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Christian Science Monitor
Congress puts Obama's overseas coal ban on chopping block
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., center, and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., leave the Senate chamber after voting on an energy bill, at the Capitol in Washington, earlier this year.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Democrats don't mind that Harry Reid is blocking some of their ideas
Democrats are largely happy with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid 's election-year strategy of limiting the number of amendment votes they face, even though it means some of their own ideas haven't gotten a chance.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Export-Import Bank supporters aim for show of strength in Senate
Business groups are turning their firepower toward the Senate in the fight over the Export-Import Bank, hoping a strong vote this month could be enough to break down resistance in the House.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
W.Va. higher ed agencies name senior administrator
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education said Matt Turner will be the agencies' new executive vice chancellor for administration.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
U.S. Ex-Im Bank weighs loan to major India coal project
The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate change strategy.
Weirton Daily Times
W.Va. black lung clinics getting $1.2m from US
More than $1.2 million in federal funding is headed to West Virginia to support the state's eight black lung clinics.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Manchin Seeks to Split the Difference on Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization
The chairman of a Senate subcommittee that oversees the Export-Import Bank is attempting to stake out a middle ground in a firestorm over the bank's fate with legislation that would renew its charter for five years and effectively block a requirement that coal-fired plants financed by the bank use carbon-capture technology.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
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Man runs 77-mile Greenbrier River Trail in under 24 hours [Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) June 29--When Jim Moore decided he would attempt to run the 77-mile Greenbrier River Trail in under 24 hours, he figured few other people would notice.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Sunday Talk: These colors don't run
Face The Nation : Sen. Joe Manchin ; Sen. John Barrasso ; Former US Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey ; : Peggy Noonan , Michael Gerson , Former Clinton White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers and Todd Purdum .
Campaign trail should not extend to Senate floor: Joe Manchin
West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin tells Reuters Political Correspondent Andy Sullivan the U.S. Senate ought to make it an ethics violation to campaign against or fundraise to topple another sitting senator, saying it's almost impossible to work collaboratively with people trying to end your career.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Manchin, Rahall Mark Fourth Anniversary Of Byrd's Passing
Washington, D.C. Two members of West Virginia's Congressional delegation paid their respects Friday to U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd to mark the fourth anniversary of his death this weekend.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Manchin hits Kochs after defense
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin blasted the Koch Brothers for being part of an "out-of-state agenda," just months after defending them for creating jobs.
The Daily Caller
Dem Sen: 'People Would Have Died' Without Coal Last Winter
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin slammed radical critics of coal during a Wednesday debate on the Senate floor over the role of coal in global warming.
WorkForce West Virginia gets federal funds
WorkForce West Virginia is receiving more than $191,000 in federal funding to help West Virginians who are out of work find employment opportunities.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Senate Democrats grouse about amendments
You have to hand it to Republicans. Their obstruction in the Senate has been nothing short of diabolical in its reach.
Candidate Says Joe Manchin Is Role Model
Democrat Jennifer Garrison opposes Obamacare, doesn't support the president's energy policies and looks to Sen. Joe Manchin as being her congressional role model.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Westbrook grant aimed at homeless
U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced housing programs across West Virginia will receive a total of $842,303 through the Continuum of Care Program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Sen. Warren goes to West Virginia
Warren is slated to campaign for Democratic senatorial candidate Natalie Tennant on July 14 in W. Va.'
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Vienna student Shah receives gold medal
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., recognized Aarthy Shah, of Vienna, for receiving the Congressional Award Gold Medal.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Teacher of Year: Schools need community support
State Teacher of the Year Erin Sponaugle stressed that message Thursday when she spoke Thursday before approximately 100 people who'd been invited to attend "EDTalks: Connecting Education, Jobs and Our Future" - an event aimed at connecting educational, business, community and political leaders who care about strengthening area school systems.