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U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito’s Weekly Address to West Virginians

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito returned to Washington this week – Sept. 11, 2015 – after the August work period. As debate about the president’s nuclear deal with Iran continues, Senator Capito discusses her concerns with the agreement, and updates West Virginians on the issues Congress will tackle this[Read More…]

Barbour County Fair lines up fun for everyone

By Melissa Toothman The Exponent Telegram BELINGTON, W.Va.  — Crowds came out to the Barbour County Fair on Wednesday to enjoy everything from gospel music to the demolition derby. With so much to do, however, there was only one activity at the forefront of one young fair-goer’s mind. “Bull riding[Read More…]

Editorial from The Intelligencer: Common Core — Not Living Up To Promises

States that bowed to federal pressure to adopt the “Common Core” public school standards, including West Virginia, are not taking a common approach to testing students. That means one of Common Core’s top goals, being able to compare student achievement state-by-state, will go unfulfilled. Some results of the Smarter Balanced[Read More…]