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White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11

WASHINGTON (AP) — Children age 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for younger children in a ...

West Virginia Jobless Rate Drops to 4.6%, a 14-Year Low

CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s unemployment rate quickly recovered from the 2020 COVID-19 shutdown of non-essential businesses and the reduction in workforce during the course of the pandemic. It’s now at lows not seen in 14 years. According to WorkForce West Virginia, the seasonally ...

Crews Pour New Deck for Fort Henry Bridge in Wheeling

Workers with Swank Construction of New Castle, Pennsylvania, pour a new deck on the Fort Henry Bridge in Wheeling Tuesday as part of the $215 million Interstate 70 Bridges Project. (Photo by Joe Lovell)

FDA Backs Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Boosters, OKs Mixing Vaccines

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially. The Food and Drug ...