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Kessler, Thompson, Keep Posts in W.Va. Legislature

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The West Virginia Legislature is sticking with its top leaders in the House and Senate for the next two years.

Senators re-elected President Jeff Kessler of Marshall County, while House Speaker Rick Thompson of Wayne County was voted to a fourth term at that post.

Voters gave Republicans 11 more seats in the House. That increased their ranks to 46 of 100 delegates.

The GOP picked up three Senate seats. Democrats still hold 25 of 34 spots in the Senate.