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LATEST UPDATE: EPA issues response to requests for information about WV American Water emergency plans

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The Environmental Protection Agency outlines its oversight and security protocols for water utilities.
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Iraqi refugee fleeing ISIS control is 'working toward American dream' in Wood County Video included

Khalid Haider and his sponsor, Gene Yoho Khalid Haider and his sponsor, Gene Yoho
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The Yazidis are one group that ISIS is targeting.  They're religion is ancient, dating back more than 6,000 years. More>>

Court ruling won't impact Kentucky's credit rating

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Moody's said it will not downgrade Kentucky's credit rating despite a recent federal bankruptcy decision that could cost the state nearly $1 billion over 20 years. More>>

FEMA repays West Virginia entities for chemical spill costs

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reimbursed $1.4 million to local and state governments, hospitals and some non-profit groups for costs related to January's chemical spill in Charleston.
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United States Senate race will be a historic one for West Virginia

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The November election will be an historic one in West Virginia as two women fight for a United States Senate seat. More>>

Kentucky joining effort to reduce drunken driving

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Law enforcement agencies around Kentucky are participating in a national effort to reduce impaired-driving fatalities. More>>

UPDATE: West Virginia American Water tests samples from Elk River

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WVAW said all tests were within normal water quality parameters. Some algae was observed when reviewing samples under a microscope, and the staff observed several characteristics that lead them to believe it may be an algae sheen. More>>

Former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks sentenced to one year in prison

Mingo Co. Prosecutor Michael Sparks is expected to plead guilty to a federal conspiracy charge. Mingo Co. Prosecutor Michael Sparks is expected to plead guilty to a federal conspiracy charge.
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Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks is expected to plead guilty to a federal charge, according to information filed in the U.S District Court of the Southern District of West Virginia. More>>

Budget tops issues awaiting Ky. lawmakers

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Kentucky lawmakers are set to open a legislative session dominated by work on a new state budget. More>>

Kentucky hunters fill archery-crossbow bear quota

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Kentucky's first archery and crossbow season for black bears has ended, and the state says hunters met their quota of 10 bears during the nine-day season. More>>

UPDATE: Mingo Co., WV Chief Magistrate Dallas Toler expected to plead guilty

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Mingo County Chief Magistrate Dallas Toler stepped down from the bench Wednesday, according to his wife. More>>