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West Virginia: State of the United States of America
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region in the Southern United States and is also considered to be a part of the Middle Atlantic States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, and is ranked 38th in population. The capital and largest city is Charleston.

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Jones leads Coastal Carolina over West Virginia 109-91

Devante Jones scores a season-high 32 points as Coastal Carolina gets past West Virginia 109-91 in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational
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4 ways to fight climate change and also protect states that depend on fossil fuel jobs

We can't ask these communities to trade one crisis for another. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Joe Manchin of West Virginia can show us the way forward.
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Videos for West Virginia

West Virginia Sues Catholic Diocese For Knowingly Hiring Sexual Abusers of Children [Video]West Virginia Sues Catholic Diocese For Knowingly Hiring Sexual Abusers of Children

According to Reuters, West Virginia officials sued the state’s Roman Catholic diocese on Tuesday, accusing the church of knowingly employing priests, who had admitted to sexually assaulting children...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Only One Democrat To Vote Against LGBTQ Protection Bill [Video]Only One Democrat To Vote Against LGBTQ Protection Bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) said Monday he would be the only Democrat in the Senate to oppose a nondiscrimination bill meant to expand federal protections for LGBTQ people. “I strongly support equality..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

U.S. Senate Republicans Hold A Rare Climate Hearing [Video]U.S. Senate Republicans Hold A Rare Climate Hearing

According to Science Magazine, U.S. Senate Republicans are holding a rare climate hearing, and more might be coming. In what appeared to be a milestone moment for the senate panel, Alaskan senate..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

West Virginia State House addresses anti-Muslim poster [Video]West Virginia State House addresses anti-Muslim poster

West Virginia House Speaker Roger Hanshaw addresses the anti-Muslim poster targeting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and linking her to the 9/11 attacks. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

NASA Names Facility After Mathematician Katherine Johnson [Video]NASA Names Facility After Mathematician Katherine Johnson

According to Huffington Post, on Friday NASA officially renamed a West Virginia facility in honor of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician whose work for NASA in the 1960s inspired the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Striking Oakland Teachers Want Better Pay, Smaller Classes [Video]Striking Oakland Teachers Want Better Pay, Smaller Classes

The Oakland Unified School District serves 36,000 students at 86 schools.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Racist Diner Lashes Out At Mexican Restaurant Manager For Speaking In Spanish: 'Get The F*** Out Of My Country' [Video]Racist Diner Lashes Out At Mexican Restaurant Manager For Speaking In Spanish: 'Get The F*** Out Of My Country'

Videos showing a raging white woman berating the manager of a Mexican restaurant in West Virginia to speak English have went viral after being uploaded online.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 01:25Published

West Virginia Teacher Strike Moves To Day 2 [Video]West Virginia Teacher Strike Moves To Day 2

West Virginia teachers are on Day 2 of their strike, which has closed most of the state’s 700 schools, affecting 277,000 students. According to Reuters, the teachers will continue to strike on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

West Virginia Teachers Vow To Keep Striking [Video]West Virginia Teachers Vow To Keep Striking

(Reuters) - A union for West Virginia teachers vowed on Tuesday to continue their strike to oppose charter schools, expressing distrust of lawmakers despite scoring a legislative victory. Striking..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

West Virginia Teachers Strike Reaches Day 3 [Video]West Virginia Teachers Strike Reaches Day 3

(Reuters) - A union for West Virginia teachers carried its strike into a third day on Wednesday, despite a retreat by the state legislature on one of their key demands. Randi Weingarten, president of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

West Virginia Teachers Will Continue Striking For Second Day [Video]West Virginia Teachers Will Continue Striking For Second Day

According to the Huffington Post a West Virginia teachers strike is going to continue into its second day Wednesday. The strike is moving on even though Virginia's House of Delegates have voted to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

West Virginia House Kills Bill Hours After Teacher Strike [Video]West Virginia House Kills Bill Hours After Teacher Strike

​The House voted 53-45 to postpone the bill indefinitely.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

West Virginia Teachers Strike Again [Video]West Virginia Teachers Strike Again

For the second time this year, teachers in West Virginia went on strike on Tuesday, says Reuters. The teachers’ union us criticizing a bill that could bring taxpayer-funded charter schools to the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

West Virginia Teachers Go On Strike Over Education Legislation [Video]West Virginia Teachers Go On Strike Over Education Legislation

Nearly a year to the day after West Virginia teachers went on a strike that launched a national “Red4Ed” movement, they’re doing it again

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:39Published

West Virginia Teachers Announce Another Statewide Strike [Video]West Virginia Teachers Announce Another Statewide Strike

According to the Huffington Post, West Virginia public school teachersare planning to go on strike again this Tuesday. This strike will take place approximately a year to the day after they began a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Last Laugh: WV Official Who Called Michelle Obama 'Ape In Heels' Stole $18K From FEMA [Video]Last Laugh: WV Official Who Called Michelle Obama 'Ape In Heels' Stole $18K From FEMA

In 2016, West Virginian Pamela Taylor lost her job with the Clay County Development Corporation. Her firing came after she called then-first lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels" in a Facebook post...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

West Virginia Lawmaker Faces Calls To Resign After Likening LGBTQ People To KKK [Video]West Virginia Lawmaker Faces Calls To Resign After Likening LGBTQ People To KKK

wvlegislature.gov West Virginia lawmaker Eric Porterfield is facing calls to resign after a string of homophobic remarks, such as likening the LGBTQ community to the Ku Klux Klan and saying he would..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

 

West Virginia attorney general sues Catholic diocese, says pedophile priests knowingly hired

The suit also nams the former bishop of Wheeling-Charleston for knowingly hiring pedophile priests
USATODAY.com - Published

West Virginia sues Catholic diocese for knowingly hiring sexual abusers of children

West Virginia officials sued the state's Roman Catholic diocese on Tuesday, accusing the church of knowingly employing priests and lay people in schools, parishes and camps who had admitted to sexually..
Reuters - Published

The richest and poorest states in the US are actually next-door neighbors

The northeastern corner of the poorest state, West Virginia, borders the northwestern corner of the richest state, Maryland.
USATODAY.com - Published

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