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Cost of Thanksgiving dinner to slightly rise
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner to slightly rise

Experts say meal would cost around 37 cents more

Cost of Thanksgiving dinner to slightly rise
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner to slightly rise

Experts say meal would cost around 37 cents more

United Way worker says position rewarding
United Way worker says position rewarding

Barbara Mallory gets thousands of requests for assistance and works with numerous agencies to fulfill any number of needs.

She answers an avalanche of telephone calls, takes work home and recently spent her day off trying to match needs with...

Marshall student follows passion for weather
Marshall student follows passion for weather

Marshall student makes accurate meteorological forecasts from his college dorm

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE EDITOR

HUNTINGTON — Joseph Fitzwater’s dorm room is not a typical college student living space.

For one ...

New app helps users discover local history
New app helps users discover local history

Every day thousands of people pass historic sites and landmarks while enjoying their morning run or hurrying to their job.

Only a handful of people take the time to read the plaque of a statue or sculpture, to learn the full story or...

My Turn: People change, and so do holiday traditions
My Turn: People change, and so do holiday traditions

My wife Whitney (better known to certain groups of children as “Mrs. Harold”) is currently reading a book to her third-graders called “Thank You,...

Community briefs for Friday, Nov. 21

The Capital City Art & Craft Show at the Charleston Civic Center will be held this weekend. Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday

Admission is $6 for adults and $1 for children.

For more...

Autumn sunset casts glow over city
Autumn sunset casts glow over city

As the setting sun lights the clouds aglow on a recent evening, communication towers on a hilltop in South Hills seem to pierce the autumn sky. This time of year, the sun begins to set shortly after 5 p.m., sometimes providing a spectacle for...

‘Homeless Jesus’ statue designed to raise awareness

The bronze figure will be consecrated at noon Sunday

Town Center to host fashion show

Those with a flair for fashion creativity, with a recycling twist, will display their talents this Saturday when Charleston Town Center hosts the 12th annual West Virginia Re-Fashion Show.

Sponsored by the Recycling Coalition of West Virginia,...

Community briefs for Thursday, Dec. 20

Suddenlink is conducting a holiday food drive through Dec. 31.

Anyone donating at least five non-perishable food items will receive free installation of Suddenlink’s video, Internet and phone services. Food items can be dropped off at...

Local girl takes top honor at national horse show
Local girl takes top honor at national horse show

The 10-year-old trains weekly at Meadow Dream Farm in Nitro

Family reconnects over Thanksgiving in October
Family reconnects over Thanksgiving in October

Family reconnects over shared meal at less busy time in memory of mother

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE EDITOR

The Christmas before she died, Virginia Swiger was gathered at the kitchen table with her children.

“I never...

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