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 MARSHALL BASKETBALL Herd clobbers FIU, 87-69

HUNTINGTON — Marshall won its fifth home game in a row, shooting over 50 percent in pounding Florida International 87-69 Thursday night at Cam Henderson Center.

Austin Loop led the Thundering Herd with 20 points, hitting three 3-point...

Raleigh General, doctor sued over heart procedures

A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses the former director of the cardiac program at Raleigh General Hospital of performing an alarming number of unnecessary heart procedures, and also alleges hospital officials knew about it for about five years before...

Two Kanawha residents sentenced for federal drug crimes

Two Kanawha County residents were sentenced Thursday in federal court in Charleston over drug charges.

Kennele Groom, 36, of Charleston, was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for distributing heroin, according to a news release from U.S. ...

Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston
Winter Blues Farmers Market comes to Charleston

Rachel Taylor hopes her love for maple catches on in the Mountain State.

Taylor’s Frostmore Farm was one of about 40 vendors that participated in the Winter Blues Farmers Market on Thursday evening at the Charleston Civic Center....

Senate Majority Leader says “no way” on discrimination bill

A member of state Senate leadership said on Thursday that there is “no way” the Senate would consider a bill that would invalidate local ordinances banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, a day after a...

Blankenship pre-trial hearing postponed

A major hearing in the criminal case against former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been postponed, according to a court order made public Thursday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge R. Clarke VanDerVort issued the order to postpone a pre-trial...

Domestic battery charge against principal dismissed

A domestic battery charge against Ben Franklin Career Center’s assistant principal has been dismissed.

In December, police charged Wendy Denise Bailey, 43, of Nitro, for allegedly scratching and biting her boyfriend during a...

Bulletin Board: Feb. 27, 2015

Food pantry date canceled

Fraziers Bottom Church of God, 19064 Winfield Road, has canceled the Gift of Hope Food Pantry that was scheduled to be open today because of the weather.

Trail club hikes

Kanawha Trail Club will sponsor a...

Senate committee postpones action on audit legislation

Senate Government Organization Committee postponed action Thursday on legislation to greatly expand the number and frequency of audits of state agencies, after the chairman said he received assurances the House of Delegates will be advancing its...

Virginia Wesleyan board names Scott Miller as president

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethany College President Scott Miller has been named president of Virginia Wesleyan College.

Virginia Wesleyan says its Board of Trustees chose Miller on Wednesday during a special meeting. Miller will succeed William T....

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for more than 50 customers in the Upper Edgewood area of Charleston, including Edgewood Elementary School. The affected area includes Summit Lane and 1400 Summit Drive to 1570 Summit Drive...

TSA screeners at Yeager will continue to work if Homeland Security funding bill fails

Should Congress fail to reauthorize the Homeland Security funding bill before its expiration deadline of midnight Saturday, Transportation Security Administration screeners at Charleston’s Yeager Airport would remain on the job, though working...

Two Democrats vie for East End council seat
Two Democrats vie for East End council seat

One of the candidates for Charleston City Council’s new Ward 10 wants more people moving back to the area, while the other believes the East End area is often neglected by city officials. Democrats Wanda Hightower and Keeley Steele are running...

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