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WV Health Officer Letitia Tierney receives CDC distinguished service award

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Letitia Tierney, state health office and commission for the Bureau for Public Health, received the West Virginia Poison Center Distinguished Service Award on April 8.


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US lawmakers announce medical funding

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U.S. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., along with U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced $6.2 million in federal funds for five of the state's medical centers. More>>

Light the Night Walk set to take place at Wheeling Jesuit April 10

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Upper Ohio Valley residents and businesses, along with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Western PA & West Virginia, plan to participate in a walk to help fight blood cancer. More>>

St. Mary's honors doctors with donations

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St. Mary's Medical Center made a donation of $5,000 on behalf of all doctors who serve patients at the Medical Center to United Way of the River Cities. More>>

Angel bus gets a boost

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Several Delta Tau Delta brothers from West Virginia University spent their spring break spreading the word about Angel Bus, the non-emergency ground transportation offered by Mercy Medical Airlift, a charitable medical transportation service started in 1972. More>>

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  • UPDATE: One lane of Route 20 near Hinton is back open

    BREAKING: Route 20 in Hinton blocked by rockslide

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:39:43 GMT
    Dispatchers in Summers County are asking people to use caution this morning while traveling on Route 20.The road was closed at around 8:40 a.m. after rocks tumbled into the roadway.  Route 20 is closed
    Dispatchers in Summers County are asking people to use caution this morning while traveling on Route 20.
  • 1800s schoolhouse found in barn in Mercer County

    1800s schoolhouse found in barn in Mercer County

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:38:55 GMT
    A property owner finds an old schoolhouse during demolition on his barn near the Moncalm area of Mercer County. Historians say the structure is the old Mullins School and believe it's hundreds of years
    A property owner finds an old schoolhouse during demolition on his barn near the Moncalm area of Mercer County.
  • Thanked an emergency dispatcher? It's their day

    Thanked an emergency dispatcher? It's their day

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:06:19 GMT
    Thursday is national Dispatcher Day. We are also in National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. It's a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public and to set aside
    Thursday is national Dispatcher Day. We are also in National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. It's a time to celebrate and thank those who dedicate their lives to serving the public and to set aside