It must be an election year, because WV has definitely been rediscovered. Two presidential candidates hit the state yesterday alone, with two entirely different vibes. Here's coverage of a forum on poverty in McDowell County, one of the nation's poorest counties, led by Bernie Sanders. And here's coverage of the other one.
Speaking of the other one, this piece from Forbes questions his claim to be able to bring back the coal industry. This one talks about what he didn't say to miners. And this one questions claims about national working class support.