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W.Va. couple raises alpacas, turns fleece into wares
W.Va. couple raises alpacas, turns fleece into wares

ELIZABETH, W.Va. (AP) — People visiting the Point Park Marketplace can hardly miss the old-fashioned spinning wheel set up just inside the front door.

The spinning wheel, and the goods for sale around it, belong to Tammie and Lester...

Appalachian nonprofit links small farmers with big grocers
Appalachian nonprofit links small farmers with big grocers

DUFFIELD, Va. (AP) — In a warehouse in Virginia’s southwestern tip, a forklift stacks crates of cabbages and preserves onto a truck bound for a big-name grocer.

Even in the lull before growing season, it’s a busy day at...

W.Va. couple raises alpacas, turns fleece into wares
W.Va. couple raises alpacas, turns fleece into wares

ELIZABETH, W.Va. (AP) — People visiting the Point Park Marketplace can hardly miss the old-fashioned spinning wheel set up just inside the front door.

The spinning wheel, and the goods for sale around it, belong to Tammie and Lester Marks,...

Taking the abs out of Abercrombie: retailer tones down sexy
Taking the abs out of Abercrombie: retailer tones down sexy

NEW YORK (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch is saying goodbye to the shirtless beefcake models who greeted customers at its doors.

The New Albany, Ohio-based company, which operates stores under its namesake brand and Hollister, announced Friday...

Charleston gathers for Ringling Bros. Elephant Brunch (with photo gallery, video)
Charleston gathers for Ringling Bros. Elephant Brunch (with photo gallery, video)

Hundreds converged on the Charleston Town Center for the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Elephant Brunch on Thursday. Parents, children and a host of onlookers joined Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson and a coterie of clowns for the pachyderm picnic as...

Daily Mail staff experiments with co-wash technique
Daily Mail staff experiments with co-wash technique

The term “co-washing” might confuse some people who are unfamiliar with this latest trend in hair care.

No, it doesn’t involve washing another person’s hair.

It’s a method, first adopted by those with ...

Philip Maramba: The fade to white tells a hairy history
Philip Maramba: The fade to white tells a hairy history

Whether or not we care to admit it, most of us probably have complicated relationships with our hair. And, as with all things that grow, that relationship keeps changing.

Thanks to the cruelty of genetics, I’m now past the age when I can...

To gray or not to gray, that is the question
To gray or not to gray, that is the question

The “Granny Trend” is the latest hair fashion for summer 2015, an area hairstylist said.

The cautious gals are going with some gray streaks here and there while a few are choosing an overall look, said Haleigh Harold, a stylist at...

W.Va. actor David Selby releases book ‘Promises of Love’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia actor David Selby has written a book about a complex family relationship in a small town.

“Promises of Love,” a work of fiction, is published by Headline Books of Terra Alta.

The ...

US scientists find rare, tiny pocket shark
US scientists find rare, tiny pocket shark

WASHINGTON — Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you’ve got the aptly named pocket shark — the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.

Surprised scientists found a tiny, young...

US scientists find rare, tiny pocket shark
US scientists find rare, tiny pocket shark

WASHINGTON — Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you’ve got the aptly named pocket shark — the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.

Surprised scientists found a tiny, young...

It was a dark and starry night
It was a dark and starry night

The night sky has captivated human eyes since the dawn of our species.

And as digital photo technology advances, new possibilities for how to portray the starry skies continue to open up. Camera makers continue to find ways to increase ISO...

Community briefs for April 24, 2015

Students at the University of Charleston are hosting a fundraiser and adoption event for the Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association in the student union on UC’s campus from noon to 5 p.m. today. It is open to the public — everyone is...

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