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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice

Gov. Justice Mandates Masks In Buildings Outside Of Homes, But Says It Won’t Be Enforced

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVPB) — Citing a spike in the number of coronavirus cases, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has ordered masks to be worn in buildings outside of a resident’s home. In a virtual news conference Monday, Justice said he is issuing an order that will require anyone over 9 years old to wear a face… Read More

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4 Additional W.Va. Counties Designated As Virus Hot Spots

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVPB) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says four more counties have been identified as coronavirus hot spots. In a virtual news conference on Friday, April 10, Justice outlined continued response to the virus,  including the identification of more hotspots, grants to cover additional pay for frontline workers and a boost to staff… Read More

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice

With Coronavirus Peak Looming, West Virginia Delays Primary Election Until June 9

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With cases of the coronavirus expected to spike in West Virginia in the coming weeks, the state will delay its primary election. Gov. Jim Justice made the announcement at a Wednesday virtual news conference. The primary election had been scheduled for May 12. But with public health concerns heightened, Justice announced the primary will instead be… Read More

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W.Va. Officials Announce Discipline Over Photograph of Corrections Trainees Giving Nazi Salute

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Updated: Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11:18 p.m.  The West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety is opening an investigation into an offensive photo depicting state corrections trainees giving a well-recognized Nazi hand signal. State officials announced that suspsensions related to the photo have taken place. In a photo released Thursday, 31 members… Read More