Day: May 21, 2020 Archives

ThursdayMay 21, 2020

WVU students dean critical of Greek organizations pushing separation

Three groups have already joined the Fraternity Forward Coalition so far.

Confirmed cases, deaths added to COVID-19 totals

Test results back from Huttonsville, Pilgrim's Pride.

Justice says state ‘pushing back’ on possible ending of Guard federal designation

Current status reimburses the state 100 percent for service.

Catholic parishes set to reopen under diocese guidelines

Parishes had to get plans apporved by the bishop.

Shane Lyons says managing risk is key to return of football

Lyons was an in-studio guest on the '3 Guys Before the Game' podcast.

With Eastern Panhandle case spike, Justice sends National Guard and may consider mask order

Spike puts West Virginia positive cases above 3 percent for the day.

Huntington shooting claims juvenile’s life

Police say deadly shooting was initially reported as accidental.

Swartwood named Martinsburg Police Chief

Current Chief Maury Richards to retire May 31.

Whitewater, zipline outfitters prepare for Memorial Day operations in pandemic

New guidelines were in effect for operations which were permitted to resume on Thursday.

State records 70th COVID-19 death

Latest victim from Kanawha County.

NWS: Soggy close to week will give way to warmer Memorial Day Weekend

Rounds of rain were expected to continue into Friday.

Metronews This Morning 5-21-20

West Virginia takes its biggest step yet toward reopening today. A number of businesses including malls, specialty and large retailers along with restaurants at half their indoor dining capacity area set to restart operations. Also a number of recreational businesses are opening back up ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. There’s no Run for the

WV unemployment rate jumps, but for how long?

West Virginia’s jobless rate spiraled to 15.2 percent in April, more than twice March’s rate of 6.1 percent. As bad as that is, Dr. John Deskins, Director of WVU’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research, believes the true April picture was even worse. “We know it (jobless rate) is higher than that now based on