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Monday April 20, 2020

Wheeling mayor encouraged by DOT’s rehab plans for Suspension Bridge

Wheeling mayor calls the plan 'good news' for future of bridge.

Sunday April 19, 2020

Byers looking forward to new role leading WVSU after four decades of service

Byers will serve as interim president beginning next month.

Friday April 17, 2020

Sixteen positive coronavirus cases at Kanawha nursing home called ‘alarming trend’

Young and Goodwin were cautious of reopening the economy at this time.

Thursday April 16, 2020

Coronavirus hampering West Virginia efforts in 2020 census response

West Virginia has the second lowest response rate in the country.

Wednesday April 15, 2020

More than $9.3 million headed to West Virginia airports in stimulus package

Yeager Airport is receiving more than half of that amount.

Monday April 13, 2020

Ohio County health officials confirm COVID-19 death, discuss other cases

Marks 9th in state related to pandemic.

Sunday April 12, 2020

Senior Day: Students missing precious final moments

Students express hope of getting back to the physical classrooms for proper goodbyes.

Saturday April 11, 2020

Drivers start your virtual engines: Braden remains competing with iRacing

The WVU graduate is racing in simulators.

Thursday April 9, 2020

Marshall refunding students unused fees, reviewing summer course schedule

Gilbert anticipated all summer courses moving to remote learning.

Wednesday April 8, 2020

State officials strongly against election betting; lottery admits mistake

FanDuel Sportsbook launched a 2020 Presidential Election market Tuesday evening.

Tuesday April 7, 2020

Employee at Sheetz in Ohio County tests positive for COVID-19

The Highlands location is closed indefinitely.

Manchin fields coronavirus questions during AARP Town Hall

AARP West Virginia encourages members to reach out with questions.

Wheeling mayor says OVMC plan isn’t necessary; city moves closer to acquiring properties

City council approved a resolution for PPD of municipal election at the meeting.

Friday April 3, 2020

State officials debunk several rumors in the state surrounding pandemic

The governor expressed displeasure with several things he has heard.

Young: Infant and pregnant woman among COVID-19 cases in Kanawha County

Young calls county in "mile three or four of a full marathon."

Thursday April 2, 2020

30 Kanawha judicial employees test negative for COVID-19

Kanawha County leads the state in confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

Soccer tournament cancellations significant loss for Barboursville, Kanawha Valley

Barboursville Mayor Chris Tatum expressed understanding of the move.

Wednesday April 1, 2020

School districts seeing issues with online learning system as demand increases

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

Tuesday March 31, 2020

Wheeling officials await US Army Corps decision on use of OVMC in backup plan

The mayor is worried for capacities at local hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday March 30, 2020

Residents in Ohio County cleaning up the mud following flash flooding

The West Virginia National Guard has two officers there helping with cleanup.

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