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State lawmakers in West Virginia say their budget choices are only getting tougher. About a third of state residents are on Medicaid. OZinOH/Flickr hide caption

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West Virginia Grapples With High Drug Costs

Climbing drug prices are taking a toll on West Virginia's budget, some state legislators say. Expensive drugs fuel an increase in Medicaid spending, which leaves less money for schools and roads.

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West Virginia Grapples With High Drug Costs

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"I don't care about trying to show off," Devendra Banhart says, "and I don't care about presuming that there's such a thing as knowing a lot about music." Osk Studios/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Devendra Banhart On The Moment He Became A Songwriter

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African-American Museum Cafe Serves Up Black History With Every Forkful

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