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3 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

Rahall presses for investments in rural areas

In Wayne on Tuesday to attend a USDA StrikeForce forum, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., lauded USDA investments in West Virginia's economy that buoy farmers and help to build and maintain the state's public infrastructure and community facilities.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia Government, Agriculture, Science

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

7 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Romney stumps for GOP hopefuls in West Virginia

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shakes hands with supporter Mary Jo Pitzer at Tamarack during the Working for Jobs Rally in Beckley, W.Va., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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

11 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

Trophy fish, deer sought for W.Va. display

West Virginia's celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day is set for Sept.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

15 hrs ago | Logan Banner

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government, Logan County, WV, Thomas, WV

20 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Common Core town hall slated

Delegate Mike Folk, R-Berkeley, is in a unique position to comment on West Virginia's version of Common Core standards - entitled Next Generation - since he's an elected official and also has children in the Berkeley County school system.

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Related Topix: Core, WV, Berkeley County, WV, Bridgeport, WV, Harrison County, WV

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Bluegrass Festival set for Saturday in Montrose

Some of West Virginia's best bluegrass performers will bring their talents to Montrose Saturday for the fourth annual Allegheny Highlands Trail Bluegrass Festival.

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Related Topix: Montrose, WV, Theater, Arts, Lost Creek, WV, Elkins, WV

Huntington News

West Virginia's abandoned and dilapidated building problem

West Virginia is a gorgeous state, with its iconic mountain skyline and lush greenery and diverse mixture of lively cities and relaxed rural communities.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, WV, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Nicholas County, WV, Richwood, WV

Huntington News

AFL-CIO questions Capito, Mooney and Jenkins' commitment to WV families

The West Virginia AFL-CIO's President Kenny Perdue released the following statement in response to senate and congressional candidates Shelley Moore Capito, Alex Mooney and Evan Jenkins' hypocritical decision to fly in anti-coal millionaire Mitt Romney for a high-end fundraiser in Charleston: "Mitt Romney is the polar opposite of what West ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Romney, WV, Mitt Romney, Charleston, WV

West Virginia Metro

What's next, West Virginia?

One group is asking What's Next, West Virginia? It's an all-encompassing question about the state's future that is the focus of a series of regional workshops now being held across the Mountain State.

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Related Topix: Martinsburg, WV

The Inter-Mountain

Fight against meth far from over

As production of illegal methamphetamines soared in West Virginia a few years ago, some state officials called for a ban on retail sale of medicine containing pseudoephedrine.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, Semprex-D, Acrivastine, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (generic)

Marietta Times

Agency asks W.Va. court to stay hospital orders

A state agency has asked the West Virginia Supreme Court to stay three circuit court orders regarding the state's psychiatric hospitals.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Rowland: Losing ash trees to a bright green bug

Today, thousands of ash trees in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle, and millions nationwide, including many in all of the states in the Chesapeake's watershed, are dying because of innocent-sounding happenstances such as this.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Maryland

O-R Online

Study: Changes needed in W.Va. to reduce smoking

It says West Virginia's daily adult smoking rate didn't fall below 20 percent of the population between 1995 and 2010.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, West Virginia Government

Sunherald.com

Public TV show teaches kids about health, safety

"You film it and then you watch how much you progress. I've become a whole different person.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Osteopathy, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Intelligencer

Nation Eyes W.Va. Race

When Mitt Romney visits West Virginia on Tuesday to campaign for GOP Senate hopeful Shelley Moore Capito, he will become the latest in a flurry of nationally known politicians to visit the state to back their respective parties' candidates for Congress this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Romney, WV, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Martinsburg Journal

Core Concerns

Growing concerns about West Virginia's version of Common Core educational standards have prompted some citizens - including a longterm legislator - to look into them even deeper, more than a year's worth of research that resulted in an informal organization dedicated to fighting it.

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Related Topix: Core, WV, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, St. Marys, WV, Wood County, WV, Flinn, WV

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Logan Banner

First Whitman reunion held Aug. 9

The first Whitman community reunion was held Aug. 9, 2014, at Chief Logan State Park.

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NewsOK.com

Regulators to decide depth of W.Va. spill probe

State utility regulators are deciding how deeply they'll probe into a water company's response to a massive January chemical spill, which sullied 300,000 people's tap water for days.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

Fri Aug 15, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Legislature to look at craft beer breweries

West Virginia legislators will look at whether regulations meant to govern large beer distributors unfairly burden the state's small but growing craft beer industry.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government, Beer, Drink, Small Business, Personal Finance, Davis, WV

Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. board OKs agreement for deaf, blind schools

Officials are strengthening the partnership between the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind and Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

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Related Topix: West Virginia Government

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