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ER symptoms ‘consistent’ with MCHM exposure
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ER symptoms ‘consistent’ with MCHM exposure

Hundreds of West Virginia residents who sought emergency-room care in January were treated for symptoms that were “consistent” with exposure to MCHM, the primary chemical that leaked from the Freedom Industries tank farm into the...

ER symptoms ‘consistent’ with MCHM exposure
ER symptoms ‘consistent’ with MCHM exposure

Hundreds of West Virginia residents who sought emergency-room care in January were treated for symptoms that were “consistent” with exposure to MCHM, the primary chemical that leaked from the Freedom Industries tank farm into the...

Accrediting switch could be ahead for CAMC

Plans are in the works for switching accreditation bodies for Charleston Area Medical Center from The Joint Commission to Det Norske Veritas.

DNV, a Norwegian-based company, would analyze the facility on an annual basis as compared to three year ...

Indian classical music relies on improvisation, not notation

Classical vocalist says songs have rules, but ‘improvising’ is key

Rare guitars drive Southern Culture on the Skids’ sound
Rare guitars drive Southern Culture on the Skids’ sound

Look at the end of a rock guitarist’s instrument and you’re likely to see one of two names: Fender or Gibson.

Since the 1950s those two companies have supplied the lion’s share of electric guitars to pickers of all stripes,...

Recycling center may get upgrades

Improvements could be coming to the West Virginia Recycling Services facility on Slack Street after the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority board voted to bid out two improvement projects Tuesday morning.

The authority, which functions as the...

In short: April 24-30, 2014

Dinner concert

A dinner and choral concert will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Riverside High School, 1 Warrior Way, Belle. The school’s show choir, vocal ensemble and chorus will perform, and the dinner features spaghetti, salad, roll,...

Network TV takes a breather before May Sweeps
Network TV takes a breather before May Sweeps

It’s not May for another week, but in TV land, May Sweeps officially begins Thursday. However, network TV is actually in a bit of a lull this week, with just three finales and two premieres.

Those finales are an hour-long...

Kanawha prosecutor disqualified from handling child abuse, domestic violence cases
Kanawha prosecutor disqualified from handling child abuse, domestic violence cases

Kanawha County Circuit Judge Duke Bloom has disqualified prosecutor Mark Plants and his staff from handling cases involving child abuse or violence against children by their parents and violations of protective orders.

"It is in the public's...

Judge disqualifies Plants, his office, from prosecuting certain cases

A circuit judge has disqualified Kanawha Prosecutor Mark Plants and his office from prosecuting certain cases involving children after misdemeanor charges were filed against Plants.

The agreed order, entered Wednesday afternoon, outlined cases...

One shot on West Side

A man thought to be a bystander was shot today on Charleston’s West Side, Charleston Police Lt. Steve Cooper said.

The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was shot through the arm, Cooper said.

The man ran to his Glenwood...

Police investigating Glenwood Avenue shooting

Police are investigating a shooting on Charleston’s West Side.

Around 11:50 a.m. this morning, officers responded to the report of a shooting at 103 Glenwood Ave.

The shooting is a block away from the former Glenwood School building,...

McDowell education program gets $300k AT&T grant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — AT&T is donating $300,000 to help McDowell County high school students participate in a mentoring and career training program.

The initiative offers mentorships, college campus visits and job shadowing for 20...

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