliminate electronic smoking devices in public places. The health board has received three comments supporting the regulation and four comments against the regulation, and several others expressing an opinion about vaping. The public … Continue Reading Public comment period open on vape ban

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Foreign investment legislation could re-energize China deal

A bill expected to be introduced next week in the state legislature could open the door to foreign investment. China Energy is still considering a 84-billion-dollar investment in the state, but they want to have assurances that their investment will be safe. House Speaker Roger Hanshaw will introduce a bill creating a Mountaineer Impact Fund … Continue Reading Foreign investment legislation could re-energize China deal