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West Virginia News

Biden is seeking higher tariffs on Chinese steel as he courts union voters

By CHRIS MEGERIAN and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden is calling for a tripling of tariffs on steel from China to protect American producers from a flood of cheap imports, an announcement he planned to roll out Wednesday in an address to steelworkers ...

Federal appeals court overturns West Virginia transgender sports ban

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned a West Virginia transgender sports ban, finding that the law violates Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in schools. The ruling Tuesday from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...

Severe weather takes aim at parts of the Ohio Valley after battering the South

ATLANTA (AP) — Powerful storms rumbled over parts of the U.S. Southeast on Thursday, prompting a few tornado warnings, causing flash flooding, and delaying the start of one of the world's biggest sporting events, in Georgia. The storm system, which has already been blamed for at least one ...

Storms, floods cause 1 death, knock down tombstones at West Virginia cemetery

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Storms and flooding in West Virginia have caused at least one death and washed out about 200 tombstones at a cemetery where graves date back to the early 1800's, officials said. Valerie Ann Swisher, 49, died when the vehicle she was driving got stuck in high water and ...