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7 hrs ago | SFGate

Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Eric Cantor, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government

7 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

5 Things to know about the West Virginia elections

The results will show if frustrated voters are willing to lump all Democrats together.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, 2012 Presidential Election

7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

West Virginia Unprepared for Future Without Coal

This article was written by Oilprice.com , the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Virginia Government, Virginia

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Skift

Reflections on 70 Years of Smokey Bear

But at age 70, the fire-fighting star of America's longest-running public service ad campaign remains all bear, and bullish on prospects for achieving his goal - preventing wildfires.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Martinsburg Journal

Town of Bath is smallest of applicants

Of the 22 municipalities applying to be part of West Virginia's extended and expanded Home Rule Pilot Program, the Town of Bath is the only Class IV municipality.

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Related Topix: Berkeley Springs, WV, Martinsburg, WV, Charles Town, WV, Ranson, WV

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Intelligencer

DEP Says Ohio River Drilling Is No Problem

As a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, Tim Greene believes allowing drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations beneath the Ohio River should not create any problems for the region's drinking water supply.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Marietta Times

W.Va. spill company eyes voluntary cleanup program

Freedom Industries is considering trying to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area's water supply.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

ABC News

5 Things to Watch in This Fall's Senate Races

The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama's administration.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

Huntington News

Kessler Makes Appointment to Public Water System Supply Study Commission

Senate President Jeff Kessler announced today he appointed Dr. Rahul Gupta, Executive Director of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department, to the Public Water System Supply Study Commission.

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Martinsburg Journal

Common Sense: Capito jobs plan covers all the bases

Flashy federal initiatives are missing from the job-creation plan released Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., who wants to pursue her proposals through a seat in the U.S. Senate from West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Small Business, Personal Finance, US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

United Methodist Foundation elects officers, trustees

Jeff Taylor, president of The United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia Inc., announced that its Board of Trustees recently elected new officers and trustees J. Franklin "Joe" Long of Bluefield, Va., and Hilton Head, S.C., continues his two-year term as chairperson.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV, Huntington, WV, Buckhannon, WV, Parkersburg, WV, Morgantown, WV

The Daily Caller

Blue State Dems Hate On Nancy Pelosi

Two Democrats running for congress in West Virginia's first and second districts took a strong stance against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a state Chamber of Commerce Business Summit Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative David McKinley, Barack Obama

Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. center gets disability education grant

A center that helps educate West Virginia parents of children with disabilities is getting a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

CBS Local

U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

Huntington News

School of Medicine announces creation of six new scholarships

Six new scholarships have been established at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine to assist medical students with their educational expenses.

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Related Topix: Marshall University, Wayne County, WV, Charleston, WV, Thomas, WV

Logan Banner

Celebrating and sharing our heritage

West Virginia is a state with a story around every scenic turn, and our people are known for sharing tales of generations past from countries all over the world.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Helvetia, WV, Berkeley Springs, WV, Lewisburg, WV, Life, Food, Food Festival, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

O-R Online

Man accused of shooting tractor-trailer, burning vehicle to stand trial

Two cases against a West Virginia man accused of firing shots at a tractor-trailer and setting fire to a vehicle used by his girlfriend will proceed to court.

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Related Topix: Virginia, West Virginia Government, Fire

Reuters

Lawsuit says police altered video in West Virginia shooting

Police in a West Virginia city altered video evidence in the death of a mentally ill black man who was shot and killed last year during a confrontation with officers, a lawyer for the victim's family said on Thursday.

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WRAL.com

Falling gas prices expected to boost Labor Day weekend travel

The auto club predicts 34.7 million Americans will commute by highway, air and other forms of transportation.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Georgia, Georgia Government, Florida, Florida Government

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Two Marion teachers on leave following complaints

Schools Superintendent Gary Price tells The Times-West Virginian that two North Marion High School teachers involved in the activity are on leave pending the investigation's conclusion.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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