CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After deadly floods washed thousands of West Virginians out of their homes last month, about 700 victims bypassed the shelter at the high school gym and got rooms at a luxury resort fit for royalty.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, a new round of storms pounded West Virginia, where more than 20 counties braced for additional flooding. Since last week, floods have killed nearly two dozen people across the state. Also, a California wildfire consumed…
By Omar Etman
President Obama declared the flooding in West Virginia a "major disaster" on Saturday. The death toll has risen to at least 24 people.
In our news wrap Friday, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers unveiled a new gun control bill identical to the Senate bill put forward by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Tuesday; both bills would prevent people on the no-fly list…
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The high school students who lined up to graduate at the civic center here on a recent afternoon celebrated their bright futures. And for the college students in shorts and flip flops who filled the downtown cafes…
By Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in West Virginia, adding to his claim on the GOP's nomination. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders aimed to add another state to his tally over Hillary Clinton with a win in West Virginia on Tuesday…
By Associated Press
The overall record for both parties was set by Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2008.
By Lisa Desjardins
Now that Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been convicted and sentenced for his role in violating federal mine safety laws, the story is not over. Here is why you should still care.
By Dave Mistich and Ashton Marra, WVPB
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been sentenced to the maximum one year in prison and another year of supervised release for his role in a conspiracy at the company to skirt mine safety standards. Judge Irene Berger also…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, high schoolers from one of our Student Reporting Labs attended a community forum in West Virginia on drug addiction. They share some personal stories from community members on how addiction has affected…
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