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A health care system serving six southern West Virginia counties received more than $900,000 to enhance its telehealth services.

A sign on the door of the polling place at Morgantown High School on Nov. 6, 2018, in the South Park neighborhood of Morgantown, W.Va.
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Days after the governor issued a stay home order on March 23, Secretary of State Mac Warner announced his office was opening absentee voting to all of the state’s roughly 1.2 million registered voters. 

Since then, nearly 18 percent of those registered so far, or 214,852 people, have requested an absentee ballot from their county clerks. 

WV State Police Cruiser

West Virginia State Police detachments in three locations are closing at the end of the year. The agency said Tuesday Grantsville, Elizabeth and Hundred will close.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin

Law enforcement authorities say more than 50 sex offenders in Wirt and Wood counties are out of compliance with a federal registration and notification law.