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16 min ago | The Weekly Standard

As Goes North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it's mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that happening are close to zero.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, Elizabeth Dole, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

16 min ago | Wheeling News

W.Va. 88 Road Slips On Agenda for WVDOT

While more than 500 road slips and slides continue to plague the Northern Panhandle, the West Virginia Department of Transportation has applied for discretionary state funds to make repairs to a road slip affecting a small section of W.Va.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, West Virginia Government

1 hr ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Barlow Drive Closed For Pothole Repair

A Charleston road, seriously riddled with potholes, is closed now for the next two days.

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5 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Investigating Lesage Shooting Death

Police were on the scene of a shooting in the 6500 block of Lesage Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

7 hrs ago | The Hill

Rahall opponent in W.Va. calls him a 'lying politician just like Obama'

Rep. Nick Rahall and his opponent, West Virginia state Rep. Evan Jenkins are both going on the air for the first time, attacking the outside groups that have been spending heavily on the race.

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

8 hrs ago | Washington Times

W.Va. AG court filings: dismiss gun law question

The attorney general says a court challenge should be dismissed over whether West Virginians can bring guns to city recreational facilities that hold school events.

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12 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Smelling a rat in Washington

For months we have been smelling a rat - a big one in Washington - in the National Flood Insurance Program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, FEMA, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Theatre W.Va. to return for 54th season

The Register-Herald reports that Theatre West Virginia has scheduled 17 performances of "Hatfields and McCoys" this season, beginning July 11. In past seasons, the outdoor theater company performed both "Hatfields and McCoys" and another historical drama, "Honey in the Rock" at Cliffside Amphitheatre at Grandview Park.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

16 hrs ago | WOAY

Theatre W.Va. prepares for 54th season

The outdoor theater company performed the historical dramas "Hatfields and McCoys" and "Honey in the Rock" in past seasons at Cliffside Amphitheatre at Grandview Park.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

20 hrs ago | Wheeling News

Improving Rural Access to Care

Seminars and forums on rural health care in West Virginia have been held regularly for several years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, West Virginia Government, West Virginia University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

W.Va. could get more federal black lung money

While state lawmakers have lamented a type of funding cap for federal black lung grants, the state could actually receive more money for the clinics next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, US Governors, Joe Manchin, West Virginia Government

The Huffington Post

The West Virginia Trance

On one hand, many West Virginians view the federal agency as an intrusive job killer for excessively regulating the coal industry in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

SFGate

This photo taken April 4, 2014, shows West Virginia Secretary of... Photo-photo.5407243

This photo taken April 4, 2014, shows West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, right, speaking with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., left, during a tour of the National Research Center for Coal & Energy on WVU's Evansdale Campus in Morgantown, W.Va.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Morgantown, WV

West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

West Virginia State Park hikes scheduled during New River Gorge...

Some of West Virginia's state parks will participate in the National Park Service's 11th annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend, April 25-27, by scheduling several special hikes.

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Marietta Times

Racial slur found in theater owned by W.Va. HBCU

A racial slur spray-painted inside the West Virginia State University Capital Center Theater is being investigated by federal authorities.

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

The Inter-Mountain

Tennant visits Elkins, Parsons

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, paid a visit to Randolph County Tuesday to visit with residents, officials and business owners as part of her "Talk with Tennant" initiative to visit all 55 counties in the Mountain State on her campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Randolph County, WV, Parsons, WV, Elkins, WV, Tucker County, WV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Election a referendum on Obamacare

Rep. Shelley Capito ought to be pleased there hasn't been much attention paid to her Senate race by national pollsters.

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

The Inter-Mountain

TVRJ to hire 15

The West Virginia Regional Jail Association is offering "one stop" job fair, searching for 15 individuals to fill new positions being offered at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

May Wonderful West Virginia magazine features Avian Antics, Sumner...

The May 2014 issue of Wonderful West Virginia magazine, now on sale, features articles about national natural treasures Organ Cave and Fisher Spring Run Bog, avian entertainment provided by tree swallows and bluebirds, a history of Parkersburg's Sumner School, and a profile of master furniture craftsman Mark Soukup.

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Related Topix: Organ Cave, WV, Parkersburg, WV, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

The Intelligencer

Boost Medicaid Waiver Funding

A new health care study makes it clearer than ever that West Virginia policymakers are missing a good bet by not spending more on the Medicaid Aged and Disabled Waiver program.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

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