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W.Va. court reinstates man’s murder convictions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court has reinstated a man’s first-degree murder convictions for the 1982 slayings of two people in Marion County, ruling that a lower court erred when it granted...

W.Va. court reinstates man’s murder convictions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Supreme Court has reinstated a man’s first-degree murder convictions for the 1982 slayings of two people in Marion County, ruling that a lower court erred when it granted ...

Valley Gardens to host open house

Valley Gardens plant nursery and landscape center will host an open house 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to showcase the new remodel of its garden center.

The event will feature hot dogs, face painting for children, and 25 percent off of Japanese...

Harrison power plant challenge rejected

The state Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a $1.1 billion deal for the sale of the Harrison Power Station.

The deal involves Ohio-based FirstEnergy subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison, and affiliate Allegheny Energy Supply. The...

Federal judge dismisses Jorea Marple lawsuit, but second lawsuit remains in state court

A federal judge dismissed one of the lawsuits filed by former state superintendent Jorea Marple and allowed her attorneys to continue in circuit court with the second lawsuit alleging she was wrongly fired.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston...

Ex-Alderson prison worker admits to sex charge

The Associated Press

BECKLEY, W.Va. – A former worker at the Federal Prison Camp in Alderson has pleaded guilty to charges that he touched a female inmate’s breasts.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says 48-year-old Jeffrey S....

2 indicted in 2012 Huntington museum break-in

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Cabell County grand jury has indicted two Beckley men on charges stemming from a 2012 break-in at the Huntington Museum of Art.

Media outlets report that 25-year-old Remington Wright and 26-year-old Deon Staunton are ...

W.Va. poet laureate to address W. Liberty grads

The Associated Press

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will be the guest speaker at West Liberty University’s spring commencement.

The ceremony is set for 11 a.m. May 10 in the Academic, Sports...

Marshall University board increases tuition

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Students will pay 4 percent to 6 percent more to attend Marshall University.

The tuition increases are part of a fiscal year 2015 budget adopted by the university’s Board of Governors on Wednesday.

Tuition ...

Candidates respond to gun violence in district
Candidates respond to gun violence in district

Repulican, Democrats all say public safety should be a priority in 37th district

New River Gorge fire 90 percent contained

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. – Firefighting crews have contained 90 percent of a fire that’s burning in the New River Gorge National River.

Park ranger Leah Perkowski-Sisk says the fire in the Endless Wall area of the gorge is expected to be...

Arrests made in killing of former Capital High student
Arrests made in killing of former Capital High student

Two people have been arrested and charged with the killing of Tymel McKinney, a former Capital High School student shot to death Wednesday night on Charleston’s West Side.

A Kanawha County magistrate arraigned Mark Anthony Gaddy, 23, of...

Marshall to hire Dan D’Antoni as men’s basketball coach
Marshall to hire Dan D’Antoni as men’s basketball coach

HUNTINGTON — The Marshall men’s basketball team has reached back into its history for assistance from one of its best players to turn around the program.

Dan D’Antoni, a former Thundering Herd standout and NBA assistant...

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News

Arrests made in killing of former Capital High student
One shot on West Side, three arrested
Kanawha prosecutor, office barred from child-abuse cases
Gazette told to update request for reports of trooper misconduct
Child’s shooting brings scrutiny to W.Va. gun laws

Business

Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
James River Coal wants to auction off business

Opinion

Thursday cartoon
Editorial: Craig Spicer for Putnam school board
Editorial: Juba-Plumley and Martin for House, 13th
Daniel Hall: Deer farms a stalled job opportunity for W.Va.
Readers voice: April 24, 2014

Sports

Marshall names Dan D’Antoni hoops coach
Buffalo riding high again after early season struggles
Hickman: Trickett still best bet at QB
Revamped pitching staff paying dividends for WVU
Winfield knocks off No. 1 Nitro

Life

WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad
Pets of the Week: A bunny leads the pack
Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion

A&E

Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Things to do Saturday, April 19, 2014
Indian classical music concert set for Friday
‘American Idiot’ closes Marshall Artists Series season Thursday

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Betty Lou Adkins
Richard England Atkins
Bobby Joe Barker
Harold Wayne Blake
Ruth A. Bailey