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FridayAugust 7, 2020

Groups push West Virginia needs with stimulus talks stalled on Capitol Hill

Issues of SNAP benefits, unemployment, Medicaid funding and local government aid should be addressed, argued those with the Food For All Coalition.

Randolph County police search for bank robber

Holdup took place Thursday afternoon in Beverly.

MetroNews This Morning 8-7-20

Two Mingo County residents and one from Pleasants County are the latest Covid 19 victims in the state, but the rate of spread or R-T value of the Corona Virus in West Virginia is now among the nation’s lowest. Education unions are worried about the reopening plan for W.Va. schools and Superintendents are also trying

ThursdayAugust 6, 2020

Pennsylvania man indicted for robbing Wheeling bank

Frank Morrison, of Braddock Hills, Pennsylvania, faces a bank robbery charge for the alleged incident in September 2018.

WVU urges students to be attentive ahead of fall semester

The university held another "Return to Campus Conversation" event on Thursday.

Princeton nursing home struggling as COVID-19 outbreak continues

4 deaths reported among residents and some staff members "extremely ill."

Union leaders — with Justice’s opponent — blast governor over school reopening guidance

Leaders of two unions for West Virginia educators appeared with the Democratic candidate for governor and bashed school reopening plans outlined by Gov. Jim Justice as confusing and inadequate. “If the governor has no clearer direction and guidance on the school reentry process at this point, we do not believe any counties will be safely

Schools superintendents say latest state guidelines will mesh with ongoing reopening plans

Superintendents view color-coded maps of coronavirus conditions as a community tool.

West Virginia now has 8th lowest ‘rate of spread’ number for COVID-19

Rate was one of the highest in the nation a month ago.

Parkways members praise longtime executive director ahead of retirement

Greg Barr began with the Parkways Authority in 1989.

Justice says school preparations are meant to provide in-class or virtual options for families

Justice describes color-coded map of how virus affects school districts; wireless hotspots for students.

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

WednesdayAugust 5, 2020

Justice concerned about reduction in National Guard assistance

An extension regarding National Guard units' responses to the coronavirus pandemic includes a funding cut to deployments except in Texas and Florida

Marshall officials provide more details on fall courses

The institution announced last week freshmen, some graduate and most professional students will take part in some face-to-face courses.

Charleston man identified as victim in Ohio boating accident

The accident occured on Monday according to The Columbus Dispatch.

Number of cases connected to Grant County nursing home double

Infected residents have been separated from those who have tested negative.