Day: February 21, 2020 Archives

FridayFebruary 21, 2020

Trump ups flood recovery funds

Public assistance reimbursement moves to 90 percent.

RCB wins 18th in a row, defeating Bridgeport 53-45

RCB's lone senior Khori Miles led the Flying Eagles with 18 points.

Adler leads GW boys to ninth championship in 12 years

Patriots capitalize on disqualification of Bridgeport relay team.

Union, AHF struggling to reach contract agreement

Teamsters Local Union No. 175 oppose the company's decision to increase health care costs by up to 92%.

Manchin explains impeachment votes, looks ahead at Charleston town hall

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., held a town hall Friday at the University of Charleston.

Freshman McGlothen helps GW girls swim team garner seventh state title

Patriots finish with 206 points to easily take first.

Burch named new state school chief

State BOE makes move after former Superintendent Steve Paine moves up planned retirement by 4 months.

Proposed referendum is defeated as Tourism Development Districts move toward passage

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A delegate who represents an area where a “Tourism Development District” could be established proposed a local referendum for such decisions. But the amendment proposed by Delegate John Doyle, D-Jefferson, was defeated 12-80. “If we are going to usurp the authority of the town government, better we give it to the citizens

After long debate, House overwhelmingly approves investment fund

Bill has been a priority of House Speaker Hanshaw.

WVU Medicine ready to ‘fill-in the gaps’ with pending changes at Fairmont hospital

CEO Albert Wright says some decisions about emergency room care will have to be made.

Big 12 Power Index: Moment of truth arrives with Kansas-Baylor

Saturday will reveal whether Kansas or Baylor is the team to beat in the Big 12.

First published audit of Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston shows loss in cash flow

The diocese has been selling investments to make up for deficits.

Delegates swing for fences with resolution to keep minor league baseball

Resolution says proposal to cut teams is ill-conceived.

Superintendent Paine’s retirement is effective immediately

Agenda for emergency meeting says a superintendent will be appointed.

Who can challenge St. Joe’s in Class A? Take a look at top contenders

Huntington St. Joseph's will have several challengers en route to a title defense.

MetroNews This Morning 2-21-20

Governor Jim Justice says he believes there are alternatives to shutting down Fairmont Regional Medical Center, CAMC partners with a couple of southern W.Va. hospitals, the Kanawha County Commission is pushing back on tax reform legislation at the state house, and indictments in some high profile murder cases in the eastern panhandle. In Sports, the

California hospital company leaves WV holding the bag

In a healthcare industry newsletter profile of Alecto Healthcare Services, company CEO Lex Reddy said their mission was to save hospitals that provide essential services in rural areas. “We often seek out communities that are underserved,” he told Inside Healthcare, with the goal of providing services considered essential. That was the mission statement when the