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  1. Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal betsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    In this Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during a news conference at the baseball owners meetings in the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles. More than a third of U.S. states are considering legalizing sports gambling if the Supreme Court overturns a federal law that has banned sports books in all but Nevada and three other states since 1992.

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  2. Back to school: West Virginia teachers return to classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    It's back to school in West Virginia. Teachers across the Appalachian mountain state are reopening classrooms Wednesday, jubilant after their governor signed a 5 percent pay raise that ended their nine-day walkout.

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  3. Back to school: West Virginia teachers return to classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    Schools across West Virginia reopened Wednesday as families got back into their daily routines following a nine-day teacher strike. The strike was declared over Tuesday after the Legislature passed and the governor signed a 5 percent pay raise to end what's believed to be the longest strike in state history.

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  4. Teachers persist in West Virginia strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    Teachers and school personnel watch the proceedings of the state Senate in session at the Capitol in Charleston, W. Va., on Monday, March 5, 2018. Striking teachers in West Virginia delivered yet another message to lawmakers Monday by packing the state Capitol to capacity, the eighth school day of the walkout.

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  5. West Virginia teacher strike headed for a 9th dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    From left, kindergarten teacher Terra Triggs, first grade teacher Andrea Mason, kindergarten teacher Lisa Taylor, reading specialist Shelly Sexton, Brynn Triggs, Nikki Sexton relax and talk as they wait for the latest legislative news at the capitol in Charleston, W.V., on Monday, March 5, 2018; the eighth day of statewide school closures.

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  6. Senate votes; West Virginia teachers say strike won't endRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    In this March 1, 2018 file photo, Parry Casto, a fifth grade teacher at the Explorer Academy in Huntington, W.Va., dressed in an Uncle Sam costume leads hundreds of teachers in chants outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va The strike rolled into its second weekend with the state Senate planning to meet Saturday, March 3 after declining to take a vote on whether the teachers will get the 5 percent pay raise negotiated by Gov. Jim Justice and union leaders.

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  7. Despite proposed raise W. Virginia teacher walkout not overRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    Jennyerin Steele Staats, a special education teacher from Jackson County holds her sign aloft outside of the capitol building after WVEA President Dale Lee outlined the terms for ending the walkout on the fourth day of statewide walkouts in Charleston, W.Va., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Striking teachers are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 percent pay raise in the first year to end their statewide walkout.

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  8. Striking West Virginia teachers have eye on fall electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    West Virginia's teachers striking for the fourth day over low pay and rising insurance costs say state legislators are failing to learn their history and civics lessons, which may have to be driven home at the ballot box in November. All 100 seats in the House and half of the 34 Senate seats are on the ballot.

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  9. Q&A: West Virginia sees rare statewide teacher walkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    Teachers John and Kerry Guerini of Fayetteville, West Virginia, hold signs at a rally at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Teachers across West Virginia will continue a walkout over pay and benefits for a fourth day.

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  10. West Virginia teachers to continue strike TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    Teachers John and Kerry Guerini of Fayetteville, West Virginia, hold signs at a rally at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Teachers across West Virginia will continue a walkout over pay and benefits for a fourth day.

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  11. Convicted ex-coal CEO to start US Senate bid with town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, file photo, former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship leaves the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse following the second day of jury deliberation in Charleston, W.Va. Blankenship, who went to prison related to the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades, is kicking off his U.S. Senate campaign with a town hall meeting for voters, on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

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  12. Appalachia underground natural gas storage clears 1st testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    Plans for an underground liquefied natural gas storage hub pegged as a major job creator for the chemical industry in struggling Appalachia have cleared their first big hurdle. The Appalachia Storage & Trading Hub initiative got approval Wednesday for the first of two application phases for a $1.9 billion U.S. Department of Energy loan, the Appalachia Development Group LLC said in a news release.

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  13. Court: Charity stuck with fan payouts after holes-in-oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Greenbrier resort owner Jim Justice, center, makes his way through the 18th hole grandstands to hand out cash after a second hole-in-one was made, at The Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.V. Most golfers like short par 3s, but West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice probably wishes No. 18 at the Greenbrier Classic in 2015 was a little longer _ 33 yards longer to be exact.

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  14. EPA to hold more hearings on planned Clean Power Plan repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    The Trump administration says it will hold three additional public hearings on its intention to nullify an Obama-era plan to ratchet down planet-warming carbon emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that it will take comments on its proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan at upcoming hearings in San Francisco, Gillette, Wyoming, and Kansas City, Missouri.

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  15. EPA to hold hearing on climate plan repeal in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    The Trump administration says it will hold a public hearing on its intention to nullify an Obama-era plan to limit planet-warming carbon emissions in a state that depends on coal mining. The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it will take comments on its proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan in Charleston, West Virginia, on Nov. 28 and 29. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the agency wants to hear from those in "the heart of coal country" because they were most affected by the plan, which sought to ratchet back emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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