West Virginia

Delegate Eric Porterfield has continued to stand by his comments, most recently saying he'd "see if [his kids] can swim" if they came out as gay.
Union leaders say a state Senate plan to create charter schools is retaliation for last year's groundbreaking walkout.
One program, in West Virginia, is rationing food and preparing for layoffs.
Michael Critchfield, a sophomore at Liberty High School in Clarksburg, was allegedly told to pee in a urinal to prove he's a boy.
One local black leader called former state delegate Jill Upson’s appointment “absolutely absurd.”
At least one of the raccoons likely had distemper, a serious viral illness.
The West Virginia state senator and Army veteran vowed to support working-class citizens and eliminate political elitism.
Amendment 1 would add a line delineating that “nothing in this constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of abortion."
The Republican defeated Richard Ojeda, a populist Democrat fighting against the unchecked, growing power of fracked gas in coal country.
The Democratic senator triumphed in the deep red state despite the attorney general support from Donald Trump and big ties to the pharmaceutical industry.
“My job as a teacher is to be a first responder to poverty,” says Greg Cruey, a middle school teacher at Southside K-8 school. “If my students learn other stuff too, that’s great.”
The Democratic senator is fighting to hold onto his seat in West Virginia in next week’s midterm elections.
At least 30 such billboards have appeared in West Virginia, New York, Missouri and elsewhere, prompting concerns among medical experts.
Some of the multimillionaire former secretary of state's expensive flights were clearly described as "personal travel" in newly released documents.
Police detained nine women who refused to leave Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin's campaign headquarters in Charleston.
Emergency workers delivered 23 truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, which has been mostly cut off from the rest of North Carolina.
His opponent backs a lawsuit that could invalidate the law's insurance protections for those with preexisting conditions.