Earlier today, from the Associated Press: “Christian revival at school prompts student walkout in W.Va.” (with 2/10 Intelligencer update)
This was a public school and for some classes, attendance at the revival was required
The religious revival happened last week at Huntington High School; the students walked out earlier today as a protest. From AP reporter, Leah Willingham:
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Between calculus and European history classes at a West Virginia public high school, 16-year-old Cameron Mays and his classmates were told by their . . .
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A look at a WV Pro-Life group’s message to Delegate Danielle Walker
From WV Metro News’ Brad McElhinny:
Black delegate receives an anti-abortion message conveyed by a Klan image
The article begins:
West Virginia’s only Black, female delegate was targeted with an anti-abortion message showing an image of a klansman.
Delegate Danielle Walker, D-Monongalia, received . . .
Are there any reporters left in the state?
Last week, WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito discussed with “reporters” President Biden’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination. Here, according to WV Metro News, is what the senator had to say about the confirmation process:
Capito noted the confirmation process may be slower than what some may want.
“These are very, very . . .
The state’s covid numbers are down but WV Republicans are doing their best to keep the virus alive, well, and mutating
From the New York Times, here’s today’s snapshot:
WV House of Delegates considers banning proof of vaccination necessary for schools, hospitals
From Friday morning’s Charleston Gazette-Mail:
The West Virginia House committee on Health and Human Resources advanced a bill Thursday that would make it . . .
Why? According to one billionaire: “He’s special. He’s precious. He’s a great American.”
January 31 ended the last fundraising quarter and if you look around, you can find how our state politicians did. While our local papers focused on McKinley's and Mooney's fundraising efforts, they ignored West Virginia's senior senator, Joe Manchin. From other sources, however, you will find that Senator Joe did very well in . . .
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This weekend’s Wheeling News-Register carried this article by Ogden’s political reporter, Steven Allen Adams:
Even with a looming primary election that could decide who represents the northern half of the state in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman David McKinley still has work to do working with West Virginia leaders to move . . .
From the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s coverage of last night’s speech by WV Governor Jim Justice:
Gov. Justice on Thursday used his State of the State address as a victory lap for economic development and tourism in West Virginia, saying the state had avoided a lot of the partisan bickering that’s taking place in Washington.
Then came . . .