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In short: April 24-30, 2014

Dinner concert

A dinner and choral concert will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Riverside High School, 1 Warrior Way, Belle. The school’s show choir, vocal ensemble and chorus will perform, and the dinner features spaghetti, salad,...

Recycling center may get upgrades

Improvements could be coming to the West Virginia Recycling Services facility on Slack Street after the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority board voted to bid out two improvement projects Tuesday morning.

The authority, which functions as the...

In short: April 24-30, 2014

Dinner concert

A dinner and choral concert will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Riverside High School, 1 Warrior Way, Belle. The school’s show choir, vocal ensemble and chorus will perform, and the dinner features spaghetti, salad, roll,...

Network TV takes a breather before May Sweeps
Network TV takes a breather before May Sweeps

It’s not May for another week, but in TV land, May Sweeps officially begins Thursday. However, network TV is actually in a bit of a lull this week, with just three finales and two premieres.

Those finales are an hour-long...

Kanawha prosecutor disqualified from handling child abuse, domestic violence cases
Kanawha prosecutor disqualified from handling child abuse, domestic violence cases

Kanawha County Circuit Judge Duke Bloom has disqualified prosecutor Mark Plants and his staff from handling cases involving child abuse or violence against children by their parents and violations of protective orders.

"It is in the public's...

Judge disqualifies Plants, his office, from prosecuting certain cases

A circuit judge has disqualified Kanawha Prosecutor Mark Plants and his office from prosecuting certain cases involving children after misdemeanor charges were filed against Plants.

The agreed order, entered Wednesday afternoon, outlined cases...

Spill symptoms ‘consistent’ with MCHM exposure, report says

More than 360 area residents who sought emergency room help in January were treated for symptoms that were “consistent” with exposure to MCHM, the primary chemical that leaked from the Freedom Industries tank farm into the...

One shot on West Side

A man thought to be a bystander was shot today on Charleston’s West Side, Charleston Police Lt. Steve Cooper said.

The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was shot through the arm, Cooper said.

The man ran to his Glenwood...

Police investigating Glenwood Avenue shooting

Police are investigating a shooting on Charleston’s West Side.

Around 11:50 a.m. this morning, officers responded to the report of a shooting at 103 Glenwood Ave.

The shooting is a block away from the former Glenwood School building,...

McDowell education program gets $300k AT&T grant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — AT&T is donating $300,000 to help McDowell County high school students participate in a mentoring and career training program.

The initiative offers mentorships, college campus visits and job shadowing for 20...

Kanawha magistrate faces ethics charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kanawha County magistrate faces ethics charges stemming from his denial of a domestic violence petition against the county’s prosecutor.

The Judicial Investigation Commission alleges that Magistrate Ward...

CURA to buy West Side property

The Charleston Urban Renewal Authority agreed today to purchase a property at the corner of Washington and Stockton streets on the city’s West Side.

CURA board members decided in a special executive session to purchase the property at...

Patriot Coal considering layoffs

Patriot Coal said Wednesday it is considering layoffs at two West Virginia mining complexes that employ about 850 workers.

In a prepared statement, St. Louis-based Patriot said it had warned all employees at its Wells complex near Wharton and...

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News

Kanawha prosecutor disqualified from handling child abuse, domestic violence cases
Spill symptoms ‘consistent’ with MCHM exposure, report says
One shot on West Side
CURA to buy West Side property
Patriot Coal considering layoffs

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

Editorial cartoon for Wednesday
Readers’ Voice: April 23, 2014
Editorial: Nick Rahall for Congress
Casey For Congress
Jim Probst: Time to change the climate conversation

Sports

Herd freshman QB Garvin got a jump on learning offense
Mitch Vingle: Saints, Classic, MU search and money
Wong, GW blank Riverside
Holgorsen: Graduate transfer rule may be on the way out
Prep softball linescores — April 22

Life

Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion
Great Dane is a great match for owner
A fitting epilogue: Read Aloud donation in memory of friend

A&E

In short: April 24-30, 2014
Network TV takes a breather before May Sweeps
Musical exposes good, bad sides of cheerleading
A fitting epilogue: Read Aloud donation in memory of friend
Broadway in Charleston announces 2014-15 season

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
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

Obituaries

Tosha Lynn McCray
Norman "Frank" Duff
Gypsy Jo Crites
Gladys E. Snodgrass
Margaret L. Queen