Man sentenced to two concurrent 11-year terms
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A 115th District Court jury on Wednesday sentenced Austin Taylor Wade to two concurrent 11-year prison terms and a pair of $1,200 fines after he pleaded guilty to unrelated charges of indecency wit...
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Job seekers listen to a presentation at the Colorado Hospital Association health care career fair in DenverThe number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to its lowest level in nearly 15 years, adding to bullish signals on the labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 43,000 to a seasonally adjusted 265,000 for the week ended Jan. 24, the lowest since April 2000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The decline, which far exceeded economists' expectations for a drop to only 300,000, probably exaggerates the strength of the jobs market as the data included the Martin Luther King holiday, which means fewer claims were likely processed. The four-week moving average of claims, considered a better measure of labor market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, fell 8,250 last week to 298,500.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in almost 15 years, a sign hiring will likely remain healthy.
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Upshur County Shares Food Pantry issues report on 2014, seeks more donations for 2015
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The Upshur County Shares Food Pantry finished 2014 with a strong December when it assisted 746 families consisting of more than 1,900 individuals. The December numbers brought the yearly total to m...
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