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Is West Virginia’s new law mandating drug testing for welfare recipients effective?

New Law Mandating Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients Falls Short By Jaz Brown and Mitchell Blahut In 1989, Kirstin Nething’s grandmother was pregnant with her second child. As a single parent with an infection that kept her bedridden, she lost her job at West Virginia...6:01 pm April 12, 2018
Close to 1,000 children available for adoption in West Virginia

Close to 1,000 children available for adoption in West Virginia

By Kristen Basham and Tiet Tran In early October, 15-year-old, Davion Only approached the pulpit at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church and made a public plea to be adopted.  In the weeks after his public address, hundreds of families reached out hoping to welcome Only...2:33 pm December 3, 2013