What the Mid-Term Election Might Mean for the W.Va. Legislative Session

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On this West Virginia Morning, the mid-term election is behind us, but the implications of the election will be with us for some time. So news director Jesse Wright asked long-time West Virginia Morning contributor Dr. Robert Rupp, a professor of history and political science at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, to put this election in historical context and talk about what it might mean for the next state legislative session.

Also on today's show, along the Ohio River, many hope the next phase of the natural gas industry - plastics - will rebuild the region’s manufacturing base. The Allegheny Front’s Julie Grant reports.

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