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54 min ago | Roll Call

Charleston Gazette Endorsements Need a Little Perspective

The Charleston Gazette, West Virginia's largest newspaper, has endorsed both Democratic Senate hopeful Natalie Tennant and Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, a Democrat in the 3rd District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Nick II Rahall, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia Government

5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Federal Report Shines Light On Health Impacts Of West Virginia Chemical Spill

The Freedom Industries site, which released 10,000 gallons of chemicals into West Virginia water, is seen in this Jan. 13, 2014, photo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Switched

West Virginia Secretary Of State Accuses Koch-Backed Group Of 'Misleading' Voters

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant attacked Americans for Prosperity, a conservative nonprofit backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch, on Tuesday for distributing "misleading" and "confusing" voter registration mailings, according to the Associated Press .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

9 hrs ago | Logan Banner

WVSBDC to hold workshop to benefit entrepren...

A workshop will be held at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Thursday, May 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to teach Business Fundamentals.

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13 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Concord selects new president

The Concord University Board of Governors has selected Dr. Kendra Boggess as the university's 12th president, contingent upon approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, university officials announced late Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Concord University, Fairmont State University

17 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Crucial Data: Gap between revenue, spending may grow

Within a few weeks, West Virginia officials should have an idea of whether the gap between state spending and budget revenue is going to persist - or even grow worse.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, West Virginia Government

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Local Children Plant Pinwheels For Abuse Prevention

April is child abuse prevention month and a special ceremony in Huntington brought awareness.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Kids, Family

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV DHHR Appoints Three Deputy Secretaries

West Virginia's Department of Health and Human Resources has appointed three deputy secretaries in response to an audit last year detailing the agency's inefficiencies.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Washington Examiner

WVa chemical safe level based on 2 weeks exposure

When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Earl Ray Tomblin

Insurance Journal West

West Virginia Seeks Input on Chemical Tank Safety Rules

West Virginia regulators are asking stakeholders for input as they begin developing rules to implement a new chemical storage tank safety law.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, West Virginia Government

The Inter-Mountain

Rahall convenes meeting on W.Va. drug problems

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says he has arranged a roundtable discussion with federal and West Virginia officials on the state's prescription drug abuse and trafficking problems.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia Government

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

'Road Angels' to host auto fair

The Mason County Fairgrounds will come alive with car enthusiasts the first weekend in May for a first-of-its-kind event to the area.

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Politico

Q1 big spenders - SiriusXM launchs Gen-Y series - Jefferson inks...

Q1 BIG SPENDERS SO FAR: Happy Monday. It's quarterly lobbying disclosure time. Reports will continue to trickle in until late tonight, but here's an early snapshot of lobbying numbers.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

West Virginia Metro

Semifinalists named for MVB Bank West Virginia Scholar Program

One of the current high school juniors will be awarded a four-year scholarship at West Virginia Wesleyan valued at $125,000.

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Related Topix: Semifinalists, Upshur County, WV

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Four ex-West Virginia guards, four inmates charged in death plot

Four former Western Regional Jail correctional officers and four inmates have been charged in a plot to kill another prisoner.

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Related Topix: Prison, Barboursville, WV, Mason County, WV

News Max

W. Va Democrat Looks to N. Dakota in Struggle for Senate Seat

West Virginia's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, is seeking the counsel of a fellow Blue Dog Democrat who won her seat in the chamber in spite of her underdog position, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Government, Representative Rick Berg, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US Senate

Charleston Daily Mail

Coal truck overturns, spills load on Quincy Dock Road

MARCUS CONSTANTINO/DAILY MAIL Workers shovel coal out of an overturned coal truck at the intersection of Quincy Dock Road and U.S. 60 Monday morning in Quincy.

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The Wall Street Journal

WashWire Daily Brief: What Obama Got Wrong About Putin, Candidates...

U.S.-RUSSIA RELATIONS COME FULL CIRCLE: When the Obama administration decisively declared a "reset" of U.S.-Russia relations in 2009, it showed Washington believed-and not for the first time-that the relationship had moved permanently beyond Cold War tensions.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US Senate

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

3 seek District 26 nomination

Two Democrats and one Republican are vying for their party's nomination May 13 in the closely watched District 26 House of Delegates contest for southern West Virginia.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, WV, Mercer County, WV, Bramwell, WV, Montcalm, WV

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

West Virginians Who Matter: Pearl S. Buck

Editor's Note: This is the 17th part of a 52-week series to run throughout 2014 on 52 West Virginians who made a difference and who matter.

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