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Health advocates want funding restored

A group of children’s health advocates wants the Legislature to restore about $1 million in state funding — vetoed in March by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin — for programs that address child abuse, domestic violence and early childhood...

Health advocates want funding restored

A group of children’s health advocates wants the Legislature to restore about $1 million in state funding — vetoed in March by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin — for programs that address child abuse, domestic violence and early childhood...

E.U. envoy promotes trade pact
E.U. envoy promotes trade pact

West Virginia — as well as the European Union and the United States as a whole — can benefit from the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership, European Union Ambassador Joao Vale de Almeida said during a visit to Charleston Wednesday....

Four dems vie for three seats in primary
Four dems vie for three seats in primary

House of Delegates candidate Larry L. Rowe said Wednesday he’s not targeting any of the three 36th District incumbents he’s running against in the Democratic primary.

“This is a good, strong delegation,” said Rowe, a...

Jordon: mom, fighter, social worker
Jordon: mom, fighter, social worker

Kanawha County School Board member Becky Jordon is not afraid to stand up for what she believes in — even if it’s unpopular.

In her 12 years on the school board, she’s been vocal, and often in the middle of the school...

Photos: Students urban hike takes artistic route
Photos: Students urban hike takes artistic route

Artist Charles Jupiter Hamilton talked with Charleston Montessori students at a mural he is painting on the city’s West Side Wednesday. The students were on an urban hike when they stopped by the side of the Tighe Bullock building at 216...

City’s population projected to decline, wards must change

According to projections from the U.S. Census Bureau, Charleston’s population will continue to decline through 2020, said Jo Vaughn, the redistricting consultant charged with assisting the city in changing its wards.

“Unfortunately ...

Police investigating Glenwood Avenue shooting

By ASHLEY B. CRAIG

daily mail staff

Two men were arrested for a shooting on Charleston’s West Side that left a bystander injured Wednesday.

Kenneth Gooden, 22, of Lee Street East, and Carlos Gray, 22, of Kanawha Court in St....

University of Charleston medical students honored

For those in medical professions, receiving a white coat is a major event, a ceremonial right of passage one must go through after completing classroom studies and before entering the field.

The inaugural class of the University of...

Westest has transition problems

Students face website issues as test is

delivered completely online for first time

Elephant trainer always dreamed of working with circus stars
Elephant trainer always dreamed of working with circus stars

Circus’ elephant trainer says his job never has a dull moment

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE EDITOR

Ryan Henning’s family wasn’t upset when he ran off with the circus. In fact, they sort of expected it....

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,...

Indian classical music relies on improvisation, not notation

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

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Health advocates want funding restored
E.U. envoy promotes trade pact
Four dems vie for three seats in primary
Jordon: mom, fighter, social worker
City’s population projected to decline, wards must change

Business

Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
James River Coal wants to auction off business
Rockefeller, state officials look for Poca warehouse solution
Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership

Opinion

Readers voice: April 24, 2014
Editorial cartoon for Wednesday
Readers’ Voice: April 23, 2014
Editorial: Nick Rahall for Congress
Casey For Congress

Sports

Herd freshman QB Garvin got a jump on learning offense
Mitch Vingle: Saints, Classic, MU search and money
Wong, GW blank Riverside
Holgorsen: Graduate transfer rule may be on the way out
Prep softball linescores — April 22

Life

Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion
Great Dane is a great match for owner
A fitting epilogue: Read Aloud donation in memory of friend

A&E

Indian classical music concert set for Friday
Limelight Theatre Company stages ‘Three Musketeers’
In short: April 24-30, 2014
Network TV takes a breather before May Sweeps
Musical exposes good, bad sides of cheerleading

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine

Obituaries

Tosha Lynn McCray
Norman "Frank" Duff
Gypsy Jo Crites
Gladys E. Snodgrass
Margaret L. Queen