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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, United States Attorney Mike Stuart for the Southern District of West Virginia and United States Attorney Bill Powell for the Northern District of West Virginia announced last week the formation of the West Virginia Coronavirus Fra…

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, in consultation with the state’s Board of Pharmacy, urges individuals to not hoard prescription drugs that may prove helpful in the fight against coronavirus.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

HUNTINGTON — With a lot of people working from home and amid social distancing mandates, several child care centers in the area have closed their doors. But instead of sitting empty, many of these facilities are instead opening up to provide care for children of essential workers.

CHARLESTON — Nearly two dozen coal companies controlled by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his children have agreed to pay roughly $5 million to settle a federal lawsuit alleging they failed to pay mine safety fines.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to be wary of impostors who may threaten to shut off services, such as public utilities, that have suspended terminations for non-payment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MADISON — The City of Madison has found its next councilman to replace Buddy Hudson, who has stepped in to serve as interim mayor after the passing of Mayor Sonny Howell in February.

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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.