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Candidates in federal, state, local races gather in Beckley

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - Candidates vying for seats from local counties to Capitol Hill have gathered in Beckley this morning to answer questions about the issues most concerning to southern West Virginia voters.

The Meet the Candidates event, held at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, offers the community the opportunity to get to know those candidates who will be appearing on ballots this May.

West Virginia's Primary Election is Tuesday, May 13.

Topics discussed by the candidates ranged from the state's economy, job creation and infrastructure to the drug problem plaguing much of the region.

The event is currently streaming live at www.WVVA.com/LIVE

The event is organized by the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Appalachian Power and Beaver Coal Company.
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