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Faculty want new Marshall president to address salary, transparency issues
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette
Faculty want new Marshall president to address salary, transparency issues

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Faculty members at Marshall University want the school’s next president to involve them in decisions and address concerns over salaries, transparency and other issues, they told...

New Orleans band to headline FestivALL Mayor’s Concert

New Orleans music icons Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will headline the annual Mayor’s Concert at FestivALL Charleston this June.

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and his band will perform at 8 p.m. June 25 at the Clay...

W.Va.’s DNR wildlife chief resigns suddenly

West Virginia is getting a new wildlife chief.

Curtis Taylor, who headed up the Division of Natural Resources’ wildlife section for 14 years, retired abruptly on Monday.

DNR Director Bob Fala said Taylor’s retirement went...

Dunbar, South Charleston to crack down on property owners

City officials in Dunbar and South Charleston have a new weapon against messy property owners now that the state Home Rule Board has given them permission to write tickets to property owners on the spot for violations of city codes.

Mayors from...

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Hospital CEO reception

The Boone Memorial Hospital board of directors will sponsor a reception to welcome Virgil Underwood, the hospital’s new CEO, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Danville Community Center, 731 Hopkins Ave., Danville....

Common Core bill would give state more time for new standards

State education officials would have another school year to replace Common Core standards with new standards, under a bill passed by a three-person Senate Education subcommittee Tuesday morning.

The previous version of the bill (HB2934), which...

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W.Va. Supreme Court to hear 5 cases at WVU College of Law

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s Supreme Court justices will make an annual trip to West Virginia University to hear cases at the College of Law.

Justices are scheduled to hear arguments in five cases on Wednesday in the law...

FirstEnergy to invest $225 million on infrastructure

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – FirstEnergy Corp. expects to spend about $225 million this year on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects in Mon Power’s 34-county service area.

About $97 million is earmarked for transmission-...

Number of incarcerated in W.Va. still growing

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – West Virginia’s prison population continues to grow, despite state efforts to turn the tide.

The Journal reports that the number of inmates under the jurisdiction of the state has increased by more than 500...

Anmoore officials plan to use inmates for outdoor jobs

ANMOORE, W.Va. – Anmoore officials plan to employ inmates for outdoor jobs such as grass cutting.

Mayor Eddie Hardman tells WDTV-TV that some details still need to be worked out by City Council, including training city employees to...

Hurricane woman admits stealing $450,000 from employer

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A Hurricane woman is scheduled to be sentenced in June for stealing nearly $450,000 from her employer.

Sandra Ball, 58, pleaded guilty in federal court in Huntington on Monday to two counts of wire fraud....

Adding a little lime to your life: Couple serves up authentic Thai
Adding a little lime to your life: Couple serves up authentic Thai

For those familiar with The Empty Glass, a dimly lit, neighborhood bar on Charleston’s East End, international cuisine is probably the last thing you’d imagine being served.

Starting March 3, frequenters will be able to enjoy pan ...

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