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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd balancing work and play at the Boca Raton Bowl

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Marshall senior corner Darryl Roberts couldn’t wait to announce to anyone in listening distance the good news — he bowled a strike on his first roll down the lane at CineBowl in Delray Beach.

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Enrollment open for citizens police academy

Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Police Department is accepting applications for enrollment into the department’s Citizens’ Police Academy, set to begin March 3.

The academy is a 10-week, free program...

NYSF’s efforts to move to Canaan facility continue
NYSF’s efforts to move to Canaan facility continue

The National Youth Science Foundation continued its efforts earlier this week for approval to move into the Canaan Valley Institute’s Research and Education Center near Davis, in Tucker County.


W.Va. Northern Community College names president

WHEELING, W.Va. — Vicki Riley has been named president of West Virginia Northern Community College.

Riley has served as the school’s vice president of academic affairs since January 2008....

N.J., W.Va. men indicted in oxycodone ring

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A New Jersey man and three West Virginia residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a prescription painkiller distribution ring.

U.S. Attorney William J....

Slack Street recycling center to limit plastics
Slack Street recycling center to limit plastics

To save money, the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority decided in a meeting Friday morning to begin accepting only the most profitable plastics, including water bottles and milk jugs, at the Slack Street facility and to no longer accept many other...

Woman to get $325,000 in elder abuse case

UNION, W.Va. — A Monroe County jury has ordered a woman to pay $325,000 in damages in an elder abuse case.

The circuit court jury found Betty B. Brown liable for fraud, conversion, unjust enrichment and...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for about 1,000 customers in Charleston. The streets included are: Beech Avenue from Mathews Avenue east to Chester Road, Mathews Avenue, Grace Avenue, Clinton Avenue, Bauer Avenue, Chester ...

W.Va. inmate faces five more years for Obama threat

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia inmate faces an additional five years behind bars after pleading guilty to threatening President Obama.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said Robert Dale Tasker,...

Intoxicated woman had kids in car, police say

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — A Mount Hope woman faces child neglect charges after driving while intoxicated with her two young children in the vehicle, according to a news release from the Fayette County...

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ACA has been a blessing

ACA has been a relief for those with existing problem


In my 20s I learned that I had high blood pressure. In one way, that early diagnosis was a blessing: for 40-plus years I’ve had a good reason to control my blood pressure ...

After accident, ACA was lifesaver

After accident, ACA was lifesaver


A day after my 32nd birthday in February, while seasonally unemployed and in debt, I was on an icy morning return trip from the workforce office in Beckley when the vehicle skidded off the road and ...

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