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4 deaths from coronavirus at West Virginia VA hospital

May. 11, 2020 2:37 AM EDT

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — At least four people have died from the coronavirus at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia, the VA said. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said on its website that the deaths have occurred at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The facility has 19...

West Virginia suit filed over exposure to firefighting foam

May. 7, 2020 3:31 PM EDT

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Seven companies have been named in a lawsuit related to the contamination of a West Virginia city’s water supply from firefighting foam. The lawsuit filed by Charles Town attorney Stephen Skinner seeks damages for exposing Martinsburg residents to chemicals known as per-...

Berkeley Earth Day art exhibit moving to the web

Apr. 8, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Berkeley Arts Council is moving its annual Earth Day art exhibition online. The council on Tuesday said the 10th annual Art and Earth juried exhibit can be viewed on the Berkeley arts website. The 42 works include drawings, ceramics, metals, paintings and more. Thirty-nine...