West Virginia is a mountainous area first settled by Native Americans. It became the 35th state in 1863 and opposed secession during the Civil War. Discovery of coal deposits promoted industrialization in West Virginia. However, the mining is done under difficult conditions and has produced poverty and illness. West Virginia is currently seeking to build a tourist industry with its culture, mountain crafts, and natural beauty. White-water rafting has become a popular adventure activity.
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West Virginia is the 41st largest USA state, surrounded by Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky. Visit this site to learn more and find printable road, topo, and relief maps of West Virginia.
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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.
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.
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.