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WV family wins Band-Aid jingle competition
WV family wins Band-Aid jingle competition

Parkersburg mom, sons recorded bluegrass-style version of Band-Aid song

WV family wins Band-Aid jingle competition
WV family wins Band-Aid jingle competition

Parkersburg mom, sons recorded bluegrass-style version of Band-Aid song

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of ‘Godzilla’
Japanese fans speak on the evolution of ‘Godzilla’

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

No matter its evolution in Hollywood over the decades,...

18-year-old WV author churns out ‘Ecclesiastes’

West Virginia author Joshua Higginbotham, who turned 18 on Wednesday, released his new book today entitled “Ecclesiastes.”

“It is called Ecclesiastes because it is a fictional rendering of the Biblical book by the same name,...

Donna the Buffalo’s loyal “Herd” heads to Charleston
Donna the Buffalo’s loyal “Herd” heads to Charleston

The Herd is coming to Charleston.

But they won’t have the letter “M” plastered to their chests or shout “We are Marshall” across a crowded stadium.

Instead, they will be singing and dancing to the music...

The heart of rock and roll is still beating for Umphrey’s McGee
The heart of rock and roll is still beating for Umphrey’s McGee

In their sixteen years, Umphrey’s McGee has been called a lot of things. Often called “a jazz band on steroids” or noted for technical proficiencies, the group’s tendency to stretch the length of songs in the live setting...

Despite best intentions, bluegrass legend Del McCoury won’t slow down
Despite best intentions, bluegrass legend Del McCoury won’t slow down

Band to play Appalachian Power Park Saturday night

Singer-songwriter feels lucky for Nashville upbringing
Singer-songwriter feels lucky for Nashville upbringing

Many young musicians have to move to Nashville when they want to make it big.

Nate Diller was already there.

Diller, who performs this Saturday at the Bluegrass Kitcken, was raised in Music City, U.S.A.

His parents, Brian and...

‘Downton Abbey’ back on Jan. 4 for season 5
‘Downton Abbey’ back on Jan. 4 for season 5

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Downton Abbey” will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, “Sherlock,” is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula...

WVU steps in to sponsor Multifest
WVU steps in to sponsor Multifest

Festival will feature J. Holiday, Tasha Denae, Kelly Price, Tye Tribbitt

Designers create Comic-Con toys
Designers create Comic-Con toys

LOS ANGELES — When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky’s the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building...

Daughter seeks right for autopsy of Casey Kasem
Daughter seeks right for autopsy of Casey Kasem

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge in Washington state has granted Casey Kasem’s daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the famous radio host’s wife from cremating or removing his remains from a funeral home.

Kasem, the radio ...

Famous feuding families get W.Va. stage deal

BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — If you’re a Hatfield or McCoy, the theater is a good bet this weekend.

Theatre of West Virginia’s production of “Hatfields and McCoys” is offering discounted tickets to the stage show to...

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