Aggregated West Virginia News Articles
- Federal grant helps upgrade West Virginia voting systems
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Many voters casting ballots in West Virginia in 2020 will do so on new voting machines. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:16:31 -0500.
- WVU Medicine CEO on Uniontown Hospital: 'Our goal is to significantly grow the capability of that campus'
It will be the first hospital outside West Virginia that will be fully owned by WVU Health System.
Paul J. Gough. American City Business Journals. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:27:17 +0000.
- Charleston firefighters to get $1.7M for holiday pay error
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Union firefighters in Charleston will receive $1.7 million in back pay for being incorrectly compensated for holiday work since 2012, officials announced Monday. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 04:53:41 -0500.
- The economy's growing, but these 10 states may stumble in 2020
Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey are among the states that could face economic slowdowns in 2020.
CBS News. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 16:28:25 -0500.
- New corrections officers fired over apparent Nazi salute
"This kind of behavior will not be tolerated on my watch," said West Virginia Governor Jim Justice.
CBS News. Tue, 31 Dec 2019 22:42:37 -0500.
- West Virginia prison cadets fired over Nazi salute
All the West Virginia cadets pictured making the gesture at a training session have been fired.
BBC News. Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:17:13 GMT.
- Bishop spent $4.6m renovating mansion church sold for $1.2m
Bishop Michael J Bransfield forfeited the home when he resigned as head of the Catholic Church in West Virginia last year amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct.
Daily Mail. Tue, 31 Dec 2019 07:33:29 GMT.
- West Virginia Governor Approves Firing All Cadets Who Posed In Nazi-Like Salute Photo
"As I said from the beginning, I condemn the photo of Basic Training Class 18 in the strongest possible terms," Gov. Jim Justice said, "This act needed to result in real consequences."
Vanessa Romo. NPR. Mon, 30 Dec 2019 21:08:52 -0500.
- West Virginia Veterinarian Selected for 2019 Grand Prize Good Works Award
Mason is honored for her commitment to at-risk horses in West Virginia by way of strengthened animal cruelty laws and increased enforcement in the state. ...
Press Release. The Horse. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 17:30:19 +0000.
- West Virginia prison staff suspended over Nazi salute
The image shows employees in West Virginia making the gesture during a training session.
BBC News. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:33:54 GMT.
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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