Aggregated West Virginia News Articles
- Kris Patrick Named President of Ergon Refining, Inc., and Ergon - West Virginia, Inc.
JACKSON, Miss. - Ergon Names Kris Patrick President of Ergon Refining, Inc., and Ergon - West Virginia, Inc.
Business Wire. Thu, 7 Dec 2017 22:30:00 UTC.
- In the U.S. 'overdose capital,' questions linger over Trump's emergency opioid declaration
The residents of a West Virginian town in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains ravaged by the opioid epidemic were underwhelmed by U.S. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 27 Oct 2017 05:00:00 EDT.
- Out of Nowhere: The Three Students Who Uncovered 'Dieselgate'
The diesel emissions scandal has already cost Volkswagen 25 billion euros, and no end is in sight. But how did it start? In a corrugated iron shack in the forests of West Virginia, discovered by a trio of university students.
Spiegel Online. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:26:00 +0200.
- Pikewood National: The Pleasure and Pain Of Playing One Of The Hardest (And Best) U.S. Golf Courses
I came to the mountains of West Virginia prepared to play one of the hardest golf courses in the U.S. What I also found was a layout designed by two inexperienced architects that's also one of the best in the country. Here's why.
By Erik Matuszewski, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:00:00 -0400.
- President Trump addresses Boy Scouts
They got a speech to remember at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:34:02 GMT.
- The heroin-ravaged city fighting back
A city in West Virginia is targeting the drugs companies that it blames for its epidemic.
BBC News. Wed, 03 May 2017 01:16:28 GMT.
- Lawmakers Push to Extend Retired Coal Miners Benefits
Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April. West Virginia Sen. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:09:44 -0400.
- The U.S. States Most Dependent On Coal Power [Infographic]
According to the Brookings Institute, West Virginia generated 96 percent of its electricity from coal in 2014.
By Niall Mccarthy, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:28:00 -0400.
- In EPA rebuke, judge orders quick evaluation on coal jobs
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered federal regulators to quickly evaluate how many power plant and coal mining jobs are lost because of air pollution regulations.
Yahoo. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:05:18 -0500.
- Letter: Driver’s License Suspensions
An assistant city attorney for Charleston, W.Va., writes that suspensions are not exclusive to drug offenses.
New York Times. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 19:50:00 GMT.
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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
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addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
West Virginia library
names, descriptions, and
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More information about West Virginia
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