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Reunions: Sept. 16, 2014

Charleston General Hospital School of Nursing: Saturday, Charleston Marriott Town Center. A morning brunch and hospital tour and an evening brunch will be featured. For more information or if you have not been contacted, call 304-345-1407.

Reid putting political muscle behind Tennant bid

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has given West Virginia Democratic Senate hopeful Natalie Tennant a fundraising lift.

Reid headlined a Tennant fundraiser Friday afternoon in New York City, according to an...

Statewide test of alert system scheduled for Wednesday
Statewide test of alert system scheduled for Wednesday

State and federal officials are conducting a statewide test of the Public Alert and Warning System on Wednesday.

“During an emergency, federal, state and local public safety officials must be able to provide the public with life-saving...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 150-200 customers in the Gatewood Road area of Oak Hill. The advisory follows a water main break.

The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water...

State Police arrest two on sex charges

West Virginia State Police arrested two men last week on unrelated sex charges.

State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the West Virginia Crimes Against Children Task force, Weston police and deputies from the Lewis County...

Kanawha parks board to discuss fate of director
Kanawha parks board to discuss fate of director

The Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission has amended the agenda for their Thursday meeting to discuss the fate of Parks Director Jeff Hutchinson.

Retired Maj. Gen. Allen Tackett, parks commission chairman, said the parks board intends...

Bulletin Board: Sept. 16, 2014

Charleston CVB board

The next Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau board meeting will take place at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the CVB office, suite 204, 601 Morris St.

Health fair

Tri-County YMCA will sponsor its 2014 Health Fair...

Study blames methane leaks on faulty well casings

Problems with natural gas well construction appears to be the primary cause of drinking water contamination from shale-gas extraction, according to a new study published today by researchers from five universities.

The study did not find...

Highland Hospital hosts 18th annual health fair

Highland Hospital will host the 18th Annual Kanawha City Health Fair from 7 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday in their gymnasium, located at 300 56th St. Admission is free.

Free flu shots will be available. Complimentary health screenings include: spinal, ...

WVU sees increase in on-campus alcohol arrests

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University says it made about 100 more on-campus alcohol related arrests in 2013 compared to the year before.

The Dominion Post reports there were 551 alcohol-related arrests on campus in 2013. That...

OSHA cites W.Va. sawmill for workplace risks

WAYNE, W.Va. – A West Virginia sawmill that serves the coal industry is facing an $85,000 in federal penalties for what the government says is a workplace that puts its workers at risk of serious injuries.

The U.S. Department of...

13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues
13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues

Thursday marked the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, yet five men accused of plotting them still haven’t been convicted.

Neither have they been acquitted, nor have they even had a full trial. More than a decade after the...

Putnam deputies no longer raising money through phone calls

Following reports of shady business practices, the Putnam County Deputy Sheriff’s Association recently stopped working with companies that help raise funds through phone calls — but officials say the calls have continued.


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