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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Curious Case of West Virginia Statehood

The creation of the State of West Virginia is an event unparalleled in American history .

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8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Lofty Goals: Students with disabilities will be key focus in W.Va.

West Virginia's new state superintendent of schools, Michael Martirano, has set lofty goals to improve students' academic performance.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Standardized Testing, Education

13 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Doctor Had His License Revoked

Dr. Roland Chalifoux - the physician accused of reusing needles at his Valley Pain Management clinic in McMechen - had his Texas medical license revoked June 17, 2004, after one of his neurosurgical patients died.

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Related Topix: McMechen, WV, South Wheeling, WV, Wheeling, WV, Ohio County, WV

17 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

Lucas relected to GOP top spot

West Virginia Republican Party Chairman Conrad Lucas was re-elected to a full four-year term by the State Republican Executive Committee gathered for its annual summer meeting, Saturday, July 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Shelley Moore Capito, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Evans leads West Virginia Open

Windy, misty and chilly conditions gave moving day at the 81st West Virginia Open an autumn feel in late July.

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Related Topix: Glade Springs, WV, Charleston, WV, Hurricane, WV, Harpers Ferry, WV

NewsBusters.org

On MSNBC, Chuck Todd Surprisingly Pushes Abortion Activist on Dems Staying Quiet In the South

On his MSNBC show The Daily Rundown, Chuck Todd interviewed Stephanie Schriock of Emily's List, a narrowly tailored PAC for female pro-abortion Democrats.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US News, West Virginia Government, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Julia Brownley, Democrat, Women's Health, Health

West Virginia Metro

Mooney vs. Casey

The Democrat and Republican nominees for Second District Congress got together for the first time in a head-to-head setting Thursday but it wasn't called a debate.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Core, WV

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

John Buckley, Libertarian Senate Candidate From West Virginia

After retiring from many years as an official with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Buckley is running for Senate this year from West Virginia, where he has a home with his same-sex partner, with the Libertarian Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

Daily Journal

W.Va. man sues GM over wife's crash death

A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit against General Motors Corp., claiming a defective ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt caused a 2006 accident that killed his pregnant wife.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Weirton Daily Times

West Virginia's economy is top priority for Morrisey

As the state's chief legal officer, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey sees the economic climate in West Virginia as a top priority for his office.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Lewis County, WV, Tyler County, WV

Martinsburg Journal

Dept. of Ag offers treatment for hemlocks

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture's Plant Industries Division wants to know what's bugging your plants and is offering treatment for landowners whose hemlock trees are being destroyed by the hemlock woolly adelgid.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Huntington News

Huntington Council Announces Meeting Agenda

Huntington City Council has announced its agenda for the Monday July 28 meeting which will be at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall.

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Related Topix: Huntington, WV, Cabell County, WV, Hundred, WV

Squamish Chief

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U.S. Sen. John Walsh said Wednesday his failure to attribute conclusions and verbatim passages lifted from other scholars' work in his master's degree thesis at the U.S. Army War College was an unintentional mistake caused in part by post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Barack Obama

Tri-County News

Taking U.S. 35 funding to feds

Funding the completion of U.S. 35 was included in the discussion at the most recent meeting of the Mason County Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Hollywood in Harpers Ferry

Pam Haynes is on a mission to help Eastern Panhandle residents who want to get a foot in the door of the film industry.

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Related Topix: Harpers Ferry, WV, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Jefferson County, WV, Huntington, WV, Shepherdstown, WV

Washington Times

W.Va. resort to hold public picnic for Saints

The Greenbrier resort is holding a public picnic for fans wanting to meet New Orleans Saints players at their training camp in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

jdsupra.com

Zombie (Debt Collector) Beware: West Virginia Expands Prohibited Actions

America's fascination with zombies infiltrated the West Virginia Legislature during the 2014 Regular Session, resulting in the introduction of a "zombie debt" bill, House Bill 4360.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

PaintSquare

CSB: Corroded Tanks Were Not Inspected

"...Freedom Industries did not have a rigorous inspection program for these chemical storage tanks sited closed by the Elk River and just upstream from the facility supplying water to hundreds of thousands of people," investigator Lucy Tyler said.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

Governor Tomblin Names New Head of West Virginia State Park System, DNR Law Enforcement Chief

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - 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: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Marietta Times

Independent Rabel joins Mooney-Casey race in W.Va.

Independent Ed Rabel will be on the November ballot in a 2nd Congressional District race featuring Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

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