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Whitney Burdette

Capitol reporter

State’s unemployment rate fluctuates


West Virginia below national average,

but expert says some markets are growing

Fans near, far have options to view WVU game


Tavern in Atlanta,

nonprofit in Charleston

offer watch parties for Saturday’s WVU game

West Virginia sees shortage of truck drivers


Driving teacher says a common misconception is that drivers are out for weeks at a time

DuPont, EPA reach settlement


Chemical company will pay $1.3 million penalty for release of material

Rahall airs concerns about bridge safety


Report finds federal agency has not

followed reform


Coalfields Expressway becomes first project under new program


Southern West Virginia highway to see work through public-private partnership

Capito to roll out jobs agenda in Senate race


Congresswoman’s six-point plan aimed at getting people back to work

Women and Children’s NICU renovations complete


Neonatal intensive care unit now more modern, family friendly

Senator to lead third church


Sen. John Unger heads up services at Lutheran, Episcopal, Methodist institutions

Federal law will help veterans earn education


Little-publicized provision in bill

will allow veterans to pay in-state rates

McKinley, Gainer quietly compete in first district


Spokesmen say both campaigns active, connecting with voters

Libertarian candidate says he can relate better to voters


Libertarian Davy Jones says he

understands the ‘average American’

Saints training camp won’t sit empty


WVU, Marshall,

Virginia Tech in talks to use facility at The Greenbrier

More Dirty Girl participants to see refund


Agreement with Dirty Girl company means 700 women will get race fees refunded

Water experts from Israel aim to help W.Va.


Company works to purify, distribute

in emergencies

W.Va. among states considering digital asset laws


Delegate says state should take ‘wait and see’ approach

Tennant campaign releases new TV ad


Spokeswoman says TV spot reflects Tennant’s record

Romney to stump for GOP hopefuls in West Virginia


Former presidential nominee will stop in Charleston next week

Third-party candidates in W.Va. fight mainstream


The three say they offer voters an alternative choice at the polls

Manchin talks to Marines about VA, foreign policy issues


Senator tells Marines atmosphere in Washington needs to change

Tennant unveils substance abuse agenda


Senate candidate says problem affects many communities

US transportation secretary urges public to press Congress for long-term funding fix


Official urges public to press Congress for long-term fix

Senate candidate unveils substance abuse policy agenda


Natalie Tennant, current Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, unveiled her substance abuse policy agenda Tuesday.

Tennant met with law enforcement, religious leaders, health officials and ot...

Coalition awards $80,000 to communities


Amount twice what Try This campaign had anticipated

Time running out for highway trust fund reauthorization


U.S., state transportation departments set August 1 deadline for action

Surplus Property popular among public


Dunbar warehouse offers state property at discount prices

Mountain Party candidate files in Senate race


Bob Henry Baber ran for governor in 2012

Manchin introduces Export-Import Bank bill


Bipartisan bill would reauthorize bank for five years

Senate committee hears testimony on ‘cramming’


FCC, FTC say practice harmful to consumers

GOP urges Rahall, DNC to adopt coal resolution


Republicans want congressman to ‘disavow’ groups that refuse to sign pledge

Senator reelected to regional organization committee


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

Capito tells EPA proposed rule ‘picks winners and losers’


Congresswoman says agency implies that Appalachia doesn’t matter

Capito to testify before EPA


Congresswoman says she disagrees with rule, overreach

Programs help increase number of healthy babies


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

Corridor H Authority presses Congress on transportation bill


Failure to pass transportation law would negatively affect Corridor H

Delegate wants Legislature to reconsider animals bill


Berkeley Republican says state agencies overstepping bounds

Pew studies states’ rainy day funds


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

Lawmakers offer advice to child advocacy group on effective lobbying


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

Community advocacy group talks voter registration, education


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

Canceled Dirty Girl race in WV unlikely to provide refunds


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

New report reflects women’s thoughts on water crisis


Rights group says chemical spill

aftermath left

women concerned

Businesses connect on international trade mission


W.Va. businesses meet with Mexican officials, create

lasting partnerships

Tennant touts education agenda


Plan focuses on affordability of college, prioritizing job programs

Consumers to receive part of Apple settlement


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

New studies could lead to early Alzheimer’s detection


Techniques still years from being implemented

Mylan acquires Abbott, moves corporate tax address


Pharmaceutical firms’ transaction reportedly valued at about $5.3 billion

Conference looks at future of transportation in US


Country spends less than 2 percent GDP on transportation

Senate candidates talk women’s issues


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


Research group says one third of streets need repairs

Rockefeller presses NCAA president on student-athlete exploitation


Senator expressed doubt that colleges would work to end student exploitation