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Monday May 18, 2020

PSC tells utilities it will consider pandemic action in future rate cases

PSC Chair Charlotte Lane says some customers can't pay their bills.

DHHR: Kanawha County resident dies from COVID-19

State positive test rate stays under 2 percent.

Mercer man charged with murdering neighbor by gouging out his eyes

Deputies say Richard Ellison was upset over a rooster.

DMV to reopen some regional offices ‘by appointment only’

Driver's license tests will be observed with examiner outside of vehicle.

Total coronavirus tests in West Virginia top 76,000

Positive test rate below 2 percent.

Toyota reopens Putnam County plant with deliberate pace

Pandemic forced 6-week closure of engine, transmission plant.

Saturday May 16, 2020

DHHR releases testing numbers

Two-day total close to 2,400 tested.

JCPenney files for bankruptcy; 8 WV locations await fate

Large retailer has reorganization plan.

Friday May 15, 2020

DHHR: Nearly 1,200 take advantage of first day of open testing events

Agency also reports additional COVID-19 deaths.

Thursday May 14, 2020

DHHR: Total tests approaching 69,000; COVID-19 deaths increase to 62

Positive test rate at 2.08 percent.

State opens up coronavirus testing to residents in 10 counties

Testing sites in Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral and Raleigh counties Friday and Saturday.

DHHR: 60 deaths from COVID-19

Latest death reported in Jackson County.

Wednesday May 13, 2020

Berkeley Schools special education program making changes after state review

State Board of Education approves report after invited review.

DHHR: Latest COVID-19 death from Kanawha County

DHHR secretary says Fayette County report into recent rise in cases will be released Thursday.

Burch: Summers County school system going under ‘special circumstance review’

State school superintendent says review will include finances and grading policies.

State BOE honors Class of 2020 for accomplishing much during pandemic

Resolution approved at Wednesday board meeting.

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