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HUNTINGTON — As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to grow in the region and the world, Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday extended the closure of schools in West Virginia until April 20.

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HUNTINGTON — As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to grow in the region and the world, Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday extended the closure of schools in West Virginia until April 20.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia health officials have been warning the federal government that if video telehealth requirements for Medicare patients aren’t waived, elderly rural patients will be at a much higher risk of exposing themselves to COVID-19.

HUNTINGTON — In the midst of toilet paper scarcity caused by the novel coronavirus, West Virginia American Water is reminding people to hold off on flushing wipes, paper towels or any other substitute into the sewer systems or septic tanks.

The Senate Wednesday unanimously passed Protecting Jessica Grubb’s Legacy Act (Legacy Act), legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., as part of the third COVID-19 emergency funding package. The Legacy Act will change existing privacy regulations, known as 42 CFR Part 2, surrounding medical records for those suffering with substance use disorder.

HUNTINGTON — Unemployment claims have skyrocketed across the nation, including Appalachia, as the reaction to the coronavirus has shut down or curtailed many businesses.

HUNTINGTON — With each of the three Tri-State governors issuing stay-at-home orders over the past week, rumors have swirled on social media about Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia shutting down bridges in and out of the states in an effort to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus a…

HUNTINGTON — As families and significant others are pushed closer together because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, advocates fighting against domestic violence remain on the front line, ready to address a possible uptick in abuse.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia attorney general is sending warning letters to landlords threatening to evict tenants left scrambling to pay bills during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

HUNTINGTON — As families and significant others are pushed closer together because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, advocates fighting against domestic violence remain on the front line, ready to address a possible uptick in abuse.

HUNTINGTON — Unemployment claims have skyrocketed across the nation, including Appalachia, as the reaction to the coronavirus has shut down or curtailed many businesses.

HUNTINGTON — With each of the three Tri-State governors issuing stay-at-home orders over the past week, rumors have swirled on social media about Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia shutting down bridges in and out of the states in an effort to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus a…

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia attorney general is sending warning letters to landlords threatening to evict tenants left scrambling to pay bills during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

BOONE COUNTY — Boone County Ambulance Authority Director Bryan Justice said he believes that the swift action, preparation and communication between agencies within the county put citizens in good hands as precautions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic shift into high gear across the county.

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MADISON — District 23 incumbent Del. Rodney Miller (D) said he believes his record shows a true trajectory of consistent leadership, and he hopes his voters agree when the district hits the polls in May for the primary election.

MADISON — The Boone County Commission released a statement last Tuesday that communicated that the Boone County Courthouse would be closed to the public in observance of state of West Virginia precautions related to COVID-19.

WHITESVILLE — A Seng Creek man was charged after a sheriff’s deputy followed up on his statements related to coins and jewelry he was carrying in a backpack.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In order to further limit potential exposure of the COVID-19 virus to litigants, jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the general public, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued an Administrative Order declaring a Judicial Emergency from March 23 through April 1…

DANVILLE — A Danville man was charged with malicious assault after Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies say they had to wrestle him to the floor to get him in handcuffs after an incident on March 16.

HUNTINGTON — With each of the three Tri-State governors issuing stay-at-home orders over the past week, rumors have swirled on social media about Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia shutting down bridges in and out of the states in an effort to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus a…

HUNTINGTON — As families and significant others are pushed closer together because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, advocates fighting against domestic violence remain on the front line, ready to address a possible uptick in abuse.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia attorney general is sending warning letters to landlords threatening to evict tenants left scrambling to pay bills during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

HUNTINGTON — Unemployment claims have skyrocketed across the nation, including Appalachia, as the reaction to the coronavirus has shut down or curtailed many businesses.