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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
House passes concealed carry billThe bill, HB 4145, passed in the House 68-31 Monday and would allow people, 21
House passes concealed carry bill
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The bill, HB 4145, passed in the House 68-31 Monday and would allow people, 21 years old or older, to carry a concealled firearm without a permit. The permit process would still be in place for people 18 to 21 years old. The bill was sponsored by... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Taking religious libertiesWith the movement toward, and ultimate legalization of, gay marriage, tradition
Taking religious liberties
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 3 days ago
With the movement toward, and ultimate legalization of, gay marriage, traditional people of faith have been increasingly out of step with modern sexual mores. Some Christian small-business owners have felt so beleaguered that they have raised the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Parkways Authority: Removing Turnpike tolls will eliminate $85 million in revenueThe West Virginia Parkways Authority’s governing board passed a resolution in s
Parkways Authority: Removing Turnpike tolls will eliminate $85 million in revenue
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 3 days ago
The West Virginia Parkways Authority’s governing board passed a resolution in support of the continuation of tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike once existing bonds are paid in full. Final payment on these bonds is scheduled for May 15, 2019. The... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia flags to be lowered in commissioner's memory West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered state flags at the Capitol Co
West Virginia flags to be lowered in commissioner's memory
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered state flags at the Capitol Complex in Charleston and at state-owned facilities in... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Public getting used to new WV Capitol security system RUSTY MARKS / The State Journal — Sgt. Mark Swecker of the Capitol Police sai
Public getting used to new WV Capitol security system
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
RUSTY MARKS / The State Journal — Sgt. Mark Swecker of the Capitol Police said new security checkpoints are working smoothly about three weeks... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Ranson, WV mourns mayor of 29 years David Hamill, the 71-year-old native of Canada who had served as Ranson’s may
Ranson, WV mourns mayor of 29 years
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
David Hamill, the 71-year-old native of Canada who had served as Ranson’s mayor since 1987, died Friday after a year-long battle with liver cancer. David Hamill, the 71-year-old... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
City Manager brings new ideas to Fairmont, WV As Winter Storm Jonas picked up intensity Jan. 22, Fairmont City Manager Robi
City Manager brings new ideas to Fairmont, WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
As Winter Storm Jonas picked up intensity Jan. 22, Fairmont City Manager Robin Gomez rode along with the snow plow driver who clears his neighborhood behind... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Marcum opposes Right to Work BillSenate Bill No. 1 was up for vote in the House of Delegates on Thursday, Februa
Marcum opposes Right to Work Bill
Williamson Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Senate Bill No. 1 was up for vote in the House of Delegates on Thursday, February 4, 2015. It passed the Senate very early in the Legislative Session. The legislation is right-to-work legislation that will simply dismantle unions and hurt... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV House introduces non-discrimination bill Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates introduced a bill on Thursday
WV House introduces non-discrimination bill
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Members of the West Virginia House of Delegates introduced a bill on Thursday, Feb. 4 that would ban discrimination in housing and employment based on sexual... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin proposes expanding Learn and Earn program Preparing students for future job opportunities in West Virginia is vital to
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin proposes expanding Learn and Earn program
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Preparing students for future job opportunities in West Virginia is vital to attracting new and keeping existing industry... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
West Virginia counties to submit teacher certification plans State education officials say 25 counties plan to submit proposals this month
West Virginia counties to submit teacher certification plans
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
State education officials say 25 counties plan to submit proposals this month for certifying teachers who don't have a formal... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Substance abuse called ‘huge’ problemThe Select Committee on Prevention and Treatment and Substance Abuse began its
Substance abuse called ‘huge’ problem
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Select Committee on Prevention and Treatment and Substance Abuse began its work in the West Virginia House of Delegates in January. House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, said Thursday the committee is making progress toward battling the epidemic... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
1 dead, several hurt in crane collapse in lower Manhattan According to NBC 4 in New York, one person was killed and at least three are
1 dead, several hurt in crane collapse in lower Manhattan
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
According to NBC 4 in New York, one person was killed and at least three are injured after a large crane collapsed in... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV lawmakers hear public input on Common Core standardsJudging by testimony this week before the West Virginia House of Delegates, lot
WV lawmakers hear public input on Common Core standards
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Judging by testimony this week before the West Virginia House of Delegates, lots of parents hate so-called “Common Core” education standards, school officials and administrators want parents to trust what they’re doing, and teachers are caught in the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
CAPITOL BEAT: Two controversial bills pass through the Senate and House of DelegatesCHARLESTON, WV (WVVA) It was an historic day at the West Virginia Legislature.
CAPITOL BEAT: Two controversial bills pass through the Senate and House of Delegates
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 7 days ago
CHARLESTON, WV (WVVA) It was an historic day at the West Virginia Legislature. Both Right-to-Work and Prevailing Wage bills were on the floor for a vote. The House of Delegates passed the Workplace Freedom Act, which is also known as Right-to-Work,... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Hancock County candidates setOn the ballot for the May 10 primary election are some candidates familiar to H
Hancock County candidates set
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
On the ballot for the May 10 primary election are some candidates familiar to Hancock County residents, as well as some new names. Voters will elect a county clerk, a county commissioner, a prosecutor, a sheriff, an assessor, three magistrates, a... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Hancock County slate of candidates setOn the ballot for the May 10 primary election are some candidates familiar to H
Hancock County slate of candidates set
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 10 days ago
On the ballot for the May 10 primary election are some candidates familiar to Hancock County residents, as well as some new names. Voters will elect a county clerk, a county commissioner, a prosecutor, a sheriff, an assessor, three magistrates, a... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
FROM YOUR DELEGATE: Bills starting to go through system We have now completed the first full week of the 2016 Session of the West Vir
FROM YOUR DELEGATE: Bills starting to go through system
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
We have now completed the first full week of the 2016 Session of the West Virginia Legislature. Bills are starting to make their way through the system and we saw our first bills up for a full... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Legislature expects major savings from print-on-demandWest Virginia state officials expect switching to a print-on-demand system for
WV Legislature expects major savings from print-on-demand
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
West Virginia state officials expect switching to a print-on-demand system for legislative documents will save the state both a ton of money and a ton of paper. Literally. The new print-on-demand center is set up in a room in the basement of the... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Murray Energy CEO: Bankruptcy Possible if No Tax CutWHEELING - For Robert Murray, the coal severance issue is simple: Either cut th
Murray Energy CEO: Bankruptcy Possible if No Tax Cut
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 11 days ago
WHEELING - For Robert Murray, the coal severance issue is simple: Either cut the tax rate from 5 percent to 2 percent to "save what is left of its coal industry and jobs," or soon his firm, like dozens of others, will find itself in... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Murray Energy CEO: Bankruptcy Possible if No Tax CutMurray, chairman, president and CEO of Murray Energy Corp., said last week whil
Murray Energy CEO: Bankruptcy Possible if No Tax Cut
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 12 days ago
Murray, chairman, president and CEO of Murray Energy Corp., said last week while addressing the West Virginia Coal Association Mining Symposium in Charleston that a $7.6 million severance tax payment on New Year's Eve forced him to lay off 674 coal... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Laurel Lake discussionOn Thursday evening, January 28, members of the West Virginia Legislature, the
Laurel Lake discussion
Williamson Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
On Thursday evening, January 28, members of the West Virginia Legislature, the Laurel Lake Foundation, the Mingo County Commission, and many citizens met with members of the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in an attempt to save... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Huntington, WV ad agency acquires Beckley firm Bulldog Creative Services, a Huntington advertising agency, has acquired Snow
Huntington, WV ad agency acquires Beckley firm
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Bulldog Creative Services, a Huntington advertising agency, has acquired Snowball Digital Marketing of Beckley. Bulldog Creative Services, a Huntington... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Sen. Manchin joins growing opposition to FDA nomineeWV House passes prevailing wage repeal billWV House passes prevailing wage repe
Sen. Manchin joins growing opposition to FDA nominee
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 14 days ago
WV House passes prevailing wage repeal billWV House passes prevailing wage repeal bill After more than three hours of debate, mostly along party lines, members of the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill that would repeal the state’s... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV House passes prevailing wage repeal bill After more than three hours of debate, mostly along party lines, members of t
WV House passes prevailing wage repeal bill
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
After more than three hours of debate, mostly along party lines, members of the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill that would repeal the state’s... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Norfolk Southern to cease operations on WV secondary line between Charleston and Columbus Norfolk Southern Corp. will cease operations this year on its West...
Norfolk Southern to cease operations on WV secondary line between Charleston and Columbus
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Norfolk Southern Corp. will cease operations this year on its West... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Community Leaders, Health Officials Join Forces to Save LivesCommunity leaders are coming together Wednesday, in a partnership to save lives
Community Leaders, Health Officials Join Forces to Save Lives
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 16 days ago
Community leaders are coming together Wednesday, in a partnership to save lives. Their mission is to make drug overdose reversal kits more widely available throughout the region. As Narcan becomes more widely understood and accepted, now it's time... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Senate may stop parks from banning guns County parks commissions may no longer be able to prohibit guns in county par
WV Senate may stop parks from banning guns
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 16 days ago
County parks commissions may no longer be able to prohibit guns in county parks under a bill being considered by the West Virginia Senate. County parks commissions... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Manchin expresses concerns about Canadian Pacific's purchase of Norfolk Southern A merger between Canadian Pacific Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway could
Manchin expresses concerns about Canadian Pacific's purchase of Norfolk Southern
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 16 days ago
A merger between Canadian Pacific Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway could have a... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Session going full-steam aheadThis session, I will serve on the following committees: Health, minority vice c
Session going full-steam ahead
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 17 days ago
This session, I will serve on the following committees: Health, minority vice chair; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Education; House Rules and Senior Issues. I am grateful to serve on these committees to implement what is best for the district I... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia lawmakers return following stormCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West V
West Virginia lawmakers return following storm
The Marietta Times / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West Virginia (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The West Virginia Legislature has returned after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm. The state Senate met... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Senate may vote on school bus bill It could soon be a lot harder to get away with illegally passing a school bus
WV Senate may vote on school bus bill
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 days ago
It could soon be a lot harder to get away with illegally passing a school bus in the state of West Virginia. It could soon be a lot harder to get away with illegally passing... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
West Virginia lawmakers return following stormCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West V
West Virginia lawmakers return following storm
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West Virginia (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The West Virginia Legislature has returned after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm. The state Senate met... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
West Virginia lawmakers return following stormCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West V
West Virginia lawmakers return following storm
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West Virginia (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The West Virginia Legislature has returned after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm. The state Senate met... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia lawmakers return following stormCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West V
West Virginia lawmakers return following storm
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West Virginia (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The West Virginia Legislature has returned after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm. The state Senate met... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
West Virginia Legislature due back following stormCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Legislature is expected back in sess
West Virginia Legislature due back following storm
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Legislature is expected back in session after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm. The state Senate was scheduled to return late Monday morning, while the House of Delegates was set... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
West Virginia Legislature due back following stormCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Legislature is expected back in sess
West Virginia Legislature due back following storm
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Legislature is expected back in session after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm. The state Senate was scheduled to return late Monday morning, while the House of Delegates was set... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia Legislature due back following stormCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Legislature is expected back in sess
West Virginia Legislature due back following storm
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Legislature is expected back in session after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm. The state Senate was scheduled to return late Monday morning, while the House of Delegates was set... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Early learning grants available for West Virginia schoolsAn eventual success: West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s move gr
Early learning grants available for West Virginia schools
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 18 days ago
An eventual success: West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s move gradual by designAn eventual success: West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s move gradual by design The transplantation of West Virginia University Institute of... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
An eventual success: West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s move gradual by design The transplantation of West Virginia University Institute of...
An eventual success: West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s move gradual by design
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 18 days ago
The transplantation of West Virginia University Institute of... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Monitor the money behind the politicsInforming voters of who is helping whom in the political arena and with how muc
Monitor the money behind the politics
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 18 days ago
Informing voters of who is helping whom in the political arena and with how much is a far more effective means of policing big-money politics. And, as conservatives in the West Virginia Legislature seem to understand, when is a critical component of... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Stephen Greiner takes the helm at West Liberty University Stephen Greiner, with career highlights in Kentucky, was unanimously selected
Stephen Greiner takes the helm at West Liberty University
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Stephen Greiner, with career highlights in Kentucky, was unanimously selected by the West Liberty University board of governors to... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
National Science Foundation grant goes to WVU professorMemorial Tunnel ‘best-kept open secret’ in WVMemorial Tunnel ‘best-kept open se
National Science Foundation grant goes to WVU professor
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Memorial Tunnel ‘best-kept open secret’ in WVMemorial Tunnel ‘best-kept open secret’ in WV Built in the mid-1950s and closed to traffic in 1987, the Memorial Tunnel on the West Virginia Turnpike was once a marvel, including the nation's first... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Another look at right-to-work laws in WV While Democrats and Republicans in the West Virginia Legislature prepare to d
Another look at right-to-work laws in WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 19 days ago
While Democrats and Republicans in the West Virginia Legislature prepare to dig in for a partisan battle over the recently introduced Workplace Freedom Act, opponents... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
‘Right to Work’The "Right to Work" legislation being pushed through the West Virginia legislat
‘Right to Work’
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 19 days ago
The "Right to Work" legislation being pushed through the West Virginia legislature will do exactly the opposite of what it promises; these laws take freedom away from working class families. First a bit of labor law - union membership already is... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
More Teeth: Candidates need more financial accountabilityInforming voters of who is helping whom in the political arena and with how muc
More Teeth: Candidates need more financial accountability
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Informing voters of who is helping whom in the political arena and with how much is a far more effective means of policing big-money politics. And, as conservatives in the West Virginia Legislature seem to understand, when is a critical component of... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Some willing to wait out snow at West Virginia truck stopsCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the winter storm in West Virginia (all t
Some willing to wait out snow at West Virginia truck stops
The Marietta Times / Posted 20 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the winter storm in West Virginia (all times local): 3:34 p.m. With heavy snow expected all weekend, more truckers are telling workers at Little Sandy's Truck Stop they'll be sticking around... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Some willing to wait out snow at West Virginia truck stopsCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the winter storm in West Virginia (all t
Some willing to wait out snow at West Virginia truck stops
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the winter storm in West Virginia (all times local): 3:34 p.m. With heavy snow expected all weekend, more truckers are telling workers at Little Sandy's Truck Stop they'll be sticking around... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Yost announces plan to seek re-election to state Senate"I am honored to have served our state and the residents of the First District,
Yost announces plan to seek re-election to state Senate
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
"I am honored to have served our state and the residents of the First District, but there is still work to be done," said Yost. "West Virginia is facing serious problems and needs serious, experienced leaders to address them." Yost was first elected... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Warming stations, shelters open in West VirginiaCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the winter storm in West Virginia (all t
Warming stations, shelters open in West Virginia
The Marietta Times / Posted 20 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The latest on the winter storm in West Virginia (all times local): 1:45 p.m. State officials say more than a dozen warming stations and shelters have opened up across West Virginia as heavy snow continues to... Read more
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