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WednesdayJuly 29, 2020

Gilbert: Marshall will have fewer in-person classes in fall semester

Marshall president updates campus community in connection with pandemic impact.

Manchin says Justice is using federal relief as a slush fund; Justice calls Manchin a liar

Exchanges today were the latest in ongoing war of words between governor and senator.

Democratic AGs, US House of Representatives file responses in ‘Obamacare’ challenge

Twenty-one Democratic attorneys general and the U.S. House of Representatives argued Congress' decision to reduce the individual mandate did not eliminate the provision's legal standing.

Government says it was not at fault for slayings by nursing assistant at W.Va. VA hospital

Lawyers for government lay out their initial defense of VA in briefs filed this week.

Justice worries about virus spread through neighboring Ohio, Kentucky

Fauci, Birx have warned recently of possible outbreaks in yet another region of the country.

Manchin says jobless supplement will be negotiated

Says Mitch McConnell's $200 isn't fair, but $600 a week is probably too high. Sees the new figure somewhere in the middle.

Water service restored in Gary

Governor Justice sends a team to McDowell County to help find a more permanent solution to the town's water issues.

Martinsburg elects first female mayor

Harriet Johnson currently serves as a Martinsburg City Council member.

Charleston police looking for accused murderer

Woman allegedly part of June 2019 death.

Family filing lawsuit over grave site that was already occupied

Burial plots were first purchased in 1977.

After a year, four Harpers Ferry votes to be counted tonight with implication for big project

Any new members of Town Council would be sworn in right after counting and certification.

Some W.Va. schools are aiming for ‘hybrid’ starts as students return this fall

Raleigh, Mercer boards vote for flexible plans to deal with coronavirus.

MetroNews This Morning 7-29-20

This is quickly becoming West Virginia’s deadliest week since the pandemic began. Student leaders at WVU are okay with a staggered return by students to campus. Three more counties have settled on re-entry options for the fall semester of school. Martinsburg has the first female mayor in its long history. Senator Manchin goes to bat

TuesdayJuly 28, 2020

Deadly week associated with COVID-19 continues in Mountain State

State has recorded the deaths of 8 women in recent days.

WVU student leaders applaud cautious reopening, but raise questions about issues like tuition

Student government leaders encourage others to reach out with questions or concerns.

State school superintendent clarifies different plans for school re-entry

Burch explains differences in "live-learning" "virtual learning" and "remote learning"