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Q&A: What We Can Expect from Supreme Court Impeachment Panel

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum submitted a letter of resignation to Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday, July 11. Ketchum’s stepping down from the bench comes as the entire West Virginia Supreme Court is under investigation for possible impeachment.

The House Judiciary Committee resumes meetings on that very issue Thursday.

As committee members make their way to Charleston for this next round of meetings, West Virginia Public Broadcasting news director Jesse Wright sat down with senior reporter Dave Mistich to discuss Ketchum’s resignation and how these meetings are expected to play out.

Also on today's show, local libraries offer everything from books and movies to on-line access and even downloadable music. But, should they also stock the drug Narcan?  Some library systems in our region are considering whether they should have a supply of the overdose medication on hand, along with other ways to serve the community.  As part of an Ideastream series exploring the ripple effects of the opioid crisis, David C. Barnett surveyed a cross-section of Northeast Ohio libraries.

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