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Obama: US embassy in Havana marks ‘new chapter’ in Cuba ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a “new chapter” in relations after a half-century of hostility.

“We...

Obama: US embassy in Havana marks ‘new chapter’ in Cuba ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a “new chapter” in relations after a half-century of hostility.

“We...

Emails show top officials aware of Clinton’s private address

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence,...

Freedom settlement gets judge’s preliminary approval

A federal bankruptcy judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement reached in the Freedom Industries bankruptcy case, but it has to hire a new environmental consultant to clean up the site.

Attorneys filed a motion earlier this month,...

Probate judges opposed to gay marriage stand firm

Associated Press

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Gay couples can petition, protest and even sue — but that won’t change Probate Judge Wes Allen’s mind: He is not issuing them marriage licenses, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling...

omplications ahead as prevailing wage rate expires

Officials won’t delay deadline, meaning there will be a hiatus until new wages set

Fireworks set to burst into region
Fireworks set to burst into region

As the region gears up for the annual celebration of the Fourth of July, cities, towns, villages and colleges alike work on the details of their plans for recognizing Independence Day.

In Charleston, the city plans to pack holiday activities...

81 things Huckabee has denounced, including Beyonce, biscuits and gravy

By David A. Fahrenthold

The Washington Post

Former Arkansas governor and presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has denounced the following:

1. Dancing, in general. “Christian teens stay away.” (1973)

2....

Another black church in South Carolina burns; cause unknown
Another black church in South Carolina burns; cause unknown

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An African-American church in South Carolina that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night, though authorities said it was too soon to say what caused the latest blaze, which broke out on ...

Foundation completes purchase of facility in Tucker County

DAVIS, W.Va. (AP) — The National Youth Science Foundation has acquired a research and education center in Tucker County.

The foundation received federal approval in March to purchase the facility from the Canaan Valley Institute. ...

W.Va. first lady retires as community college president

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin has retired as president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

Tomblin’s retirement was effective Tuesday. She had served at the college for 33 ...

W.Va. mom accused of contaminating son’s IV pleads guilty

CINCINNATI (AP) — A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital has pleaded guilty to a charge of child endangering and was sentenced to six years in prison....

One dead, three hospitalized following crash
One dead, three hospitalized following crash

One man is dead following a vehicle crash early today in Glasgow.

The incident was reported at about 3 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Kellys Creek, in eastern Kanawha County.

Brandon Mooney, 22, of Cedar Grove was pronounced dead following ...

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