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West Virginia delegate resigns to take private job

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Del. Jason Harshbarger is resigning to take a job in the private sector. The Republican from Ritchie County submitted a...

UPDATE: WV GOP Delegates pledge to protect Second Amendment Rights amid gun control legislation

UPDATE: More West Virginia Republican delegates are joining together to take a firm stance to protect West Virginian’s Second Amendment rights. CHARLESTON, W.Va....

W.Va. lawmakers ask for control of $37M opioid settlement

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group of West Virginia lawmakers want control of a recent $37 million opioid settlement with the drug distributor McKesson. Members of the...

Justice Dept. will execute inmates for first time since 2003

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday that it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. Five inmates who...

Senators Manchin and Capito Take World Scout Jamboree Visit to New Heights

GLEN JEAN, W.Va (WOAY) – When U.S. Senator Joe Manchin was governor of West Virginia, he was part of the team that worked to make West Virginia the home of the...

WV State Senator Calls Out President Trump For Using “Lord’s Name In Vain”

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – A West Virginia State Senator is calling President Donald Trump out for his comments during a rally in North Carolina. Democratic State...

Judge orders W.Va. gov to provide docs in residency case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered lawyers for the governor of West Virginia to hand over documents requested in an ongoing lawsuit over his residency. News...

House set to approve phased-in $15 fed minimum wage

WASHINGTON (AP) – For the first time in a decade, the House is set to approve an increase in the federal minimum wage – to $15 an hour, including for tipped...

Gov. Justice Responds to Thrasher Criticism Saying He ‘Has No Prayer of Success’

MERCER COUNTY, W.Va (WOAY) – The Republican primary for West Virginia’s next governor doesn’t happen until next May, but the candidates have already...

Gov. Jim Justice Presents Mercer County Airport With $250,000 Grant

BLUEFIELD, W.Va (WOAY) – The Mercer County Regional Airport Development and Diversification Initiative has been in the works for several years trying to come up...

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