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Whitney Burdette

Capitol reporter

Goodwill hosts jobs fair for military veterans

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Veterans often possess a unique skills set that sets them apart from other job seekers.

Companies and industries from across the region got a taste of what veterans can bring Wednesday at a job fair sponsored by Go...

WV’s natural gas severance doubles

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Reports show amount increasing overall, but down over last year

Goodwill to host veterans job fair

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Event will include resume, networking classes before meeting with companies

VA head says agency needs efficiency

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Senate panel heard budget request from embattled agency

National effort brings attention to infant immunizations

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West Virginia ranks near bottom in early childhood vaccines

Senate passes reauthorization for children’s health insurance

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Measure funds children’s health plan, reforms Medicare payment system

US Attorney sets up site for potential chemical leak victims

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Site houses variety of information associated with last year’s incident

WV Attorney General’s office to argue against EPA proposal

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State’s attorney general says regulations harming economy

Department of Transportation announces emergency paving project

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Department to spend about $12 million on emergency paving

I-64 traffic pattern confuses drivers (video)

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Vehicles knock over temporary barriers in order to merge

Annual fundraiser aims to help children across W.Va.

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Convenience stores to sell paper flowers to raise money for charity programs

Advocates decry proposed change to waiver program

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DHHR says cuts would allow more people to participate while still offering benefits

Groups react to judicial elections bill

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Measure aims to remove partisan politics from state’s court races

Motorists over Charleston’s Fort Hill bridge to experience new traffic pattern

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Lane shift on Fort Hill span affects drivers traveling onto I-77, I-79

New truancy law aims to curb youth offenders

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Status offenses account for increased numbers in juvenile facilities

Tomblin vetoes Cedar Lakes transfer bill

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Governor says vacation, sick leave buyout a ‘substantial’ expense

State revenues for March come in below estimate

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Officials say biggest deficit is in severance tax

FEMA grants federal disaster relief to 29 W.Va. counties

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Majority of counties set to receive funds in response to Winter Storm Thor

Kanawha judge denies Mylan injunction

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Drug company argues DHHR violated open meetings law in replacing EpiPen

Programs work to help youth offenders

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Conference aims to connect organizations to better help juveniles re-enter society

Bill aims to help rural businesses

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Legislation backed by Sen. Capito increases credit opportunities

Lawmakers seek reauthorization of Appalachian Regional Commission

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West Virginia is the only state to lie entirely within program’s boundaries

New ad highlights West Virginia

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Commercial premieres during WVU tournament game

W.Va. universities apply to host 2016 presidential debate

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If chosen, presidential or vice presidential debate would take place at Clay Center

Politicians get in on March Madness fun

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W.Va. governor, attorney general extend wager to Kentucky officials

Tomblin uses line-item veto on budget bill

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Governor makes $11 million in adjustments, reduces amount taken from Rainy Day Fund

Capitol Notebook: Jenkins introduces black lung benefits resolution

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Freshman Republican’s first piece of legislation aims to help miners

Patients say Alzheimer’s cases go undiagnosed

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According to a new report, doctors delay reporting disease

USDA program hopes to partner with housing agencies

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Program hopes partnership with agency will reach more needy youth

OK’d bills undergo final stretch

- Even though lawmakers have left town, staff in the House and Senate clerks’ offices are busy putting the finishing touches on legislation before reporting bills to the governor.

House leader satisfied with session

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Speaker Tim Armstead said much was accomplished over 60 days

Longtime WV Agriculture Commissioner Gus Douglass dies at 88

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Gus Douglass served 11 terms, retired in 2012

Manchin introduces railroad infrastructure bill

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Legislation reforms environmental permitting process

Capitol Notebook: Morrisey objects to ammunition ban

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Attorney general pens letter to agency, says action threatens rights

Legislation clears way for Cedar Lakes

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Bill allows nonprofit group to take over in 2017

Tomblin comments on legislative session

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Governor announces fix to roads after officials take little action during 60-day period

Environmental groups prepare legal action

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Organizations claim government agency has failed to act on surface mine claims

Feds say number of uninsured dropping

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New report says

millions more

are covered under

Affordable Care Act

Local delegates look back on session with satisfaction, exhaustion

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Lawmakers say they’re exhausted but enjoyed process

Capitol Notebook: Governor’s Internship Program seeking applicants

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College students

are encouraged

to participate

Charter schools resolution not adopted

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Controversial bill seemingly dead in waning hours of session

House passes amended immunizations bill

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UPDATE:

The House voted to concede it’s position and pass Senate Bill 286 as it arrived from the Senate, rejecting Lane’s amendment. The bill passed 87-10 and will now go to the governor.

Pooling bill dies in rare tie

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Controversial measure had bipartisan opposition

House, Senate strike deal on reporting bill

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Legislation came about after incident at Capital High

Task force to study charter schools

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Controversial bill seemingly dead in waning hours of session

Kanawha delegates vote no on tank legislation

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Supporters of Senate Bill 423 say it is necessary, fixes unintended consequences

Republicans break rank on controversial gun bill

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Legislation abolishes concealed carry permits, background checks

House Finance Committee moves jobs legislation

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Legislation waives filing fees for

veteran businesses

Series of legislation aims to protect children

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Some legislation identified as top

priorities for

advocacy groups

Gupta says amended vaccine bill presents challenges

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Legislation creates juxtaposition for health officers