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An EMT's view from the front lines of America's heroin crisis 

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An EMT's view from the front lines of America's heroin crisis 

- Heroin affects a quarter of Cabell County's population, according to local health estimates EMTs in Huntington have responded to nearly 1,000 overdoses this year Driving through the streets of Huntington, West Virginia, with Gordon Merry is a stark reminder of what heroin is doing to American communities. Merry, director of Cabell-Huntington Emergency Medical Services, points to neighborhoods and homes with razor-sharp recall

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These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

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These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

- Trump spent part of the weekend placing phone calls to a handful of these lawmakers, focusing on senators who supported his candidacy — Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. The next several days will show whether the president's efforts pay off and if those lawmakers and the others will ultimately fall in line on legislation that would impact health care for millions of Americans, while allowing Trump and GOP leaders to boast of fulfilling a campaign promise seven years in the making

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Boyd County deputies arrest Catlettsburg man on drug charges

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Boyd County deputies arrest Catlettsburg man on drug charges

- CATLETTSBURG, Ky. - A Catlettsburg man was arrested over the weekend after Boyd County sheriff's deputies made a controlled drug buy, according to a news release. Paul R. Crisp, no age listed, of the 4700 block of Musser Lane, Catlettsburg, was arrested on drug trafficking charges and resisting arrest, according to the release. Deputies reportedly bought heroin and cocaine from the suspect

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Column: Rover Pipeline will benefit Michigan

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Column: Rover Pipeline will benefit Michigan

- In recent weeks, construction of the Rover Pipeline has commenced in Ohio. Once complete, the $4.2 billion project will be capable of transporting more than 2 billion cubic feet per day of domestically produced natural gas from processing plants in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania for delivery to markets throughout the Midwest, providing reliable access to affordable natural gas for consumers across the region

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Alabama WR T.J. Simmons transferring to West Virginia

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Alabama WR T.J. Simmons transferring to West Virginia

- Played in 12 games as a true freshman in 2016. Tuscaloosa, Ala. — Alabama wide receiver T.J. Simmons announced on Twitter Sunday that he was transferring to West Virginia. The sophomore from Clay-Chalkville High School played in 12 games as a true freshman in 2016. The majority of his playing time came on special teams and he did not record a catch

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Tropical Depression Cindy's rains pound the Tri-State

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Tropical Depression Cindy's rains pound the Tri-State

- HUNTINGTON - Rain bands reeling away from Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains from the Southeast to the Midwest, triggering flash flood warnings over several states including West Virginia, whose residents on Friday marked the anniversary of deadly floods last June. Hours of steady rain closed portions of 3rd, 4th and 5th avenues in Huntington's Highlawn neighborhood near 24th Street as night fell

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

- Huntington Beach, CA — A Huntington Beach man "marked a milestone of Super Hero proportions" on Thursday when he visited Disneyland for the 2,000th consecutive day, the resort announced. Jeff Reitz, an Air Force veteran, began his daily visits to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney news release. He has gone every day ever since

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

- Huntington Beach, CA — A Huntington Beach man "marked a milestone of Super Hero proportions" on Thursday when he visited Disneyland for the 2,000th consecutive day, the resort announced. Jeff Reitz, an Air Force veteran, began his daily visits to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney news release. He has gone every day ever since

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

- Huntington Beach, CA — A Huntington Beach man "marked a milestone of Super Hero proportions" on Thursday when he visited Disneyland for the 2,000th consecutive day, the resort announced. Jeff Reitz, an Air Force veteran, began his daily visits to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney news release. He has gone every day ever since

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

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O.C. Man Visits Disneyland for 2,000th Consecutive Day

- Huntington Beach, CA — A Huntington Beach man "marked a milestone of Super Hero proportions" on Thursday when he visited Disneyland for the 2,000th consecutive day, the resort announced. Jeff Reitz, an Air Force veteran, began his daily visits to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim on Jan. 1, 2012, according to a Disney news release. He has gone every day ever since

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Academy builds students' skills for work on the river

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Academy builds students' skills for work on the river

- HUNTINGTON - Many West Virginians are familiar with the sight of barges on the river. At the Mountwest Maritime Academy's deckhand basic training, students are learning how to work on the large vessels. The Mountwest Maritime Academy, a program of Mountwest Community and Technical College, is in its 16th year of teaching participants maritime skills. At the end of the seven-day program, many go straight into the industry

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1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm - | WBTV Charlotte

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1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm - | WBTV Charlotte

- By ERIK SCHELZIG and KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains over the upper South on Friday, triggering flash flood warnings from the Mississippi valley into West Virginia, a state still recovering from deadly flooding one year ago. Rain bands stretching for hundreds of miles (kilometers) are expected to push river and lake levels higher in coming days as what remains of an earlier tropical storm crosses Tennessee and Kentucky and takes aim at West Virginia

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Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia - | WBTV Charlotte

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Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia - | WBTV Charlotte

- By ERIK SCHELZIG and KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the upper South on Friday, prompting flash flood warnings from the Mississippi valley to West Virginia as emergency planners urged those in its path to keep a wary eye on the large storm system. Heavy rains are expected to push river and lake levels higher over the next few days as remnants of the one-time tropical storm cross Tennessee and Kentucky and take aim at West Virginia

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Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

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Cindy: More rain in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the upper South on Friday, prompting flash flood warnings from the Mississippi valley to West Virginia as emergency planners urged those in its path to keep a wary eye on the large storm system. Heavy rains are expected to push river and lake levels higher over the next few days as remnants of the one-time tropical storm cross Tennessee and Kentucky and take aim at West Virginia

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Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

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Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

- Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia Friday afternoon and evening, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend.

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Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

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Cindy expected to drench Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia

- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia Friday afternoon and evening, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend. The severe weather was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia last year

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  • An EMT's view from the front lines of America's heroin crisis 
    An EMT's view from the front lines of America's heroin crisis 

    , cnn.com

    Heroin affects a quarter of Cabell County's population, according to local health estimates EMTs in Huntington have responded to nearly 1,000 overdoses this year Driving through the streets of Huntington, West Virginia, with Gordon Merry is a stark reminder of what heroin is doing to American communities. Merry, director of Cabell-Huntington Emergency Medical Services, points to neighborhoods and homes with razor-sharp recall

     

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  • D'Antoni promises exciting Herd basketball in 2017-18
    D'Antoni promises exciting Herd basketball in 2017-18

    , herald-dispatch.com

    HUNTINGTON - In the midst of summer workouts with the Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball team, head coach Dan D'Antoni paused to reflect Wednesday about progress in his first three seasons. D'Antoni was hired at his alma mater in April 2014 after spending nine seasons as an NBA assistant coach at the side of his brother, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni, who is also a Marshall graduate

     

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Business

  • 850 people face insurance limbo
    850 people face insurance limbo

    , herald-dispatch.com

    IRONTON - Approximately 850 individuals in Lawrence County, Ohio, face the prospect of being without health insurance next year because the only public insurance provider, Anthem Inc., announced Tuesday it was pulling out of Ohio's Health Insurance Marketplace. The move could leave people in 18 Ohio counties, including Lawrence, without an option for buying individual coverage on the exchange unless another insurer steps in

     

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Health

  • These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push
    These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

    , abcnews.com

    Trump spent part of the weekend placing phone calls to a handful of these lawmakers, focusing on senators who supported his candidacy — Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. The next several days will show whether the president's efforts pay off and if those lawmakers and the others will ultimately fall in line on legislation that would impact health care for millions of Americans, while allowing Trump and GOP leaders to boast of fulfilling a campaign promise seven years in the making

     

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  • FestivALL Charleston brings 10 days of arts fun
    FestivALL Charleston brings 10 days of arts fun

    , herald-dispatch.com

    CHARLESTON - FestivALL Charleston will celebrate its 13th year as "a city becomes a work of art." The event will host hundreds of artists at more than 30 indoor and outdoor venues around the city through June 25. The 10-day event incorporates music, theater, dance, visual art and public art projects. Main events include the two-day Capitol Street Art Fair & Children's Art Fair, a theater production by the Charleston Light Opera Guild, the Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff, River Queen Cruises and River Taxi, the Mayor's Concert, the Dance Gala, Wine & All That Jazz, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting's "Mountain Stage

     

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  • Lost Huntington: The tobacco warehouse
    Lost Huntington: The tobacco warehouse

    , herald-dispatch.com

    Editor's note: This is the 187th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington scenes. HUNTINGTON - Burley tobacco long was a leading cash crop in West Virginia. In the early 1900s, West Virginia growers produced as much as 14 million pounds a year and brought their harvested tobacco to Huntington to be auctioned off to the tobacco companies. The first tobacco warehouse in Huntington was a brick building at 3rd Avenue and 7th Street

     

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  • Little Herd Camp success for MU women
    Little Herd Camp success for MU women

    , herald-dispatch.com

    HUNTINGTON - Dana Butcher has gotten up at 6 a.m. this week to drive her daughter, Payton, from Logan, W.Va., to a Marshall University women's basketball camp in Cam Henderson Center. Payton Butcher and about 40 other youngsters in grades two to eight attended the Little Herd Camp that began Monday and ends Thursday and have interacted with their favorite Marshall women's basketball players

     

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