Day: May 13, 2020 Archives

WednesdayMay 13, 2020

Alpha Technologies, WV SBDC Host “Remote Work IT Challenges” Webinar May 20

Alpha Technologies, a Hurricane, WV based information technology (IT) firm, in partnership with the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC), will host a free webinar on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 2-3pm to discuss the primary IT challenges small businesses are facing in moving their employees and operations remote, and highlight solutions to address

Democratic senators — including Manchin — submit brief to US Supreme Court backing ‘Obamacare’

Forty-seven senators waded into the legal challenge surrounding the individual mandate and the statute's constitutionality.

Berkeley Schools special education program making changes after state review

State Board of Education approves report after invited review.

WVSU honors Class of 2020 with virtual commencement

It was the first virtual commencement in the school's 130-year history.

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.

W.Va. dentists offices look into protective gear supply chain and see a cavity

Big boxes of gear for 700 W.Va. dentists offices included five surgical masks and five face shields each.

Guard flyovers salute healthcare workers on frontlines of COVID-19

This is part of the Department of the Air Force’s Operation American Resolve.

Mountaineers fighting ‘Zoom fatigue’ as indefinite delay continues

WVU players remain scattered with no certain date of return to Morgantown.

State BOE honors Class of 2020 for accomplishing much during pandemic

Resolution approved at Wednesday board meeting.

Justice urges West Virginians to hold on until covid treatment emerges

Justice's timeline is more optimistic than U.S. medical experts like Fauci.

Metronews This Morning 5-13-20

Governor Justice says he’s considering a lot of factors as the green light for reopening is given to various businesses, week four of reopening starts a week from tomorrow. About 16,000 unemployment payments have been made to those who are typically aren’t eligible for benefits. The National Guard will pay tribute to healthcare workers with

Running backs coach Chad Scott eager for chance to flip the script from 2019

WVU ranked 128th in the nation in rushing last season.

Trillions and trillions

Contemplating federal spending, debt and deficits these days is like trying to imagine outer space.  Just as we are not equipped to imagine infinity, we also have trouble putting our heads around a trillion dollars. For the record, a trillion is one million times one million, or one-thousand billion.  It takes 12 zeros to write