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Body found in woods near Elkview

An ATV rider found a body in the woods Saturday night in the Coopers Creek area near Elkview, the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said.

“We hope to have more answers in the future,” said Cpl. Brian Humphreys.

Body found in woods near Elkview

An ATV rider found a body in the woods Saturday night in the Coopers Creek area near Elkview, the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said.

“We hope to have more answers in the future,” said Cpl. Brian Humphreys....

Richard Campbell Silman, noted architect, dies

Richard Campbell Silman, a Charleston native and architect who designed many buildings around the capital and throughout West Virginia, died Friday.

He was 86.

Silman designed the engineering building and the student union building at what ...

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Non-compliant insurance plans get 3-year stay

West Virginians who enrolled in health insurance plans incompatible with the Affordable Care Act before its onset will now have three more years to choose a new plan, according to the state’s insurance chief....

Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August
Cyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August

NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.

Cyrus’ representative tells The Associated Press on Friday that the...

Child’s shooting brings scrutiny to W.Va. gun laws

Kanawha County Capt. Sean Crosier said a loaded firearm should have never been kept near a little boy who accidentally shot his 4-year-old sister in Cross Lanes earlier this month.

However, West...

Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats
Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

MIAMI (AP) — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.

Upset odds look miniscule. Miami...

Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face
Everest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face

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TIM SULLIVAN, Associated Press

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that...

Gee’s move to WVU could save Ohio State millions
Gee’s move to WVU could save Ohio State millions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University expects to save millions of dollars because former president Gordon Gee is giving up part of his retirement package as he becomes president of West Virginia University for the second...

Deer camera photos lead to burglary arrest

GARY, W.Va. (AP) — A McDowell County man was in court on charges of stealing water after his service had been disconnected when police arrested him on unrelated burglary charges.

The Bluefield Daily...

Shinnston couple charged in infant’s death

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Shinnston woman and her husband are charged in what authorities are calling the unintentional suffocation of her 3-month-old son.

The Exponent Telegram reports that 27-...

Some W.Va. state Dems flip to GOP for midterms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As Republicans rally for more control in West Virginia’s long-time Democratic Legislature, a few Democrats have jumped ship to the GOP and are challenging former colleagues in midterm races....

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News

Body found in woods near Elkview
Richard Campbell Silman, noted architect, dies
Non-compliant insurance plans get 3-year stay
Child’s shooting brings scrutiny to W.Va. gun laws
Kids have an EGGcelent time

Business

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
Frontier, CWA extend contract a fourth time

Opinion

James D. Felsen: Medicare data release a political sham
Vent line: April 19, 2014
Editorial: Bloomberg’s courageous crusade
Readers’ Voice: April 19, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail: Hats off, April 19, 2014

Sports

Reigning AAA state champion Hurricane used to getting opponents’ best shot
Defense steps up in second scrimmage
Roundup: Power rained out at Kannapolis; MU baseball tops WVU Tech
Prep softball linescores, schedle — Apr. 18
Prep baseball linescores, schedule — Apr. 18

Life

Rescuing hope: Murder victim’s son copes by joining search group
W.Va. center floats idea of ‘food hubs’
WV Design Team: To market, to market
Learn the art of sushi making at Uncork and Create’s ArtWalk event
On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County

A&E

Things to do Saturday, April 19, 2014
First Teen Idol semifinalists chosen
‘Ragnarok Odyssey ACE’ Lacks Substance
Review: Etheridge brings raw intensity to Clay Center
ArtWalk venues and ARTISTS

Outdoors

Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20
Boaters warned of restricted areas in W.Va. rivers
Grant pays for Boy Scouts’ surface mine reforestation at Summit Bechtel

Obituaries

Craig H. Jacobs
Elizabeth Persinger
Richard G. Walker
William R. Martin
Freda J. Coy