From today's Wall Street Journal:
“This is a recipe for really bad things to happen.” In West Virginia, hospitals brace for an influx of older and sicker Covid patients, straining already limited rural resources. https://t.co/4Y0vFdlK7P— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) April 1, 2020
The article’s full title:
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Posted in: west virginia coronavirus
Where's the local coverage?
The missing signatures for the Belmont County’s cracker plant may remain missing
From yesterday’s upbeat Wheeling Intelligencer editorial, “Cracker Plant News Gratifying”:
. . . it was revealed that three local government entities will be receiving enormous amounts of revenue from PTT Global Chemical America and Daelim . . .
In today's Wheeling News Register, Ogden rebrands their advertising rate cut as a “grant” then looks for praise for what is simply a business necessity (with 3/30 update)
In tough economic times, businesses frequently cut prices in order to survive – so why is Ogden’s actions front-page news?
Not just in the Ohio Valley, but just about everywhere -- the pandemic has closed most local businesses. As a result, local newspapers, which depend primarily on local businesses for most of their revenue, are hurting badly. (For examples, see NPR’s recent coverage.) Our local Ogden papers are no exception. For instance, last Monday’s . . .
More quid pro quo from Trump
Here’s West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore Capito following the Senate impeachment trial on the quid pro quo charges against Trump:
"I think he's learned that he has to be maybe a little more judicious and careful, the way he's phrasing certain things," said Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia as she . . .
Some art, some humor, some whatever from around the web
The voice, the style, the rhetoric -- J-L Cauvin has captured Trump:
God only brought one guy back from the dead . . .
Rationalizing the unthinkable to save Trump’s properties, economy, and election chances
The quote is from "Dr. Strangelove,"Stanley Kubrick's 1964 dark comedy about nuclear war. In the movie, a crazy general has given the "go" codes to a squadron of nuclear-armed B-52s to attack the Soviet Union. In the clip below, the president and his advisers are trying to prevent the planes from reaching their targets . . .
Monday’s front-page news at the Wheeling Intelligencer
Yes, long-time readers of this blog and the Wheeling Intelligencer knew without looking. Of course, it was d.
Answer a can be found on page 2.
Answer b can be found on page 3.
Answer c can be found on page 6.
What other important stories can be found on this morning's front . . .
Posted in: newspapers on the cheap