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7 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Lawmakers return to capitol for interim committee meetings

State lawmakers will take a brief break from their May Primary Election campaign efforts to come to Charleston Monday for a brief monthly interim committee meeting schedule.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Intelligencer

Who Would Succeed Manchin?

No doubt some U.S. senators, both Democrats and Republicans, get tired of hearing Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talk about how we do things in the Mountain State.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Little Progress: Legislators, Tomblin should reconsider waiver

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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The Daily News Journal

Plot to oust '79 governor recalled by Tennessee elites at lecture

At the 23rd annual Windham Lecture, an acclaimed author and three other speakers discussed when Tennessee Democrats ousted their own governor and put Republican Lamar Alexander in office in 1979.

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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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Morrisey Seeks Dismissal Of Charleston Challenge To WV Gun Law

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Thursday that his office is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit by the city of Charleston regarding a gun law passed by the Legislature.

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

WVa Official: $2M in Chem Spill 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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Lincoln Journal

Crimes against children bills signed

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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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