MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a Moundsville city sanitation worker who was hit by a falling tree limb. Moundsville police tell media outlets that a garbage truck brushed the limb, causing it to break loose and hit the worker. He suffered head injuries and was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Alpha Natural Resources faces a proposed $6,000 fine for a fatal accident at 1 of its West Virginia mines. The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training cited Alpha for modifying a scoop. A state rule prohibits equipment modifications that limit visibility.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A crisis-pregnancy center that counsels women not to have abortions has moved next door to a health facility in Charleston that provides abortions. Woman's Choice offers free counseling services and pregnancy tests, but no medical services. Women's Health Center of West Virginia is a full-service women's health care clinic that provides abortions.
FLINTSTONE, Md. (AP) - The planned opening of Maryland's fourth casino this week is bringing changes to Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland. The Rocky Gap Casino Resort is inside the park. Owner Lakes Entertainment Inc. changed the name of the former Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort after buying it from the Maryland Economic Development Corp. for about $10 million last year.
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