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Marshall football: Herd’s Hunter returns to familiar territory
Marshall football: Herd’s Hunter returns to familiar territory

HUNTINGTON — D.J. Hunter has become used to change in his Marshall football career.

Since he first took the field for the Thundering Herd in 2012, he’s gone from strong safety to outside linebacker back to strong safety and, ...

Power baseball: Bats comes alive in doubleheader split
Power baseball: Bats comes alive in doubleheader split

The West Virginia Power hasn’t exactly shown a bunch of it at the plate during the early stretch of the South Atlantic League season.

The Power entered Wednesday’s doubleheader versus the Asheville Tourists last in the 14-...

Kanawha family court judge to retire this summer
Kanawha family court judge to retire this summer

Kanawha Family Court Judge Mike Kelly says he’s retiring before he gets burned out.

His eight-year term doesn’t end until 2016, but Kelly mailed letters last weekend to the Governor’s Office and the West Virginia Supreme...

Mike Casazza: NCAA change could shift recruiting practices

MORGANTOWN — On Tuesday, the NCAA didn’t merely budge. It relented. The governing body of college sports adopted a handful of shrewd rules that, it says, enhance the well-being of student-athletes. Chief among them is the one that will...

Prep softball: Sissonville tops rival Herbert Hoover, 13-4
Prep softball: Sissonville tops rival Herbert Hoover, 13-4

With five games scheduled this week against top five teams throughout the state, Sissonville softball coach Niki Gross knew it would be a huge barometer for the Indians to show where they were midway through the season.

The Indians have...

Prep softball: St. Albans knocks of No. 1 Hurricane

Those familiar with the HBO show Game of Thrones are likely well acquainted with the question, “You don’t want to wake the dragon, do you?”

After what transpired in St. Albans on Wednesday night, there are more than...

Prep baseball: Charleston Catholic beats No. 2 Valley

While Valley hit a couple home runs and scratched home a run to take an early lead on defending Class A champion Charleston Catholic, the Irish figured out a way to nickel and dime their way to a victory on Wednesday at Triana Field....

Prep roundup: Martinsburg beats S.C. at Mingo Bay baseball tourney

Martinsburg defeated South Charleston 4-1 at the Mingo Bay Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Johnathan Pauley gave up four runs on seven hits striking out three. Antonio Brown went 1-for-3 with an RBI. South Charleston falls to 6-6.

Scott 5,...

State wants swift ruling in whistleblower suit

An attorney representing the state Department and Health and Human resources asked a judge Wednesday to rule in the agency’s favor and throw out the claims filed against it in a lawsuit before the case goes to trial.

Two former DHHR...

Cal’s last stand: State splits DH with Concord
Cal’s last stand: State splits DH with Concord

The passion still burns for West Virginia State coach Cal Bailey.

That was evident Wednesday evening after the Yellow Jackets committed four errors and dropped a 10-1 decision to Concord in the nightcap of a doubleheader in Institute....

Hickman: Answer Dude applies logic to confusion

MORGANTOWN — Did you know that Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has the longest name in NFL history?

Did you know that odd-numbered interstate highways run north-south and those with even numbers go east-west?...

Roundup: WVU women land Juco guard

West Virginia women's basketball coach Mike Carey has landed a high-scoring junior college guard for his 2014-15 Mountaineers roster.

Jessica Morton, a 5-foot-10 sophomore out of Gulf Coast State College, guided the Commodores to a 21-7 overall...

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News

Kanawha family court judge to retire this summer
Manchin says he’s keeping 2016 options open
Streaky, the bald eagle, succumbs to injuries
State wants swift ruling in whistleblower suit
Kanawha judge to hear city’s petition over Plants

Business

Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership
Frontier, CWA extend contract a fourth time
Scriptures Cafe to open in Kanawha City
Minimum wage bus tour visits city

Opinion

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Dan Foster: Looking out for quality, as opposed to quantity, of life
Thomas Guetzloff: Chemical spill may inspire new scientists
Editorial: Pulitzers affirm public service of whistleblowers
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Sports

Cal’s last stand: State splits DH with Concord
Hickman: Answer Dude applies logic to confusion
Roundup: WVU women land Juco guard
Versatile Phillip signs with WVU
Prep roundup: Catholic tops Valley

Life

Learn the art of sushi making at Uncork and Create’s ArtWalk event
On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Helping Out: April 16. 2014
Innerviews: At 90, nursing memories remain close to her heart

A&E

5 Questions ‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns
A&E events: April 17-23, 2014
Melissa Etheridge at Clay Center Thursday
WVSU stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
Wild Rumpus in Charleston Friday

Outdoors

‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area
Height of spring brings year’s best trout fishing
Report details deer farming’s pluses, minuses
‘Mistaken for game’ shootings can be avoided
Shalaway: Coming soon to a garden near you -- hummingbirds

Obituaries

Linda Joyce Woods
Robert F. Gunnoe
Curtis Aaron Adams
William Bradley
Orpha Opal Blevins