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Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors
Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors

Former Republican mayoral candidate Josh Scott submitted his pre-primary campaign finance report today – exactly two months after that form was due.

Scott’s submission leaves only one Charleston primary candidate still missing the...

Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors
Former prosecutor, national gun group, Berkeley delegate among mayoral candidate Scott’s biggest donors

Former Republican mayoral candidate Josh Scott submitted his pre-primary campaign finance report today – exactly two months after that form was due.

Scott’s submission leaves only one Charleston primary candidate still missing the...

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 ...

W.Va. war dead in Iraq, Afghanistan to be honored with trees

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A Fairmont farm will plant 38 trees Saturday representing the West Virginians who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001.

The Times West Virginian reports...

W.Va. plans gypsy moth treatment in 5 counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials will conduct aerial treatments of 6,700 acres in five counties to slow the spread of gypsy moths.

The state Department of Agriculture says spraying is tentatively scheduled to begin next...

WVSU board OKs tuition, fee increases totaling 7 percent

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Board of Governors at West Virginia State University has approved tuition and fee increases of approximately 7 percent for in-state undergraduates.

The Charleston Gazette...

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...

Opposition to Wal-Mart market in Putnam continues
Opposition to Wal-Mart market in Putnam continues

A number of Putnam County residents remain fired up about a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market proposed for the Teays Valley area.

Thursday evening, Wal-Mart representatives held a public open house in council chambers at Hurricane City Hall to...

Mama bear and cubs receive rescue from WV highway
Mama bear and cubs receive rescue from WV highway

A family of black bears was relocated last week after the mother bear and her three cubs came out of hibernation — in the middle of a highway intersection.

Colin Carpenter, black bear project leader for the West Virginia Division of...

Political forecaster says state gubernatorial race “leans Republican”

Political forecaster says state will continue to trend toward right

Photos: West Virginia State celebrates day it received its land grant
Photos: West Virginia State celebrates day it received its land grant

It was a day of celebration at West Virginia State University’s campus in Institute where the 125th anniversary of the Second Morrill Act was marked. The Second Morrill Act established the nation’s network of Land-Grant universities, including W.Va. State. The celebration began with the planting of a ceremonial pecan tree, which were part of the campus’ original landscape. Refreshments also were available.

Princess Party in Hurricane to feature carriage, magic carpet rides

It will be an enchanted morning with horse-drawn carriage rides, refreshments, royal activities, and hundreds of princesses all decked out in elegant gowns.

The ninth annual Once Upon a Time Princess Party will be held 10 a.m. to noon April 25...

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Kanawha County

Charleston needs more downtown housing, study finds
Design team picked for Civic Center renovations
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Misunderstanding may have affected outcome of tight S.C. council race
Smoking, vaping could be banned at Charleston parks

Putnam County

Opposition to Wal-Mart market in Putnam continues
Princess Party in Hurricane to feature carriage, magic carpet rides
Poca High to be closed Friday for electrical issues

State News

W.Va. war dead in Iraq, Afghanistan to be honored with trees
W.Va. plans gypsy moth treatment in 5 counties
Mama bear and cubs receive rescue from WV highway
Political forecaster says state gubernatorial race “leans Republican”
Upper Big Branch disaster cited as example in workplace safety report

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Education

Photos: West Virginia State celebrates day it received its land grant
WVU to send satellite into space
State education official receives CDC recognition
W.Va. author, Health and Human Services secretary to speak at university graduations
West Liberty head says no decision yet on building closures

Health

Listeria: Jeni’s 2nd ice cream company to stop production
Health law increases food stamp enrollment in W.Va.
Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men
Need an Earth Day snack? Your backyard might be delicious
Faith-based organization aims to help addicted Appalachian men

Election

Greenbrier owner Jim Justice considers run for W.Va. governor
Mooney gets familiar W.Va. GOP US House challenger in Reed
Manchin says decision to stay in Senate a ‘difficult’ one
UPDATE: Manchin says he’ll stay in U.S. Senate, nixes talk of gubernatorial run

Nation and World

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Michelle Obama: Tech industry to train, hire 90K military vets
Michael Brown’s parents file lawsuit against Ferguson
Former CIA Director David Petraeus sentenced to 2 years’ probation for military leak
Report: Man-made earthquakes shake over a dozen areas in US

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