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Senate Bill 526 will increase education among health care professionals and members of the public regarding the importance of early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia.

CHARLESTON — After some debate, the West Virginia Senate passed a bill Friday to change vehicle inspection requirements to once every two years.

The debate came on the third reading of Senate Bill 254 after Sen. Mike Stuart, R-Kanawha, spoke in favor of it.

Fred Pace is the business reporter for The Herald-Dispatch. Follow him at and via Twitter @FredPaceHD.

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