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Justice defends coronavirus map, as legal challenges mount

October 2nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice this week again endorsed a map of Coronavirus spread that determines school status, even as it faces multiple legal challenges. The West Virginia Education Association, one of the state’s larger teachers unions, announced that it intends to seek an injunction over changes to the state’s map that determines school status based on the spread of coronavirus. Meanwhile, a senior quarterback at George Washington High School is suing over the map too, saying it affects very little except for schools.  Justice was generally dismissive of the potential legal challenges, emphasizing that his primary concern remains public safety, and he has no interest in playing politics…