Here is how CNN described it:
The incident took place in Texas on Friday as the campaign bus was traveling from San Antonio to Austin as part of a push to urge Biden supporters to cast their ballots on the state's last day of early voting. A Biden campaign official described the motorists' actions as . . .
Again, Kercheval does his part on WV MetroNews
Hoppy Kercheval on WV MetroNews is probably the state’s best interviewer of politicians. He asks good questions and then usually follows them up with even better questions. Our local congressional representative, David McKinley, for instance, loves to appear in local media because he . . .
Yeah, right. A look at our local papers’ coverage of the 2020 West Virginia senate race
Regular readers of Ogden’s Wheeling “newspapers” see them a couple of times a year (especially on the Intelligencer’s or News-Register’s anniversary): self-congratulatory editorials telling readers how “fair and balanced” they are. The News-Register quote in my title is from 2017 but readers can find similar sentiments every year – here’s a . . .
Comparing yesterday's WV Department of Education map and Harvard’s Global Health Institute’s map
Here is yesterday's Department of Education map for schools:
Update: The October 24, 2020, Saturday Education Map is below. You can also view at https://t.co/lSu7Fi4R58.— WV Dept of . . .
For more info: https://t.co/6z6NSURcmY. We thank you for your patience as the WVDE website may load slowly for some visitors. pic.twitter.com/alhcpwm14Q
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A number of news sources have recently examined Trump's 2016 promise to bring back coal jobs. For example, from Bloomberg:
Analysis: Trump made a promise to save coal in 2016. He couldn’t keep it
From The Guardian:
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‘My friends were lied to’: Will coal miners stand by Trump as jobs disappear?
Senator Capito warns Democrats to not even think about adding more Supreme Court seats
From local station WTRF:
West Virginia’s U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito said she plans on voting for Judge Barrett’s confirmation.
Ahead of that vote, Senator Capito joined her Republican colleagues to warn of a court packing plan.
She along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Steve Daines (R-MT), . . .
They are practicing journalism, not stenography
I’ve been meaning to call attention to this new online West Virginia site. If you live in the Wheeling area, for example, this story ought to get your attention:
"What does it look like when a hospital closes? The impact I see has caused death,” said Scott Pelley.
Here's what happened when the Ohio Valley Medical Center closed in . . .