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GOP targets mask mandates in schools

Local News

CHARLESTON — Even as the omicron COVID-19 variant sends hospitalizations back towards summer record highs, Republican lawmakers in the West Virginia House of Delegates want to end mask and testing mandates in public schools. The House Education Committee took up House Bill 4071 on Wednesday ...

Child Advocacy Center sees rise in new children served

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ELKINS — The West Virginia Child Advocacy Network has released its statewide data for the 2020 fiscal year, showing an increase in new children served both locally and around the state. To ensure that every child had access to needed resources and support, West Virginia’s 21 Child ...

Lawsuit filed against savings account program

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CHARLESTON — With two months until the application period opens, a lawsuit filed Wednesday could delay the rollout of West Virginia’s foray into the educational savings account arena. The New Jersey-based Education Law Center filed a lawsuit in Kanawha County Circuit Court Wednesday ...

Randolph Commission assists animal groups with funding

Local News

ELKINS — Two area organizations that cater to the needs of animals came to the Randolph County Commission Thursday seeking help. At the conclusion of Thursday’s regular meeting at the James F. Cain Courthouse Annex, the commission held an emergency meeting to discuss an issue with the ...

Mon Health SJMH honored by CORE

Communities

WESTON — The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), the federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) serving West Virginia, is pleased to partner with the West Virginia Hospital Association (WVHA) and Donate Life West Virginia, to honor 34 hospitals ...