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Heroin Continues Its Grip on West Virginia & CTC System Helps Students in Developmental Courses

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

A recent Associated Press news story revealed heroin deaths in West Virginia have nearly doubled since 2010.  Also, West Virginia's Community and Technical College system looks to give students more help with developmental courses to increase graduation rates.

A native of Washington, West Virginia, Dave Mistich joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting in October of 2012, as the Charleston Reporter. After bouncing around a variety of newsroom roles at WVPB, he now focuses on state-level politics and government, as well as breaking news. Dave plays on the world's best-worst softball team, Chico's Bail Bonds. He can be reached via email at dmistich@wvpublic.org and you can follow him on Twitter @davemistich.