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WV Brings Back Ag Board To Grow Cash

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Governor Jim Justice says West Virginia has opportunities to expand farming and jobs with fertile soil and good climate, rainfall and temperatures for growing, calling for state’s reconstituted Agriculture Advisory Board to advance them. The first-year governor, whose family businesses include farms, says he wants West Virginia to find a niche… Read More

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Cleveland Police Find Potent Sedative Disguised as OxyContin

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Officials in northeast Ohio are issuing a warning after detecting a large animal sedative in pills disguised as the pain medication OxyContin. Cuyahoga County’s medical examiner, Dr. Thomas Gilson, said in a statement Wednesday that the pills were discovered by Cleveland police. He says they contain carfentanil, an opioid used to tranquilize… Read More