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21 organizations get water quality grants
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection says 21 organizations around the state are receiving grants to help protect the quality of the state's rivers and streams....

West Virginia grants available for land protection
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The West Virginia Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund says it's accepting grant applications for land-protection projects with up to $1.2 million that may be awarded....

Paintings sought for 2019 West Virginia wildlife calendar
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is seeking paintings for its 2019 wildlife calendar....

Federal authorities probing Ohio helicopter crash, 2 killed
STONY RIDGE, Ohio (AP) -- Federal investigators will try to determine what caused the fatal crash of a helicopter used for inspecting power lines....

Friends show support after embezzlement by ex-schools worker
MADISON, W.Va. (AP) -- At least three people wrote letters in support of a former West Virginia school system employee who was released from jail when a judge changed his sentence for embezzlement....