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Manchin appears in ad for Rahall

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., hit the airwaves on Monday, in a television advertisement supporting Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., in his re-election fight against Republican challenger Evan Jenkins.

The ad focuses on how Rahall and Manchin are working...

Louis P. Cervone: AEP rate hike OK if improvements made

AEP rate hike OK if improvements made


It is important that people speak out during the AEP rate increase before the Public Service. Power outage in severe weather is inevitable. Clearing right-of-ways and the replacement and...

Delegation of Japanese executives to visit state

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Nearly 50 Japanese business leaders will stop in West Virginia during a tour of the United States.

U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller will host a meeting with the delegation, along with U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and Gov. Earl Ray...

Sold out show for “Mountain Stage” mostly delivers the goods

On “Mountain Stage” Sunday night, Curtis McMurtry sang, “It’s only a race, if I win,” a line from a song off his debut solo record “Respectable Enemy.” “Mountain Stage,” of course, is not...

Mayors get ready for Home Rule

Now that the state’s Municipal Home Rule Board has given more autonomy to 16 cities in West Virginia, mayors in Dunbar, Nitro, Milton and South Charleston say they will have the freedom to make big changes within their boundaries....

Snow plow crews going through annual ritual
Snow plow crews going through annual ritual

Which is why road-clearing crews for the state Department of Highways go through their annual ritual about this time of year to test their equipment and make a dry run of the routes they’ll have to drive when the snow starts flying.


Aretha Franklin to sing at Clay Center in November

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Queen of Soul is coming to the Clay Center.

Aretha Franklin, whose classic songs include “Respect,” “A Natural Woman” and “Chain of Fools,” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov....

This is the fourth in a series of articles about West Virginia’s growing farm winery industry and the quest for a concerted tourism effort.

DRYFORK — The word “mead,” for many of us, may conjure up images of...

State rules should accommodate older hunters

Older hunters should be accommodated


Once I was able to escape the West side of Charleston and enter the forested woods of Jackson County in the early ’60s, I have loved hunting whitetail deer!

In those days I used...


An incorrect date for the opening lecture of the Holocaust Remembered: Witness and Legacy series was listed in Sunday’s Gazette-Mail. The correct date for the Michael Berenbaum lecture, “Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Genocide,...

Bulletin Board: Oct. 7, 2014

Courage walk

Thomas Memorial Hospital is hosting a Courage Walk at noon Tuesday in the Medical Office Pavilion, in recognition of breast cancer awareness month. Those who have been touched by breast cancer or who are dealing with this disease...

W.Va. switching to LED highway lights

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways is making after-dark travel on highways a little brighter.

The DOH is switching to highway lights with LED bulbs. The project is beginning in Kanawha, Putnam, Mason, and Cabell...

W.Va. economy still mixed in September, officials say

West Virginia’s economy continued to be a mixed bag in September, based on state tax collections, with personal income taxes exceeding expectations, but sales taxes and severance taxes underperforming, state Department of Revenue officials said ...

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