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Common Core repeal not a sure thing in Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the Senate Education Committee is set to discuss the repeal of Common Core standards, the Republican lawmaker tasked with counting votes said the bill is not likely to succeed. “I do not believe that there is a strong desire in our caucus or the other caucus to push this issue,” Sen. […]

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Fired-up Democrat seeks ‘sense of buyer’s remorse’
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Fired-up Democrat seeks ‘sense of buyer’s remorse’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the end of the current Legislative session in sight, Sen. Jeff Kessler seems to be further honing in on a role that he’s never had before: a vocal minority leader. Kessler, D-Marshall, who is a Pittsburgh Pirates fan, equated being in the minority to a baseball reality. “You’re like the Chicago […]

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For public safety, keep firearm permits in place

An editorial from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The new Republican majority in the West Virginia Legislature has done a good job about bringing the Mountain State in more harmonious accord with most of the other 49 U.S. states, but a bill that has moved through the Senate pretty quickly — S.B. 347, […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, March 2

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, March 2, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers. 1. FEDS CLOSE TO PUBLISHING FINDINGS ON FERGUSON Federal officials have already expressed reservations […]

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