Aggregated West Virginia News Articles
- Hilbert College finalizes acquisition of Valley College
Hilbert College completed its acquisition of Valley College in West Virginia and Ohio. The biggest benefit to students will be vertical career paths, from diplomas and certifications all the way to a master's degree.
Katie Anderson. American City Business Journals. Wed, 31 May 2023 23:15:00 +0000.
- DOJ sues son of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his coal empire over millions in unpaid fines
Jim Justice, reportedly his state's richest resident, launched his campaign for the Senate seat held by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin.
CNBC. Wed, 31 May 2023 19:08:28 GMT.
- Justice Department SUES son of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice to collect $5 million in fines
DOJ is suing the son of West Virginia's Republican governor and 13 family companies over more than 130 fines totaling $5 million. It cites 13 mining companies associated with the empire.
Daily Mail. Wed, 31 May 2023 18:47:52 GMT.
- DOJ announces civil action against coal mines owned by West Virginia governor
The Justice Department (DOJ) on Wednesday filed a civil complaint against West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R), a 2024 Senate candidate, and 13 coal companies he owns, alleging unpaid fines for earlier mining violations. ...
Zack Budryk. The Hill. Wed, 31 May 2023 15:33:56 +0000.
- Climate activists target Schumer, top Biden energy official over West Virginia pipeline
The approval of West Virginia's Mountain Valley Pipeline included in the debt-limit deal by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is spurring action from climate protesters.
Ramsey Touchberry. Washington Times. Tue, 30 May 2023 22:12:00 -0400.
- Debt limit deal would allow completion of West Virginia gas pipeline
Critics say allowing the Mountain Valley Pipeline to be fast-tracked would be a "colossal error" after a history of construction complaints and the impacts of its potential emissions.
CBS News. Tue, 30 May 2023 15:33:00 -0400.
- Debt limit bill would speed completion of controversial West Virginia gas pipeline
The deal would also streamline the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a landmark environmental regulation, to limit its requirements on some projects.
CNBC. Tue, 30 May 2023 18:38:21 GMT.
- Storm hits Carnival cruise ship off Charleston, water surges into rooms
Passengers on the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship described 40-foot waves and broken glass during an hours-long storm off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina.
CBS News. Mon, 29 May 2023 16:16:00 -0400.
- Form Energy celebrates groundbreaking of big battery plant in West Virginia
Form Energy, the Somerville-based firm that is building a utility-scale battery factory in West Virginia, marked the next big milestone in its development with a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of a steel plant.
Paul J. Gough. American City Business Journals. Fri, 26 May 2023 18:10:09 +0000.
- Man to pay $1,000 fine for casting two ballots in 2020 election
A West Virginia man will pay $1,000 and serve a year on probation for illegal voting during the 2020 election, Secretary of State Mac Warner announced Thursday.
Washington Times. Thu, 25 May 2023 18:09:37 -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.
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addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
West Virginia library
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More information about West Virginia
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