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By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail

October 27, 2020

In 2016, Democrat Glenn Jeffries defeated the incumbent senator, moderate Republican Chris Walters.

Now, seeking re-election for the first time, Jeffries faces a whole different type of opponent: Kathie Hess Crouse.

They’re competing in the 8th state senatorial district, which covers all of Putnam County east of the Kanawha River and all of Kanawha County north of the river and U.S. 119....


By Brad McElhinny, WV MetroNews

October 22, 2020

The latest challenge to the coronavirus map that determines the status of West Virginia classrooms is set for a Friday afternoon hearing in a socially-distanced courtroom.

The West Virginia Education Association sued the state, saying the map has been adjusted over and over with the intended outcome of keeping classrooms open and football games on the field.

“With the constant changes to the map...