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West Virginia Poll: Coal is not top issue for most WV voters

The future of the coal industry isn’t the top priority for the vast majority of West Virginians likely to vote to send someone to Congress this year, according to a new West Virginia Poll.

A little more than 16 percent of people...

Matt Stroud named AP reporter in Morgantown, W.Va.

MORGANTOWN — Matt Stroud, a reporter covering criminal justice for technology website The Verge, is joining the Associated Press as a correspondent based in Morgantown, home of West Virginia University.

Stroud, 32, will be responsible for ...

Clock ticking in W.Va., Va. to seek flood loans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Time is running out to apply for federal disaster loans in areas of West Virginia and Virginia that were hit by flooding on June 12.

The U.S. Small Business Administration says the deadline to apply for physical...

West Virginia Poll says Capito leads Tennant by 17
West Virginia Poll says Capito leads Tennant by 17

Republican is reportedly ahead of

Tennant by 17 points in Senate race

West Virginia Poll: Coal is not top issue for most WV voters

The future of the coal industry isn’t the top priority for the vast majority of West Virginians likely to vote to send someone to Congress this year, according to a new West Virginia Poll.

A little more than 16 percent of people...

Fewer pickup places for Charleston trashbag distribution

The next round of Charleston’s semi-annual trash bag distribution begins in just a few weeks, but only three stores have agreed to serve as pick-up points for those bags.

Shannon Milroy, purchasing director for the city, said the vouchers ...

6 W.Va. community health groups get federal grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Six community health groups in West Virginia will receive nearly $1.5 million in federal funding to support facility improvements for patient-centered medical homes.

U.S. Health and Human Services...

3 W.Va. fire departments receive federal grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three West Virginia volunteer fire departments have been awarded federal funding for equipment and other purchases.

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller announced the grants Wednesday from the ...

Tomblin says administrative action ‘preferable’ to special session

House, Senate heads urge Gov. Tomblin to take action in changing chemical leak bill

Audit shows funds spent on failing markets

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An audit says the state Department of Agriculture spent $662,000 in federal money on refrigeration upgrades at a failing farmer’s market.

Legislative Auditor Aaron Allred wrote that the Inwood Farmer’s...

Republican nominee Alex Mooney airs first campaign ad

Republican nominee paid ‘just under six figures’ for ‘Working for W.Va.’ ad

Lottery considers online gaming options
Lottery considers online gaming options

Commission considers options to help offset declining revenues

Farm kids enter cutthroat livestock contests at state fair
Farm kids enter cutthroat livestock contests at state fair

Livestock shows increasingly pricey, difficult endeavors for young farmers

By LYDIA DePILLIS

The Washington Post

Tiffany LaRue, 17, had not been lucky with her pigs this year. One had its placenta detach, killing the embryos....

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