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On This West Virginia Morning, Teachers Head Back to Work

West Virginia Morning
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After nine long days of a teacher and service personnel work stoppage, it looks as if it’s come to an end. Lawmakers agreed Tuesday to a five percent pay raise for teachers as well as a five percent pay increase for all public workers. Following the signing, union leaders say they are readying teachers and other school workers to get back on the job. 

And we’ll hear the next part of our occasional series called “HIV in the Age of Opioids”. We learn why funding for HIV prevention has been cut significantly for rural areas, like West Virginia, over the past ten years, and why that could soon be changing.