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  1. Beckley jobs to be available ahead of 2018 Census testRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Jobs will soon be available in southern West Virginia involving a 2018 Census Test that will be performed in preparation for the 2020 Census. The Register-Herald of Beckley reports that a nine-county area that includes Bluefield, Beckley and Oak Hill is one of three locations across the country that has been chosen for the 2018 test.

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  2. McConnell to coal-state Dems: Accept 4-month deal for minersRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    One of the lawmakers in question signaled he might be prepared to do just that ahead of a midnight deadline when current spending legislation expires. Acknowledging that Democrats were likely to lose this round, Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia told reporters that he and allies would take the fight for miners' benefits back up in January.

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  3. Former Sugar Grove naval base to become health care campusRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Martinsburg Journal

    A former Navy base in Pendleton County has been sold and is going to be repurposed as a health care campus for active-duty military personnel and West Virginia residents. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the General Services Administration announced in a statement Thursday the sale of the Sugar Grove base to Robert Pike.

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  4. Who in the Senate is threatening to shut down the government this time? Hint: It's not Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    With the government set to run out of funds Friday at midnight, a group of Senate Democrats, led by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, is threatening to delay the passage of a crucial short-term government spending bill over concerns it doesn't provide adequate health benefits for retired coal miners. But Manchin, a rare Democrat from a conservative state, is waging an 11th-hour battle to have the miners' benefits extended for a year.

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  5. Jim Justice's inaugural theme: 'It's West Virginia's Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | West Virginia Metro

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The newly-announced theme for the inauguration festivities for Governor-elect Jim Justice will be "It's West Virginia's Time."

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  6. GOP senator: Trump should weigh in on coal miner disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    A key Republican is calling on President-elect Trump to wade into a Senate dispute over coal miner healthcare that is threatening to shut down the government tonight. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said Friday the issue is highly personal for coal miners and their widows in West Virginia, and that they would benefit from Trump making a public statement to help spur congressional Republicans to provide a better deal for them.

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  7. Ribbon cut on new Boone Memorial HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... of health care for the citizens of Boone County and the Region," said Robert Lewis USDA State Director for West Virginia. "The $31.8 million loan is the largest direct loan ever made by USDA in West Virginia." Underwood stressed the hospital board ...

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  8. Berkeley County deputy on administrative leave after alleged inappropriate communication with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    A Berkeley County sheriff's deputy is on administrative leave after it is alleged he was involved in inappropriate online communication with a Musselman High School student. Musselman High School Principal Holly Kleppner notified the West Virginia State Police after allegations that the Berkeley County sheriff's deputy serving as the school's resource officer sent the messages to a male student.

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  9. Remembering Pearl Harbor -Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    ... the attack on Pearl Harbor until months later. WV Culture and History Photo During Pearl Harbor the USS West Virginia battleship shook when torpedoes slammed into its hull. WV Culture and History Photo During Pearl Harbor the USS West Virginia ...

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  10. Nominations Sought for Outstanding Young West Virginian Award -Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 West Virginia Jaycees Outstanding Young West Virginian award according to West Virginia Junior Chamber State President Craig Erbacher. Erbacher said that the program is designed to identify and award young people in the Mountain State who have distinguished themselves in their careers and/or through community service.

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  11. Grant funding awarded -Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

    ... Alternatives and Recreational Trails programs are investments that build a better and brighter future of West Virginia," said Gov. Tomblin. "Today's grant funding will allow us to build and repair infrastructure across the state-making our ...

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  12. WVAHC to hold annual fundraiser amid uncertainty about future of Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... group held its annual fundraiser in Charleston Friday. Giles told MetroNews the program has been a success in West Virginia, benefiting nearly 12 percent of the state population. Friday's fundraiser was held at the University of Charleston's ...

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  13. Two years later; residents still stranded - 12:15 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... Boggs was in attendance at Wednesday's meeting of the Mingo County Commission for that reason. Currently, West Virginia VOAD has undertaken the responsibility of repairing the bridge. Boggs discussed this stating, "It is hard for me to keep my ...

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  14. Recently energized Mon Power line likely not the end of infrastructure improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    You can expect more infrastructure projects to improve West Virginia's power grid, according to First Energy/Mon Power Spokesperson Todd Meyers. First Energy energized their newest 18-mile transmission line at the end of September-a 98 million dollar investment that included 80 steel structures in parts of Harrison and Doddridge County.

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  15. Deputies seek car theft suspect in Kanawha CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... culprit who stole a car from St. Albans earlier this week. The vehicle, a 2006 Ford Mustang, is silver and had West Virginia plates 9YB-917. Deputies say the wallet of the owner was in the car when it was taken. Now, credit cards from that wallet ...

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  16. Child neglect charge filed in New CumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

    ... of a child (creating substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury). Criswell is being held at the West Virginia Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville on a $100,000 bond following her arrest on Tuesday. Authorities were alerted last week when ...

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  17. Right place at just the right timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in Fairfax County, Virginia. The person who is believed to have shot the teenager was questioned by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Police. On the opening day of the buck season, there were two tree stand fall injuries in Harrison ...

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  18. Pavers seek asphalt cost suit dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    ... an attorney for the defendants, said in a court filing Monday that the case should be dismissed because the West Virginia Attorney General is not involved, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the West Virginia ...

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  19. County woman charged with neglectRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    ... of a child (creating substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury). Criswell is being held at the West Virginia Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville on a $100,000 bond following her arrest on Tuesday. Authorities were alerted last week when ...

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    8 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Sugar Grove Station, the shuttered West Virginia naval base about 170 miles south of Washington D.C., is slated to become a healthcare facility as part of plan by the next ...

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