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Commission Sets Hearing Involving Chemical Spill Probe

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The state Public Service Commission has set a date for a hearing to investigate a water company’s handling of the January 2014 chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water supply of Kanawha Valley. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that commissioners issued an order Monday scheduling an evidentiary hearing in the investigation for… Read More

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Athens Superintendent Will Not Recommend Staff Cuts

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Two days before a scheduled school board meeting in which Athens City Schools Superintendent Tom Gibbs was set to discuss staffing cuts, he told parents and community members this would not be the case. In an email responding to community members with “a particular interest in the district’s current budget challenges,” Gibbs said new resignations and additional revenue from… Read More