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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Groups Fight Decision to Dump Coal Ash Wastewater in James RiverVirginia House OKs Electric Chair as Backup in ExecutionsVirginia House OKs Ele
Groups Fight Decision to Dump Coal Ash Wastewater in James River
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 25 minutes ago
Virginia House OKs Electric Chair as Backup in ExecutionsVirginia House OKs Electric Chair as Backup in Executions Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow prison officials to execute inmates in the... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Co. Schools Discuss Plans to Reduce OvercrowdingVirginia House OKs Electric Chair as Backup in ExecutionsVirginia House OKs Ele
Albemarle Co. Schools Discuss Plans to Reduce Overcrowding
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted an hour ago
Virginia House OKs Electric Chair as Backup in ExecutionsVirginia House OKs Electric Chair as Backup in Executions Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow prison officials to execute inmates in the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia Editorial RoundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Feb. 10 Charleston Daily Mai
West Virginia Editorial Roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Feb. 10 Charleston Daily Mail on West Virginia's tourism industry: Despite the often gloomy descriptions of West Virginia's economy, one sector continues to thrive. The state's premier whitewater... Read more
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TribLIVE
Va. House OKs use of electric chair if execution drugs unavailable | TribLIVE Neighborhoods RICHMOND — A bill that would allow Virginia priso
Va. House OKs use of electric chair if execution drugs unavailable
TribLIVE / Posted 3 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods RICHMOND — A bill that would allow Virginia prison officials to execute inmates in the... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA CyberSecurity Professor Warns of Valentine's Day ScamsVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in
UVA CyberSecurity Professor Warns of Valentine's Day Scams
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 3 hours ago
Va. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living Lab The Child Development Lab at the University of Virginia and the Virginia Discovery Museum are partnering to conduct studies on how children think and learn.... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Drug testing welfare recipients passes State SenateAP Exchange CHARLESTON — The State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would all
Drug testing welfare recipients passes State Senate
Williamson Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
AP Exchange CHARLESTON — The State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow drug testing of welfare recipients if “reasonable suspicion” of substance abuse exists. According to the bill, reasonable suspicion means that a case worker... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Co. May Drop Lee-Jackson Day Employee HolidayVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in
Albemarle Co. May Drop Lee-Jackson Day Employee Holiday
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 4 hours ago
Va. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living Lab The Child Development Lab at the University of Virginia and the Virginia Discovery Museum are partnering to conduct studies on how children think and learn.... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOT: Rt. 250 Bypass West Closed Thursday NightVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in
VDOT: Rt. 250 Bypass West Closed Thursday Night
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 4 hours ago
Va. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living Lab The Child Development Lab at the University of Virginia and the Virginia Discovery Museum are partnering to conduct studies on how children think and learn.... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Students Sent to Augusta Health After School Bus CrashesVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in
Students Sent to Augusta Health After School Bus Crashes
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 4 hours ago
Va. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living LabVa. Discovery Museum Takes Part in Living Lab The Child Development Lab at the University of Virginia and the Virginia Discovery Museum are partnering to conduct studies on how children think and learn.... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Patient First no longer accepting new Anthem patientsBREAKING Patient First (Source Matt Chaney) Virginia’s largest provider of pr
Patient First no longer accepting new Anthem patients
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 hours ago
BREAKING Patient First (Source Matt Chaney) Virginia’s largest provider of primary and urgent health care, Patient First, has stopped... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
VA drivers caught smoking with children under 8 could face fineThe Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill Tuesday that would fine people $1
VA drivers caught smoking with children under 8 could face fine
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 hours ago
The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill Tuesday that would fine people $100 for smoking in a car with a child under the age of eight. The offense may be charged on a uniform traffic summons, according to legislative documents. People will not... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Franchot asks lawmakers for more power to fight tax fraudMaryland Comptroller Peter Franchot was joined by tax preparers and accountants
Franchot asks lawmakers for more power to fight tax fraud
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot was joined by tax preparers and accountants Wednesday as he asked lawmakers to give his agents greater authority to track down tax cheats and identity thieves. "Unscrupulous preparers are preying on unknowing... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Mixed Opinions About Potential Gun Law ChangesGun laws could soon be changing in West Virginia. Monday, the House of Delegate
Mixed Opinions About Potential Gun Law Changes
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 6 hours ago
Gun laws could soon be changing in West Virginia. Monday, the House of Delegates passed a bill that would get rid of concealed carry permits in the Mountain State for anyone over 21 years old. In the bill, those 18 to 20 would still need a permit to... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
WWII vet, long-lost love reunited 70 years laterState Police: Icy roads a factor in crash injuring 2 on way to New Kent High Sc
WWII vet, long-lost love reunited 70 years later
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 hours ago
State Police: Icy roads a factor in crash injuring 2 on way to New Kent High SchoolState Police: Icy roads a factor in crash injuring 2 on way to New Kent High School State Police say icy roads and winter weather were a factor in a crash which... Read more
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NBC Washington
Gun Compromise Legislation Easily Passes VA HouseThe Virginia House of Delegates approved three bills that make up a deal on gun
Gun Compromise Legislation Easily Passes VA House
NBC Washington / Posted 7 hours ago
The Virginia House of Delegates approved three bills that make up a deal on gun policy hammered out by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and top Republicans. The legislation easily passed the House with bipartisan support Wednesday despite heavy... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Welfare Drug Testing Bill Gets Approval in West Virginia SenateWHEELING - Legislation requiring the drug testing of welfare recipients suspect
Welfare Drug Testing Bill Gets Approval in West Virginia Senate
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 8 hours ago
WHEELING - Legislation requiring the drug testing of welfare recipients suspected of drug abuse passed the West Virginia Senate 32-2 Tuesday, with Minority Leader Jeff Kessler voicing concerns about just who will pay for the testing and... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV House advances religious freedom billMembers of the West Virginia House of Delegates advanced the Religious Freedom
WV House advances religious freedom bill
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates advanced the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Wednesday, Feb. 10 after shooting down Democratic efforts to insert non-discrimination language into the bill. Proponents of the legislation, which is... Read more
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The Daily Record
Md. bill would end animal use in medical educationThe Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday will debate a bill aimed at ending
Md. bill would end animal use in medical education
The Daily Record / Posted 8 hours ago
The Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday will debate a bill aimed at ending the use of animals in medical education and training. Delegate Shane Robinson, D-Montgomery County, introduced House Bill 289 in the 2015 session and will present the bill... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Virginia House OKs electric chair as backup in executionsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has app
Virginia House OKs electric chair as backup in executions
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 9 hours ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow prison officials to execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. The bill sailed through the House with... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia House OKs electric chair as backup in executionsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has app
Virginia House OKs electric chair as backup in executions
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 hours ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow prison officials to execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. The bill sailed through the House with... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Virginia House OKs electric chair as backup in executionsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) � Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has app
Virginia House OKs electric chair as backup in executions
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 hours ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) � Virginia's Republican-dominated House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow prison officials to execute inmates in the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable. The bill sailed through the House with... Read more
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Style Weekly
Levar Stoney: Friend and Adviser to McAuliffe with Ambition of His OwnLevar Stoney’s name comes up frequently in state politics. Politicos who want t
Levar Stoney: Friend and Adviser to McAuliffe with Ambition of His Own
Style Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
Levar Stoney’s name comes up frequently in state politics. Politicos who want to solve a problem or get Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s attention go to him. He is secretary of the commonwealth and, at age 34, the youngest member of the governor’s... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Welfare drug test bill gets Senate OKKessler, D-Marshall, and Sen. William Laird, D-Fayette, cast the "no" votes aga
Welfare drug test bill gets Senate OK
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Kessler, D-Marshall, and Sen. William Laird, D-Fayette, cast the "no" votes against Senate Bill 6, introduced by Sen. Ryan Ferns, R-Ohio, which now moves to the House of Delegates. The measure would enact a three-year pilot program requiring... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Welfare Drug Testing Bill Gets Approval in West Virginia SenateKessler, D-Marshall, and Sen. William Laird, D-Fayette, cast the "no" votes aga
Welfare Drug Testing Bill Gets Approval in West Virginia Senate
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 23 hours ago
Kessler, D-Marshall, and Sen. William Laird, D-Fayette, cast the "no" votes against Senate Bill 6, introduced by Sen. Ryan Ferns, R-Ohio, which now moves to the House of Delegates. The measure would enact a three-year pilot program requiring... Read more
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Daily Press
Legislative notebook: Bill ups minimum Virginia marriage age to 16The state Senate voted Tuesday to raise Virginia's minimum marriage age to 16.
Legislative notebook: Bill ups minimum Virginia marriage age to 16
Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
The state Senate voted Tuesday to raise Virginia's minimum marriage age to 16. Under Senate Bill 415 young people would be able to get married on their own at 18. They could go before a judge for permission to marry starting at 16. They'd need to... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Welfare drug test passes the senateIf you receive welfare benefits you might be asked to take a drug test soon. W
Welfare drug test passes the senate
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
If you receive welfare benefits you might be asked to take a drug test soon. With a 32-2 vote, West Virginia Senate passed a bill Tuesday, Feb. 9, to start a three-year pilot project to drug test certain welfare recipients. "It's not going to be a... Read more
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Daily Press
Full flip: Dem Lucas cuts GOP deal on judges, backs out after meeting with McAuliffeRICHMOND – A long-time Portsmouth Democrat injected some intrigue into this leg
Full flip: Dem Lucas cuts GOP deal on judges, backs out after meeting with McAuliffe
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
RICHMOND – A long-time Portsmouth Democrat injected some intrigue into this legislative session Tuesday, cutting a deal with Republicans that would have put her neighbor on the Virginia Court of Appeals. The sun hadn’t even set, though, before the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Expanding vote supports Maryland's falling recidivism rateThe debate about the voting rights of people who've committed crimes made me st
Expanding vote supports Maryland's falling recidivism rate
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
The debate about the voting rights of people who've committed crimes made me step back and scratch my head. Everyone has a moment like that, when something — in this case, a veto by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan of a bill that further liberalized felon... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
W.Va. House OKs Bill Letting People Carry Concealed Guns Without A PermitBy more than a 2-1 ratio, lawmakers in West Virginia's House of Delegates have
W.Va. House OKs Bill Letting People Carry Concealed Guns Without A Permit
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
By more than a 2-1 ratio, lawmakers in West Virginia's House of Delegates have approved a bill that would allow gun owners to carry concealed handguns without a permit. The only concealed-carry permits would be for people who are 18-21 years... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Actress Jennifer Garner, JFK's nephew pitch for renewed reading moneyFRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Her career has taken her from international spy in ABC-T
Actress Jennifer Garner, JFK's nephew pitch for renewed reading money
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Her career has taken her from international spy in ABC-TV's "Alias" to Ben Affleck's former squeeze. But Tuesday, actress Jennifer Garner moved from Capital One credit card commercials to Capitol lobbying, joining John F.... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Virginia House OKs bill to let students to switch schoolsVirginia's House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow students in
Virginia House OKs bill to let students to switch schools
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
Virginia's House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow students in underperforming schools to switch to a different one within the same district. The bill was approved by the Republican-controlled House with a 57-42 vote on... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
West Virginia House approves concealed gun billKyle Lovern/WDN Photo A proposal to allow carrying a concealed gun without a pe
West Virginia House approves concealed gun bill
Williamson Daily News / Posted yesterday
Kyle Lovern/WDN Photo A proposal to allow carrying a concealed gun without a permit in West Virginia passed its first major test Monday. However, the bill could still be vetoed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Kyle Lovern/WDN Photo A proposal to allow... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Virginia considers ban on texting at red lightsRICHMOND, Va. — A legislative panel Monday approved a bill to expand Virginia’s
Virginia considers ban on texting at red lights
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted yesterday
RICHMOND, Va. — A legislative panel Monday approved a bill to expand Virginia’s law against texting while driving to other distracting activities, such as reading social media postings. Subcommittee No. 1 of the House Transportation Committee voted... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
House OKs bill that would allow students to switch schoolsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's House of Delegates has approved a bill that wou
House OKs bill that would allow students to switch schools
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's House of Delegates has approved a bill that would allow students in underperforming schools to switch to a different one within the same district. The bill was approved by the Republican-controlled House with a 57-42... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
State Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto to Restore Voting Rights for 40,000 MarylandersWASHINGTON - Today Maryland’s General Assembly cleared the way for 40,000 Maryl
State Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto to Restore Voting Rights for 40,000 Marylanders
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - Today Maryland’s General Assembly cleared the way for 40,000 Maryland residents to regain their right to vote. After Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed legislation restoring voting rights to more than 40,000 Marylanders with prior felony... Read more
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The Washington Times
Maryland Senate overrides Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto on felon voting rights billsANNAPOLIS | The Maryland Senate on Tuesday overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s final ve
Maryland Senate overrides Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto on felon voting rights bills
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
ANNAPOLIS | The Maryland Senate on Tuesday overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s final veto from last year on legislation that would allow felons to vote before they complete probation or parole. The Senate secured the exact three-fifths majority it needed to... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Maryland Senate overrides Hogan's veto of felons voting billThe state Senate voted Tuesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill al
Maryland Senate overrides Hogan's veto of felons voting bill
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted yesterday
The state Senate voted Tuesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill allowing felons to vote while still on parole and probation. The vote comes after the House of Delegates voted 85-56 last month to also override the governor's veto. To... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia State University marks 125th anniversary West Virginia State University West Virginia State University is celebrating
West Virginia State University marks 125th anniversary
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
West Virginia State University West Virginia State University is celebrating the 125th anniversary of its founding in March with a series... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Released felons gain right to vote in Maryland following veto overrideThe 29-18 vote on Tuesday puts the law on the books 30 days from now and repres
Released felons gain right to vote in Maryland following veto override
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
The 29-18 vote on Tuesday puts the law on the books 30 days from now and represents a political defeat for Hogan, a Republican. The bill was the sixth that Hogan vetoed last year, and the sixth the Democrat-controlled General Assembly... Read more
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examiner.com
A win in West Virginia, a war of words in Virginia as antis turn on their ownSecond Amendment activists are wearing big smiles today in West Virginia after
A win in West Virginia, a war of words in Virginia as antis turn on their own
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Second Amendment activists are wearing big smiles today in West Virginia after the House of Delegates yesterday passed a measure to allow concealed carry without a permit by more than a 2-to-1 margin, while in neighboring Virginia, the gun... Read more
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The Daily Record
Md. Senate votes to override vetoes of felon voting rights bills ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate took two votes to override Gov. Larry Hogan's
Md. Senate votes to override vetoes of felon voting rights bills
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate took two votes to override Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes of bills that restore the right to vote to felons still on parole and probation. The Senate voted... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
House approves concealed gun billThe Republican-led House of Delegates voted 68-31 on the concealed carry legisl
House approves concealed gun bill
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The Republican-led House of Delegates voted 68-31 on the concealed carry legislation. Several Democrats and Republicans broke party lines voting on the bill, which now heads to the Senate. Currently, carrying a gun openly - like in a holster - is... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
West Virginia House of Delegates Approves Concealed Carry BillCHARLESTON (AP) - After the bill was vetoed last year, a proposal to allow carr
West Virginia House of Delegates Approves Concealed Carry Bill
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
CHARLESTON (AP) - After the bill was vetoed last year, a proposal to allow carrying a concealed gun without a permit in West Virginia passed its first major test Monday. The Republican-led House of Delegates voted 68-31 on the concealed carry... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia House approves permitless concealed gun billCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates ha
West Virginia House approves permitless concealed gun bill
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates has approved a bill that would lift permit requirements to carry a covered-up gun. Delegates passed the concealed carry legislation Monday by a 68-31 margin. It heads to... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia House approves permitless concealed gun billCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates ha
West Virginia House approves permitless concealed gun bill
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates has approved a bill that would lift permit requirements to carry a covered-up gun. Delegates passed the concealed carry legislation Monday by a 68-31 margin. It heads to... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bill addresses issue raised by PUB managerSenate Bill 415 was sent to the West Virginia House of Delegates by a unanimous
Bill addresses issue raised by PUB manager
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Senate Bill 415 was sent to the West Virginia House of Delegates by a unanimous 34-0 vote Friday. It has been referred to the House Committee on Banking and Insurance. If passed by the House and signed by the governor, the bill would change the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia House approves permitless concealed gun billCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates ha
West Virginia House approves permitless concealed gun bill
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Republican-led West Virginia House of Delegates has approved a bill that would lift permit requirements to carry a covered-up gun. Delegates passed the concealed carry legislation Monday by a 68-31 margin. It heads to... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
More candidates file in Mingo CountySeveral more candidates filed on the final day to run in the upcoming May 10, P
More candidates file in Mingo County
Williamson Daily News / Posted yesterday
Several more candidates filed on the final day to run in the upcoming May 10, Primary Election for Mingo County. Camilla Ellis, a democrat, has filed to run for Circuit Clerk in the county. Marvin Vernatter filed to run for County Commissioner as a... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
West Virginia House of Delegates Approves Concealed Carry BillThe Republican-led House of Delegates voted 68-31 on the concealed carry legisl
West Virginia House of Delegates Approves Concealed Carry Bill
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted yesterday
The Republican-led House of Delegates voted 68-31 on the concealed carry legislation. Several Democrats and Republicans broke party lines voting on the bill, which now heads to the Senate. Currently, carrying a gun openly - like in a holster - is... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Police, Fire, Rescue respond to multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77 More than a dozen vehicles are involved in a pileup on Interstate 77 in Merce
Police, Fire, Rescue respond to multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
More than a dozen vehicles are involved in a pileup on Interstate 77 in Mercer County. More than a dozen... Read more
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