Because of the high number of hunters in the woods, the bulk of the deer which will be killed during the two week season are taken in the first three days. A lot of people will hunt Monday and Tuesday and maybe a half-day Wednesday. He added the chances for success and the forecast for the harvest are about the same as last year when hunters killed around 44, bucks during the two week buck firearms season. The weather has largely no impact on the deer, but it can drive a lot of hunters out of the woods earlier which reduces the chances of success. Truthfully, with proper permits, in many counties hunters can kill a buck or a doe for the entire two week season. In fact, in 11 West Virginia counties hunters have to kill a doe before they can take a second buck.
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Jim Justice on Tuesday afternoon signed a bill delivering a 5 percent pay raise to public school teachers — and extending to all state employees — ending a contentious strike that shuttered schools in West Virginia for nine days. The deal, passed unanimously by both houses of the state Legislature earlier in the day, will send 20, teachers across the state away from the picket lines and back into classrooms. It's the first salary increase in four years for state educators, The Associated Press reported. Hours later, teacher unions across the state agreed over a conference call to officially end the strike.
Celebrated annually on June 20, the day celebrates the state's admission to the Union as a result of the secession of several northwestern counties of Virginia during the American Civil War. During the Civil War, the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond chose to join the Confederate States of America , much to the chagrin of most of the inhabitants in the trans- Allegheny region of the state who had long expressed their resentment toward the political elites in Richmond. Loyal unionists gradually pushed for the creation of a new state. After two years of legal maneuvering, West Virginia was formally admitted to the United States of America on June 20, June 20 had been informally celebrated across West Virginia over the next six decades until the West Virginia Legislature gave the holiday formal recognition in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Main article: History of West Virginia.