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Romney to campaign for W.Va. Republicans
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Romney to campaign for W.Va. Republicans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will campaign for West Virginia’s U.S. Senate and House hopefuls next week.

The former Massachusetts governor will attend an Aug. 19 Charleston fundraiser...

Romney to campaign for W.Va. Republicans
Romney to campaign for W.Va. Republicans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will campaign for West Virginia’s U.S. Senate and House hopefuls next week.

The former Massachusetts governor will attend an Aug. 19 Charleston fundraiser...

Winfield sewer plant hit with proposed fines

WINFIELD – The state Department of Environmental Protection is proposing fining Winfield’s troubled sewer plant more than $21,500 over 17 violations, including discharging more than seven times its allowed daily amount of fecal bacteria...

Clarification

An article in the Saturday Gazette-Mail regarding students seeking alternative housing at West Virginia University should have included the fact that students could choose not to move to the complex, University Place, upon its completion....

Raines withdraws from House race

Delegate Suzette Raines, R-Kanawha, officially withdrew as a candidate in the 35th District House of Delegates race Monday afternoon.

Raines, who was the subject of a complaint by the state Democratic Executive Committee in Kanawha Circuit Court ...

Plants asks for trial; prosecutor against idea

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants wants to go to trial on two misdemeanor charges against him — but the special prosecutor in the case doesn’t think Plants should be allowed to get out of a deal...

West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing
West Virginia wives’ share of family income growing

Wives in West Virginia bring in more of their families’ income than married women in all but one other state, according to a recent study.

In the Mountain State, women...

Boil-water advisories

Beckley Water Company announces an interruption of water service to the following areas between 9 and 11 a.m. today: Maple Lane Bradley beginning at Oak Street, Sherwood Heights Road and Maple Fork Road to Davis Cemetery Road including adjacent side...

Man dies after Randolph County shooting

ELKINS, W.Va. -- A Randolph County man has died of a gunshot wound after a shooting outside a county building in Elkins Monday morning, police said.

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Brad Sharp said officers believe the...

Broken record Only one issue?

This year’s electioneering and campaign advertising make it seem that West Virginia politicians care about only one topic: coal, coal, coal. Opposition to federal limits on coal pollution dominates ads and debates, as if candidates...

Frank E. Grant:

Recently, I was walking by a shop selling old LP records. I passed a box of free odds and ends and something caught my eye. It was a Bob Dylan album cover from 1974 called Planet Waves, no record inside. I tucked it under my arm. Planet Waves, I...

Bulletin Board: Aug. 12, 2014

Sissonville council

The Greater Sissonville Development Council will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Sissonville Public Library.

Neighborhood watch

Residents of St. Albans Ward 2 are invited to attend the Neighborhood Watch meeting at...

Police find dogs locked in W.Va. storage unit

MILTON, W.Va. – Police in Cabell County say a man found living in a storage unit allegedly kept nine dogs locked in another unit without food or water.

Milton police Cpl. Dean Bishop says Tommy Lee, 44, of South Charleston was charged...

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