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  1. W.Va. Senate president to be Coca Cola 600 honorary starterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole will be the honorary starter for the Coca Cola 600 NASCAR race this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina. At the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, the Mercer County Republican will be honored at a pre-race event, attend the official drivers meeting, address a crowd of nearly 100,000, participate in the pre-race spectacular and present the trophy to the winning driver.

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  2. Coal-mine companies expect 2,267 layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow on Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told 439 more Mountain State miners they could be out of work. On Friday, St. Clairsville, Ohio-based Murray Energy said it told 1,417 workers at five West Virginia mines that their jobs must be eliminated.

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  3. Controversial Ruling Was RightRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    For many years, West Virginia Supreme Court justices were accused of legislating from the bench. That is, instead of merely interpreting the law and the state Constitution, they created what amounted to new statutes.

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  4. Father: Board of Child Care saved son's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Charles Hutchinson has no doubt that the time his son, C.J., spent at the Board of Child Care's Falling Waters residential treatment campus saved his life. Although he'd been a good kid, Hutchinson said his son "needed a little kick in the can" after first getting into trouble with law enforcement when he'd been nearly 16 years old.

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  5. W.Virginia vets' memorial renovation to be completed in JuneRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    A yearlong renovation of the West Virginia Veterans Memorial at the state Capitol Complex is expected to be completed in June. Since the $1.6 million project started last spring, access to the memorial has been restricted at times while workers made several repairs.

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  6. Nonprofits in 12 W.Va. counties eligible for disaster loansRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Disaster loans are being offered to nonprofit organizations in a dozen West Virginia counties that sustained damage from severe weather in April. The U.S. Small Business Administration says private nonprofits that don't provide critical services of a governmental nature can apply for the low-interest disaster loans.

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  7. West Virginia couple credits Chatham County deputy with saving their lives during Tybee Island wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Chatham County Sheriff's Office deputy Demetrius Jelks says he and the driver of a truck kept each other from flying off the Lazaretto Creek Bridge Thursday after a loose trailer started a wreck. This truck was severely damaged Thursday in a wreck on the Lazaretto Creek Bridge by Tybee Island.

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  8. Bluefield among cities in W.Va. with growing populationRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

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  9. McKinley - not intimidated' by other possible Republican gubernatorial candidatesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

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  10. Decatur Co. man indicted on murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

    Decatur Co. man indicted on murder charges Henry is currently being held in the Harrison County Jail in Bridgeport, W.Va.

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  11. Murray Energy pinched by natural gas - and jobs squeezed outRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The glut of inexpensive natural gas is contributing to Murray Energy Corp.'s decision to lay off more than 1,800 people, and to a lack of profitability at five longwall mines it purchased from from Consol Energy Inc.in 2013.

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  12. Tax ReformRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    A special panel of legislators has been dealing with tax reform for West Virginia for weeks now, and there has been no talk about proposals for it.

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  13. McKinley 'not intimidated' by other possible Republican gubernatorial candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    West Virginia's 1st District Congressman David McKinley is confident he could win a challenged Republican gubernatorial primary election, if he decides to get into the race in 2016. "We see the poll numbers," McKinley said on Friday's MetroNews "Talkline" of the ongoing discussions about a potential GOP candidate for governor with two other interested elected officials - Senate President Bill Cole and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

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  14. House roads chair predicts 'war zone' if Turnpike tolls stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    "A big turkey" is how House Roads and Transportation Chair Marty Gearheart describes the Blue Ribbon Commission on Highways report, released this week, on West Virginia's long-term road funding needs. "Our highways need work and we have highways that need to be built and we need to find ways to get more out of the money that we spend on highways and we do need additional funding," admitted Delegate Marty Gearheart .

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  15. Former Berkeley sheriff's deputy accused of assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    A former Berkeley County sheriff's deputy stands accused of assaulting and battering his wife and threatening to shoot her multiple times. This week, a Berkeley County Grand Jury indicted Robert Lippman, 43, of Martinsburg, on multiple charges that included one count of malicious assault, two counts of domestic assault and six counts of domestic battery.

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  16. W.Va. Veterans Memorial renovation to be completed in JuneRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marietta Times

    Department of Administration spokeswoman Diane Holley-Brown tells the Charleston Daily Mail that any remaining work won't prevent the memorial from being open on Monday for Memorial Day. The 20-year-old oval monument at the Capitol Complex was designed by West Virginia sculptor Joseph Mullins.

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  17. W.Va. introduces military heritage website, brochureRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marietta Times

    The state Division of Tourism has introduced a website and brochure on West Virginia's military heritage ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. The brochure was unveiled Thursday during the annual Run For The Wall stop at the state Capitol Complex in Charleston.

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  18. W.Va. state police welcome new graduates FridayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

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  19. W.Va. Senate President GOP Has To Keep Appeal to Remain in PowerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

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  20. Wood commissioners eyeing regional jail billRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The commissioners were informed Thursday the most recent jail bill was $168,000, up from the previous month's $160,000. The budgeted amount for the regional jail is $2.250 million.

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