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$147M granted for construction on WV highway

WELCH, WV (WOWK) — West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has announced millions more dollars to finish construction on the Coalfields Expressway project. The highway will eventually run from Beckley, West Virginia, to Slate, Virginia, on a route that will travel 105 miles. The portion funded today, May 13, is a five-mile stretch from Welch, in […]
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McDowell County doctor indicted

WASHINGTON (LOOTPRESS) – The Department of Justice, together with federal and state law enforcement partners, today announced criminal charges against 14 defendants in eight federal districts across the United States for their alleged involvement in crimes related to the unlawful distribution of opioids. Twelve of the defendants were medical professionals at the time of these alleged offenses.
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McDowell County man part of federal indictment regarding distribution of opioids

CINCINNATI, Oh. — Federal charges have been filed against more than a dozen people in seven states, including a West Virginia man, for the alleged distribution of opioids. Frederick De Mesa, 48, of War, was indicted Tuesday for unlawfully distributing controlled substances and for allegedly using a DEA registration of a relative to issue prescriptions for opioids.
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Officials in several counties object to proposed increase by power companies

The Boone County Commission, the McDowell County Commission and the Kanawha County Commission are critical of a $297 million rate increase request by Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power. Boone and McDowell commissioners each have filed statements with the Public Service Commission in opposition to the rate increase request. Kanawha commissioners...
BOONE COUNTY, WV
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