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Consultant's report kept secret over 'embarrassing' criticism

The Charleston Gazette reports that "a state agency paid a Virginia-based company an estimated $118,000 to review West Virginia's use of $126.3 million in federal stimulus funds to expand high-speed Internet, but Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's administration won't release the consultant's findings to the public."

The reason, Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette told the Gazette, is that at least one of the documents might be "embarrassing to some people."

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