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The following calls were made to police agencies on Nov. 23; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy. Trump relented after suffering yet m… Read more

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Declaring "America is back," President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team on Tuesday, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment to be some of his… Read more

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Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday to three criminal charges, formally taking responsibility for its part in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths but also angering critics who want to see individuals held accountable, in addition to the company. Read more

Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., have nominated 76 seniors combined from the state for acceptance into a service academy, including Ryan Shane Sullivan of Fayette County for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Obama-era officials for top national security and economic roles, signaling a stark shift from the Trump administration's “America First” policies that disparaged international alliances and favored deregulation and tax cuts. Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election on Monday, formally starting the transition of power after President Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy. He relented after sufferin… Read more

A boil water advisory has been issued by Pineville Municipal Water Works for the booster station through Rockview, due to a break near the booster station and a leak repaired. Read more

Gov. Jim Justice and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey continued a war of words Monday over the governor’s recent executive order requiring facial coverings in public buildings and including the possibility of criminal charges for violators of the order. Read more

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice has issued another plea for residents to use care during the Thanksgiving holiday and try to gather only with close family members as Covid-19 cases continue to surge to record levels. Read more

Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, adjutant general of the West Virginia National Guard and a member of Gov. Jim Justice’s pandemic panel, will be retiring from his post in the WVNG but will continue to serve the state through a new role at West Virginia University. Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The General Services Administration ascertained Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the way for the start of the transition from President Donald Trump’s administration and allowing Biden to coordinate with federal… Read more

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WENCHANG, China (AP) — China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon’s surface for the first time in more than 40 years — an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the solar system more generally. Read more

PHILADELPHIA — Last spring was the busiest season Michael K. Donohue can remember for his family's six funeral homes in the Philadelphia suburbs. Covid-19 was the primary reason, of course, with 160 funerals in April alone — double the usual number. Read more

Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced on Monday that $1.4 million has been promised from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federa… Read more

The following calls were made to police agencies on Nov. 22; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The 44th Annual YMCA Thanksgiving Day Run will take place Thursday – Thanksgiving Day – at the Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex. The long-standing tradition will include a 5-Mile Run, a 5-Mile Walk and a 1-Mile Family Fun Run. Read more

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media reported Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, which would mark the first known encounter between senior Israeli and Saudi officials. Read more

Men and Women of Action (MWOA) — a global outreach ministry of the Church of God, Cleveland, Tenn. — is hosting its annual Appalachian Christmas Event over the next week in Hinton at the Lifeline Church of God, Hinton Campus, 505 Stokes Drive, Hinton. Read more

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey won a $256,000 judgment and a permanent injunction that blocks a contractor from any future work in home improvement. Read more

PETERSTOWN — This holiday season will be a special one for a Monroe County woman, who can now for the first time in 48 years take a hot shower and not have to use an outhouse. Read more

The following calls were made to police agencies on Nov. 21; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Mortar shells slammed into a residential area of Afghanistan's capital and killed eight people Saturday, hours before outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held what are likely his last meetings with the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators trying to ham… Read more

Transmission of Covid-19 continued racing across the country on Saturday, adding confirmed cases of the highly infectious disease, jamming hospitals, testing the country’s public health capacity and raising the nation’s death toll. Read more

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