Day: May 11, 2020 Archives

MondayMay 11, 2020

Justice continues push for using federal funding for budget shortfall

The federal government gave the state $1.25 billion, which it has yet to use

Justice: Indoor restaurant dining to resume before Memorial Day

Week-4 reopening plan also includes large specialty retail stores.

WVU preparing for online commencement

The festivities will begin on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Kanawha mining company issues WARN notice; dozens to be laid off

The layoffs are set to take place on June 4.

DHHR: Additional deaths linked to COVID-19

Three deaths added in Monday evening report.

Gilmer County grad Riley Fitzwater earning national honors at Concord

Fitzwater has won NCAA statistical titles in each of her three college seasons.

2020 West Virginia American Legion Baseball season canceled

Teams still have the option to compete outside of the American Legion umbrella.

Task force studying African American COVID cases establishes goals

They want to ramp up testing in certain communities.

New coroanvirus cases minimal

Only 4 cases added Monday after 679 additional tests.

One man dead in Parkersburg shooting

Police say one man allegedly shot his brother.

Metronews This Morning 5-11-20

Murder marred Mothers Day in Wood County and the search continues for a Charleston man wanted in a shooting death in Beckley. The National Guard will be set up for Covid 19 testing today at Pilgrim’s Pride in Moorefield and a 25 year old woman in Berkeley County is the state’s most recent death tied

In novel crisis, where’s the line on the governor’s emergency powers?

State lawmakers say when crisis subsides, a conversation about emergency powers will be necessary.

Consumer confidence takes gut punch

Consumer spending is a primary driver of the U.S. economy.  It comprises 70 percent of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. The Commerce Department reported last month that personal consumption spending declined 7.5 percent in March. That was the sharpest monthly decline since 1959 and that is after only half of the month was deeply impacted