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W.Va. agency to treat 3 rivers for black flies - The Intelligencer
HINTON, W.Va. (AP) — State officials plan to spray three southern West Virginia rivers this week to suppress the black fly population. The Department of Agriculture tells media outlets that it will conduct aerial treatments Wednesday on the New ...
Majority of W.Va. drug arrests are for marijuana - The Intelligencer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Arrest figures show that a majority of drug arrests in West Virginia are for marijuana. A review of West Virginia drug arrests by The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1oyC2Vu ) shows that more than half have been for marijuana ...
Pedestrian tunnel planned at W.Va. state fair - The Intelligencer
FAIRLEA, W.Va. (AP) — The state plans to build a pedestrian tunnel to improve access to the State Fair of West Virginia's fairgrounds. The $2 million tunnel will run underneath southbound U.S. 219 in Fairlea. It will be located just north of an existing ...
Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4 - The Intelligencer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason. Backed by four homers, including two from Denard Span ...
Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in' - The Intelligencer
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another ...
Hatfield-McCoy Trail permit sales increase - The Intelligencer
BRAMWELL, W.Va. (AP) — All-terrain vehicle permit sales for the Hatfield-McCoy trail are up this summer. Trail director Jeff Lusk tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1r57VdF ) that ATV permit sales have increased $10,000 compared to the ...
Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia - The Intelligencer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For West Virginians already sick of political slam ads, TV will be even tougher to stomach after their Labor Day barbecues. This election cycle, the state's roots in retail politics have yielded to 30-second attacks with menacing ...
Insulation led to underground explosions in Ohio - The Intelligencer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — American Electric Power says explosions that sent manhole covers flying in downtown Columbus last February happened when insulation material on electricity cables broke down because of water, salt and other factors. Nobody was ...
NYC mayor pledges safe West Indian Day Parade - The Intelligencer
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) is promising a safe West Indian Day Parade hours after a fatal shooting near the route. De Blasio and his wife were among hundreds of parade organizers, local dignitaries and elected ...
Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks - The Intelligencer
MOSCOW (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.