From the Well

    At the center of the West Virginia state capitol is an area known as "The Well." It is the informal gathering place for lobbyists, reporters, constituents and lawmakers. Centrally located between the chambers of the House of Delegates and Senate, The Well is often where information is shared, alliances are formed and deals are made.

    West Virginia Supreme Court hears arguments in horizontal drilling taxation case involving Antero

    WV Supreme Court

    WV News -- By Matt Harvey -- October 6, 2020

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia’s Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday on whether oil and gas companies owe tax on items like sleeping quarters, rented portable toilets and industrial-size trash containers at horizontal drilling sites.

    Hanshaw wants Cabell Republican candidate for House appointed to open delegate seat

    WV MetroNews -- ByJeff Jenkins -- 

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw is urging Gov. Jim Justice to fill a new vacancy in the House of a Delegates with a Republican already on the ballot for the November General Election.

    5 Things to Know About a Covid Vaccine: It Won’t Be a ‘Magic Wand’

    A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine lab technician processes blood samples in the specimen processing lab from study participants who volunteered to take part in testing the NIH-funded Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in Miami, Florida. AP PHOTO

    Kaiser Health News -- By Julie Appleby -- October 5, 2020

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    Few in Number, Black Residents in Appalachia Push for Justice

    A candlelight vigil in Hazard, Kentucky, honored Breonna Taylor's memory after a grand jury decision failed to hold police officers accountable for her killing. Months after a wave of anti-police brutality and Black Lives Matter demonstrations stretched into rural, largely White areas, the organizing persists in pockets of Central Appalachia.