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  1. News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    22 min ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says West Virginia will receive $5 million in emergency funds from the federal government to fix storm-damaged roads. Federal transportation officials say the funding will pay for repairs to damaged culverts, pavement and similar work in about 150 locations around the state.

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  2. Girls' roster releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Williamson Daily News Online

    Logan's Shayna Gore takes the ball into the paint.Paul Adkins/Civitas Media -Logan's Shayna Gore takes the ball into the paint.

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  3. News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says West Virginia will receive $5 million in emergency funds from the federal government to fix storm-damaged roads. Federal transportation officials say the funding will pay for repairs to damaged culverts, pavement and similar work in about 150 locations around the state.

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  4. This State Has The Highest Rate Of Deadly AccidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    Spring is finally here: The sun is peeking out, birds are chirping, and, oh yeah - people are dying in weird, tragic accidents. But, as USA Today reports , some states are home to more deadly accidents than others.

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  5. Adding Minutes To School DayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    West Virginia Board of Education members were right to reject requests for waivers from the state mandate that public schools hold classes at least 180 days a year. Bad weather caused school districts throughout the state to miss many scheduled days of classes this year.

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  6. DEP seeks information on prep plant materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection wants to know what products coal operators are using in their preparation plant process and at what levels. Acting Director of the agency's Division of Mining and Reclamation Harold Ward issued an order last week to all 90 prep plants in West Virginia for the information and gave them sixty days to produce the list.

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  7. DOH getting some help with Thor damageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The state Department of Transportation is getting some help to pay for road damage caused by winter storm Thor that occurred in March. "I am pleased that the state will receive much-needed federal funds to repair and rebuild roads and infrastructure damaged by floodwaters and mudslides.

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  8. At the CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, spelled out the mandate of the Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform, stating, "We have a tax structure in West Virginia that's broken, that's burdensome, and that's bewildering to a lot of people." Senate President Bill Cole, R-Mercer, noting that West Virginia had dropped from 30th to 36th in the American Legislative Exchange Council's "Rich State, Poor States" report, said of the drop in the ALEC rankings, "It's more or less, the other states are moving forward in aggressively cutting taxes."

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  9. Empowering West VirginiansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    Across the Mountain State, we have worked hard to increase the availability of programs that provide West Virginians with an equal opportunity to live a great life right here at home, no matter what their circumstances may be. Since becoming governor four years ago, I've had the privilege of meeting and getting to know West Virginians from all walks of life, and I can't imagine living in a state with better people.

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  10. Website set up for victims of chemical spillRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that his office has established a new website to provide information to potential victims of the January 9, 2014, Freedom Industries' chemical spill. The website is located at

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  11. Coal Companies Up to Their Old TricksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    The coal companies are using their traditional power in West Virginia to roll back state health and safety regulations at the same time the federal government is citing them for gross health and safety violations. Not that the companies really care since the penalties even at the federal level are too small for them to bother with.

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  12. Pollster: W.Va. gov race is "wide open" without ManchinRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    A national pollster calls the 2016 gubernatorial race in West Virginia "wide open" now that U.S. Senator Joe Manchin is opting to stay out of it. "This gets a lot more interesting with Senator Manchin now out of the equation," said Brock McCleary, president of Harper Polling and a former polling director for the National Republican Congressional Committee.

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  13. Crews excavating site of underground mine fire in White HallRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater tells The Times West Virginian that the project is expected to be completed within the next 30 days.

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  14. W.Va. job fair aimed at veterans, service membersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    The Huntington regional office for the Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting its sixth annual veterans job fair Wednesday at Goodwill Industries of Kanawha Valley Inc. Veterans and service members will have the opportunity to meet with potential employers from federal, state and private companies primarily in West Virginia.

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  15. Arkansas man killed in West Virginia RV fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    MCMECHEN, W.Va. - Police have identified an Arkansas man who was killed in a recreational vehicle fire in West Virginia's northern panhandle.

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  16. W.Va. Governor Race Wide OpenRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  17. W. Va. man sentenced for fight along interstate in Lebanon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    A 32-year-old West Virginia man was sentenced to Lebanon County prison Monday for hitting a man in the head with a rock during a fight along the interstate in Swatara Township nearly two years ago. President Judge John C. Tylwalk sentenced Housein B. Keaton of Corssa Lanes to county prison for six to 12 months and ordered him to pay a $300 fine.

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  18. At the Capitol a " AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, spelled out the mandate of the Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform, stating, "We have a tax structure in West Virginia that's broken, that's burdensome, and that's bewildering to a lot of people."

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  19. Manchin chooses not to seek governor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    Senator Joe Manchin III announced today that he will not seek the office of the Governor of the State of W.Va.

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  20. Waiver changes for disabilities debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Not unlike other family members and caregivers, Rose Getts is concerned about proposed changes to the Intellectual Development Disabilities Waiver program, and what any reductions may mean to her 67-year-old sister Mary Kimble. Getts is no stranger to this program since she provides around-the-clock care to Kimble, who has Down syndrome as well as a multitude of other medical problems, including Alzheimer's disease.

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