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Health Department Wants To Follow State Agency’s Healthy Lead

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A Parkersburg-area health department is looking at emulating a West Virginia state agency's move to provide healthier food choices at meetings and events. The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health is requiring half the food offered at its meetings and events to be healthy. Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department executive director Dick Wittberg asked Dr. Teresa… Read More

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West Virginia Social Security Benefits Going Paperless

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More than 63,000 Social Security and Supplementary Security Income recipients in West Virginia still receive paper benefit checks. That will charge March 1, when the federal government switches all benefit and non-tax government payments to electronic payments. Federal data show West Virginia has the highest percentage of Social Security and SSI recipients who receive paper… Read More

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Carney, Parsons Lead Lancers Over Spartans


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Behind the 40 points of seniors Max Carney and Shawn Parsons, the Federal Hocking Lancers shot their way to a 54-46 victory over the Alexander Spartans. Carney dominated in the paint, controlled the boards and shot 4-for-5 from the charity stripe.  The Lancers big man scored 26 points, snagged nine rebounds, and even blocked four… Read More