MetroNews This Morning 8-6-20

School operations will be dictated by a color-coding system unveiled Wednesday by Governor Justice and in the process of being refined to reflect daily Covid 19 trends in local areas. Covid 19 hospitalizations remain steady and the R-T value for West Virginia remains below zero, but there are growing case numbers in several W.Va. elder care facilities. Another attempt to remove Stonewall Jackson from the Harrison County Courthouse Square fails and Martinsburg’s first female mayor is on the job. In Sports, a rough night for the Pirates courtesy of a former pitcher for A-B. Those stories and more in today’s MetroNews This Morning podcast.

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