There is dispute over the response to an outbreak of Covid 19 at a Mercer County nursing home. Officials at the home say they sought help from the state for testing and were denied, state officials say they were informed the local health officials had it covered, three have died in the outbreak. Governor Justice will speak more about the pandemic in a briefing this morning. Meanwhile, the dispute continues over how the Governor is choosing to spend pandemic money from the CARES Act, Senator Capito is backing his handling of the matter. The conviction of Lena Lunsford in the murder of her baby is upheld and a longtime and well known voice over the air in southern West Virginia is silenced forever. In Sports, Pat Carter is back on the leader board at the WV Amateur and college football’s odd season slowly takes shape. Those stories and more in today’s MetroNews This Morning podcast.
VP Pence set for covid response discussion and fundraiser events at The Greenbrier
Pence will return to Washington after events in West Virginia.
August 15, 2020 - 10:56 am