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Robert Mueller To Testify In Open Hearing On July 17 Before House CommitteesExternal Link
Updated at 10:12 p.m. ET Robert Mueller has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Trump, giving Democrats the star witness they've long wanted to put before the American public. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced Tuesday that Mueller agreed after he was subpoenaed to testify in an open hearing. Nadler, D-N.Y., said in a statement, "Americans have demanded to hear directly from the Special Counsel so they can understand what he and his team examined, uncovered, and determined about Russia's attack on our democracy, the Trump campaign's acceptance and use of that help, and President Trump and his associates' obstruction of the investigation into that attack." Mueller has spoken in public only once about his investigation, making a statement to reporters at the Justice Department in May. In it, he said he hoped it
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:42:56 +0000
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Courtesy Patrol: New Sponsor Along W.Va. TurnpikeExternal Link
The West Virginia Parkways Authority announced that State Farm is sponsoring the Courtesy Patrol program along the 88-mile stretch from Charleston to Princeton.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:20:09 +0000
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National Weather Service Confirms Rare West Virginia TornadoExternal Link
Updated on Tues. Jun. 25, 2019 at 4:45 p.m. The National Weather Service says storm-related damage indicates that a rare tornado touched down in West Virginia.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:40:57 +0000
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Live Show News: Craig Finn, Shook Twins and More Added to Mountain Stage Line-upsExternal Link
It’s sure to be a busy summer for live-music fans in our area as the Mountain Stage schedule continues to grow with some exciting artist additions to our upcoming events.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:00:00 +0000
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National Weather Service Assessing Damage in CharlestonExternal Link
The National Weather Service says it will be surveying storm damage in West Virginia. News outlets report a storm system passed through the Charleston area Monday evening knocking down trees and power lines and leaving more than 20,000 Appalachian Power customers without electric.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:42:55 +0000
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Trump's Plan To Lower Your Hospital Costs: Here's What You Need To KnowExternal Link
Anyone who has tried to shop around for hospital services knows this: It's hard to get prices in advance. President Trump signed an executive order Monday that he says would make such comparisons easier, and make the pricing process more transparent. The order directs agencies to draw up rules requiring hospitals and insurers to make public more information on the prices they hammer out in contract negotiations. Also, hospitals and insurers would have to give estimates on out-of-pocket costs to patients before they go in for nonemergency medical care. "This will put American patients in control and address fundamental drivers of health care costs in a way no president has done before," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said during a press briefing Monday. But just how useful the effort will prove for consumers remains unclear. If the executive order leads to finalized HHS rules , proponents say it could encourage competition and lower prices. Other health care analysts say
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:35:21 +0000
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Story of the Appalachian Mountains RefreshedExternal Link
On this West Virginia Morning, our most recent Wild, Wondering West Virginia question came from Wheeling resident Brian Joseph. He wanted to know about the Appalachian Mountains and their sister mountains, and how they shape who we are. “Sometimes we forget. We think we are who we are, but remember even our state motto: Montani Sempre Liberi -- which is, Mountaineers will always be free,” he said.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:00:00 +0000
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Appalachian Mountains: A Story Of Their OwnExternal Link
Our most recent Wild Wondering West Virginia question came from Wheeling resident Brian Joseph. He wanted to know about the Appalachian Mountains and their sister mountains, and how they shape who we are. “Sometimes we forget. We think we are who we are, but remember even our state motto: Montani Sempre Liberi - which is, mountaineers will always be free.”
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:22:00 +0000
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W.Va. Senate Passes Controversial Education Omnibus on 18-16 Vote, Measure Heads to Gov. JusticeExternal Link
This is a developing story and may be updated. Despite tornado warnings and a brief recess in which lawmakers and the public were evacuated downstairs at the Capitol, the West Virginia Senate voted Monday to pass a controversial omnibus bill that could most notably lead to the state’s first charter schools. Senators fast-tracked the bill by suspending rules that would normally require they read the bill three times on three separate days.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:11:19 +0000
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West Virginia GOP Chairwoman Endorses Anti-LGBTQ Op-EdExternal Link
The leader of West Virginia’s Republican party is applauding a state senator’s call for intolerance against members of the LGBTQ community. Republican state Sen. Mike Azinger wrote an opinion article Sunday titled “The Shame of LGBTQ Pride” in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel after the paper covered a gay pride picnic. State GOP chairwoman Melody Potter then wrote on Facebook that Azinger’s article was “right on.”
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:58:45 +0000
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