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What were the top stories in West Virginia from 2016? We searched our archives from the past year and compiled this list of the most popular stories.

Protesters Gather At Capitol To Show Opposition

Mar 14, 2016
West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, we hear stories on the 2017 Budget, a voter ID bill which is on its way to the Governor's desk, repealing common core, and a protest of hundreds that formed at the Capitol over the weekend.

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On West Virginia Morning, we take a look at the house of delegates and their plans to close the budget gap for the 2016 and 2017 fiscal year.

Business Leaders Disagree on Right-To-Work Law

Feb 24, 2016
West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning: It’s been just over a week since the Legislature voted to make West Virginia a right-to-work state, and business owners are speaking out.


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Google colorectal cancer survival rates and a rather shocking American Cancer Society chart pops up.

Water Quality Effects on Health

Jan 14, 2015
West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On West Virginia Morning, incoming legislative leaders tell us what they would like to hear from Governor Tomblin in his State of the State address tonight. And our water quality series continues with a look at the health effects of polluted water.

Liz McCormick / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

According the 2013 American Community Survey, one in three children in West Virginia under the age of 5 lives in poverty. It’s something the Our Children, Our Future Campaign to End Child Poverty in West Virginia is focused on. The group met at the state capitol yesterday to reveal the top ten priorities it will tackle during the 2015 Legislative Session.