By Matthew Young, RealWV Residents from all across West Virginia joined activists, religious leaders, legislators, and other elected officials at the State Capitol in Charleston on Wednesday for Black Policy Day. A rally in support of Del. Danielle Walker-sponsored HB 2092 – “The Crown Act” – was also held. The Crown Act, which seeks to […]
By Jeff Jenkins, WV Metronews West Virginia American Water switched to its new Guyandotte River water intake for Huntington customers Wednesday morning as a chemical from the Ohio train derailment gets closer to its Ohio River intake. The readings of the chemical butyl acrylate remain very low but West Virginia American Water Communications Director Megan Hannah […]
House Committee on Economic Development and Tourism debates eminent domain, approves $30 million for business development
By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The House Committee on Economic Development and Tourism, on Tuesday, advanced five bills, including SB 160 – which resulted in over an hour of debate regarding the merits of eminent domain for creating or enhancing rail trails. As explained by House counsel, SB 160, “Establishes the […]
By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – “We are already terrified on campus as is, and we don’t need more guns to exacerbate that. This bill is like throwing kerosene on a wildfire, and it is appalling that we even need to say that while there is still blood on the ground at Michigan State.” […]
Crystal Thomas is a Registered Nurse at the Beckley VA Medical Center. Last year, while doing a wellness check on a veteran she realized something wasn’t quite right. Her patient confided that their mental health was suffering, they had access to a weapon, and considered taking their own life. She immediately got to work with […]
By Matthew Young, RealWV Anti-abortion advocacy group, West Virginians For Life (WVFL), held a rally in the lower rotunda at the West Virginia State Capitol Building on Monday. Attending the rally were group members and administrators, local religious leaders, and numerous elected representatives. All photos by Matthew young.
By Jason Christian, Blue Weather & RealWV Thursday severe storms will develop in the south and make their way up through Tennessee, Kentucky, and the Ohio Valley. We shouldn’t expect anything severe here but the western counties may see some windy conditions. For the full forecast click here: https://www.facebook.com/reel/1552345948596838?mibextid=0NULKw&fs=e&s=TIeQ9V