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Teen Institute helps youths prevent drug abuse, violence

Six years ago, when Lauren first went to the Regional Teen Institute, a four-day summer camp in Ripley, she was in sixth grade, “a gawky, awkward middle school kid,” she said. “I was extremely hesitant to go by myself, knowing...

Teen Institute helps youths prevent drug abuse, violence

Six years ago, when Lauren first went to the Regional Teen Institute, a four-day summer camp in Ripley, she was in sixth grade, “a gawky, awkward middle school kid,” she said. “I was extremely hesitant to go by myself, knowing...

Upper Kanawha association to host ‘meet the candidates’ event

The Upper Kanawha Valley Mayors’ Association will hold a free, public “Meet the Candidates” event in Chesapeake at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 25.

The event will be held in the Lisa P. Curry Annex, which is beside the Chesapeake ...

Editorial: Mayor Bloomberg has every right to spend his $50 million promoting his cause

Free speech doesn’t come cheap and Congress shouldn’t limit it

Endorsements: House of Delegate 35th District Endorsements

Byrd, Caudill, Cooper and Wong offer mix of ideas and experience

Robert Samuelson: Income inequality is political issue, not economics

But can politics fix income differences?

Courtney Crabtee: Good communities don’t just happen

Girls on the Run and other groups improve the area

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Pet preparedness month

In conjunction with April being Pet Preparedness Month, Volunteer West Virginia is partnering with the Kanawha Charleston Humane Association for a Pet Preparedness event from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The first 20 people to ...

Bible verse on Parkersburg S. T-shirts questioned

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PARKSBURG — Wood County school officials have asked their lawyers to review a wrestling team’s T-shirts that bear a Bible verse on the back.

Superintendent Pat Law tells media outlets that the...

Ex-Mingo County prosecutor set for sentencing

The upcoming sentencings of two key former Mingo County public officials are an opportunity for a southern West Virginia coal mining community shaken by corruption to start bouncing back, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said.

“Far too...

Former Upshur sheriff candidate’s lawsuit dismissed

BUCKHANNON — A judge has dismissed a former Upshur County sheriff candidate’s lawsuit against the County Commission.

David Taylor’s lawsuit alleged that current and former commissioners conspired to violate his rights in the ...

Antero cited for tank ruptures at 2 W.Va. sites

CLARKSBURG — State regulators have ordered Antero Resources to suspend operations at two drilling pads where water tanks ruptured recently.

Two water tanks ruptured at the company’s Marsden Pad in Doddridge County on April 11. On...

Group looks to help stranded I-81 motorists

By JOHN McVEY

the journal

MARTINSBURG — Everyone thinks John G. “JG” Bartley has a great idea — a mobile comfort station that could be used during traffic jams on Interstate 81, during large...

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News

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7 W.Va. buildings given architecture awards
DEP wants public input on tank rules
Statehouse Beat: Online campaign finance reporting system still facing problems
Child’s shooting brings scrutiny to W.Va. gun laws

Business

Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
James River Coal wants to auction off business
Rockefeller, state officials look for Poca warehouse solution
Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership

Opinion

Jeremy Richardson: Blaming EPA oversimplifies W.Va.’s problems, neglects future
Chris Chanlett: Reread Perry Mann for spring
Sunday cartoon
Editorial: Some thoughts on the season of rebirth
James D. Felsen: Medicare data release a political sham

Sports

Magnolia gets by Sissonville 3-2
Luck encouraging fans to join amateurism debate
Syvertson used punting to get foot in the door with Mountaineers
Mirabal taking O-line’s growing pains in stride
Roundup: Elmore, Cato among VAD honorees

Life

Steelhammer: Looking for the pothole of gold at the end of the rainbow
Write Your Own Column: What happened to the Easter bonnet?
Spring flower swap upcoming in Braxton
WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad
Wine classes to benefit needy hospital patients

A&E

Review: ‘Trials Fusion’ keeps ‘one more try’ mantra alive
Arts Notes: April 20, 2014
Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
For one day at least, records rule the East End

Outdoors

At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
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

Tommy E. Reynolds
Charlotte L. Osborne
Larry James
Thomas W. Pring Jr.
Johnny M. Halstead