AP-WV--West Virginia News Digest 1:30 pm, WV
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Opposed by teachers unions following a strike earlier this year, West Virginia’s Senate majority leader was ousted in the general election, while Republicans maintained control of both legislative chambers.
ELECTION 2018-VOTECAST-WEST VIRGINIA
UNDATED — Democrat Joe Manchin’s re-election to the U.S. Senate was aided by overwhelming support from West Virginia voters who ranked health care, gun policy or the environment among top issues, according to a nationwide survey of the American electorate.
—ELECTION 2018-WEST VIRGINIA-NEWS GUIDE.
—HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, from Fairmont: Voters in a West Virginia community have given final approval to a Human Rights Commission ordinance.
—PENIS AMPUTATED-PRISONS, from Burgaw, N.C.: A North Carolina man says he lost his penis to cancer that went undiagnosed while he spent months in local jails and federal prison.
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