CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - An area of McDowell County hit by severe flooding will get some emergency stream repairs. Flash flooding damaged roads, bridges and homes in the Bull Creek area of western McDowell County in early June. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Congressman Nick Rahall announced funding yesterday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - An airport and a chemical producer want claims dismissed in a lawsuit over a January chemical spill. Yeager Airport filed a motion in court yesterday to dismiss claims in the lawsuit. Plaintiffs say the Charleston airport's now-complete runway project contributed to the spill that left 300,000 residents without clean water for days.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A security company has been told to include mandatory check-ins for its guards after a supervisor drowned at a Kanawha County coal loading dock. The state Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training announced the order yesterday. It concerns Allied Barton Security.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Community service and justice system programs statewide have been awarded nearly $13 million in grants from the state. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced the awards yesterday to 157 programs from the Division of Justice and Community Services.
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