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Power tosses no-hitter — and loses
KENNY KEMP | Gazette
Power tosses no-hitter — and loses

Those attending the first of a twinbill at Appalachian Power Park on Wednesday saw an oddity.

An anomaly, it was. An aberration.

And it was also a loss for the West Virginia Power.

Despite a earning a combined no-hitter from pitchers...

Greenbrier kids catch sales pitch at Power Park (photo)
Greenbrier kids catch sales pitch at Power Park (photo)

State will save more than $53M in retirement cuts

New legislation cutting retirement benefits for public school and state employees hired on or after July 1 ultimately will save the state more than $53 million a year in pension costs, Consolidated Public Retirement Board executive director Jeff Fleck ...

Social workers conference kicks off with slam poetry

When Kane Smego found his voice, he found his calling — reaching youth with the power of words.

Smego, a spoken-word poet and founder of Poetic Justice, and after-school program that teaches spoken word to at-risk youth in Durham, North...

Former employee sues Putnam assisted living facility

A former employee is suing a Putnam County assisted living facility and its director for wrongful termination and defamation of character.

On March 30, Angela Bowden a former nursing employee at the Broadmore Senior Living facility in Teays...

West Side restaurant wants outside dining
West Side restaurant wants outside dining

Owners of Mi Cocina de Amor, a Mexican restaurant on Charleston’s West Side, have proposed expanding onto property owned by the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority.

CURA Director Jim Edwards told commissioners on Wednesday that the...

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

WASHINGTON – The centerpiece of the Obama administration’s effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from Republicans, industry...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 150 customers on several streets in Fayetteville following a water main break. The specific area impacted includes Lindberg Avenue, W.Va. 16 in Fayetteville, Goodard...

Buckhannon man arrested, charged with blasting through DOH work zone

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. -- A Buckhannon man allegedly high on synthetic marijuana was arrested Tuesday after allegedly speeding through a West Virginia Division of Highways work zone, smashing into two trees and trying to flee on foot.

DOH spokeswoman ...

Hurricane still finishing up landfill lawsuit settlement

A day after the Putnam County Commission accepted the terms of a settlement over the dumping of MCHM into a local landfill, the deal has yet to be approved by the city of Hurricane.

On Wednesday, officials with the city and Waste Management -- ...

Man sentenced in fatal shooting of Morgantown man

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A man who pleaded guilty to killing a Morgantown resident has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Media outlets report that Thomas Williams, 27, was sentenced Tuesday in Monongalia County Circuit Court. He had...

Feds set up website for potential victims of Freedom spill

A website has been established for potential victims of last year’s Freedom Industries chemical leak that contaminated drinking water supplies for 300,000 people in the Kanawha...

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