Monday, August 02, 2021
Sunday, August 01, 2021

HUNTINGTON — A higher-than-average number of students will stay home for school this year, as local school districts continue to see increased interest in homeschooling as a result of the pandemic.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Ohio has planted a memorial grove of native trees to remember people who died of COVID-19, and governors and state lawmakers nationwide are considering their own ways to mark the toll of the virus.

Friday, July 30, 2021

HUNTINGTON — The Cabell-Huntington Health Department is alerting the community to substantial spread of the COVID-19 virus, which means it is time for everyone to mask back up, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

CHARLESTON — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, July 31, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only too…

Thursday, July 29, 2021

CHARLESTON — West Virginia will begin offering some fully vaccinated people free tests to measure antibody levels against the coronavirus, a move to study whether some elderly and immunocompromised individuals should receive a third booster shot.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday lamented the increasing number of COVID-19 cases being reported across the state, including a sharp rise in the number of delta variant cases.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

FRANKFORT, Ky. — State employees will be required to wear masks indoors starting Thursday regardless of their vaccination status, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced amid a new surge in COVID-19 cases.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges.

Monday, July 26, 2021
Friday, July 23, 2021
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Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do, according to a new poll that underscores the challenges facing public health officials amid soaring infe…

Thursday, July 22, 2021
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky’s Democratic governor on Thursday invoked a warning from a top Trump administration health official in urging people resisting the COVID-19 vaccine to get the shots as the delta variant causes a spike in coronavirus cases.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, angrily confronted Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday in testimony on Capitol Hill, rejecting Paul’s insinuation that the U.S. helped fund research at a Chinese lab that could have sparked the COVID-19 outbreak.

Monday, July 19, 2021
Friday, July 16, 2021

CHARLESTON — With the nation experiencing a new surge of delta variant-driven cases, West Virginia COVID-19 czar Dr. Clay Marsh advised Friday that children younger than 12, the medically vulnerable and the unvaccinated wear masks in crowded indoor settings.

Thursday, July 15, 2021
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has defended the legitimacy of the state’s vaccine incentive sweepstakes, saying during his COVID-19 briefing Tuesday, “You’ve got to know from my standpoint, I don’t want to know who’s won until the Lottery picks them.”

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The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three weeks, driven by the fast-spreading delta variant, lagging vaccination rates and Fourth of July gatherings.

Monday, July 12, 2021
Friday, July 09, 2021
Thursday, July 08, 2021
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — After eight weeks of declining cases statewide, coronavirus cases and the positivity rate increased last week in Kentucky, the state's public health commissioner, Steven Stack, announced Thursday at a virtual news briefing.

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TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. — John Rogers waited months after becoming eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. It was only after talking with friends that the 66-year-old retiree from rural Spencer County, Kentucky, was persuaded to get the shot.

Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
Sunday, July 04, 2021
Friday, July 02, 2021
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Patricia Short, a Lexington area woman, still can’t believe she won the $1 million prize in Kentucky’s first “Shot at a Million Vaccine” Incentive Drawing. Joined by other winners of the lottery at a news briefing in Kentucky’s capitol Friday, she encouraged Kentuckians to g…

Thursday, July 01, 2021
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

HUNTINGTON — Regardless of their vaccination status, those who want to ride a TTA bus will be asked to wear a mask until federal guidelines change.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Monday, June 28, 2021
Sunday, June 27, 2021
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Friday, June 25, 2021
Thursday, June 24, 2021
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Almost all coronavirus cases reported in Kentucky during the past four weeks have been in unvaccinated residents, the state’s public health commissioner, Dr. Steven Stack, announced Thursday. Roughly 99% of those hospitalized were also unvaccinated.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Tuesday, June 15, 2021