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3 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

McDowell students look to broader horizons

The program is aimed at at-risk high school students who have the potential to go to college and make a difference in their communities.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Charleston, WV, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, McDowell County, WV

7 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

DEP visits Elkins landfill

State agency representatives traveled to Elkins Wednesday to meet with city officials about the process of closing and capping the Elkins-Randolph County Landfill.

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Related Topix: Elkins, WV, US Governors, Randolph County, WV, Daniels, WV, Charleston, WV

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ThinkProgress

Federal Report Shines Light On Health Impacts Of West Virginia Chemical Spill

The Freedom Industries site, which released 10,000 gallons of chemicals into West Virginia water, is seen in this Jan. 13, 2014, photo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Governors, Liberal Political News

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Group Wants Family Resource Funding Restored

A nonprofit coalition is urging Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to restore $1 million in state funding for early childhood and other family resource programs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WCHS-TV Charleston

Boil Water Advisory In Effect In Clay County

A boil water advisory will be in effect for several days in Clay County and some areas of Roane County.

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Related Topix: Clay, WV, US Governors

WCHS-TV Charleston

Flags Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of Mick Staton

State and U.S. flags at state facilities are at half-staff in honor of former Rep. Mick Staton.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

Debate focuses on if estimates or hospital visits better reflect contamination effects

Dr. Rahul Gupta, Health Officer and Executive Director of the Kanwha-Charleston Health Department.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

More West Virginia seniors eligible for Medicaid home care

More than 100 West Virginia seniors have become eligible to come off a wait list for in-home nursing care through Medicaid due to an increase in state funding.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

The Miami Herald

WVa chemical safe level based on 2 weeks exposure

When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Joe Manchin

Sun Apr 20, 2014

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

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

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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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, 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

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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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Governors, Kanawha County, WV

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

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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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Governors

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

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