April 1, 2020

Monongalia commissioners declare state of emergency

The declaration came after the Monongalia County Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency and MECCA 911 updated commissioners about the number of cases.

Department of Education releases remote learning guidelines

The department released a revised version of its remote learning framework on Wednesday.

Successful bidder for Williamson hospital has proven track record

Willamson Health & Wellness CEO Dr. Donovan Beckett says they'll need help during transition to maintain some hospital services.

Second coronavirus death recorded

Patient died in Jackson County hospital.

U.S. Justice Department announces ‘landmark settlement’ with Justice companies over unpaid safety penalties

Federal officials say Justice companies agree to pay full amount, more than $5 million in penalties.

School districts seeing issues with online learning system as demand increases

Schoology has seen a 400 percent increase in usage this week.

Former GW quarterback Grant Wells looks to climb depth chart at Marshall

Wells will be a redshirt freshman with the Herd this fall.

Morrisey says order halting elective medical procedures applies to abortion facilities

Interpretation has faced federal court challenges in other states.

Justice announces primary election delay, school closure extension

Justice uses emergency powers because of virus pandemic.

West Virginia unemployment filings blow past 90,000

State revenue figures for last month exceed expectations, but officials see economic storm.

WVU AD Lyons believes ‘come August, we’re going to play football’

West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons is maintaining optimism the football season can be played as scheduled.

Helplines stay open to West Virginians during COVID-19 pandemic

"We're still finding resources for people," said Jeremy Smith, outreach coordinator for First Choice Services.

Preston County implements spending freeze amid pandemic

Commissioners are cutting back amid financial concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

Metronews This Morning 4-1-20

Covid 19 Corona Virus positive cases in West Virginia number 162 and now are confirmed in half the state’s counties. The rate of infection is...

West Virginia’s jobless rate expected to soar

*(Editor’s note: This commentary has been updated with new unemployment figures today.) We will soon see the largest one-month jump in unemployment in West Virginia...

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