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In Short: April 17-23, 2014

Gaming tournament

West Virginia State University’s National Broadcast Society will host a gaming tournament and open play today in the school’s student union. Open play runs 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; the tournament begins at noon and runs...

In Short: April 17-23, 2014

Gaming tournament

West Virginia State University’s National Broadcast Society will host a gaming tournament and open play today in the school’s student union. Open play runs 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; the tournament begins at noon and runs...

New Marriott chef hopes to learn from local cuisine
New Marriott chef hopes to learn from local cuisine

City newcomer overhauling menu, adding ‘modern twist’ to dishes

POLICE: man rammed house with SUV, battered occupants; vehicle and home burn
POLICE: man rammed house with SUV, battered occupants; vehicle and home burn

Suspect allegedly battered occupants before fleeing scene with his mother

Bulletin Board: April 17, 2014

Monsters and mayhem

Michael Knost will present the talk “Monsters and Mayhem in the Mountain State” at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center. Knost, an editor and novelist who has been recognized ...

Rahall raises $324k in WVa’s 3rd; Jenkins, $194k

Democrat U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall raised almost $324,000 last quarter for his contested re-election bid, while GOP challenger Evan Jenkins banked about $193,500.

Federal Election Commission reports say Rahall has about $1.1 million in his campaign...

W.Va.-based Boy Scouts councils plan merger

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia-based Boy Scouts of America councils are planning to merge.

Members of the Huntington-based Tri-State Area Council and the Charleston-based Buckskin Council will vote on whether to approve the...

Agencies begin applying for water crisis reimbursement

Public agencies have about three more weeks to submit their applications if they want federal money for costs they spent in responding to the January water crisis.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved the aid last week and, with...

2 Marion residents fined, 321 trout found in home

FARMINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two Marion County residents have been fined for exceeding the state’s trout possession limit following the discovery of more than 300 trout in their home.

The individual limit for possessing trout is 12....

W.Va. DMV expanding online services

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is widening its online service offerings.

West Virginians now have the option to renew their vehicle registration and request a duplicate registration card online. Besides...

Kanawha judge to hear city petition over Plants

Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom will hear a petition filed by the City of Charleston asking that the Kanawha County prosecutor’s office be barred from handling domestic violence cases brought by city police.

Charleston’s attorney...

W.Va. average per-gallon gas price up 5 cent

Gas prices in West Virginia went up a nickel a gallon since last week.

AAA East Central reports that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.66 this week. That’s 2 cents cheaper than the national average.

Motorists...

Martinsburg gun law changes get preliminary OK

The Associated Press

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Martinsburg City Council has given preliminary approval to four proposed firearms ordinances designed to bring the city into compliance with a new state law.

The law prohibits municipalities ...

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News

Bulletin Board: April 17, 2014
Rahall raises $324k in WVa’s 3rd; Jenkins, $194k
Agencies begin applying for water crisis reimbursement
W.Va. DMV expanding online services
Martinsburg gun law changes get preliminary OK

Business

Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership
Frontier, CWA extend contract a fourth time
Scriptures Cafe to open in Kanawha City
Minimum wage bus tour visits city

Opinion

Wednesday cartoon
Erin Savage: Clean water advocates raise warning about slurry spills
Rev. Matthew J. Watts: 13th Amendment’s legacy lingers
Editorial: Hateful fringe
Readers’ Voice: April 16, 2014

Sports

Rick Ryan: Olenchick back on the diamond
New rule should help solve WVU QB question
Blackmon benefits from opening at defensive end
WVU recruiting: Spring finale provides opportunity for recruits
Prep roundup: GW picks up baseball win in Florida

Life

On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Helping Out: April 16. 2014
Innerviews: At 90, nursing memories remain close to her heart
Hope has four legs: Service dogs comfort combat veterans

A&E

In Short: April 17-23, 2014
On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Arts Notes: April 13, 2014
Focus on nature earns honor for artist Barrie Kaufman

Outdoors

‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area
Height of spring brings year’s best trout fishing
Report details deer farming’s pluses, minuses
‘Mistaken for game’ shootings can be avoided
Shalaway: Coming soon to a garden near you -- hummingbirds

Obituaries

Talmadge O. Murray
Robert E. Buck
Mary Beth Pegram
David M. Staton
Everett Pennington