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West Virginia's legislature has passed a bill that would allow concealed carry of firearms on public college campuses, including West Virginia University (pictured here). Ray Thompson/AP hide caption

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West Virginia Public Broadcasting dismissed part-time reporter Amelia Ferrell Knisely after she covered allegations of the mistreatment of people with disabilities in the state's care. Knisely (left) is shown reporting in this 2021 photograph. F. Brian Ferguson/Report for America hide caption

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Reporter's dismissal exposes political pressures on West Virginia Public Broadcasting

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West Virginia teachers, students and supporters hold their signs aloft during a demonstration earlier this month in Morgantown, W.Va. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump talks with West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice before Justice spoke during a rally Thursday in Huntington, W.Va. Justice said at the rally that he intends to switch parties and rejoin the Republicans. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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