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Putnam man acquitted of disruption charge

From The Charleston Gazette: WINFIELD, W.Va. — A Putnam County website publisher was acquitted Friday of the charge of willful disruption of government process after an incident involving the county’s health department in April.

Mark Hallburn, who runs the website, was arrested after visiting the Putnam County Health Department to inquire about FOIA requests Hallburn had filed with the agency.

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