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1 hr ago | The Intelligencer

Kroger Will Tighten W.Va. Pseudoephedrine Sales

The new limits at Kroger's 40 pharmacies in the state will be effective in the coming weeks and are more restrictive than those under West Virginia law.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Drugs

5 hrs ago | Politico

In Iowa, corn country clash over ethanol - EPA continues hearings...

CORN COUNTRY CLASH: Rep. Bruce Braley is betting the farm on corn - and Democrats' hold on the Senate may be in danger if he's wrong.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, West Virginia Government

9 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Mingo-based film to debut

Submitted photoPictured is Theresa Russell, star of the movie "Moving Mountains."

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Related Topix: Mingo County, WV, West Virginia State University, Theater, Charleston, WV, Arts

13 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Tomblin joins bipartisan rally in support of coal1:27 pm

It was a bipartisan show of support for coal mining in the Appalachian region as local elected officials and others participated in a Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh, Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative David McKinley, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

17 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

Tomblin shoots 213

Local State Farm Insurance Agent Tad Tomblin shot a 213 to finish seven strokes off the winner in the West Virginia Open golf tournament which is open to any West Virginia resident whether amateur or pro.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Independent Herald

England named parks chief8:21 pm

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today named Sam England as the chief of the Parks and Recreation section and Jerry Jenkins as the chief of the Law Enforcement section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

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

WCHS-TV Charleston

Judge In WV Asked To Delay Gay Marriage Ruling

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked a judge to postpone ruling on a federal lawsuit challenging West Virginia's same-sex marriage ban until the U.S. Supreme Court reviews a ruling in a similar case in Virginia.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, US News, US Supreme Court

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Two tornadoes occur on same day in West Virginia

While the sheer number of annual tornadoes pales in comparison to other states, they do occur in West Virginia, with its vast network of hills and mountains.

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Related Topix: Weather, Charleston, WV, Harrison County, WV, Pleasants County, WV

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Mooney, Casey talk taxes, Obamacare, global warming

Rather than raise taxes, Republican Alex Mooney advocates putting national parkland on the auction block, the Republican candidate for Congress said at a West Virginia Business & Industry Council forum here last week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Charleston, WV

The Inter-Mountain

EPA should get an earful in Pittsburgh

During their "listening tour" of the country several months ago, Environmental Protection Agency officials claimed they wanted a cross-section of Americans' opinions about proposed new rules that would cripple the coal-fired electric power industry.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Logan Banner

W.Va. politicians fight for Veterans12:57 am

West Virginia politicians are working hard to pass legislation that will help improve veterans' access to health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities before Congress breaks for vacation in August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, West Virginia Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Logan Banner

W.Va. files suit against Obama1:00 am

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced that the State of West Virginia filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging President Barack Obama's practice of cherry-picking which laws his Administration will enforce.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Logan Banner

WV Dems to rally in Logan12:58 am

The City of Logan is set to host the West Virginia Democratic Party on Saturday for a state-wide political rally.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Logan, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Washington Post

A plan to force power plants to cut pollution draws strong opinions at an EPA hearing

On one side were the enviros in " Climate Action Now " T-shirts who came to pass out muffins and stand up for asthmatics .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

UPI

Manchin sued by brother over decades-old loan

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin , D-W.Va., was slapped with a lawsuit by his own brother for allegedly failing to repay a loan to help the family's struggling business.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Joe Manchin

Logan Banner

W.Va., other states rally for coal3:09 am

Area coal miners and supporters are encouraged to attend an affordable electricity and energy jobs rally Wed., July 30, at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh.

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

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV UNion PAC Gets $250K Check

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A union-formed political committee in West Virginia has received $250,000 from a construction labor interest group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two arrested for obstruction in tunnel fire incident

Two out-of-state volunteer firefighters were arrested after they took an emergency vehicle and entered East River Mountain Tunnel during a tractor-trailer blaze.

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Related Topix: Fire

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Caution urged to drivers during tunnel repairs

Traffic was flowing smoothly Monday through East River Mountain Tunnel despite a recent tractor-trailer fire that closed part of Interstate 77 on July 25, but travelers can expect delays and lane changes while repairs continue.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, West Virginia Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Virginia Court Ruling On Gay Marriage Could Have WV Implications

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A federal appeals court ruling on same-sex marriage in Virginia, could now have implications here in the Mountain State.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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