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Delegate wants government out of the marriage business

West Virginia’s role in issuing marriage licenses would be relegated only to record keeping for business and financial purposes under legislation being proposed by Delegate Josh Nelson, R-Boone, who says the government has no business meddling...

Suspended teacher pleads guilty to buying gun for known felon

A suspended George Washington High School teacher pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge Wednesday after lying to buy a gun and then giving it to a felon. Sources have told the Gazette the gun was later used in a murder.

Jennifer Napier, 39, of...

Study: Drill waste in landfills unlikely to get in water

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A study by state regulators says it’s unlikely that significant amounts of untreated natural gas drilling waste in landfills will impact groundwater or surface water.

In the event that the waste’s runoff did...

Greenbrier Classic: Third time’s the charm for Shaq (feature photos)
Greenbrier Classic: Third time’s the charm for Shaq (feature photos)

Marshall renovating president’s house
Marshall renovating president’s house

Marshall University expects to spend about $500,000 in ongoing renovations of its president’s house, a historic 1920s-era structure the school says was last renovated in the ‘70s.

Brandi Jacobs-Jones, Marshall’s senior vice...

Artists’ trains brighten downtown Huntington, raise money for hospital
Artists’ trains brighten downtown Huntington, raise money for hospital

HUNTINGTON -- Bright and colorful locomotives attract the attention of hundreds of people walking and driving around downtown Huntington, especially in and around Pullman Square. Local artists have crafted 43 different train locomotives along the...

Marshall names new student affairs leaders

Marshall University has a new interim dean and assistant dean of its student affairs division.

Carla Lapelle, who has worked at Marshall for almost 30 years and has been serving since 2001 as the associate student affairs dean, said she became...

One dead, three injured in Kellys Creek accident

CEDAR GROVE, W.Va. -- A Cedar Grove man was killed and three others injured on Wednesday during a predawn four-wheel-drive vehicle rollover accident down a steep embankment along a Jeep trail in the Kellys Creek area, according to the Kanawha County...

Sounds of summer
Sounds of summer

There is so much good music out there. You can find it on the radio and the TV. It's available online and playing out of the door at the corner bar.

But if you're looking for something new to discover, something that will change your whole world,...

Mom accused of contaminating son’s IV gets 6 years in prison

CINCINNATI – A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately contaminating her 9-year-old son’s IV with fecal matter has pleaded guilty in Cincinnati and has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Court officials say Candida Fluty...

Shots from the Bar: July 1, 2015
Shots from the Bar: July 1, 2015

Just because Charleston’s all-singing, all-dancing, all-artsy FestivALL has concluded another successful year, that doesn’t mean it’s quieting down. There’s people at the ballpark, in the bars and on the streets....

In Short, July 2-8, 2015: Lambert/Shelton at Greenbrier Classic; Jerry Run summer music; All Good returns to WV

Greenbrier Classic music

Country music stars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are featured this Friday as part of the Greenbrier Classic PGA golf tournament, with Lambert taking the stage at 8 p.m. and Shelton at 9:30 p.m....

Search called off after report of possible downed helicopter

About 30 to 40 people searching on foot and a C130 from the West Virginia Air National Guard could not find a downed aircraft after a resident reported she believed she heard a helicopter crash Tuesday night.

Mike Baker, Braxton County EMS/911...

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