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Slide again closes U.S. 60 near Cedar Grove

U.S. Route 60 near Cedar Grove is once again closed due to a rock slide, an emergency dispatcher said.

The road, which first had problems early last week, closed to all vehicles on Saturday night. One lane has since re-opened, but only for...

Slide again closes U.S. 60 near Cedar Grove

U.S. Route 60 near Cedar Grove is once again closed due to a rock slide, an emergency dispatcher said.

The road, which first had problems early last week, closed to all vehicles on Saturday night. One lane has since re-opened, but only for...

Drug firms want W.Va. pill records kept sealed

Eleven out-of-state drug companies don’t want the public to know the number of prescription painkillers they’ve shipped to “pill mill” pharmacies in West Virginia.

The drug distributors are fighting a request to...

Tomblin to lead W.Va. delegation to Japan in May
Tomblin to lead W.Va. delegation to Japan in May

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will take a bit of West Virginia craftsmanship and hospitality to Japan when he leads a West Virginia delegation on a trade mission to the Pacific nation in mid-May to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state’s...

Debate over planned Teays Wal-Mart heats up
Debate over planned Teays Wal-Mart heats up

TEAYS VALLEY ­— Less than three months after plans for a new Wal-Mart store in Teays Valley were reported, the public debate over the proposed development has grown antagonistic.

On Thursday night, ...

Soapbox derby race will benefit Kenna child with leukemia
Soapbox derby race will benefit Kenna child with leukemia

Just a month ago, Eden Poff had what seemed like the flu or a very bad cold. But he didn’t get better. When his parents took him to the doctor, they got the news that would upend their world.

Eden, 3, has leukemia....

Women’s drug treatment center on track for Charleston

Just a few years ago, Rachel Thaxton was a kindergarten teacher with a master’s degree and a loving family.

She was also an alcoholic.

“People can look at an alcoholic or a drug addict and say ‘they’re just...

5 plan to sue DHHR over HMO program

Five West Virginians have filed a petition asking that a court prevent the state Department of Health and Human Resources from allowing Healthcare Maintenance Organizations to add mental health services, in preparation for a lawsuit challenging the...

Putnam farmers’ market to kick off season with new vendors

The Putnam Farmers’ Market kicks off its season May 2 at the Wave Park.

The market will be open Saturdays throughout May from 9a.m. to 1p.m. Some additional market days will be announced further into the season.

This year’s ...

WVSU hosting gala to help meet $18M goal

West Virginia State University has amassed almost $12 million toward its $18 million capital campaign goal, and it will recognize those who helped it raise that much — and ask supporters for more — at its upcoming Black and Gold Gala....

Packing up, helping out
Packing up, helping out

WVU marching band to perform in 2016 Macy’s parade

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University’s marching band has been chosen to perform in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The university announced the selection Saturday. It will be the WVU band’s first ...

Charleston native brings past to life
Charleston native brings past to life

Charleston native Terry Kimble has made a post-retirement living by reconstructing pieces of old memorabilia and bringing memories to life.

But it’s when he looks back and tells his own story that the passion for revitalizing the past...

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