CINCINNATI - The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled an Ohio federal judge abused his power in issuing a blanket protective order prohibiting the public release of extensive Drug Enforcement Administration opioid data that would show the number of painkillers drug companies shipped to pharmacies nationwide.

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CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission earlier this month awarded a combined $315,000 to 12 health sciences students from across West Virginia to help pay for their education, as part of the state's Health Sciences Service Program.

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BRANDISHNG: Ricky Lee Gauze, 40, of Williamson was arrested June 24 and charged with brandishing a deadly weapon by the Mingo County Sheriff's Department MCSD.

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According to current census calculations, the population of our planet is rapidly approaching eight billion people. Along with this massive number, we know there has never been a time in history when this many individuals occupied the earth at the same time, but we can also agree that we have more philosophies, opinions and worldviews than ever before.

According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, West Virginia's two biggest cities - Huntington and Charleston - have lost population each year since the 2010 census. In fact, only 32 of West Virginia's incorporated cities and towns saw their populations increase in the eight years between the 2010 census and 2018.