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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry have rallied in Pittsburgh against Obama administration proposals to tighten federal pollution regulations on coal-burning power plants. West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin took part in the rally and urged the federal government to seek a compromise with the states that will "keep coal miners working."

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked a judge to postpone ruling on a federal lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban. He says the delay is needed so the state can see how the U.S. Supreme Court reviews a ruling in a similar case in Virginia.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Time is running out for residents and businesses affected by a January chemical spill in Charleston to file claims in federal bankruptcy court. Claims must be filed with U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Charleston by Friday in connection with the Jan.. 9 spill by a Freedom Industries plan into the Elk River.

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) - Repairs to an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border continue in the aftermath of last week's truck fire. The Virginia Department of Transportation says repairs of the East River Mountain Tunnel will continue for several weeks in the wake of the fire that sent black smoke throughout the tunnel last Friday.

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