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UPDATE: Page-Kincaid Water Problems

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) –  Despite a petition with over 200 signatures, the Page-Kincaid PSD says they will not turn service over to American Water....

Boil Water Advisory Announced for Oak Hill

Update: (6/11)- The boil water advisory has been lifted. ——- OAK HILL, W.Va. (WOAY) – Over 100 customers along Pea Ridge Rd. are under a boil water...

Minden Continues Its 30-Year Fight for Environmental Justice

  MINDEN, W.Va (WOAY) – In 1989, Lucian Randall led a march through Minden to protest the PCB contamination caused by Shaffer Equipment. 30 years later, his...

Fayette County Working on Water Fix for Page-Kincaid

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) – After ages of dealing with dirty water, Page-Kincaid PSC customers finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. “We’ve...

Capito, Manchin Announce $1.9 Million for Black Lung Clinics

WEST VIRGINIA  – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,954,576 for West...

Hepatitis C Program Launches In West Virginia To Fight Virus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An initiative to combat the rise of hepatitis C infections has launched in West Virginia. News outlets report a five-year program called...

AG: City’s abortion ordinance raises free speech concerns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s top prosecutor says Charleston’s new ordinance to target protests at abortion clinics could run afoul of Constitutional...

City ordinance aims to curb abortion protesters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s capital city has passed an ordinance aimed at curbing protests at abortion clinics. News outlets report the Charleston City...

U.S. Department Of Labor Provides Disaster Relief Employment Funding For West Virginia Communities Affected By Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOAY)– The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an opioid-crisis Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) to Workforce West Virginia for up to up to...

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The...

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