MetroNews This Morning 8-12-20

The sexual assault trial of a former Marshall student continues in Huntington this morning. Two have been charged in last falls double murder over a hunting lease in Greenbrier County. Restaurants try to navigate through Covid 19. The State Board of Education meets today with a lot of pandemic issues on the table as schools prepare to restart in West Virginia. Joe Biden selects a familiar name as his running-mate for President. In Sports, the Big 10 and Pac 12 say no football–but it’s still not known for certain what the Big XII will do. Those stories and more in today’s MetroNews This Morning Podcast.

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