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10 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Official Says $2 Million In Chemical Spill Response Costs Reimbursable

A West Virginia homeland security official thinks responders for a Jan. 9 chemical spill into the water supply could receive $2 million in federal help.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Don Surber: Gov. Tomblin can rescue the nationa s retirees

Once upon a time, West Virginia's state teacher's pension fund was only 12 percent funded, making it the most underfunded pension plan in America.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, US News, Social Security, Financial Markets, Retirement

Wheeling News

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, West Virginia Government, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Governors

Williamson Daily News Online

Judgea s action in Baisden case not bas...

The new prison reporting date for Mingo Commissioner David Baisden is after the primary election in May. There is no way I think legendary District Court Judge John T. Copenhaver Jr would make a political decision on the bench, so I don't join those who suspect something amiss.

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Related Topix: Baisden, WV, Mingo County, WV, US News, Abortion, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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West Virginia Metro

Reform bill sends staffers back to class

One year after the state Legislature and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin enacted the Education Reform bill, counties are seeking ways to best implement those new regulations.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Legislation cracks down on sexual abuse

One out of every 10 children will be a sexual abuse victim by their 18th birthday, according to Emily Chittenden-Laird, executive director of the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Charleston Daily Mail

Hoppy Kercheval: Legislators may override abortion veto

It appears pro-life lawmakers have an easier route than first thought if they want to overturn Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's veto of the fetal pain bill.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Governors, West Virginia, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Water supply getting a closer look

WEIRTON The Freedom Industries chemical spill into the Elk River on Jan. 9 in Charleston contaminated the drinking supply of 300,000 West Virginians, and the subsequent effects on their health may not be fully understood for years to come.

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Williamson Daily News Online

The governor takes one for pro-choice coalfi...

This will be little more than a review for members of the class who have been paying attention.

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NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Hayes: Racism to Blame for States' Lack of Medicaid Expansion

MSNBC personalities frequently turn to race to explain away society's ills, and on Thursday's All In , host Chris Hayes cried racism on the topic of state Medicaid expansion under ObamaCare.

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Wheeling News

Republicans Gaining in W.Va.

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, West Virginia Government, Barack Obama, US Governors

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Blankenship Hand-Delivers Letters On Upper Big Branch To Manchin's Office,Tomblin's Reception Room

Former Massey Energy chief executive officer Don Blankenship is continuing his campaign to share what he calls the real source of the Upper Big Branch disaster that killed 29 men.

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Related Topix: Massey Energy, Energy, Mining, Charleston, WV, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Explosion

WCHS-TV Charleston

FEMA Approves Funding Request By Tomblin, Refuses To Call Water Crisis "Major Disaster"

Federal officials have approved a funding request by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin related to the January chemical spill in Charleston.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Coal Valley News

Many fun-filled celebrations planned around Easter

Madison Moose Lodge #2130 and area merchants will be providing the annual Easter Egg Hunt in memory of Sharon Burgess on April 19, 2014, at 12:... Easter, the Sunday of the Resurrection, or Resurrection Day, is the most important religious feast of the Christian liturgical year, observed between late March and late April, celebrates the ... (more)

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West Virginia Metro

Morrisey letter: legislature can override fetal pain bill

In a letter to legislative leaders state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said he believes the legislature could override Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's veto of the fetal pain bill.

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West Virginia Metro

FEMA renders split decision in WV water emergency

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin received a split decision from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Thursday in connection with the Jan. 9 chemical spill and water emergency that impacted approximately 300,000 residents in parts of nine counties.

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Logan Banner

Judgea s action in Baisden case not bas...

Months ago, I wrote that West Virginia Free, the pro-choice group, would do better politically to stick to their concerns about clean, safe drinking water.

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Related Topix: US News, Baisden, WV, Abortion, US Governors, Opinion

Lincoln Journal

Treasurer confirms no penalty but warns of no financial windfall

As expected, the Lincoln County Board of Education received further confirmation, last week, that recent legislation will mean the school system will not be hit with a financial penalty because of low property valuations.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Tomblin signs bill to put military spouses back to work

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin ceremonially signed a bill into law at the state Capitol Wednesday that will make it easier for military spouses to get back into the workforce.

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