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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Federal data shows a wealthy West Virginia coal executive is facing 250 pending violations at mine operation sin five states including West Virginia. The executive, billionaire Jim Justice, has acknowledged that the violations are significant but he says all the issues will be corrected.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Major grocery chain Kroger says it is imposing more stringent limits on how much cold medication people can buy containing an ingredient used in the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine. The Kroger chain says 40 of its pharmacies will limit the purchase of cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine in coming weeks.

DUNBAR, W.Va. (AP) - University students take note: West Virginia officials have a stock of surplus property ranging from furniture to used cars available for those on a tight budget. All the property is being sold "as is" and is being handled through the West Virginia State Agency for Surplus Property in Dunbar.

GASSAWAY, W.Va. (AP) - The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information related to the beating and stabbing of a dog in Gassaway. The reward adds to an existing $1,500 reward from Braxton County Animal Shelter.

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