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CHARLESTON — More than half a billion dollars in federal funding will be sent to 4 U.S. states to expand broadband access as part of a sweeping national effort to bring affordable service to rural and low-income Americans, the U.S. Treasury Department announced. 

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CHARLESTON — A dashboard with foster care data collected by the state of West Virginia made its debut last week , more than 2 months after it was cut by lawmakers from a bill proposal.

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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has issued a consumer protection warning regarding illegal hemp products being sold in West Virginia retail stores. 

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia voters did nothing to dramatically alter the makeup of the state Legislature last week in primary election contests that seemed certain to leave Republican supermajorities in both chambers intact.

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CHARLESTON — Drivers will see an increased police presence in West Virginia work zones this highway construction season, leaders with the West Virginia Department of Transportation and several law enforcement agencies announced last week at the State Capitol during Work Zone Awareness Week.

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Candidates in West Virginia’s May 10 primary are hoping for the chance to earn their party’s nominations for the U.S. House or the state Legislature. The overall ballot in the midterm election may be smaller, but the voting landscape changed after the state’s once-a-decade …

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Friday that the state is seeking bids on a consulting contract to undertake a thorough review of the massive Department of Health and Human Resources.

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CHARLESTON — The influx of prescription opioids into West Virginia communities was the main driver of the state’s drug crisis _ more than poverty, job loss and other economic stressors, an epidemiologist testified Tuesday at the ongoing trial against three major pharmaceutical companies.

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CHARLESTON — A West Virginia circuit court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the owner of a luxury limousine business alleging he was essentially barred from attending a House of Delegates committee meeting during the 2021 Legislative session because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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CHARLESTON — After 2 hours of debate, delegates overwhelmingly passed a $4.635 billion general revenue budget bill Saturday that some say is a billion dollars underestimated.

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MARTINSBURG — Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Associate Dean of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Steve Weiss smiled as he spoke about the world of hyperrealistic desserts, the videos many enjoy on TikTok, YouTube and Facebook where viewers wonder if an item will be revealed to be edi…

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CHARLESTON — A 3rd round of Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer benefits will go to the families of students who qualify for free or reduced-price school meals.

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More than 600 child abuse charges were filed in West Virginia last year, and 94% of alleged offenders were someone the child knew. 

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia lawmakers waded into the teaching of race and identity in schools last week as a measure to ban the teaching that one group is superior to another took the 1st step toward becoming state law.

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HUNTINGTON —Sarah Kelly recalls the fleeting moments when she reached out for help during a decadeslong opioid addiction, only to find out no residential treatment beds were available in an overloaded system in her corner of West Virginia.

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CHARLESTON — A group of Republican lawmakers in West Virginia is trying to pass a law forbidding mask mandates in K-12 schools and restricting districts from requiring COVID-19 testing for people who don’t have symptoms.

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