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Dunbar police seek would-be robber
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Dunbar police seek would-be robber

DUNBAR, W.Va. — Dunbar police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a local discount store Monday morning.

Detective J.A. Payne, of the Dunbar Police Department, said a man walked into the Family Dollar store at Dunbar Village just...

Dunbar police seek would-be robber
Dunbar police seek would-be robber

DUNBAR, W.Va. — Dunbar police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a local discount store Monday morning.

Detective J.A. Payne, of the Dunbar Police Department, said a man walked into the Family Dollar store at Dunbar Village just...

Police investigate shooting at Roane County school

LEFT HAND, W.Va. -- State Police and Roane County sheriff’s deputies were investigating Monday after someone shot the glass out of one of the front doors at Geary Elementary/Middle School over the weekend.

Roane County School...

Charleston council candidates have had run-ins with law

Three Charleston City Council candidates have criminal histories that weren’t addressed during interviews regarding their campaigns.

Bernard Allen Slater Jr., Obi Henderson and Ivan H. Lee have all had run-ins with the law within the last ...

Police investigate suspicious fires in McDowell County

MAYBEURY, W.Va. – Police are investigating two suspicious mobile home fires that occurred around the same time in McDowell County.

State Police say both fires occurred Sunday afternoon in the Maybeury area. The second fire was reported...

Marshall University presidential search process to start

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A search firm is coming to Marshall University to gather information about what students, faculty and others want to see in their next university president.

The consultants are scheduled to hold meetings today through...

Poca High School closing early

Poca High School is closing at 1 p.m. today because the school has no water, according to county schools spokeswoman Rudi Raynes.

Review: ‘The Order: 1886’ left me wanting more
Review: ‘The Order: 1886’ left me wanting more

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Always leave them wanting more.” P.T. Barnum wasn’t talking about video games when he uttered this famous line, but it rings true nonetheless.

Especially in the case of “The Order: 1886,...

Charleston man hopes to bring the music to blighted Detroit
Charleston man hopes to bring the music to blighted Detroit

At the tender age of 21, Sam Saunders has set himself a daunting task, but needs some help to accomplish it.

Saunders, who grew up in Charleston from age 9 and taught music at the Roosevelt Center while still in high school, is now a music major ...

Debra K. Sullivan: It takes a village to raise a teacher, too

It’s been said, rightly so, that it takes a village to raise a child. My experience indicates that it takes a village to raise a teacher, too.

I was fortunate to attend good universities that had excellent content area and teacher...

Bishop Michael J. Bransfield: W.Va. must keep up progress made in care for the sick

Responding to Christ’s own care for the poor and his abiding concern for working people, not least regarding their illnesses and physical problems, the West Virginia Council of Churches’ annual Public Policy Issue Priorities rightly...

Jim Hatfield: Five elements of a safe water system
Jim Hatfield: Five elements of a safe water system

The chemical spill alone didn’t cause the water crisis; safe water systems can cope with chemical spills.

When the five elements shown are functional, the water system that serves Kanawha, Boone, Cabell, Clay, Jackson, Lincoln, Logan,...

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Infrastructure still needed for energy job growth

President Obama’s veto of the bipartisan Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act this week is extremely disappointing. Once again, the president has decided to stand in the way of energy development and jobs rather than shift to a more responsible...

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