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Looking Ahead To Redistricting: How W.Va.’s Loss Of A Congressional Seat Might Affect What’s Next

As federal officials reported Monday, West Virginia lost 3.2 percent of its population since the 2010 Census — the highest rate of population loss in the entire nation. With the state moving from three seats in the U.S. House to two, its likely two Republican incumbents will be pitted against one another in a 2022 primary.

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April 8, 1979: Writer Breece D'J Pancake Commits Suicide

Writer BreeceD’J Pancake died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on April 8, 1979. The South Charleston native grew up in Milton, which became the…

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Texting is Helping W.Va. Students Get Ahead in Higher Ed

High school seniors in West Virginia who sign-up to receive text message reminders for college preparedness are doing better in their first-year of…

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