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State baseball team earns crucial MEC sweep

Former Cabell Midland star sparks Jackets in nightcap

Economic development panel gets Procter & Gamble details

Members of the West Virginia Economic Development Authority got some more details about Procter & Gamble’s proposed manufacturing facility in Berkeley County at Thursday’s monthly meeting.

State Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette...

Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies
Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies

Longtime television broadcaster and weatherman Jule Huffman, known to generations of children as “Mr. Cartoon,” died Thursday at an assisted living facility in Huntington. He was 91.

Huffman worked as a weather reporter for 38...

Elkview man pleads guilty to child porn charge

An Elkview man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Charleston to possession of child pornography.

Ronnie Eugene Naylor, 58, admitted he possessed more than 600 images and videos of minors engaged in sexual acts, according to a news...

McKinley raises $154k in campaign cash, gov question looms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – While considering a bid for governor, Republican U.S. Rep. David McKinley started the year by adding almost $154,000 to his federal campaign account.

On Wednesday, McKinley and West Virginia’s freshman...

Mom charged with contaminating ill son’s IV misses hearing

CINCINNATI – A woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV with fecal matter at a Cincinnati hospital is being sought on an arrest warrant after she missed a court hearing.

A Hamilton County court ...

Huntington police ID homeless man struck and killed by train

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington police have identified a homeless man who was struck and killed by a train.

Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli tells The Herald-Dispatch that police notified the family of Kevin Wayne Childers, 46, this week after...

Don’t panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

WASHINGTON (AP) – The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in...

How many kinds of golf can Coonskin Park hold?

Coonskin Park could soon have three entirely different types of golf on its premises: foot golf, disc golf and, well, golf golf.

To go with its driving range and 18-hole par-3 course, Coonskin will soon have a nine-hole foot golf course....

Canine flu outbreak sickens hundreds of dogs in Midwest
Canine flu outbreak sickens hundreds of dogs in Midwest

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends.

The University of Wisconsin-...

Study: US moms typically space pregnancies 2½ years apart

NEW YORK (AP) – For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.

Experts say mothers should wait at least 18 months to give...

Students return to class after Benwood fire

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. – Students have returned to class two weeks after a fire damaged their school and destroyed a church in Benwood.

Classes for students at SS James and John School resumed on Wednesday at the former St. Francis Xavier...

KRT adopts flat fare for bus service

It’s about to get a lot easier for passengers and drivers to figure out how much it costs to ride a bus in Kanawha County.

Starting in July, it will cost riders $1.50 one way to take the bus anywhere the Kanawha Valley Regional...

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