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CDC Calls for More Syringe Access in WVa County Hit by HIV

A report from the CDC and West Virginia health officials recommends that people who inject drugs in the state's largest county should have expanded access to sterile syringes, testing and treatment in response to one of the nation’s highest spikes of HIV cases.
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10 Things in Politics: Trump faces major test today

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:A special election in Ohio will test Trump's political prowessAmazon's historic defeat of a unionization effort may not be finalStudy estimates world will see a shortfall of 5 million girls over the next 10 yea...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Usa, Texas, Congress, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, China, Russia, Southeast Asia, Nbc News, US


Services Set for West Virginia Soldier From Korean War

Services are set for a West Virginia soldier who went missing during the Korean War.
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Charleston, WVa, OKs Ordinance Banning Conversion Therapy

Officials in West Virginia’s capital city have approved a proposal to ban the discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham may have exposed multiple senators to COVID-19 on Joe Manchin's DC houseboat

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin hosted Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and others on his houseboat this weekend. Tom Williams/Roll Call Sen. Joe Manchin hosted multiple senators, including Lindsey Graham, on his houseboat over the weekend. Graham announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday morning. Manchin and Sens. Jacky Rosen and Mark Kelly were all in contact with Graham on the boat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, ...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Cdc, Senate, US, West Virginia, Trends, Cnn, Democrats, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, Graham, Nevada, Lindsey Graham


Justice: Virus Cases Increasing, but No Mask Mandate Planned

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says there’s no plans for a mask mandate as the state sees an increasing number of coronavirus cases.
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On the Trail of UFOs: Dark Sky Documentary Exclusive Clip

ComingSoon is debuting an exclusive clip from the upcoming documentary On the Trail of UFOs: Dark Sky. The doc will be available to purchase or rent on August 3 on a number of platforms from 1091 Pictures, including iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, and FandangoNOW. RELATED: Echoes of Violence Exclusive Trailer & Key Art Previews Action Thriller Cryptid documentarian Seth Breedlove and paranormal researcher Shannon LeGro continue their search for the truth behind the enigma of unidentified flyin...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Movies, Documentary, West Virginia, Streaming, Exclusive, Amazon Prime Video, Dark Sky, Breedlove, ComingSoon, Movie News, Davis West Virginia, UAP, Seth Breedlove, On the Trail of UFOs: Dark Sky


Injured West Virginia Infant Dies, Father Charged With Abuse

Authorities say an autopsy is planned Monday for a West Virginia infant who died over the weekend after suffering “non-accidental trauma.".
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Monday Is Final Day of WVa Back-To-School Sales Tax Offer

Monday marks the final day of West Virginia’s back-to-school sales tax holiday.
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Marshall University Flight School Ceremony Set for Next Week

Marshall University’s Bill Noe Flight School in West Virginia is opening for the fall semester, which begins in a few weeks.
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Joe Manchin says he 'can't really guarantee anybody' that the Democratic-led reconciliation package will pass the Senate

Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Joe Manchin on Sunday said he couldn't guarantee passage of the Senate reconciliation package. "Would we like to do more? Yes, you can do what you can pay for," the senator said on CNN. AOC said the House could scuttle a bipartisan spending bill absent a reconciliation package with progressive priorities. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday said that he "can't really guarantee anybo...
Tags: Politics, New York, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Budget Deficit, Cnn, Gop, House, Biden, Reconciliation, Democratic, Jake Tapper, Democratic House, Manchin


Republicans want to prevent future Olympians like Laurel Hubbard - so they're banning trans kids from school sports

Hormone restrictions have created barriers to trans and intersex athletes like Olympic weightlifter Laurel Hubbard (left) and gold medalist Caster Semenya (right). Dan Mullan/Getty; Ian MacNicol/Getty All Becky Pepper-Jackson ever wanted to do in middle school was to run alongside her classmates on the girls' cross-country team. Coming from a family of runners, Becky literally grew up with her feet in running shoes. After COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in her home state of West Virgi...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Lgbt, US, Sports, West Virginia, Trends, Transgender, Gop, South Africa, Olympics, Aclu, New Zealand, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro, Intersex


Q&A: Rams’ Reggie Scott is more than a ‘trainer’

Reggie Scott, the Rams’ vice president of sports medicine and performance, has wider responsibilities than he might have in the old days when, as he puts it, teams had “a trainer with a roll of tape and a water bottle.” His name comes up anytime coaches and players talk about injury recovery, COVID-19 issues and much more. Scott, 42, a Dover, Delaware native with degrees from West Virginia and California University of Pennsylvania, is president of the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Soci...
Tags: Sports, NFL, West Virginia, Sport, Soccer, Simone Biles, Hellas, Scott, Naomi Osaka, Los Angeles Rams, Rams, North Star, Newport Beach, Andrew Whitworth, DeSean Jackson, Aaron Donald


Pharmaceutical Plant Idled Despite Effort to Save Jobs

A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed nearly 1,500 people has been idled despite a last-ditch attempt by labor and advocacy groups to keep it open.
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The Delta variant has unemployed Americans begging for more help. DC isn't doing anything.

Unemployed people at a rally last year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images Federal unemployment benefits are set to expire in a little over a month; 26 states ended them early. In July, the Delta variant is increasingly jeopardizing plans of many to return to work - and the office. There's little discussion in Congress about renewing the programs, as 20 million face a shortfall. See more stories on Insider's business page. Natasha Binggeli, 38, has a...
Tags: Congress, Oregon, White House, US, Alabama, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Arkansas, Delta, Ohio, Biden, Wyden, South Carolina, Ron Wyden, University Of Alabama


The Olympics treats trans athletes like cheaters. Now Republicans want to do the same to trans children.

Hormone restrictions have created barriers to trans and intersex athletes like Olympic weightlifter Laurel Hubbard (left) and gold medalist Caster Semenya (right). Dan Mullan/Getty; Ian MacNicol/Getty All Becky Pepper-Jackson ever wanted to do in middle school was to run alongside her classmates on the girls' cross-country team. Coming from a family of runners, Becky literally grew up with her feet in running shoes. After COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in her home state of West Virgi...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Lgbt, US, Sports, West Virginia, Trends, Transgender, Gop, South Africa, Olympics, Aclu, New Zealand, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro, Intersex


West Virginia's governor was so disturbed by information on the Delta variant that he said he wanted to 'pee and throw up'

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice. Chris Jackson/Associated Press WV Gov. Jim Justice said the thought of the Delta variant spreading makes him want to "pee and throw up." West Virginia in recent weeks has been seeing a spike in confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Earlier this week, however, Justice declined to enforce a mask mandate in the state. See more stories on Insider's business page. The rise of the Delta variant in West Virginia and the fear of inadequately containing it makes W...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, Justice, West Virginia, Trends, Delta, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johns Hopkins University, Jim Justice, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova, COVID-19, COVID, Internal CDC


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will Another Another Relief Payment Come This Year?

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INTERVIEW: Joe Manchin says he's 'very much concerned' about inflation and the national debt. He's not committing to Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending plan yet.

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV). Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin says he's concerned about rising inflation and the national debt. "We have to be fiscally responsible," the West Virginia Democrat told Insider. Manchin didn't rule out backing a $3.5 trillion party-line spending plan after another moderate came out against it. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says he hasn't decided whether to back the $3.5 trillion price tag o...
Tags: Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Arizona, Biden, Democratic, Manchin, Chuck Schumer, Joe Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin, Sinema, Sen Kyrsten Sinema, Joseph Zeballos Roig


EXPLAINER: Why WVa Residents Are Worried About Evictions

The end of some tenant protections has raised concerns that thousands of West Virginia residents will be unable to afford their rent and face eviction.
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John R. Miller searches for home, hunkers down, then hits the road

Before his Rumba Cafe show, the Nashville-via-West Virginia songwriter talks about the life-changing music of John Prine and new album 'Depreciated'        [Author: Columbus Alive]
Tags: Religion, West Virginia, Nashville, John Prine, Columbus Alive, Rumba Cafe, John R Miller


West Virginia to Check Immunity of Vaccinated Nursing Home Residents

State officials will begin measuring the level of antibodies in vaccinated nursing home residents to determine if they should get a booster shot.
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Amid covid booster debate, West Virginia to check immunity of vaccinated nursing home residents

West Virginia raced ahead of the country last winter to get people in nursing homes vaccinated against covid-19, but with cases and hospitalizations on the rise again, state officials want to know whether immunity levels are falling for residents who had their shots.
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Board Accepts New Name for West Virginia's Yeager Airport

One of West Virginia’s airports will soon have a new name: West Virginia International Yeager Airport.
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Justice Appoints Diaz to Be Veterans Assistance Secretary

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Edward A.
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The Latest: WVirginia to Study if Some Should Get 3rd Shot

West Virginia will begin offering some fully vaccinated people free tests to measure antibody levels against the coronavirus, a move to study whether some elderly and immunocompromised individuals should receive a third booster shot.
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West Virginia to Study Need for 3rd COVID Vaccine Dose

West Virginia will begin offering some fully vaccinated people free tests to measure antibody levels against the coronavirus.
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WVa Gov Announces 50 New Winners in Vaccination Sweepstakes

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has surprised the most recent winner of the state’s vaccination sweepstakes.
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Manchin backs taking first step on Biden's multi-trillion-dollar agenda as Democratic leaders grow more confident

Senate Democratic leaders are growing increasingly confident that they will lock down support for the crucial first step to advancing President Joe Biden's multi-trillion dollar economic package after West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin signaled on Thursday that he is in favor of pressing forward.
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Manchin backs taking first step on Biden's multi-trillion-dollar agenda

Senate Democratic leaders are growing increasingly confident that they will lock down support for the crucial first step to advancing President Joe Biden's multi-trillion dollar economic package after West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin signaled on Thursday that he is in favor of pressing forward.
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