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6 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

Simple Solution: In-home care should be an option for seniors

It is difficult to believe President Barack Obama's administration does not have some ulterior motive in a plan that could affect tens of thousands of West Virginians directly and adversely.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicare, Health, Medicaid, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley

4 hrs ago | Huntington News

Sawhney's tobacco research published in West Virginia Medical Journal

Dr. Monika Sawhney of the Marshall University College of Health Professions has recently had her research article titled "Comprehensive Tobacco Control in West Virginia - Going from Intersection to Integration" published in the West Virginia Medical Journal.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Marshall University, Smoking, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. board to consider scholarships, degree

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission will consider nursing scholarships and a bachelor's degree in engineering management at Bluefield State College.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Nursing, Medicine, Bluefield State College

10 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

W.Va., 11 other states, ask Supreme Court to declare new EPA rules illegal

Entered into in 2011, the settlement agreement committed the EPA to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal-fired power plants under Section 111 of the Clean Air Act.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, West Virginia Government

12 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

1,100 Layoffs Planned At Alpha Coal Mines In WV

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Alpha Natural Resources said Friday that they expect to layoff 1,100 workers.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, Charleston, WV, Mingo County, WV, Logan County, WV

16 hrs ago | USA Today

Get a little wild in West Virginia

For the more adventurous, rock climbing at Blackwater Canyon is a great way to see the 8-mile-long gorge.

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Related Topix: Travel

17 hrs ago | Logan Banner

Capito describes current Tennant ad as hypocrisy4:30 am

On the television show "Fox and Friends" Wednesday morning U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito responded to Natalie Tennant's statement that she would stand up to the President regarding the use of Coal in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, Michelle Obama

22 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

W.Va. gets fed funds for mental health services

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell said the money will help support four health centers in the state to establish or expand behavioral health services.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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