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BLUEFIELD, W.Va (WVVA) -- The state of West Virginia is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.

Bluefield State College celebrated the state by setting up a display in the Student Center with props, actors, and information all about the history of West Virginia.

Students had a chance to even take part in a modern day vote on whether or not West Virginia should become a state.

The anniversary will also be celebrated Saturday April 13 at the Bluefield Arts Center and Bluefield College. Events start at 10 a.m.

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