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  1. The Latest: Deal reached to end West Virginia teacher strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Westport News

    West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says a tentative agreement has been reached to end a nine-day statewide teachers' strike by giving them the 5 percent raises he negotiated to end their walkout. He said Tuesday that additional budget cuts by his staff will enable all state workers to also get 5 percent raises.

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  2. West Virginia legislators eye measures to end teacher strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Westport News

    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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  3. The Latest: Committee to mull West Virginia teacher pay hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Westport News

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

    Mar 3, 2018 | Westport News

    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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  5. West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over pay, benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Westport News

    Jennifer Hanner, a first-year teacher from Harts, W.Va., center, holds a sign Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, outside the state Senate chambers at the Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Teachers statewide went on strike Thursday over pay and benefits.

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  6. West Virginia gets Medicaid OK to treat babies in drug rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Westport News

    This photo taken Oct. 10, 2017, shows First lady Melania Trump, left, participating in a roundtable discussion of Lily's Place in Huntington, W.Va. The Department of Health and Human Resources says in a news release that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved treatment services for newborns enduring the torment of drug withdrawal.

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  7. Schools close amid manhunt after slayings of boy, 3 adultsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | Westport News

    CORRECTS FIRST NAME TO ARRON INSTEAD OF AARON This undated photo provided by the Lawrence County Ohio Sheriff's Office shows Arron Lawson. Multiple people were found fatally shot and another person was discovered stabbed and critically wounded at a pair of residences in southeast Ohio.

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  8. Melania Trump tours West Virginia infant drug rehab centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Westport News

    First lady Melania Trump has toured a West Virginia drug addiction recovery center for infants in the heart of the nation's opioid epidemic. Mrs. Trump visited Lily's Place in Huntington on Tuesday.

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  9. Democrat, GOP AGs in Appalachia form union in opioid fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Westport News

    Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear speaks about opioid addiction at a news conference Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

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