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UN backs inquiry of IS group’s alleged crimes

GENEVA — The U.N.’s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across...

UN backs inquiry of IS group’s alleged crimes

GENEVA — The U.N.’s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across...

Protesters briefly storm Pakistan state TV station
Protesters briefly storm Pakistan state TV station

ISLAMABAD — Anti-government protesters stormed Pakistan’s state television building Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed closer to the prime minister’s residence.

The...

Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’

WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a...

Insufficient postage leads to bust of fake drugs

VIENNA — Austrian police have announced the breakup of an international gang dealing in phony health products and say insufficient postage provided the major lead.

British, Hungarian and Austrian police were involved in the sweep that...

Ohio police: Wedding guest tries to steal gifts

DAYTON, Ohio — Police in Dayton said a wedding guest tried to make off with checks and cash for the newlyweds.

Officers were called to the wedding reception late Saturday night after workers noticed that a safe had been emptied out....

Cincinnati Zoo remembers last passenger pigeon

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Zoo remembers the last known passenger pigeon with a renovated memorial 100 years after the bird’s death at the zoo.

The zoo also is holding a series of events and lectures in honor of...

Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week’s airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.

The White House on Monday...

State’s unemployment rate fluctuates

West Virginia below national average,

but expert says some markets are growing

Police agencies acquire various equipment through 1033 program

Official says most equipment ordered through program

is ‘non-combat’

Coal country facing economic free fall
Coal country facing economic free fall

Mine closings, layoffs leave W.Va. families with tough choices

Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia

Politicians have

set aside millions

of dollars for months leading up to elections

Congress flags Islamic State risk

WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.

The lawmakers, one...

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Kanawha County

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Grant funds awarded to owner of Staats building
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Putnam County

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Putnam commission rejects funding of Hurricane city bridge upgrade

State News

State’s unemployment rate fluctuates
Police agencies acquire various equipment through 1033 program
Coal country facing economic free fall
W.Va. tourism looks ahead after chemical spill
W.Va. county scraps quarterly town hall meetings

Statehouse News

No fees for WV state documents after all
Tomblin says administrative action ‘preferable’ to special session
Rahall airs concerns about bridge safety
Governor: special session to change chemical leak bill ‘an option’
Coalfields Expressway becomes first project under new program

Education

W.Va. ACT test scores below national average

Health

CAMC leading way for new cardiac procedure

Election

Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’
Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia
West Virginia Poll says Capito leads Tennant by 17
West Virginia Poll: Coal is not top issue for most WV voters
Candidates denounce Pelosi at Chamber forum

Nation and World

Protesters briefly storm Pakistan state TV station
Insufficient postage leads to bust of fake drugs
Ohio police: Wedding guest tries to steal gifts
Cincinnati Zoo remembers last passenger pigeon
Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

Technology

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