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44 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | Marietta Times

W.Va. deaf, blind schools workers fight for jobs

Child care workers at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind are asking the state Board of Education to reconsider a new policy requiring them to obtain an associate's degree.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ESchool News

Districts can provide high quality digital learning with Project 24

On Digital Learning Day 2013, The Alliance for Excellent Education , a nonprofit advocacy and policy group based in Washington, D.C., unveiled Project 24 , a framework for Digital Learning implementation offered free to schools and school districts across the nation.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., West Virginia Government

Huntington News

Modifications, Rezoning Dominate Huntington Council First Reads

Huntington City Council will consider tweaking one of its ordinances that delineates the range of meetings in Council Chambers and those that must be televised.

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Related Topix: Marshall University

National Public Radio

Number Of Registered Democrats In W.Va. Drops To Historic Low

Voters go to the polls at the Bridge Street Middle School polling place in Wheeling, W.Va., in Nov. 2010.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Wheeling, WV, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

West Virginia Metro

Power problems persist

It could be Saturday before power is fully restored in parts of West Virginia following Tuesday's severe thunderstorms that moved across the state from the Ohio River to the Shenandoah River - en route from the Midwest to the Northeast.

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Related Topix: Weather, Parkersburg, WV, Grafton, WV, Buckhannon, WV

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Thursday Morning Updated Forecast

IT'S TIME FOR WEATHER ON THE 4s. WE TURN THINGS OVER TO STEVE WHO IS BRINGING US A NICE-LOOKING WEEKEND.

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Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. fire departments get funds for gear

Local fire departments are sharing more than $10,000 from West Virginia American Water to buy gear and training materials.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

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

Martinsburg Journal

Gamblers find luck, love in - Guys and Dolls Jr.'

Luck will be with the audiences at the Musselman Theatre this weekend when Artistic Endeavors Summer Theatre Camp presents "Guys and Dolls Jr." The "Jr." part of the title simply means the company that controls the rights to the musical has modified the music to make it easier for younger performers.

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Insurance Journal West

Chemical Spill Caused Health Effects for 1 in 5 West Virginians: Survey

One in five West Virginians who responded to a survey thought they had health issues after a chemical spill into the water supply in January.

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NewsandSentinel.com

Highmark donates $10K to help gardening effort bloom

An educational component is coming to the Downtown Farmers' Marketplace that presents an opportunity for children and adults to learn more about gardening.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Parkersburg, WV, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Campbell recognized with Animal Welfare Award

The Federation of Humane Organizations of West Virginia , a state-wide organization representing local humane societies, rescue groups, animal welfare leagues and advocates for animals in West Virginia, is recognizing the past achievements of 20 state legislators as FOHO WV celebrates 20 years in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Randolph County, WV, Agriculture, Science

Martinsburg Journal

Journal Junction for July 10

Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Clean-Up Continues Following Tuesday's Storm

Morgantown, Monongalia County , West Virginia It looks like Tuesday's storm caused the most outages for First Energy since the 2012 derecho.

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Related Topix: Weather, Monongalia County, WV, Parkersburg, WV, Wood County, WV, Calhoun County, WV

The Republican

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 08 at 4:01PM EDT until July 08 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHWESTERN GARRETT COUNTY IN WESTERN MARYLAND... SOUTHERN PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... SOUTHERN MONONGALIA COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA... SOUTHEASTERN MARION COUNTY IN ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Preston County, WV, Monongalia County, WV, Tucker County, WV, Fellowsville, WV

Point Pleasant Register

Dilapidated properties discussed at Mason

Council members agreed to speak to the owner of the property at 1080 Second Street.

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