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Hunt clarifies remarks about legislative post
Hunt clarifies remarks about legislative post

In two interviews earlier this week, Delegate Mark Hunt, D-Kanawha, indicated he was a lock to be the next chairman of the powerful House of Delegates Judiciary Committee.

But the committee’s chairman, Tim Manchin, D-Marion, said Thursday...

Hunt clarifies remarks about legislative post
Hunt clarifies remarks about legislative post

In two interviews earlier this week, Delegate Mark Hunt, D-Kanawha, indicated he was a lock to be the next chairman of the powerful House of Delegates Judiciary Committee.

But the committee’s chairman, Tim Manchin, D-Marion, said Thursday ...

Photos: A picnic fit for a pachyderm
Photos: A picnic fit for a pachyderm

Elephants enjoyed their “Pachyderm Picnic” of fruits and vegetables in downtown Charleston Thursday. The elephants are part of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus in town for the weekend. Circus events will be held at the Civic...

Teenager dies in West Side shooting
Teenager dies in West Side shooting

Pair charged in murder of 19-year-old reportedly shot in face while sitting on porch with friends

School board approves library levy

Kanawha County Schools will sponsor another excess levy on behalf of the county’s public libraries in November — this time at a much smaller amount than last year’s failed attempt, and designated for library purposes only....

Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach
Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach

HUNTINGTON — After his weeks of pursuit, Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick landed a Los Angeles Lakers coach named D’Antoni.

But instead of Mike, it’s Dan.

Hamrick announced Thursday...

Mitch Vingle: Initial reaction to D’Antoni hire not good

If Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick hoped to shock the college basketball world with his hire of Dan D’Antoni, well, he certainly did.

The electric from the shock, however, doubled back and scorched Hamrick on Thursday.

In...

Sissonville area church unveiling community center
Sissonville area church unveiling community center

A Sissonville area church’s multipurpose center is proving to be a key fixture in that area of Kanawha County.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church has just finished its Sissonville Multipurpose Community Center, and is inviting the public...

Group offers
couponing tutorial
Group offers couponing tutorial

Learn how to get good stuff either cheap or free through the art of collecting and using coupons.

West Virginia Health Right will present a free class on the most effective ways to use money-saving coupons. The session will be held 6 to 8 p.m....

Group purchases West Side building
Group purchases West Side building

A large building on Charleston’s far West Side may have a shot at new life.

Meners of the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority’s board of directors voted to begin the purchase of the property Wednesday.

The building, which...

NY students on medical mission in Fayette County
NY students on medical mission in Fayette County

BEARDS FORK — Students from Monroe College in New York are in Fayette County this week donating their time and expertise to spruce up a community center, present health education information to area youth, and perform health screenings at...

More inspections taking place at Freedom chemical leak site
More inspections taking place at Freedom chemical leak site

Investigators cut hole in leaky tank to collect evidence

State gets $5.6 million to help miners

The state received an additional $5.6 million from the federal government to go toward training and otherwise helping coal miners who’ve recently lost their jobs.

Word of the additional funding comes a day after Patriot Coal announced it ...

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News

It’s a pachyderm picnic at Charleston’s Town Center Mall
2 arrested in West Side slaying
One shot on West Side, three arrested
Kanawha prosecutor, office barred from child-abuse cases
Gazette told to update request for reports of trooper misconduct

Business

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs
Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
Stocks close mostly higher on earnings
Ex-Housing Development Fund building set for condo conversion
James River Coal wants to auction off business

Opinion

Thursday cartoon
Editorial: Craig Spicer for Putnam school board
Editorial: Juba-Plumley and Martin for House, 13th
Daniel Hall: Deer farms a stalled job opportunity for W.Va.
Readers voice: April 24, 2014

Sports

Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach
Mitch Vingle: Initial reaction to D’Antoni hire not good
Buffalo riding high again after early season struggles
Hickman: Trickett still best bet at QB
Revamped pitching staff paying dividends for WVU

Life

WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad
Pets of the Week: A bunny leads the pack
Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion

A&E

Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Things to do Saturday, April 19, 2014
Indian classical music concert set for Friday
‘American Idiot’ closes Marshall Artists Series season Thursday

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Betty Lou Adkins
Richard England Atkins
Bobby Joe Barker
Harold Wayne Blake
Ruth A. Bailey