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16 min ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Rahall raps bridge safety repair pace

U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall, D-W.Va., the top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, took issue with the Obama Administration for continuing its slow implementation of critical bridge safety reforms.


Related Topix: US Politics, Nick II Rahall, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, West Virginia Government

4 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

Jenkins, Rahall Look Beyond Coal in W.Va.

The House race in West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District ranks among the most competitive, unpredictable contests this election cycle.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Tennant celebrates Women's Equality Day in Charles Town, discusses pay

West Virgnia Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant, D-W.Va., celebrated Women's Equality Day on Tuesday in Charles Town by campaigning with West Virginia's first female Secretary of State, Helen Holt.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Charles Town, WV, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government

Greenwich Citizen

4 W.Va. nurses allowed to work amid drug test woes

A West Virginia board let four nurses in substance abuse programs return to work despite failing or not taking drug tests, according to a state audit released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Drug Testing, West Virginia Government, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Williamson Daily News Online

Pharmacist's public service noted

Submitted photoNicole D. McNamee is pictured receiving the 2014 Bowl of Hygeia award sponsored by the West Virginia Pharmacist's Association for her community service.


Related Topix: Williamson, WV, Mingo County, WV

Company plans remediation of Wood County site

State regulators and a company are negotiating an agreement to remediate any environmental issues at the site of a proposed ethane cracker plant in Wood County, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection said.


Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Science, Ecology

The Washington Post


Yesterday, Jonathan Chait wrote a post about Rep. Paul Ryan's favorite books, which ended by repeating the Wisconsin Republican's recipe for job creation - and the "secret sauce" that makes it all come together.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Jack Kingston, Recreational Vehicle, Clarion, US Senate, Senator Angus King

W.Va. miner gets probation for falsifying records

A West Virginia coal miner has been sentenced to two years' probation for falsifying safety records at an Ohio County mine.


Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Big News

West Virginians win big in Times race

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.


The Inter-Mountain

Funding announced for food, shelter programs

U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Rep. Nick Rahall, announced $526,266 in funding to help individuals and families in West Virginia with non-disaster related emergencies.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, FEMA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Intelligencer

Tomblin Names Drilling Price

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin believes leasing several miles worth of mineral rights located beneath the Ohio River for Marcellus and Utica shale drilling for at least a 20 percent share of the royalties will provide the state a financial windfall without disturbing the environment.


Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

WCHS-TV Charleston

Emergency Crews Affected By WV Chemical Spill Receive Public Assistance Funds

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Money is coming back to some emergency crews that were affected by a chemical spill in the Elk River in January.


Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, Charleston, WV, Clendenin, WV, Marmet, WV

West Virginia Metro

Legislators updated on Justice Reinvestment in West Virginia

As the three-day interim session of the West Virginia Legislature began Monday morning, the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary met to receive an update on the Justice Reinvestment Act in the state.


Related Topix: West Virginia Government

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

W.Va. State Reduces Workforce to Cut Costs

West Virginia State spokeswoman Kimberly Osborne tells the Charleston Gazette that the layoffs are a response to recommendations developed at a budget summit last November.


Related Topix: West Virginia Government

The Miami Herald

West Virginia's West Fork Rail Trail follows streams through Allegheny Mountains

It runs 23 miles from Durbin in Pocahontas County north to Glady in Randolph County in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains.


Related Topix: Glady, WV, Durbin, WV, Pocahontas County, WV

Environmental Leader

Michigan Landfill to Take Radioactive Fracking Waste

A landfill in eastern Michigan was ready to accept up to 36 tons of low-level radioactive fracking waste last week that had already been rejected from two other states , according to the Detroit News.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

Sun Aug 24, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Home Rule Board hits Bridgeport

Members of the Home Rule Board will be in Harrison County on Monday to hear from representatives of five more cities that are among the 22 total, across West Virginia, seeking one of 16 new spaces within the Home Rule Pilot Project.


Related Topix: Bridgeport, WV, Harrison County, WV, Buckhannon, WV, Shinnston, WV, Morgantown, WV

O-R Online

Suspect in 1974 W.Va. slayings wona t be prosecuted

The decision follows a recent West Virginia Supreme Court ruling that reinstated two unrelated first-degree murder convictions against Phillip Reese Bush.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, West Virginia Government

The Wichita Eagle

DVD, book examine history of W.Va. covered bridges

Terry Lively, the president of Vandalia Productions LLC, wants people to understand the importance of covered bridges in the state.


Related Topix: West Virginia Government, West Virginia University, Entertainment

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Romney Having Fun With Political Resurrection

As the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney was criticized at times for an often-wooden stage presence and stilted delivery that left voters underwhelmed and unimpressed.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller


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