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Kanawha prosecutor: Suspension call ‘unjustified, excessive and illogical’
CHIP ELLIS | Saturday Gazette-Mail
Kanawha prosecutor: Suspension call ‘unjustified, excessive and illogical’

Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants says the call from the office that oversees West Virginia lawyers for his immediate suspension is “unjustified, excessive and illogical.”

Plants, who faces two misdemeanor charges,...

Kanawha prosecutor: Suspension call ‘unjustified, excessive and illogical’
Kanawha prosecutor: Suspension call ‘unjustified, excessive and illogical’

Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants says the call from the office that oversees West Virginia lawyers for his immediate suspension is “unjustified, excessive and illogical.”

Plants, who faces two misdemeanor charges,...

Will Charleston’s race-fee plan reach finish line?

A proposed ordinance to impose fees on 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer races in Charleston could be taken off Monday’s City Council agenda, although no city officials were willing to say that for certain Friday afternoon.

Councilman at-large ...

Clarification: April 19, 2014

An editorial in Friday’s Gazette should have described the Environmental Protection Agency as proposing a rule to set caps on carbon emissions that utilities could meet in a number of ways, one of which could be carbon capture and sequestration....

Boil-water advisories

Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for customers living in the Amigo Hollow area of the Slab Fork Water System. Customers in those areas should boil their water for at least one full minute prior to use until...

Couple buys 110-year-old Fayetteville bank
Couple buys 110-year-old Fayetteville bank

FAYETTEVILLE — What began for Charlestonians Shawn Means and Amy McLaughlin as a quest for a cheap apartment from which they could base weekend and holiday adventures in and around the New River Gorge evolved into...

Things to do Saturday, April 19, 2014

Music

JAMES ARCHER AND GREG RIORDON: 7 p.m. Free. Melodic originals. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

DIABLO BLUES BAND: 9:30 p.m. Cover $3. Blues. Creekside Cafe, 3380 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane. Call 304-562-...

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First Teen Idol semifinalists chosen
First Teen Idol semifinalists chosen

The first two finalists in the West Virginia’s Teen Idol competition were chosen April 12. They are Alexis Lewis of Jackson County (left) and Erin Kelly of Kanawha County.

The second preliminary round is at 1 p.m. Saturday in...

Firefighters battle blaze in Clendenin

CLENDENIN, W.Va. -- No one was injured when an empty house caught fire Friday morning in Clendenin.

Deputy Kanawha County Emergency Services Director C.W. Sigman said a neighbor reported a fire at a home on Liberty Drive a little before 6 a.m....

Bulletin Board: April 19, 2014

Sorority meeting

Torchbearer Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Elkview Library in Elkview. Linda Wible will host. Sandra Joe Medley, president, will conduct the business meeting. Peggy...

Five study tips to get a 5 on your AP test
Five study tips to get a 5 on your AP test

It’s almost May, and for some people, that means prom, the end of school and the start of summer. However, for people like me, it means only one thing: Advanced Placement exams.

AP exams are meant to test your knowledge on material you...

First responders tend to struck bicyclist
First responders tend to struck bicyclist

Charleston police and paramedics attend to a bicyclist was struck on Lee Street near Summers Street on Friday afternoon.

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News

Kanawha prosecutor: Suspension call ‘unjustified, excessive and illogical’
Will Charleston’s race-fee plan reach finish line?
Clarification: April 19, 2014
Boil-water advisories
Couple buys 110-year-old Fayetteville bank

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
Scriptures Cafe to open in Kanawha City

Opinion

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Readers’ Voice: April 18, 2014
OP-ED: Expensive tax subsidies require accountability
Letters: April 18, 2014, Meth, guns, climate

Sports

Herd’s Williams settling in at tackle after making move from defensive end
Hoover pounds Catholic in matchup of defending champs
Full-contact practices a hit with Holgorsen, QBs
The position to watch in MU’s offense
Prep baseball linescores, schedule — Apr. 17

Life

Rescuing hope: Murder victim’s son copes by joining search group
W.Va. center floats idea of ‘food hubs’
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

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

Grant pays for Boy Scouts’ surface mine reforestation at Summit Bechtel
‘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

Obituaries

Sandra D. King
Lillian Joyce Hill
Richard D. McComas
James Bostic
Juanita Young Epperly