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Yesterday May 31, 2020

Butler, Grady look to defeat Carmichael in District 4 primary

Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, is facing two Republican challengers in his quest for a third term in office.

West Virginia surpasses 2,000 COVID-19 cases

13 cases were added from Saturday evening to Sunday morning.

Lawyer, judge and justice vie for the four years left on former Justice Loughry’s term

Each candidate would like to bring more healing to the court, although from different perspectives.

Early voting plus crush of absentee ballots make for busy times at West Virginia county clerk offices

We're just more than a week away from the June 9th election which was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mylan Park Aquatic Center set for Monday opening

The opening will be under CDC guidelines.

WVNG, state organizations partner to create innovative PPE stock

Hoyer said it's part of a sixth month build in supply.

Justice says state’s revenues ‘rock solid’ heading into final month of fiscal year despite pandemic

Latest state revenue collection numbers expected to be released Monday.

Saturday May 30, 2020

More than 3,000 tests in 2-day testing events

Third weekend of targeted tests.

West Virginians join Floyd protests

Protests held in at least 4 cities.

Pride of West Virginia gets new director

Cheldon Williams will become associate director of bands effective Aug. 1.

State turns video slot machines back on; barriers in place

Casinos preparing for June 5 reopening.

Efforts underway to reopen Harrison County senior center next month

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department will need to approve a reopening plan first.

DHHR reports 75th COVID-19 death

Elderly Fayette County man died Friday.

Marshall resets academic calendar with second wave of coronavirus in mind

President Jerome Gilbert says online classes, finals will happen off-campus after Thanksgiving.

Police believe man drowned in Tygart Valley River

Search for body scheduled to resume Saturday.

Friday May 29, 2020

76 residents, staff of Wayne County nursing home recover from coronavirus

Nine patients died in connection with the pandemic.

Excessive rain causes more hillsides to slide into state highways

DOH working on two problem areas in Kanawha and Jackson counties.

More than 1,500 tests given on first day of third round of free COVID-19 testing

Additional testing Saturday including 2 events in Randolph County.

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