Ruben Terrazas, a seasonal worker at Shanholtz Orchard on Jersey Mountain Road in Romney, W.Va., prunes a peach tree. Shanholtz Orchard consists of 160 acres in Romney and another 40 acres in Levels. Workers started pruning the apple trees in November to January, then they started pruning the peach trees in mid February and should finish them by mid April.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A board tasked with compiling a list of animals that are illegal to keep as pets in West Virginia will consider one that’s shorter than a list suggested earlier.
Media outlets report the state Wild and Dangerous Animal Board will meet on Wednesday as it tries to comply with legislation passed earlier this year.
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