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Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia

For West Virginians already sick of political slam ads, TV will be even tougher to stomach after their Labor Day barbecues.

This election cycle, the state’s roots in retail politics have yielded to 30-second attacks with menacing...

Parking lot burial makes dignity hard to maintain, even for kings

While one monarch — Burger King — was in the news in the United States last week for making a run for the Canadian border to avoid paying a whopper of a corporate income tax bill, another monarch — King Richard III — was in ...

W.Va. tourism looks ahead after chemical spill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A roller coaster of rapids will await thrill-seekers for the start of the Gauley River whitewater season as southern West Virginia businesses anticipate an influx of visitors to finish out...

Cheering on the Mountaineers (photos)
Cheering on the Mountaineers (photos)

Alabama escapes with 33-23 win over WVU
Alabama escapes with 33-23 win over WVU

ATLANTA — A lot of things could have happened to West Virginia’s football team Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Dome, and by all rights more of them were bad than good.

A four-touchdown underdog to the ...

Herd holds off Miami 42-27

OXFORD, Ohio — Devon Johnson and Rakeem Cato scored critical touchdowns runs in the fourth quarter as Marshall held off Miami (Ohio) 42-27 before an announced 19,005 at Yager Stadium.

The issue wasn’t really sealed until Cato...

Charleston Distance Run results — 15-mile run
Charleston Distance Run results — 15-mile run

1, Jeff Weiss, Ravenswood, 1:22:36.6

2, Jason Pyles, Green Bank, 1:30:52.0

3, Bryan Harvey, Leon, 1:37:03.5

4, Nick Bias, Charleston, 1:37:55.7

5, Garrett Burnett, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1:41:32.1

6, Sarah Glenn, Roanoke, Va., ...

Charleston Distance Run results — 15-mile award winners
Charleston Distance Run results — 15-mile award winners

Overall female

1. Sarah Glenn, Roanoke, Va., 1:42:13.0

2. Tammy Slusser, Monroeville, Pa., 1:47:38.8

3. Allison Meadows, Charleston, 1:52:22.9

4. Alyssa Anderson, Hurricane, 1:55:40.7

5. Sarah Strunk, Durham, N.C.,...

Charleston Distance Run results — 5K run

1, Josh Greear, South Charleston, 18:19.0

2, Joseph Graham, Hoboken, N.J., 18:23.0

3, George Caleb Adams, Charleston, 18:53.4

4, Dakota Wiseman, Spring Hill, 19:09.5

5, Nicholas Carrier, Seth, 19:13.9

6, Michael Staley,...

Charleston Distance Run results — 10K walk

1, Randall Flanagan, Charleston, 54:07.4

2, Leigh Spurlock, Charleston, 59:41.2

3, Carol Seely, Vienna, 1:15:33.6

4, Donna Graham, Lowell, Ohio, 1:16:39.7

5, Jessica Twohig, Pataskala, Ohio, 1:16:06.5

6, Julie Givens,...

Charleston Distance Run results — 5K walk

1, Carol Keaton, Charleston, 36:35.5

2, Dale Goff, South Charleston, 40:59.6

3, Erik Eskew, St. Albans, 39:18.3

4, Jay Snodgrass, Marmet, 44:24.2

5, James Keblesh, Hartville, Ohio, 44:09.8

6, Richard Sayles, South...

Charleston Distance Run hits 41 (photos)
Charleston Distance Run hits 41 (photos)

James A. Haught: Hypnotized by a car
James A. Haught: Hypnotized by a car

A Charleston antique car buff who owns an 86-year-old Ford Model-A coupe helped organize today’s Rock the Park car show and concert at Kanawha State Forest.

Reading about it reminded me of the time I was hypnotized by a car. It was a...

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