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W.Va. Delegate Compares Gay Community to Ku Klux Klan

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia delegate told a reporter on Friday that he thinks “the LGBTQ is a modern day version of the Ku Klux Klan.” The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Del. Eric Porterfield made the comments after calling to discuss a story on controversial earlier comments. The Mercer Republican also told the reporter the gay… Read More

W.Va. Unions OK Possible Work Action Against Education Bill

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FLATWOODS, W.Va. (AP) — Union leaders say West Virginia teachers and other public employees have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a statewide work action if needed against complex education legislation making its way through the Legislature. Leaders of the West Virginia Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers’ West Virginia chapter and the West Virginia School… Read More