News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted the owner, operator and chief engineer of a Maltese-flagged coal ship that has been detained in Virginia since April over alleged environmental violations. The charges include conspiracy, falsification of records and obstruction of justice.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Church groups gathered with miners and other supporters at a rally in Charleston against Patriot Coal's bankruptcy plan. About 150 people showed up at the rally yesterday at the West Virginia Coal Miner Statue at the state Capitol.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - Transportation officials are making plans for the expected rush of traffic during the 10-day National Boy Scout Jamboree in July. Officials also are considering waiving tolls during that time to ease traffic congestion on the West Virginia Turnpike.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Inmates at West Virginia's minimum- and medium-security prisons will soon sow seeds and tend plants as part of an initiative to grow produce for the state's largest food bank. The Division of Corrections will work with Mountaineer Food Bank in Gassaway, which serves 48 of West Virginia's 55 counties.
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