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    Senator Manchin on West Virginia Flooding

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the Senate floor about the damage brought to his state by recent flooding.

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    West Virginia State of the State Address

    Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (D-WV) delivered his annual state of the state address from the State Capitol in Charleston. He focused on gains in job growth and the need for diversification of…

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    Governor Tomblin on Prescription Drug Abuse

    Welcoming remarks were made for President Obama’s appearance at a community forum in Charleston, West Virginia, on prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin…

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    The Wheeling Family

    Sean Duffy talked about his book, The Wheeling Family: A Celebration of Immigrants and Their Neighborhoods, about the influx of immigrants in Wheeling, West Virgina, during the early to mid twentieth…

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    Ohio County Public Library Rare Books Collection

    Sean Duffy visited the Ohio County Public Library’s historic Wheeling Room to see W.C. Brown’s collection of photography from Wheeling, West Virginia, during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. He…

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    The Heroic Age

    Joseph Roxby talked about his book, The Heroic Age: Tales of Wheeling’s Frontier Era, about the details of the founding of Wheeling, West Virginia, and the pivotal people involved. He spoke about what life…

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    Book TV in Wheeling, West Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Wheeling, West Virginia, from December 14-17, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Senator Joe McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech

    Margaret Brennan talked about Senator Joseph McCarthy’s (R-WI) “Enemies from Within” speech and the impact it had on his political career. Senator McCarthy delivered the speech at a Lincoln Day dinner hosted by…

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    Oglebay Mansion Museum

    Holly McCluskey, curator of the Oglebay Mansion Museum, talked about Industrialist Earl W. Oglebay and his lasting impact on the city of Wheeling, West Virginia. The museum is housed in the summer estate of the…

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    Civil War Battle Flags

    Travis Henline, site manager for West Virginia Independence Hall, talked about the significance of the 13 flags in the Civil War Flags exhibit, which are part of a larger collection acquired by the state in…

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    West Virginia Independence Hall

    Travis Henline, site manager for West Virginia Independence Hall, talked about the history of the building which started as the Wheeling Custom House and is known as the “birthplace of West Virginia.” It was here…

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    Historic National Road

    David Javersak talked about the significance of the Historic National Road, why it lead to an industrial boom in Wheeling, West Virginia, and how it contributed to westward expansion during the 19th century. The…

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    American History TV in Wheeling, West Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Wheeling, West Virginia, from December 14-17, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

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    Slavery and the Methodist Church

    Professor Matthew Foulds talked about the division of the Methodist Church in West Virginia leading up to the Civil War. He spoke about the two factions that were divided over the slavery issue,…

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    West Virginia State of the State Address

    Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (D) gave the annual state of the state address to a joint session of the West Virginia Legislature in the House of Delegate in Charleston, West Virginia. Courtesy…

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    West Virginia 3rd Congressional District Debate

    Incumbent Representative Nick Rahall (D) and his challenger, State Senator Evan Jenkins (R), faced off in a debate in West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District race at the Pullman Plaza…

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    West Virginia 3rd Congressional District Campaign Ads

    Campaign ads were shown for West Virginia 3rd Congressional District seat candidates, incumbent Representative Nick Rahall (D) and challenger State Senator Evan Jenkins (R).

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    West Virginia Senate Debate

    Representative Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D)) met in a debate for West Virginia’s U.S. Senate seat. The debate in the Walker Theater…

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    West Virginia Senate Campaign Ads

    Political ads were shown for the West Virginia Senate campaigns of Representative Shelley Moore Capito (R) and West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D).

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    West Virginia Chemical Spill

    Marin Cogan talked about her National Journal article, "Is the Water Safe Yet?". The piece details the January 2014 West Virginia chemical spill that contaminated the water supply for a week and…

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