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Statement from Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on the passing of Gov. Arch Moore

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (January 7, 2015) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued a statement following the passing of former Governor Arch A. Moore Jr.

"Governor Moore was a towering figure in West Virginia who during his three terms worked with both Democrats and Republicans to accomplish many things to help move our state forward," Gov. Tomblin said. "I enjoyed working with him during my legislative career and appreciated his ability to negotiate and find common ground. Joanne and I extend our sympathies to Senator Shelley Moore Capito and the entire Moore family."

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