Aggregated West Virginia News Articles
- Stacey Abram's sister is marrying a wrongly convicted man
Jimmie Gardner was released from a West Virginia prison in 2016, 26 years after being wrongly convicted of sexual assault, robbery and unlawful entr in the 1980s.
Daily Mail. Thu, 24 May 2018 18:48:03 +0100.
- Shots for food workers urged in 2 West Virginia counties
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Health officials are urging hepatitis A vaccinations for restaurant and food service employees in two West Virginia counties. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 23 May 2018 12:52:27 -0400.
- Blankenship will pursue West Virginia Senate seat in third-party bid
Blankeship lost the Republican primary in early May, and West Virginia has a "sore loser" clause that could affect his bid to run on the Constitution Party ticket
CBS News. Mon, 21 May 2018 16:50:55 +0000.
- The Latest: Official said Blankenship can't run for Senate
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Latest on convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship's announcement that he'll run for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate (all times local): 10:30 a.m. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 21 May 2018 10:34:33 -0400.
- Politico: Blankenship's 'Sour Grapes' a Threat to GOP
Failed West Virginia GOP primary candidate Don Blankenship is scorching the earth, Politico reports, a potential concern for a Republican party clinging to control of Congress and hoping to unseat Sen. ...
Newsmax. Sun, 20 May 2018 14:00:54 EDT.
- Trump Takes Aim at Joe Manchin
President Donald Trump has targeted West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat seeking reelection in the fall, as a priority for Republicans to maintain their Senate majority, The Hill reports.
Newsmax. Thu, 17 May 2018 16:18:59 EDT.
- Teachers who led strikes now turning focus to elections
Teachers in North Carolina, Arizona, Oklahoma and West Virginia are bringing their fresh political willpower to the midterm elections after going on strike.
News 9. Thu, 17 May 2018 09:22:00 EDT.
- Civic NationVoice: How College Decision Day Launched At This West Virginia School
College Decision Day became a part of the activities that we do as a GEAR UP school. After the pilot year at our school, West Virginia GEAR UP made College Decision Day a requirement for all schools receiving the GEAR UP grant. ...
By Karl Vicars, Civic Nation. Forbes. Wed, 16 May 2018 10:00:00 -0400.
- Egg recall: U.S. salmonella outbreak grows
People have gotten sick in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.
Ed Payne. WBTV - Charlotte, North Carolina. Fri, 11 May 2018 15:11:00 EDT.
- 'Kids Kick Opioids' winner to be announced in West Virginia, amid contested primary
'Kids Kick Opioids' art contest winner to be announced in West Virginia, amid contested primary in a state on the frontlines of the crisis.
ABC News. Wed, 09 May 2018 13:38:30 -0400.
West Virginia Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of West Virginia as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||1,831,102||-0.54|
|July 1, 2015||1,841,053||-0.40|
|July 1, 2014||1,848,514||-0.25|
|July 1, 2013||1,853,231||-0.18|
|July 1, 2012||1,856,560||0.09|
|July 1, 2011||1,854,972||0.04|
|July 1, 2010||1,854,230|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of West Virginia was 1,852,994.
In 2008, the estimated population of West Virginia was 1,814,468, whereas
in 2006, the population of West Virginia was about 1,806,760.
For detailed, up-to-date information about West Virginia's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about West Virginia
web page. For maps of West Virginia,
visit this West Virginia Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
West Virginia library
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about West Virginia
can be found here.
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