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Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive
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Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St.

Police chief wants suspended officer fired, sources say
Police chief wants suspended officer fired, sources say

Police Chief Brent Webster has recommended how to discipline a suspended Charleston police officer accused of making racially insensitive videos.

Webster said this morning he couldn’t disclose his recommendation for Charleston Police Lt....

Snowshoe Mountain kicks off W.Va.’s ski season

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Ski and snowboard season is getting underway in West Virginia.

Snowshoe Mountain kicked off the season with a Wednesday opening. Winterplace will offer three days of alpine skiing starting Friday, then officially...

Black Friday gun buys test background check system
Black Friday gun buys test background check system

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Black Friday isn’t just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It’s also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases.

In the United States, there are nine guns for every 10 people....

Pocahontas County High School forestry students take second place in national competition
Pocahontas County High School forestry students take second place in national competition

Many people look at a forest and just see a nice stand of trees. But the award-winning forestry students of Pocahontas County High School see a whole lot more.

The school’s four-member Future Farmers of America Forestry team, coached by...

Trickett will start if he’s cleared to play
Trickett will start if he’s cleared to play

MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen made it clear Tuesday that Clint Trickett remains West Virginia’s starting quarterback.

That doesn’t necessarily mean, though, that he will be the starter Saturday...

Covenant House provides shelter, other needs, for homeless
Covenant House provides shelter, other needs, for homeless

Willie Leach was on his way to Seattle when he hopped off the Greyhound bus he was riding and decided Charleston would be his home.

“I saw that water, that Kanawha River …” Leach said. “So, I got off the bus, and...

Taylor woman sentenced in murder-for-hire plot

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Taylor County woman will spend at least three years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill her husband.

Media outlets report that 31-year-old Rebecca D. Crouse of Thornton received a three- to 15-year sentence...

Fairmont to give center to domestic violence group

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Fairmont officials plan to donate a former Army Reserve center to a group that helps domestic violence victims.

Media outlets report that City Council approved the first reading of a proposed ordinance donating the...

State jackpot winner helps 2 health care groups

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A charitable fund established by Powerball jackpot winner W. Randy Smith has donated pickup trucks to a hospice and a home health organization.

Media outlets report that The W. Randy Smith Family Fund presented one...

DNR: Buck season OK despite opening-day winds
DNR: Buck season OK despite opening-day winds

BUFFALO — High winds and scattered showers on the opening day of West Virginia’s buck season almost certainly kept hunters from killing as many deer as they otherwise might have. Nevertheless, state wildlife ...

Storm could bring several inches of snow to West Virginia

A snow storm expected to sweep the East Coast and Appalachians Wednesday could bring several inches of snow to the Eastern Panhandle and other parts of eastern West Virginia on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Simone Lewis,...

Funerals for: November 26, 2014

Adkins, Mary A. 11 a.m., Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Aliff, Milton, Jr. 1 p.m., Church of God Prophecy, Sylvester.

Blevins, David E. 1 p.m., Mount Hope Christian Church, Mount Hope.

Bowen,...

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