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Governor’s garden gives back to community
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Governor’s garden gives back to community

Governor’s garden gives back to community
Governor’s garden gives back to community

Man denied new trial for 1996 rape

Hurricane man’s attorneys allowed to conduct DNA test on new evidence

Grants to help agencies in prevention of violence

Funding to go to schools, task forces

Hearing on mining permit wraps up

Decision on mine near state forest

expected within

one, two months

Federal law will help veterans earn education

Little-publicized provision in bill

will allow veterans to pay in-state rates

Guinness awards world’s oldest man
Guinness awards world’s oldest man

TOKYO — A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world’s oldest living man.

Sakari Momoi received a certificate from Guinness World Records on Wednesday. He succeeds Alexander Imich of...

Beheading draws condemnation
Beheading draws condemnation

WASHINGTON — The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage. President...

Poll finds majority oppose Common Core

Americans polled said they believe standards limit teachers’ flexibility

State colleges rank best in country

Ranking pulls data from reputed sources, W.Va. ties with Maine, Montana for top spot

Credit monitoring available for security breach victims

Website, toll-free number set up for health care consumers affected by breach

American photojournalist executed, Islamic State says
American photojournalist executed, Islamic State says

Karen DeYoung and Adam Goldman

(c) 2014, The Washington Post.

WASHINGTON - The Islamic State militant group claimed Tuesday to have beheaded an American photojournalist in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

A video...

Nurse sues South Charleston hospital over flu shot

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A South Charleston hospital is being sued by a nurse who says she was required to get a flu shot despite being allergic to the vaccine.

Susan Dean’s lawsuit said a new policy at Thomas Memorial Hospital...

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Kanawha County

Electronic recycling options available
Man denied new trial for 1996 rape
Grants to help agencies in prevention of violence
Hearing on mining permit wraps up
Recycling center’s cleanup comes with promise of better upkeep

Putnam County

One dead after train strikes Putnam pickup truck
Reader photos: Back to school in Putnam County
Woman killed in Putnam County crash
Putnam schools begin year with renewed emphasis on digital curriculum
Nine new teachers approved for Putnam

State News

Federal law will help veterans earn education
Credit monitoring available for security breach victims
Federal program sends military equipment to WV law enforcement
No WV health officials trained to respond to chemical leaks, CDC says
Hulking airplanes headquartered in WV are flying final missions

Statehouse News

Chandelier being cleaned at the WV Capitol
Lawmakers seek study on W.Va. craft beer industry
W.Va. AG warns students about scholarship scams
Purchasing Division receives national honor
W.Va. pension board OKs Guard service credits

Education

Poll finds majority oppose Common Core
State colleges rank best in country
Students at Montessori school help shape curriculum
WVU student seeks families to participate in ‘gratitude project’
Saints training camp won’t sit empty

Health

Nurse sues South Charleston hospital over flu shot
Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted
Wheelchair scams expose Medicare’s weak defenses against fraud
Williams among famous comedians who suffered mental illness

Election

McKinley, Gainer quietly compete in first district
Romney campaigns for WV GOP hopefuls
Romney stumping for GOP hopefuls in West Virginia
Supreme Court ruling could help GOP
Democratic House candidate Casey casts himself as a tight spender

Nation and World

Beheading draws condemnation
American photojournalist executed, Islamic State says
US trying to verify beheading video of American journalist
Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson
Teen shot by police may have had hands up, but ‘we don’t know’

Technology

Oddities

Guinness awards world’s oldest man
Martinsburg doctor denies sexual, drug allegations
Mom, son find mammoth tusks 22 years apart