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Whitney Burdette

Capitol reporter

Senator reelected to regional organization committee

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Sen. John Unger will serve second term in regional education group

Capito tells EPA proposed rule ‘picks winners and losers’

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Congresswoman says agency implies that Appalachia doesn’t matter

Capito to testify before EPA

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Congresswoman says she disagrees with rule, overreach

Programs help increase number of healthy babies

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Low-income women have more access to education, nutrition programs in US

Corridor H Authority presses Congress on transportation bill

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Failure to pass transportation law would negatively affect Corridor H

Delegate wants Legislature to reconsider animals bill

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Berkeley Republican says state agencies overstepping bounds

Pew studies states’ rainy day funds

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Despite volatility, W.Va. ranks among best in funding

Lawmakers offer advice to child advocacy group on effective lobbying

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Advocating for support from multiple legislators a good way to garner support

Community advocacy group talks voter registration, education

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Many at forum say people don’t seem to care about elections

Canceled Dirty Girl race in WV unlikely to provide refunds

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No-refund policy irks registrants; mayor says operation ‘dishonest’

New report reflects women’s thoughts on water crisis

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Rights group says chemical spill

aftermath left

women concerned

Businesses connect on international trade mission

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W.Va. businesses meet with Mexican officials, create

lasting partnerships

Tennant touts education agenda

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Plan focuses on affordability of college, prioritizing job programs

Consumers to receive part of Apple settlement

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Attorney general says nearly $1.7 million could come to state from lawsuit

New studies could lead to early Alzheimer’s detection

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Techniques still years from being implemented

Mylan acquires Abbott, moves corporate tax address

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Pharmaceutical firms’ transaction reportedly valued at about $5.3 billion

Conference looks at future of transportation in US

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Country spends less than 2 percent GDP on transportation

Senate candidates talk women’s issues

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West Virginia is poised to send its first woman to the U.S. Senate, but the two candidates say they’re not in the race to make history.

“I tend not to focus on something like that,” said Rep. S...

State’s rural roads in poor condition

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Research group says one third of streets need repairs

Rockefeller presses NCAA president on student-athlete exploitation

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Senator expressed doubt that colleges would work to end student exploitation

Transgender women ‘humiliated’ at W.Va. DMV offices

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Transgender residents say attempts to renew

licenses led to photo snafu, humiliation

Contractors brace for highway trust fund expiration

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Highway Trust Fund in jeopardy; state’s construction workers to be affected

Farmers fight EPA proposal

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Farm Bureau chief says water proposal shows agency’s overreach

Vice presidential nominee to campaign for Capito

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Vice presidential nominee will join Senate candidate for city event

Manchin prepares to introduce banking bill

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Senator trying to attract cosponsors, make bill bipartisan effort

State highway projects could be in jeopardy

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Bill caught up in Congress could lead to budget shortfalls

Civil Rights Act beginning of conversation, local leader says

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Official says the

Civil Rights Act didn’t go far enough

West Virginia black lung clinics receive funding

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with summary

12p9 wide

Clinics get less than hoped for; new federal rules only affect W.Va.

Children, families advocacy group to host workshops

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Organization lobbies Legislature to pass policies that help W.Va. families

Republican committee begins robocalls in district

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According to call, Democrat refuses to deviate from talking points

Women step up to support Capito, Tennant

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Coalition launch events have attracted hundreds of female voters

Capito announces coalition for women

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Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, is announcing today the Women with Shelley coalition.

The Capito campaign is bringing together women from across the state who support Capito, who ...

Rahall comment on coal miners stirs GOP ire

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Official says lack

of coal miner jobs

due to drug abuse

State set to receive millions in work force grants

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Two grants from US Department of Labor aim to help unemployed

Tech recognized for students’ return on investment

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Montgomery school tops state’s other public, four-year institutions

State businesses recognized for growing global footprint

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Many companies in W.Va. now exporting to countries with emerging markets

Commission renews casinos’ licenses

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Commission says

competition eating into revenues, but facilities ‘strong’

Glenville State’s bond rating downgraded

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College’s chairman says move is because of refinanced debt

Trooper injured in hit-and-run on Turnpike

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State Police say trooper stopped to remove debris from road

Treasurer’s office returns sentimental unclaimed property

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Unclaimed property program delivers items with sentimental worth

By WHITNEY BURDETTE

DAILY MAIL CAPITOL REPORTER

Dave Casebolt thought he’d never again see the coins and jewelry he and his ex-wif...

Hunting, fishing licenses to go all electronic

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Official says agency trying to keep up with technology

Permits for farmers markets a public health concern, officials say

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Committee to weigh statewide permit

structure for

farmers markets

Tests show MCHM no longer detectable

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The chemical that leaked into the Elk River in January and contaminated the drinking water of 300,000 West Virginians is no longer detectable in the water supply.

That’s according to West Virginia American ...

Capitol Notebook: Tennant announces jobs agenda

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U.S. Senate candidate Natalie Tennant has announced a second policy agenda, this one focused on job creation.

Earlier this month, Tennant unveiled an agenda that would bolster West Virginia’s energy industri...

WV’s community and technical colleges see tuition increases

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Additional money helps offset school’s budgets, pay for improvement projects

Legislature to study housing issues

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Committee to look into quality, cost concerns during interim period

Board approves slight changes to list of restricted animals

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Board says creatures present threats to humans, native wildlife

Manchin wants troops out of Afghanistan

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Senator wrote to Obama asking for full Afghanistan withdrawal in 2014

State program kicks off summer food initiative

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Kids will have access to healthy meals at 415 sites statewide

Hospitals learning to manage new Medicaid patients

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Fewer patients in W.Va. are seeking care from emergency rooms