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Photos: Jim Justice sworn in as West Virginia’s 36th Governor

West Virginia’s 36th Governor, Jim Justice, talks to the crowd assembled for his inaugural ceremony today, Jan. 16, at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Chief Justice Allen H. Loughry II gave Justice the oath of office. Photo by Chris Jackson, The Register-Herald of Beckley.

 

Gov. Jim Justice tells the story behind the axe and tackle box as he explains his hopes for West Virginia during his inaugural ceremony at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Justice got the items from a woman in Jesse, W.Va., who was selling her possessions to raise money for food. Justice said West Virginia has to do better for the state’s struggling population. Photo by Chris Jackson, The Register-Herald of Beckley.

About to become West Virginia’s 36th Governor, Jim Justice takes the oath of office from Chief Justice Allen H. Loughry II today, Jan. 16, during the inaugural ceremony at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Justice’s wife, Cathy, holds the Bible as Justice takes the oath. West Virginia Press Association photo.

 

West Virginia’s 36th Governor, Jim Justice, talks to the crowd assembled for his inaugural ceremony today, Jan. 16, at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Chief Justice Allen H. Loughry II gave Justice the oath of office. West Virginia Press Association photo.

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