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CHARLESTON — FirstEnergy Corp. has sought approval from West Virginia utility regulators to build five utility-scale solar energy projects throughout its state service territory, the company’s first such solar projects.

HUNTINGTON — The Museum of Radio and Technology will host the 4th annual Get on the Air with Santa event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at the museum, 1640 Florence Ave., Huntington.

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia moved up three spots in the Reason Foundation’s Annual Highway Report, from 33rd to 30th in the nation, even though the report noted that, “Overall, the system is in poor shape. West Virginia has the second highest percentage of structurally deficient bridges, the …

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CLEVELAND — CVS, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain pills in two Ohio counties, a federal jury said Tuesday in a verdict that could set the tone for U.S. city and county governments that want to hold pharmacies accountable for their roles in the o…

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The National Park Service announced Tuesday that it has awarded the largest single grant in the history of its American Battlefield Protection Program to help preserve one of the nation’s lesser-known Civil War battlefields.

CONCORD, N.H. — With hunting season underway, wildlife agencies in New Hampshire and Vermont have started testing for COVID-19 in white-tailed deer, as antibodies for the virus have been found in deer in other states, according to a government study.

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We’ve all learned more than we bargained for about how to celebrate the holidays during uncertain times. Last year, many of us cooked smaller Thanksgiving feasts and celebrated by Zoom. This year, with the proper precautions, we might see more real-life gatherings, and plates full of most — …

With continued supply chain issues facing the country right now, consumers are finding that shelves may not be restocked as often as they’d like. This is frustrating, as good sales and promotions are often what motivate us to go to the grocery store in the first place. It’s disappointing to …

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A group of state attorneys general are investigating the photo-sharing platform Instagram and its effects on children and young adults, saying its parent company Facebook — now called Meta Platforms — ignored internal research about the physical and mental health dangers it posed to young people.

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga is joining other towns along the Tennessee River in a partnership to promote paddling and other recreational activities in what backers hope will make the 652-mile waterway an internationally known destination for long-distance kayaking and canoeing, along wi…

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DENVER — While gray wolves are under pressure from a federal delisting and increased hunting in some Rocky Mountain states, Colorado wildlife officials heard a number of detailed options Thursday for implementing a voter-approved reintroduction of the species west of the Continental Divide.

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia casinos saw a bump in business in October, something Lottery Director John Myers attributes to a drop in COVID-19 cases after a record spike in September.

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CHARLESTON — A small hubbub erupted late Thursday morning at a Tudor’s Biscuit World in Sissonville, West Virginia, where a confrontation ensued between a district manager and workers looking to organize a union.