From a news perspective, West Virginia has had a case of "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" over the last week.
* A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia showed the state's economy is one of the healthiest in the country.
Each month the Philly Fed releases its "State Coincident Indexes" tracking economic growth among the states.
The indexes use four monthly statistics -- non-farm payroll employment, average hours worked in manufacturing, the state unemployment rate and inflation-adjusted wages -- to measure state economic growth.
West Virginia landed on the good end of the rankings, posting top-10 growth rates over the last three months and last year.
The state index grew at a 1.1 percent clip over the last three months, the eighth-fastest rate for the time period. For the last year, the state index increased 3.5 percent, landing the state in 10th place for growth over the year.
The Fed branch also publishes a monthly chart showing which states grew faster, and which did not. That chart was picked up by online publication Business Insider and was spread around by some state lawmakers earlier this week, saying it was evidence the state was on the right track.
"Not so fast, my friends," as Lee Corso would say.