Aggregated West Virginia News Articles
- West Virginia Supreme Court rejects pay cycle dispute appeal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from five state employees who claimed the state's switch of their pay cycles to every two weeks was unconstitutional. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 21 Apr 2021 04:31:38 -0400.
- Drug distributors under pressure in opioid epidemic
West Virginia, which leads the nation in rate of overdose deaths, is fighting the epidemic in court by suing six national companies that distribute painkillers. ...
CBS News. Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:57:11 -0400.
- Suspended WV doctor on painkiller prescription practice
More than 14,000 Americans died in 2014 from misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. Jim Axelrod began reporting last year on Dr. Michael Kostenko in West Virginia who said he prescribes oxycodone to almost every one of his patients. ...
CBS News. Fri, 16 Apr 2021 02:24:10 -0400.
- West Virginia jobless rate falls to 5.9%, best in a year
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped below 6% for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit a year ago. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 04:08:36 -0400.
- West Virginia Offers $12,000 To Remote Workers To Move There
Cities and states have increasingly been offering moving incentives to entice new residents in recent years. West Virginia is offering one of the biggest yet.
By Liz Farmer, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 14 Apr 2021 10:33:13 -0400.
- American Water's (AWK) West Virginia Arm to Buy Water Assets
American Water Works' (AWK) arm West Virginia American Water is set to further expand operations in West Virginia through the acquisition of water assets from Town of Cedar Grove.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:40:00 GMT.
- Democrat Joe Manchin declares he will NOT vote to eliminate the filibuster
Manchin, who serves as a senator for West Virginia, made the declaration in an op-ed published in The Washington Post Thursday.
Daily Mail. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 07:43:14 GMT.
- Manchin says 'no' to ending or weakening the filibuster
West Virginia Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin firmly planted his foot down Wednesday, penning an op-ed on his decision not to vote in favor of weakening or removing the filibuster.
Caitlin Mcfall. Fox News. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 01:59:55 GMT.
- West Virginia Walmart employee indicted after stealing $124G in gift cards, feds say
A Walmart worker in West Virginia has been accused of stealing $124,000 in gift cards over a five-month period.
Fox News. Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:24:47 GMT.
- New Hampshire teen credited with saving boy's life in West Virginia after ATV crash on TikTok
A New Hampshire teenager has been credited with saving a life after a virtual call for help from over 800 miles away.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:24:00 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.
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addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
West Virginia library
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