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Yesterday’s Wheeling papers told us that “West Virginia Governor’s Companies Get Millions in Coronavirus Loans” (with evening update)

Neither mentioned, however, that our local congressman’s company also received from $350,000 to one million dollars from that same PPP program

Tuesday’s local “newspapers” both featured a front-page Associated Press article about the money that Governor Jim Justice’s companies received from the federal government's coronavirus aid package:

Billionaire West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family businesses received at least $11.1 million from a federal rescue package . . .

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July 08, 2020

Yesterday’s news tomorrow (with update)

You wouldn’t know this if you depend upon the Wheeling Intelligencer for your news, but on Sunday afternoon, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was canceled by its developers

Here is the lede on yesterday afternoon’s Associated Press story:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.

Whether you agree or . . .

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July 06, 2020

Odds and ends from around the Web

Fauci whacks McKinley, Trump not kidding on testing, and more

Our local representative, David McKinley, tries to blame Fauci on masks and Fauci has none of it

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June 23, 2020

How to lie with statistics

Trump/McKinley Paycheck Protection Program edition

On Tuesday, our local congressman, David McKinley, retweeted the following from the GOP and the White House:

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April 30, 2020

An update on the USS Theodore Roosevelt story

Despite more news and greater coverage, our local congressman and local “newspapers” continue to ignore the story

Just out, from the San Francisco Chronicle:

Exclusive: Coronavirus cleanup crews on infected Navy ship using T-shirts for masks

Yesterday, in The Hill:

More than 200 sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for coronavirus

Yesterday, in Politico:

House panel to . . .

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April 08, 2020

So much for concern for those who serve in the military (with update)

The Wheeling Intelligencer and our local representative, David McKinley, have had nothing to say about the Captain Brett Crozier story

I have a hunch that my blog-readers are aware of how Commander Brett Crozier was relieved of his duties for publicly calling attention to an outbreak of coronavirus aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt. In very recent developments, it was announced yesterday that Crozier has tested positive for the coronavirus. This morning, Reuters reported . . .

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April 06, 2020

More “baseball on the cheap”

Representative McKinley and now Senator Capito are concerned about the future of minor league baseball. What about Bob Nutting and the Wheeling Intelligencer?

From The Hill:

Congress and MLB are barreling toward a showdown over the league’s plans to eliminate 42 minor league franchises across the country ahead of the 2021 season.

The league insists the plan is needed to improve the finances of minor league baseball and conditions for developing players. But MLB is facing . . .

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February 28, 2020

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