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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney are vying for the seat that GOP Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito is vacating to run for the Senate. Both Casey and Mooney appeared at a Charleston forum Thursday where they each spoke of defunding parts of the Environmental Protection Agency.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A task force seeking to tackle the problem of rising heroin abuse in West Virginia is meeting in Charleston. The growing use of heroin is a statewide problem.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A Princeton, West Virginia, man has filed suit against General Motors, claiming a defective ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt caused a 2006 accident that killed his pregnant wife. The suit by Jason Vest says 26-year-old Keisha Vest's car failed to stop at an intersection and collided with a tractor-trailer in North Carolina.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Huntington remains without a permanent police chief four months after Skip Holbrook announced his resignation. Mayor Steve Williams says the selection process for Holbrook's replacement has gone slower than he anticipated.

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