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West Virginia repeal of state prevailing wage takes effect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has eliminated its prevailing wage for new public construction projects.

West Virginia repeal of state prevailing wage takes effect

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has eliminated its prevailing wage for new public construction projects.

Live updates: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders campaign in WV today
Live updates: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders campaign in WV today

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is appearing at a rally in Charleston today in advance of the state's primary election next week.

FACT CHECK: Bringing coal jobs back to Appalachia
FACT CHECK: Bringing coal jobs back to Appalachia

DALLAS (AP) – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying Hillary Clinton as a job killer.

Trump’s open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP
Trump’s open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump’s remarkable triumph as his party’s presumptive...

With Trump victory looming, WV Republicans consider options
With Trump victory looming, WV Republicans consider options

Shortly after the Ted Cruz and John Kasich campaigns drew their last breaths, many establishment Republicans in West Virginia began Wednesday to fall into step behind Donald Trump. Others were still considering their rapidly diminishing options.

District boundary lines cause problems at Kanawha polls
District boundary lines cause problems at Kanawha polls

Dave Hardy, a Kanawha County commissioner, voted in the wrong delegate district in the primary. Hardy, who lives in Delegate District 35, was handed a ballot for Delegate District 36 when he went to vote early with his wife last...

WV budget special session may start in later this month
WV budget special session may start in later this month

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin likely will call a special session to take up the 2016-17 state budget later this month, whether there’s agreement in the Legislature on a budget plan or not, Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss said Wednesday.

WV Supreme Court rejects lawsuit filed against county clerks
WV Supreme Court rejects lawsuit filed against county clerks

An emergency lawsuit filed against the county clerks of Cabell and Kanawha counties for refusing to accept online voter registration was rejected by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on Tuesday.

Political rallies likely to affect traffic in, around Charleston
Political rallies likely to affect traffic in, around Charleston

With hours to prepare for crowds reaching 14,000 people, the Civic Center and surrounding areas likely will be congested before and during Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's rally today.

Kasich to end bid for the White House
Kasich to end bid for the White House

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party’s nomination.

Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign
Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Donald Trump is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton – a stunning political triumph for a first-time...

Trump coming to Charleston Thursday
Trump coming to Charleston Thursday

Donald Trump is coming to Charleston.

After months of hinting at a visit, the businessman and frontrunner for the Republican nomination for president will speak at the Charleston Civic Center at 7 p.m. on Thursday

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