Caused by a failing 90-year-old drain beneath the road, the sinkhole is spurring construction of a temporary bridge — and an impending $5 million permanent fix.
"I’ve signed. It’s done," Republican Gov. Jim Justice said Friday.
The legislation would only allow abortion in medical emergencies and in cases of rape and incest that have been reported to police.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) is expected to sign the ban into law soon. Indiana's ban is expected to quickly pass through the GOP-controlled legislature.
Judges have blocked abortion bans set to take effect this week in Wyoming and North Dakota amid lawsuits arguing that the bans violate their state constitutions.
Ninety speakers had 45 seconds each to weigh in on the restrictive bill, which would make no exceptions for rape or incest.
The Supreme Court struck down a case about an environmental regulation that never even took effect. The decision says a lot about the GOP-controlled judiciary and how the government will handle climate change.
The state's only abortion clinic had suspended abortion services the day the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
The Cabell-Huntington lawsuit was the first time allegations involving opioid distribution ended up at federal trial.
Nationwide, workers at clinics that shuttered abortion services are feeling fear and stress following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.