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Capito: Rail Safety Bill Will Pass, But Not Until Next Year

Nearly 10 months after a train derailment resulted in a release of toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio, Congress has still not moved forward with legislation.

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How Labor Shortages Affect Housing And Us & Them Takes Us To East Palestine, This West Virginia Morning   

On this West Virginia Morning, West Virginians have struggled to find affordable housing for years. The pandemic made things worse as demand increased. A lack of available housing inventory – or land on which to build – is exacerbated by a shortage of laborers and skilled tradesmen to build the houses.

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Trust: East Palestinians Not On The Same Track

In this episode of Us & Them, host Trey Kay hears from residents who face daunting challenges. Some say government agencies are doing their best at ongoing cleanup, while others say delays and inconsistent information leave them uncertain about their safety and unclear about whether they can go home. 

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Months After East Palestine Derailment, Rail Safety Bill On Track For Vote

On Thursday, Capito said changes are being made to the bill, and she expects the full Senate will vote on it by the end of the year.

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