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West Virginia cities ranked by success indicators

By Stephen Silver | Aug 17, 2016

CHARLESTON – What are the most successful cities in West Virginia? A career expertise website known as has published a ranking of the 10 most successful cities in the state. 

State finally balances budget despite sharp decline in severance tax revenues

By Stephen Silver | Jul 15, 2016

CHARLESTON – The fiscal year in West Virginia ended June 30, and the state’s budget was finally balanced, thanks to a special legislative session and a combination of cuts, a tobacco tax increase and borrowing from the state’s Rainy Day Fund, to the tune of more than $400 million. 

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