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Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Feb. 22, 2024 07:13 AM EST

Charleston Gazette-Mail. February 21, 2024. Editorial: Manchin nixing presidential bid was right call It was probably a tough decision, but Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., made the right call when he announced last week that he won’t seek the presidency on a third-party...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 16, 2024 20:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, a Republican presidential candidate; Gov. Josh Shapiro, D-Pa. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio. ___ ...

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announces he won't run for president in 2024

Feb. 16, 2024 17:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Friday that he is not running for president, saying he didn't want to be a “spoiler.” “I will not be seeking a third-party run," he said in a speech at West Virginia University. "I will not be involved in a...

Cleveland-Cliffs to shutter West Virginia tin plant and lay off 900 after tariff ruling

Feb. 15, 2024 16:19 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cleveland-Cliffs announced Thursday that it is shutting down a northern West Virginia tin production facility indefinitely and plans to lay off 900 workers after the International Trade Commission voted against imposing tariffs on tin imports. The trade...

Attorneys for West Virginia governor's family want to block planned land auction to repay loans

Feb. 08, 2024 17:24 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys for the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are seeking to block a Virginia bank from plans to auction off land at the governor's posh resort to recover more than $300 million on defaulted business loans. A complaint seeking an injunction was...

Bank plans to auction posh property owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to repay loans

Feb. 06, 2024 18:40 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Virginia bank that is seeking to recover more than $300 million in longstanding unpaid business loans to the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is planning to auction off land at a sporting club located at the governor’s posh resort. Carter Bank...

Senate approves Biden pick to lead EPA air office as final rules near on power plants, vehicles

Feb. 01, 2024 13:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency's air pollution office just as the agency is set to finalize rules over climate-changing emissions from power plants and cars and trucks. Joe Goffman is a longtime...

Man fleeing police caused crash that injured Gayle Manchin, authorities say

Jan. 31, 2024 19:22 PM EST

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — A man fleeing police caused the Alabama car crash that injured Gayle Manchin, head of an economic development partnership of the federal government and 13 state governments and the wife of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, along with a colleague of hers, authorities said Wednesday. ...

US Sen. Joe Manchin’s wife Gayle, who leads economic development group, hospitalized after car crash

Jan. 30, 2024 19:23 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gayle Manchin, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's wife, who leads an economic development partnership of the federal government and 13 state governments, and a colleague of hers have both been hospitalized following a car crash in Alabama. Gayle Manchin, 76, and Guy...

Ex-coal CEO Don Blankenship couldn't win a Senate seat with the GOP. He's trying now as a Democrat

Jan. 26, 2024 17:16 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former West Virginia coal executive Don Blankenship, who lost by a wide margin when he ran for a U.S. Senate seat as a Republican in 2018, filed paperwork Friday to run as a Democrat for the seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin. Blankenship’s...