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West Virginia Peaks Draw Experienced Climbers and Novices

By Michael Virtanen | Jul 6
The pale ridge rises like the ragged fin of a prehistoric fish in a rolling green sea of low forested mountains in eastern West Virginia.

WV Federal Judge Delays Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Sep 18
A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Judge Puts W.Va. Gay Marriage Suit on Hold

Jun 11
A federal judge has put a lawsuit challenging West Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage on hold until a federal appeals court decides a similar Virginia case.

W. Va. Teacher Suspended Over Facebook Post

Mar 19
A Parkersburg South High School teacher has been suspended following a Facebook post he made regarding the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance student club.

WVU Law School to Host Discussion on Gay Rights

Mar 18
West Virginia University’s law school is holding a discussion about West Virginia and marriage equality.

W. Va. Council Backs Same-Sex Civil Marriage

Feb 5
Morgantown’s City Council is asking the Legislature to legalize same-sex civil marriages in West Virginia.

Most of W.Va. Gay Marriage Suit Allowed to Proceed

Jan 30
A federal judge says most of a lawsuit challenging West Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage can proceed.

W. Va Attorney Encouraged By Gay Marriage Rulings

Jan 16
An attorney whose group is challenging West Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages says she’s encouraged by recent federal rulings overturning such prohibitions in Oklahoma and Utah.

W. Va. City Expands Anti-Discrimination Law

Dec 24
Huntington’s City Council has added sexual orientation and veteran status to an ordinance that prohibits discrimination such as denying employment.

WV AG to Intervene in Gay Marriage Case

Nov 22
The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office said in a motion Friday that it wants to defend in federal court the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

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