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Track Sends Busloads to Speak Against Hancock Smoking Ban - The Intelligencer
NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Health Board faced a barrage of comments Wednesday at a public hearing regarding the Hancock County Clean Air Regulation, which would effectively ban smoking in most public places in the county.
WVU To Look At Cost Control - The Intelligencer
PARKERSBURG -West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee says he will look for ways to reduce the university's costs and increase effectiveness, but added state leaders must free higher education from excessive and outdated regulations.
Texas Revoked Pain Doc’s License - The Intelligencer
WHEELING - Dr. Roland Chalifoux - the physician accused of reusing needles at his Valley Pain Management clinic in McMechen - had his Texas medical license revoked June 17, 2004, after one of his neurosurgical patients died.
Arizona governor wants review of execution process - The Intelligencer
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering a review of the state's execution process after a condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before he died. Brewer said in a statement Wednesday that she's concerned by how ...
Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes - The Intelligencer
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas. The one-time and possible future presidential candidate is in ...
Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began - The Intelligencer
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Arizona Attorney ...
Rookie Justin Gilbert signs with Browns - The Intelligencer
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Justin Gilbert's got his contract with the Browns. Now he needs a starting job. The rookie cornerback signed a four-year, $12.8 million contract on Wednesday as Cleveland's other first-year players, injured veteran and quarterbacks ...
Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale - The Intelligencer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Shelly Sterling, who had testified ...
Seattle police: Homeless ticketed most for pot - The Intelligencer
SEATTLE (AP) — An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else. Officers issued 82 tickets for ...
Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record - The Intelligencer
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native ...