Despite the date, the largest article in yesterday’s/today’s Wheeling News-Register was not about 9/11
No, it was a totally uncritical look at those who don’t believe in masks
Here’s how local reporter Eric Ayres began his front-page article on the anti-maskers in Marshall County:
Scores of parents gathered in Moundsville on Friday night in the wake of the Marshall County Board of Education’s decision to require mask-wearing in school starting Monday — and none of them seemed to be happy about the new . . .
Breaking: Representative Jim Jordan to speak at the West Virginia Trump Party’s Lincoln Day Dinner
In other news: Earlier today, casket in Springfield, Illinois began uncontrollably spinning
Here is the announcement:
The WV Republican Party invites you to the 2021 Lincoln Dinner with Congressman Jim Jordan as speaker. Tickets can be acquired at this link: https://t.co/Yq3d4JSnnK pic.twitter.com/D22WhHf8MX— Putnam Republican Club (@PutnamWVGOP) September 9, 2021
Isn't Representative Jordan concerned about . . .
National, West Virginia, and the issues of racism and masking
The United States
The bigger picture:
The United States reported more than 1,000,000 new coronavirus cases in the last seven days for the first time since February 2, according to data from @CNN and Johns Hopkins University.— Ryan Struyk (@ryanstruyk) August 21, 2021
The most recent WV . . .
Fox News now requires masks, daily health screenings, and a vaccine pass system of all employees
What has happened to FREEDOM at Fox News?
From Media Matters earlier today:
In an internal Fox memo obtained by Adweek, the company announced on Tuesday that in response to the delta variant, it was instructing “all employees —whether on site as part of our essential workforce or working remotely,” to enter their vaccination status into a human resources database. . . .
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8/9 covid news
Marshall County among the worst in the state
The numbers continue to worsen across the state. Locally, Marshall County is the worst:
The different color for Ohio County and Marshall County can probably be explained by the percentage vaccinated. In Ohio County, 63% of those over 12 have had at least one shot . . .
Yes, it’s “a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection”
West Virginia's latest covid lottery winner is announced
Yesterday, West Virginia's latest covid million-dollar lottery winner was announced. Here’s WV Governor Jim Justice awarding the top prize of a million dollars to Heather Coburn who works at Bill Cole Auto Mall in Bluefield:
If you are wondering, her employer (pictured above) is the same “Bill Cole” who was the . . .
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WV coronavirus update
Despite incentives, the state missed Governor Justice's June 20 target goal of 65% of its residents with at least one dose
The state of West Virginia gave away money, guns, and trucks for prizes and the governor's dog issued a special plea ("do it for Babydog"), but West Virginia still did not meet Governor Jim Justice's goal of 65% WV residents with at least one coronavirus shot by June 20th. Here are today's statistics from the WV . . .