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Tri-State Comic Con kicks off this weekend in Huntington

Tri-State Comic Con announced its guest lineup for this weekend’s event in Huntington.

Fans will have the opportunity to meet and hear from comic book greats such as Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night, Gotham by Midnight), Cory Smith...

Covenant House hosts gourmet chef’s challenge

Covenant House of Charleston will host the fifth-annual Chef’s Challenge from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Charleston Civic Center. The Chef’s Challenge is a gourmet five-course meal prepared by local celebrity chefs using food...

Huntington Museum of Art hires new director
Huntington Museum of Art hires new director

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Geoffrey Fleming will take over as executive director of the Huntington Museum of Art beginning July 1.

Fleming replaces interim director Harriette Cyrus, who took over last October after the museum’s longtime...

Ethics commission grapples with trinkets ban

As the West Virginia Ethics Commission untangles a new state law that bars public officials from putting their names on “trinkets” paid for with taxpayer funds, commission members keep coming back to the same question: What exactly is a...

Camp fund finishes first week with $4,000 in donations

The Gazette Charities Send-a-Child-to-Camp Fund is underway, and donations are beginning to arrive.

In its first week, this year’s fund drive raised more than $4,000. But we’re just getting started. Our goal is to raise enough so...

Dave Hickman: How will new WVU ballpark play?

MORGANTOWN — Randy Mazey insists that when he sat down with the architects to help design the new Monongalia County Ballpark that opens this week, he really had no grand plan in mind as far as how he wanted it to...

Bulletin Board: April 10, 2015

Historical society

The St. Albans Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Coal River Group Building in Tornado. Bill Currey will give a presentation of the group’s activities and history. Refreshments will follow.

Trail ...

Charleston Newspapers to offer digital business seminars

Working to help local businesses, Charleston Newspapers is launching a series of seminars to teach small business owners about how “migrating into the digital space” will help them.

Getting better access to the Internet helps...

GPS systems send truckers to narrow, twisting Mercer road

PRINCETON, W.Va. – Donald Martin says it’s not unusual to see tractor-trailers attempting to negotiate a narrow, twisting road that runs past his home in Mercer County.

Martin, a former trucker, says GPS systems show Clover Dew...

Here’s the best new reason to wash your car often

DETROIT – If you live where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice, U.S. safety regulators have a message for you: Wash the underside of your car.

The message came Wednesday from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...

Friday cartoon
Friday cartoon

Ohio VA clinic 1 of 75 with highest rate of care delays

CINCINNATI (AP) – A Veterans Affairs medical facility in rural southern Ohio was among 75 VA clinics and hospitals across the country with the highest percentage of patients waiting more than a month for care.

An Associated Press review...

Ex-transit worker sues WVU board, alleges age discrimination

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University’s Board of Governors is being sued by a former WVU employee who says she was discriminated against because of her age.

Former Personal Rapid Transit employee Alice Vickers also alleges a ...

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