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Kanawha County plane crash kills 2
LAWRENCE PIERCE | Saturday Gazette-Mail
Kanawha County plane crash kills 2

A small airplane flying from Ohio to South Carolina crashed in Eastern Kanawha County late Friday afternoon, and emergency officials were told that two people aboard the aircraft were dead.

The crash was reported just before 5 p.m. West Virginia...

Kanawha County plane crash kills 2
Kanawha County plane crash kills 2

A small airplane flying from Ohio to South Carolina crashed in Eastern Kanawha County late Friday afternoon, and emergency officials were told that two people aboard the aircraft were dead.

The crash was reported just before 5 p.m. West Virginia ...

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Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
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Disciplinary counsel: Kanawha prosecutor should be suspended
Disciplinary counsel: Kanawha prosecutor should be suspended

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Man who stole car with baby in it to go to trial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An Elkview man accused of stealing a car with a baby inside will go to trial Monday after backing out of a deal with prosecutors.

Christopher Linville, 20, was arrested in January about a quarter-mile away from the...

Obama taps budget guru, technocrat and WV native Burwell for health job
Obama taps budget guru, technocrat and WV native Burwell for health job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run “Obamacare,” would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to one of Washington’s toughest jobs, even though she has little direct...

Three injured in altercation over stolen pants, police say
Three injured in altercation over stolen pants, police say

Charleston Police are investigating a family altercation at 1205 6th St. on Charleston’s West Side Friday afternoon that sent three people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

“A pair of pants was apparently stolen...

DHHS secretary: W.Va.’s Burwell a budget guru, technocrat
DHHS secretary: W.Va.’s Burwell a budget guru, technocrat

WASHINGTON — Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run “Obamacare,” would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to one of Washington’s toughest jobs, even though she has little direct experience...

Though stressful, mentorship program a positive experience for PCHS seniors
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In West Virginia, it is a graduation requirement for students to complete an experiential learning project. A final project for seniors can be somewhat overwhelming on top of scholarships, college applications, job-hunting and regular classes, but...

Correction: April 12, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An article in Friday's Gazette incorrectly listed the number of cats seized from a condemned apartment in Charleston. Larry Taylor, who lives in the apartment, said 14 cats were taken to the animal shelter. Chelsea Staley,...

First Teen Idol preliminary today

Staff reports

If you missed Friday’s screening round for the West Virginia’s Teen Idol competition, it’s too late to compete today, but you can head to Charleston Town Center’s Macy’s Court at 1 p.m. for the...

GAO backs science on MSHA black lung rule

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Federal regulators used appropriate science about the potential risks of coal miners developing black lung when they drew up a proposal to cut in half the legal limit on exposure to dust that causes the deadly disease, a...

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