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20 min ago | Roll Call

West Virginia Newcomer Battles Carpetbagger Label

At the local Fourth of July parade, Alex Mooney proudly showed off his West Virginia concealed gun permit.

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

1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Paul Ryan set to stump in W. Va.

The U.S. Senate race in West Virginia is hardly a marquee match-up this cycle because it's not exactly competitive - a Republican will very likely end up winning, flipping a Democratic seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Government, Entertainment, Television

2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

No Air Quality Testing During West Virginia Chemical Tank Demolition

State and federal environmental officials say they don't have a way to monitor air quality as chemical storage tanks are taken down at the industrial site that fouled public drinking supplies for 300,000 West Virginia water customers.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

W.Va. agency asks parents to get kids vaccinated

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students who will enter a West Virginia school for the first time must have the DTaP, polio, MMR, chickenpox and hepatitis B vaccines.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, West Virginia Government, Chickenpox

The Inter-Mountain

Area prospector has new book

Diamonds aren't the first gem that usually comes to mind when thinking about prospecting in West Virginia, but one soon-to-be retired prospector living on the border of Randolph County near both Barbour and Upshur counties said he has traveled through Virginia and the Mountain State and found such rare gems.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, Barbour County, WV, Upshur County, WV, Libraries

NewsandSentinel.com

Bill Kibble finds ways to share stories

What started as a way for a father to keep in touch with his children has turned into a love of history Kibble is sharing with more than 200 people online and by presentations for the classes of his grandchildren and other relatives over the last 20 years.

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Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Cabell County, WV

JD Supra

Attorneys' Fees and Prosecuting Bad Faith/UTPA Cases

Attorneys who litigate common law bad faith and Unfair Trade Practices Act claims are well aware that insureds who substantially prevail in an underlying contract action for insurance proceeds are entitled to an award of attorneys' fees under Hayseeds, Inc. v.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

The Inter-Mountain

Road repair funds in doubt

Pot hole repairs, bridge replacements, culvert work and roadway paving are normal sights along Randolph County roads during the summer season.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, WV, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Scams and Ripoffs: W.Va. Scam Targets E-Z Pass Users

A new scam is affecting E-Z pass users through their email inbox before hitting the road.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Huntington News

Republicans Mass In Huntington, Ready For 2014 Wins

Today, West Virginia Republican Party Chairman Conrad Lucas was re-elected to a full four-year term by the State Republican Executive Committee gathered for its annual summer meeting.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Shelley Moore Capito, US News

The Inter-Mountain

Transgender women claim mistreatment at W.Va. DMVs

Two transgender women say they were ordered to remove their makeup, jewelry and wigs at West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles offices if they wanted new driver's license photos.

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Related Topix: Transgender, West Virginia Government

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

West Virginia Launches Behavioral Health Program

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Medical Services said it launched the Health Homes initiative for behavioral health on July 1. As part of the program, a team of professionals coordinates to help manage medical conditions and medications, remember doctor appointments and understand medical tests and results.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

W.Va. Travelers Should Be Wary of E-ZPass Scam

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about a phishing scam targeting E-ZPass customers through their emails.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Monsters': Not real life, just real dumb

P.T. Barnum famously said no one would ever go broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Boone County, WV, Preston County, WV, Pocahontas County, WV

WTOV9

Dangerous road concern for neighbors

Kevin Graham who lives in the neighborhood that connects to the road said it's been in bad condition for years and now it's getting worse.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Virginia Government, Virginia

Daily Kos

WV-Sen: Elizabeth Warren (D), "Shelley Moore Capito (R) Is A Friend To Wall Street, Not WV"

Sen. Elizabeth Warren will portray Rep. Shelley Moore Capito as a friend to Wall Street - not West Virginia - during a campaign stop for Capito's Democratic opponent Natalie Tennant on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Barney Frank, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Healthcare Law, Law

West Virginia Metro

EPA's MTR review upheld by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court Friday ruled the federal EPA has not overstepped its authority with a program where it coordinates with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to further review mountaintop removal coal mining permits.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

ThinkProgress

Six Months After Massive West Virginia Chemical Spill, Residents Still Wary Of Water

Six months ago 300,000 West Virginians were shocked to learn a chemical used in the coal production process, crude MCHM, had leaked into the Elk River and contaminated their water supply.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Natural Disasters, Flood, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US News, Liberal Political News

The Bluegrass Blog

Young Uns #3 - Marteka and William Lake

William and Marteka Lake are, as young uns, unusual in that they have received a lot of press already.

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Related Topix: Webster County, WV, Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass, Flatt & Scruggs, Wheeling, WV, Milton, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Showdown over Highway Trust Fund raising states' concerns

Chalk up rural roads as another national category that West Virginia has earned a low ranking among the 50 U.S. states.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Chapmanville, WV, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Bentley, McConnell, WV

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