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Attorneys: Former Freedom Industries Execs Can’t Draw Unbiased Jury

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Attorneys for former executives charged in a chemical spill again said they can’t draw an unbiased West Virginia jury. In a Charleston federal court hearing Monday, attorneys for ex-Freedom Industries executives Gary Southern and Dennis Farrell argued for a venue change, citing a survey they commissioned. They said news coverage of… Read More

Heritage College Wins $600,000 For Diabetes Program


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The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine was awarded $600,000 by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a program to improve health and lower health costs for patients with Type 2 diabetes in Southeastern Ohio. According to Jane Hamel-Lambert, Ph.D., M.B.A., principal investigator… Read More

W. Va Power Plants Shut Down

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Three coal-fired power plants in West Virginia have shut down operations. Media outlets report that Appalachian Power’s Kanawha River Power Station at Glasgow, the Kammer Power Station near Moundsville and the Phillip Sporn Power Station at New Haven were closed Sunday. Appalachian Power had announced in 2011 that it planned to close the plants, along… Read More