West Virginia

West Virginia correctional cadets seen apparently giving a Nazi salute.
West Virginia Division of Corrections
December 31, 2019 - 11:35 am
All of the West Virginia correctional cadets seen apparently giving a Nazi salute will be fired, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced. Read more here.
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Gavin Grimm
Kristen Zeis/The Daily Press via AP
July 23, 2019 - 10:02 am
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. ___ NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gavin Grimm, the transgender man who sued after being barred from using boys bathrooms in high school, remains female today, no matter what his birth certificate or a Virginia judge might have said, a lawyer for the school board argued in federal court...
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Principal Kenny DeMoss
Michael Erb/News and Sentinel via AP
May 31, 2019 - 7:28 pm
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class says he didn't mean to use someone else's work. Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss has issued a statement saying he should have cited his sources in...
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Whitey Bulger
October 30, 2018 - 1:16 pm
BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va. ( CBS News ) — Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was killed at a West Virginia prison shortly after being transferred there, sources told WBZ-TV I-Team chief correspondent Cheryl Fiandaca . Bulger was 89 years old. Union president for correctional officers at WV...
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Rescue personnel paddle through a flooded apartment complex to evacuate residents as flooding continues in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Spring Lake, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
September 17, 2018 - 6:27 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The river seethed a quarter-mile away, bulging from its banks, so the patrol cars circled the neighborhood three times. "Get out now," a voice boomed from a bullhorn. "This is an emergency." Waheeda Reese and her 14-year-old daughter, Anissa, were inside watching news...
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In this Aug. 23, 2018 photo, Andrea Maxey of Poca, W.Va., speaks outside her home with the American Electric Power’s John Amos coal-fired power plant is in the background across the Kanawha River in Winfield.
AP Photo/John Raby
September 03, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Ellen Knickmeyer and John Raby, Associated Press GRANT TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn't mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts. Trump...
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Democratic Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer asks a question Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, during an impeachment hearing involving West Virginia Supreme Court justices in the House of Delegates chambers in Charleston, W.Va.
AP Photo/John Raby
August 14, 2018 - 9:14 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A $42,000 antique desk. A $32,000 blue suede sectional sofa. A $7,500 inlaid wooden floor map of West Virginia's 55 counties. A scandal involving lavish office renovations and other financial abuses by the highest court in one of the poorest states in America has triggered...
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voting booths
Gregg Newton/AFP/Getty Images.
May 09, 2018 - 9:21 am
By Eric Bradner and Dan Merica, CNN (CNN) -- A night Republicans feared would end in disaster in at least one state instead produced Senate nominees that party leaders are pleased to run against three vulnerable Democratic senators in November's midterm elections. President Donald Trump welcomed...
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Don Blankenship is a Republican candidate for West Virginia's U.S. Senate
Don Blankenship campaign
May 08, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Dan Merica and Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) -- In the final days of the Republican US Senate primary in West Virginia, what was once considered improbable by the political establishment in Washington became a very real possibility: Coal baron Don Blankenship, who spent a year in prison for his...
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