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5 hrs ago | Independent Herald

England named parks chief8:21 pm

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today named Sam England as the chief of the Parks and Recreation section and Jerry Jenkins as the chief of the Law Enforcement section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, West Virginia University

9 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Judge In WV Asked To Delay Gay Marriage Ruling

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked a judge to postpone ruling on a federal lawsuit challenging West Virginia's same-sex marriage ban until the U.S. Supreme Court reviews a ruling in a similar case in Virginia.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, US News, US Supreme Court

13 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Two tornadoes occur on same day in West Virginia

While the sheer number of annual tornadoes pales in comparison to other states, they do occur in West Virginia, with its vast network of hills and mountains.

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Related Topix: Weather, Charleston, WV, Harrison County, WV, Pleasants County, WV

17 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Mooney, Casey talk taxes, Obamacare, global warming

Rather than raise taxes, Republican Alex Mooney advocates putting national parkland on the auction block, the Republican candidate for Congress said at a West Virginia Business & Industry Council forum here last week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Charleston, WV

19 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

EPA should get an earful in Pittsburgh

During their "listening tour" of the country several months ago, Environmental Protection Agency officials claimed they wanted a cross-section of Americans' opinions about proposed new rules that would cripple the coal-fired electric power industry.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

23 hrs ago | Logan Banner

W.Va. politicians fight for Veterans12:57 am

West Virginia politicians are working hard to pass legislation that will help improve veterans' access to health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities before Congress breaks for vacation in August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, West Virginia Government, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Logan Banner

W.Va. files suit against Obama1:00 am

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced that the State of West Virginia filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging President Barack Obama's practice of cherry-picking which laws his Administration will enforce.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Logan Banner

WV Dems to rally in Logan12:58 am

The City of Logan is set to host the West Virginia Democratic Party on Saturday for a state-wide political rally.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Logan, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Washington Post

A plan to force power plants to cut pollution draws strong opinions at an EPA hearing

On one side were the enviros in " Climate Action Now " T-shirts who came to pass out muffins and stand up for asthmatics .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

UPI

Manchin sued by brother over decades-old loan

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin , D-W.Va., was slapped with a lawsuit by his own brother for allegedly failing to repay a loan to help the family's struggling business.

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

Logan Banner

W.Va., other states rally for coal3:09 am

Area coal miners and supporters are encouraged to attend an affordable electricity and energy jobs rally Wed., July 30, at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV UNion PAC Gets $250K Check

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A union-formed political committee in West Virginia has received $250,000 from a construction labor interest group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two arrested for obstruction in tunnel fire incident

Two out-of-state volunteer firefighters were arrested after they took an emergency vehicle and entered East River Mountain Tunnel during a tractor-trailer blaze.

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Related Topix: Fire

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Caution urged to drivers during tunnel repairs

Traffic was flowing smoothly Monday through East River Mountain Tunnel despite a recent tractor-trailer fire that closed part of Interstate 77 on July 25, but travelers can expect delays and lane changes while repairs continue.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, West Virginia Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Virginia Court Ruling On Gay Marriage Could Have WV Implications

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A federal appeals court ruling on same-sex marriage in Virginia, could now have implications here in the Mountain State.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

WCHS-TV Charleston

Dem Vows To Fight For Coal, GOP Calls Claims "Hypocritical"

Kennie Bass Videographer: Troy Morgan Reported: Jul. 28, 2014 6:28 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 28, 2014 6:36 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Democrat U.S.Senate candidate Natalie Tennant's latest ad asks if the White House knows where its electricity comes from? Tennant vows to battle the president's policies to protect West Virginia's ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, US Governors, Joe Manchin

CBS News

Cops: W Va man left baby in hot car while he slept

A West Virginia man faces charges that he left his 18-month-old daughter in a hot car while he was asleep on a couch.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Big News Network.com

23 litter control grants awarded in West Virginia

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

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

The Intelligencer

McKinley Signs on To Avert Home ...

Rep. David McKinley is one of 16 House Republicans signing on to co-sponsor a bill that would reverse cuts in Medicare payments to home health care providers announced last year by the Obama administration.

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

The Washington Post

More than a fifth of the population in 17 states received Social Security benefits last year

Trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia in this 2005 photo.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Health

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