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Kanawha County Commission Opposes Natural Gas Rate Increases

Mountaineer Gas customers will see their bills go up 15 percent, and Hope Gas customers will see theirs go up 28 percent.

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Justice Bets On Economic Promises In Race Against Salango

Republican West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is running for reelection amid a flurry of announcements this month about fixing roads and bringing jobs to the state. Democratic nominee Ben Salango says they are empty election-year promises. Justice is banking on television ads and his alliance with President Donald Trump to secure a second and last term in office. Salango admits that the challenge of campaigning and gaining name recognition during a pandemic is formidable. Justice is a billionaire with businesses in coal and other sectors. He has been dogged by lawsuits levied against his personal companies over his first term.

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Justice and Salango May Be On The Ballot For Governor, But Democratic Stalwart Manchin’s Presence Still Lingers

With rumors swirling during the summer of 2019 over a possible bid to return home to again run for governor, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin decided against trying to leave Washington. Despite that decision, Manchin has still drifted into the race between Republican incumbent Jim Justice and Democratic challenger Ben Salango.

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